Tenn. Girls' Basketball Teams Punished for Allegedly Trying to Throw Game

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association removed two schools from the state's high school girls' basketball postseason Monday for intentionally trying to lose a game in order improve their chances in state tournament.


N.Y.C. Public Schools in Violation of Title IX, Feds Find

The district would need to add 3,862 opportunities for female student-athletes to be in compliance with Title IX, according to the Department of Education's office for civil rights.


Va. Bill Allowing Home Schoolers in Public School Sports Sent to Governor

The Virginia General Assembly approved a bill that would allow homeschooled students to participate in public school sports, sending it to Gov. Terry McAuliffe for final approval.


Md. Private School Bans Use of 'Redskins' Nickname on Campus

Students at Sandy Spring Friends School in Sandy Spring, Md., recently decided to take a stance on usage of the term "Redskins," the mascot of the local professional football team.


Va. Legislature Weighing Physical Activity Mandate for K-5 Students

The Virginia General Assembly is currently considering a bill that would require 20 minutes of daily physical activity for students between kindergarten and fifth grade.


Idaho Honors Scholarship for Football Recruit Diagnosed With Cancer

Though a serious form of bone cancer has jeopardized the football-playing future of fullback Jace Malek, the University of Idaho stuck by its scholarship offer to him.


Miss. Legislature Votes Against Homeschooled Students in School Sports

The Mississippi Senate quashed an effort to mandate homeschooled students' access to public school sports.


Two Safety Bills for Youth Sports Recently Introduced in Congress

Over the past few weeks, lawmakers introduced companion bills targeting a wide swath of youth-sports-safety issues.


Season Ends for H.S. Basketball Teams After Brawl

The Indiana High School Athletic Association brought an abrupt end to the seasons of two high school basketball teams after they engaged in a benches-clearing brawl this past weekend.


Little League Strips U.S. Championship From Chicago's Jackie Robinson West

Little League International stripped Jackie Robinson West of its U.S. championship Wednesday after determining that the team used players that lived outside of its boundaries.


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