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May 21, 2015

The risks of overhydrating

Football coaches will hear a lot leading up to summer practices about how to keep athletes safe in the sweltering heat. That places an emphasis on hydration, but even water consumption can pose risks. Water intoxication, or hyponatremia, doesnâ...

An Ohio prep football player claims a turf field caused an infection he suffered after being cut.
May 20, 2015

Lawsuit claims turf gave prep football player MRSA

An Ohio high school football player has filed a lawsuit against two school districts after sustaining a cut during a game he claims led to a staph infection. [caption id="attachment_12838" align="alignright" width="318"] An Ohio prep football play...

May 18, 2015

A Spartan approach to progressive overload

Progressive overload is more than just a catch phrase in strength training. It is a vital criterion that embodies the very essence of a strength training program and is the ultimate catalyst for the physical improvement that everyone expects to accru...

May 13, 2015

Pa. high school investigating football program for violation

A Pennsylvania high school has suspended its football program from all activities pending an internal investigation into two student-athletes who transferred to the school. Berwick Superintendent Wayne Brookhart announced Tuesday that the footba...

May 12, 2015

Former prep football player awarded $1 million in lawsuit

A former Iowa high school football player has won a $1 million lawsuit against the school for its response to a head injury he suffered as a member of the team. Kacey Strough, who played football at Bedford High School, was awarded more than $140...

May 8, 2015

North Carolina rule changes address football practices, drones

North Carolina high schools will have new rules to follow this year when it comes to football practices and the use of drones at sporting events. Among the changes approved by the North Carolina High School Athletic Association's Board of Direct...

Building Locker Room Culture
May 7, 2015

Building Locker Room Culture Charles Welde, wide receivers coach at Victor Valley College in California, discusses locker room culture and what coaches should do to maintain positivity within the team....

Plans were announced for a third season of Esquire Network's Friday Night Tykes.
May 7, 2015

‘Friday Night Tykes’ sets third season in Pennsylvania

The Esquire Network is bringing Friday Night Tykes back for another season, this time set in western Pennsylvania. [caption id="attachment_12011" align="alignright" width="256"] Plans were announced for a third season of Esquire Network's Friday ...

May 6, 2015

N.J. taking steps to separate public, private football teams

The New Jersey athletic association's executive committee on Wednesday endorsed a proposal that would split public and non-public schools in football and individual wrestling. [caption id="attachment_10966" align="alignleft" width="244"] New Jerse...

Cleveland High School
May 6, 2015

Tenn. prep football team gets probation for recruiting violation

The Cleveland High School (Tennessee) football program was put on two years probation after school officials found that the team's head coach spoke with a middle school student about his program. [caption id="attachment_12003" align="alignright"...

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