RECENT ARTICLES
  • Principal Defends Basketball Players' Anthem Kneeling

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    Three members of the Chandler (Ariz.) High School boys' basketball team have been taking a knee during the national anthem all season, according to school principal Larry Rother, who defended the players' right to do so.

  • Blackface Post Could Result in Coach’s Termination

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    A high school coach and substitute teacher has been suspended after posing for and posting a picture of himself in blackface on Facebook.

  • Pat Patriot Mascot Takes Big Hit from Jets Safety

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    The New England Patriots may be going to the Super Bowl, but their mascot is headed to the training room.

  • Building and Maintaining Effective Student Sections

    by Chris LaReau & Dr. Peter Titlebaum January 2019

    College athletics is in the midst of an “attendance crisis,” and student sections are not exempt. National championship contending programs continue to lose student support. Athletic departments must evolve their thinking on student sections or risk losing their student fan base. Following are best practices related to student section leadership, student engagement and sponsorship activation. 

  • Basketball Teams Banned from Postseason for Brawl

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    A bench-clearing brawl that broke out between boys basketball teams on Dec. 7 has led to both teams being disqualified from the North Carolina High School Athletic Association Playoffs.

  • High School Soccer Team Pictured Giving Nazi Salute

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    A picture of yet another group of high school student-athletes performing the Nazi salute has hit social media.  

  • Cheer Team Suspended over Racist Snapchat Video

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    The perils of social media are once again in full view after an entire cheerleading squad in Rochester, N.Y., was suspended over an offensive Snapchat video that was posted on Twitter.

  • Youth Coach Claims He Was Fired for Lopsided Wins

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    An eighth-grade basketball coach at Fegely (Ind.) Middle School is alleging that he was fired for being just a tad too good, leading the way to lopsided wins, such as a 90-10 victory in his team’s home opener.

  • High School Wrestler Wins with Sportsmanship

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    A high school wrestler in Pennsylvania was the embodiment of sportsmanship when he allowed himself to be pinned last Thursday.

  • Penn State Coach Suspended for Pushing Player

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers wasn't courtside with his team Sunday night after he was suspended for a game for pushing a player during last Thursday’s game against Michigan.