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Indiana University bans athletes with history of sexual violence

Indiana University has adopted a new policy that bans its athletic teams from accepting incoming student-athletes with a history of sexual violence. ... more »

Study highlights pressure kids face in youth sports

A new study examining youth sports takes a close look at the pressure kids face and how it contributes to declining participation. Yellowbrick in ... more »

Iowa State coach warns recruits about profane tweets

A coach with Iowa State's football program is warning recruits to watch what they say on social media. DK McDonald, the team's defensive backs coa... more »

Study: Individual-sport athletes suffer more overuse injuries

A new study published this week concluded that individual-sport athletes who specialize suffer more overuse injuries than those who play team sport... more »

Texas could allow home-schooled students to play high school sports

A Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would allow the state's home-schooled students to play sports at their area high schools. Thirty-one sta... more »

Poll: Should basketball be played in quarters or halves?

In March, Winning Hoops asked coaches whether they preferred basketball at their level to be played in quarters or halves. Over the past five years, s... more »

St. Anthony High School in New Jersey to close

One of the nation's best high school basketball programs has played its last game, as St. Anthony High School (New Jersey) will close at the end of th... more »

LeBron James: If you care for kids, give them guidance

Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James had some thoughts on coaching and leadership Sunday evening, which he shared via Twitter. James, who last we... more »

Former world-record holder for consecutive free throws dies at 94

Dr. Tom Amberry, who 24 years ago set a world record by making 2,750 consecutive free throws, has died. He was 94. Amberry, a North Dakota nati... more »

Examining a young athlete’s chances of playing pro basketball

Parents might think their child has a great shot to make the pros, but statistics suggest otherwise. Figures from the NCAA show just how few player... more »


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