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U.S. House approves legislation protecting athletic trainers

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R. 921), sponsored by Reps. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) and Cedric Rich... more »

Tenn. concerned about decline in referees

Tennessee has joined a growing number of states concerned about the decline in high school sports officials in recent years.The Tennessee Secondary Sc... more »

Del. expands concussion law to athletes outside of schools

Delaware kids who participate in recreation, club and youth sports organizations will now be subject to the same concussion guidelines as those partic... more »

Utah could loosen restrictions on HS transfers

Utah could soon give more freedom to high school student-athletes who want to transfer to another school for sports.The state Board of Education is fa... more »

Ala. athletic association creates team to investigate transfers

Alabama's athletic association is combating illegal transfers by creating a team to vet and investigate cases at the state's high schools.Alabama High... more »

Baltimore considers first GPA standards for student-athletes

Baltimore's school board is considering the city's first GPA requirements for high school students who want to participate in athletics.According to T... more »

Prep sports participation nationwide increases for 27th straight year

It's another year of growth for high school sports, as the latest participation survey from the National Federation of State High School Associations ... more »

Parents risking it all to support their child’s sports dreams

The pursuit of a professional sports career is one of the leading causes of sports specialization.And in some cases, it's a cause for financial ruin.T... more »

West Virginia takes aim at opioid use among young athletes

West Virginia's athletic association is partnering with groups around the state to tackle opioid abuse in high school sports.The state's attorney gene... more »

Shortage of prep sports officials becoming a ‘crisis’ in Oregon

Oregon's athletic association is becoming concerned that there aren't enough qualified, young officials to replace those who are leaving the professio... more »

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