Appeals Court Puts Kibosh on Deferred-Compensation Plan for NCAA Athletes

A three-judge panel from the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against a proposed plan that would have paid certain student-athletes as much as $5,000 annually in deferred compensation.

High School Quarterback Dies After Suffering Lacerated Spleen During Game

Warren Hills Regional High School quarterback Evan Murray died after suffering a lacerated spleen during a game Friday evening.

Numerous Schools Facing Pressure to Change Confederate-Themed Imagery

In the wake of a shooting that left nine African-Americans dead in Charleston, S.C., schools are facing pressure to drop Confederate themes.

Coach Resigns After Reportedly Admitting He Ordered Players to Tackle Referee

The two Texas high school football players who tackled a referee during a game earlier this month did so after an assistant coach ordered them to.

H.S. Football Players Offer Explanation for Tackling Ref on 'Good Morning America'

The two Texas high school football players who appeared to intentionally tackle a referee said they were acting on a coach's orders.

After Tackling Referee, Texas H.S. Football Players Temporarily Transferred

The two Texas high school football players who appeared to intentionally tackle a referee during a game have been temporarily transferred to an alternative school, pending the outcome of a disciplinary hearing.

Calif. Senate Votes to Ban 'Redskins' Mascots From Public Schools

The Calif. Senate voted 25-10 Tuesday on legislation that would ban public schools from using "Redskins" as a team name, mascot, or nickname beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

Texas H.S. Football Players May Face Charges After Tackling Referee

Two football players from John Jay High School in San Antonio, Texas, could be facing criminal charges after appearing to intentionally tackle a referee during a game on Friday night.

Former N.J. Football Players Placed on Probation Following Hazing Scandal

Six former football players from Sayreville War Memorial (N.J.) High School were placed on probation and ordered to each serve 50 hours of community service following a horrific hazing scandal last fall.

'Concussion' Director Weighs In on Whether Youths Should Play Football

The film's writer and director, Peter Landesman, spoke with The MMQB's Peter King about whether he believes children should be allowed to play football.

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