Pa. Football Coach Dismissed Due to Players' Alleged Hazing

Central Bucks (Pa.) High School West head football coach Brian Hensel will not return as the school's coach next season due to "allegations of improper conduct" regarding some of his players.


NASCAR Champ Jimmie Johnson Donates $550,000 to 12 Schools

Last week, six-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson was in the spirit of giving.


N.J. Football Coach Not Reinstated to Teaching Position Following Hazing Scandal

Four other coaches were reinstated following the alleged hazing scandal, in which seven students were charged with sex crimes against teammates.


Researcher Tests Magnet-Based Strategy to Prevent Concussions

Magnets may help slow down helmet-to-helmet collisions enough to reduce concussion risks in athletes.


MLB Launches 'Pitch Smart' Initiative for Youth Baseball Pitchers

Major League Baseball's new "Pitch Smart" initiative aims to preserve the arms of young baseball pitchers by limiting the number of pitches they throw on a day-to-day basis.


Recent H.S. Football Forfeits Take a Turn for the Weird

Over the past few weeks, two different high school football games have been forfeited for, well, rather unusual reasons.


Mo. Likely to Consider Allowing Homeschoolers in Public School Sports

A bill that would allow home-schooled students to play on public school sports teams is likely to re-emerge in the Missouri legislature.


College Freshman With Brain Tumor Scores Four Points in Basketball Debut

Lauren Hill, a Mount St. Joseph University freshman with inoperable brain cancer, kicked off the 2014-15 college basketball season with a layup this past Sunday.


Parents Sue N.Y. School Districts, Medical Responders Over Football Player's Death

The parents of a 16-year-old who died last fall from football-related brain trauma are suing the New York school districts he played for and the medical responders who tended to him the night he sustained his fatal injury.


Two More H.S. Sports Teams Grappling With Hazing Allegations

It hasn't been a good month when it comes to hazing allegations and high school sports teams.


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