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Study: Concussions have doubled among U.S. kids

A recent study has found that concussions are on the rise among U.S. kids and teens.The study, presented Sunday at the American Orthopaedic Society fo... more »

Study: Many athletes don’t see initiation rituals as hazing

Team initiation activities are often recognized publicly as bullying or hazing, but most athletes don't see it that way, researchers say.According to ... more »

Michigan prep sports participation up for first time in five years

Despite another slight decline in enrollment at Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) member high schools for the 2015-16 school year, par... more »

Kentucky prep basketball coach sued by former players

Two former Kentucky prep basketball players are suing their coach and the high school, alleging mistreatment and bullying while participating on the t... more »

Texas considers shot clock for prep basketball

Texas could be the next state to implement a shot clock in high school basketball, and the possible change has received a mixed reaction from coaches,... more »

NBA players discuss importance of sleep for athletes

Never underestimate the power of sleep, especially when it comes to athletic performance.Health experts have long promoted the benefits of a good nigh... more »

Study: 48.8% of NBA players related to ‘elite athletes’

A new study conducted by the Wall Street Journal suggests the best path to the NBA might be having a professional athlete in the family.According to i... more »

Poll: Are boys/girls programs in your school treated equally?

In April, Winning Hoops asked coaches whether the boys and girls teams in their schools were treated equally. Title IX offers greater protection for g... more »

Indiana tables changes to ‘past link’ rule on transfers

Indiana will still consider strengthening its "past link" rule for student-athlete transfers, but not until later this summer.The Indiana High School ... more »

Izzo: Today’s athletes don’t fight through adversity

It's transfer season in college basketball, and this year could set another record for the number of athletes who jump ship looking for a fresh start.... more »


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