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.

A vast majority of children with concussions go to primary care doctors rather than the emergency department, which may lead to youth-concussion rates being drastically underestimated.

Beginning this fall, high school football players in Florida will be limited to no more than 80 minutes of live contact in practices per week during the regular season.

The bill would require all secondary schools to adopt a written anti-hazing policy, distribute it to all coaches, and post it on their websites.

Herschel Walker, the winner of the 1982 Heisman Trophy, described physical education as his "saving grace" while growing up.

The proposed model would alter the National Collegiate Athletic Association's restrictions on collegiate student-athletes receiving compensation for usage of their names, images and likenesses.

Four years after the $60 million stadium for Allen (Texas) High School opened, voters in McKinney, Texas, ensured yet another multimillion-dollar coliseum will be coming to the Lone Star State.

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