Repeated hits to the head during the course of a season may result in long-term brain damage for youth football players even if they don't suffer concussions.

Only Iowa and the District of Columbia require the amount of weekly physical education time recommended by national experts at the elementary and middle school levels.

Youth athletes with their sights set on playing collegiate sports should be careful of what they post on social media, as an Ole Miss football player learned recently during the NFL draft.

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker his signed a bill mandating CPR training in every school health course between grades seven and 12 by the 2017-2018 school year.

Colorado's Commission to Study American Indian Representation in Public Schools recommends the elimination of all disparaging and offensive mascots in the state's public schools.

A number of NFL players spoke during the annual NFL Players Association meeting last month regarding how they feel about their own children playing football.

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts signed a bill into law Wednesday that expands the state's anti-hazing regulations to elementary, middle, and high schools rather than just post-secondary institutions.

High school athletes do not take significantly longer to recover from concussions than their collegiate counterparts, negating the need for separate injury-management protocols for the two groups, finds a study.

If this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament were based on graduation-rate trends, the University of Texas Longhorns would emerge victorious.

For the first time ever, a senior National Football League official acknowledged this week a link between football and a long-term degenerative brain disease known as chronic traumatic encephalopathy.

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