The Baltimore City board of school commissioners is considering implementation of a minimum grade point average for students to participate on interscholastic sports teams.


Football players are at the greatest risk of suffering an exertional heat illness within the first 14 days of preseason practices, according to a new study, underscoring the importance of heat-acclimatization programs.


A 14-year-old football player in South Carolina died Wednesday evening after collapsing on the field during practice, according to the Lexington County Coroner's Office.


USA Gymnastics, which develops the U.S. Olympic team, reportedly failed to inform authorities of numerous allegations regarding sexual abuse by coaches.


In Michigan, head impacts among football players plunged by nearly 42 percent after restrictions on full-contact practices were put in place.


Were USA Football and the NFL exaggerating the effectiveness of its "Heads Up Football" program's ability to reduce injuries among youth-football players?


Nearly four-fifths of Americans believe it's inappropriate to introduce tackling into football for children under the age of 14, according to a new poll.


The National Federation of State High School Associations will now require each state's member federation to adopt a limit on the number of pitches that baseball players can throw during a game.


Nearly a third of water polo players who only played the sport in high school reported suffering at least one concussion during practice or a game, according to a study.


Beyond the fitness-related benefits, physical activity can also contribute to students' academic success, suggests a new consensus statement from international researchers.


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