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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 »

Law will allow guns at University of Arkansas sporting events

A new law in Arkansas will allow fans with concealed carry permits to bring guns to sporting events, including those at the University of Arkansas. ... more »

New graphics showcase school pride, commitment to excellence

{Sponsored} Looking for a way to thrill your student-athletes and keep them motivated for the upcoming season? Appearance is everything. Dana Harm... more »

Auriemma: ‘If your body language is bad, you’ll never get in the game’

Video from a Geno Auriemma press conference during last year's NCAA women's Final Four is getting a lot of attention this week, and it's worth revisi... more »

New survey finds athletes specializing at a younger age

A new survey conducted by the Rothman Institute has found that today's high school athletes began specializing in a single sport much earlier than tho... more »

Study: Specialization before age 12 increases risk of injury

A study conducted by Emory Sports Medicine recommends that young athletes should not specialize in sports before age 12, train more hours per week the... more »

Arizona could allow year-round access by high school coaches

Arizona's athletic association this week will vote whether to ease restrictions on access for high school coaches, allowing them year-round interactio... more »

N.C. legislator: Parents will not be allowed to return concussed children to games

A controversial proposal in North Carolina that would have allowed parents to clear their concussed children for action was the result of a typo, a st... more »

Maryland concussion bill seeks suspensions for coaches

A proposal in Maryland seeks mandatory suspensions for high school coaches who knowingly put a concussed athlete back into a game. State law alrea... more »


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