The bill would have required mandatory annual concussion training for coaches and established penalties for school officials who didn't follow the provisions of the state's youth-concussion law.
Some football players' brains may not fully recover from hits endured even after six months of no-contact rest during the offseason, suggests a new study published in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.
The findings, from a study conducted in Ontario, Canada, call for doctors and school personnel to be more aware of the behavioral problems that may result from traumatic brain injuries such as concussions.
Youth-athletes from higher-income families are 68 percent more likely to suffer serious overuse injuries compared to lower-income athletes, according to a new study.
Dr. James Andrews suggested in an interview that year-round baseball is the No. 1 cause for the rise in baseball pitchers of all ages undergoing Tommy John surgery.
Middle and high school student-athletes grappling with coming out as gay can now look to Derrick Gordon, a sophomore guard for the UMass Minutemen, as inspiration.
A five-year-old leukemia survivor known as "Batkid" stole the show at the San Francisco Giants' home opener on Tuesday.
The lifetime medical cost of an obese child compared to a normal-weight child who maintains a normal weight through adulthood ranges from $16,310 to $19,350, suggests a study published in the journal Pediatrics.
Later this month, a former Steubenville (Ohio) High School volunteer football coach is expected to enter a guilty plea for his connection with the highly publicized rape case.
The public split right down the middle, 47-47, when asked whether they support or oppose "allowing college athletes to form a union, according to an ABC News/Washington Post poll.