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Minnesota High School League to Vote on Transgender-Student Rules

Come Thursday, transgender students in Minnesota could, for the first time ever, have rules in place regarding their participation in high school sports.


Michigan Coach Under Fire for Handling of Concussed Quarterback

University of Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke is under fire for his handling of concussed sophomore quarterback Shane Morris during the Wolverines' 30-14 loss to Minnesota this past Saturday.


NBA Superstar Donates $1M to Chicago-Based After-School Program

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose, the 2011 NBA Most Valuable Player, donated $1 million to a Chicago-based after-school program called After School Matters.


Want Kids to Go to College? Pair Them With Smart Peers in Extracurriculars

When paired in extracurricular activities with peers who have higher-than-normal grade point averages, high schoolers are twice as likely to enroll in a four-year college.


Study Finds Academic Benefits for Children's Physical Activities

Among both boys and girls, physical activity during recess in 1st grade was directly correlated to reading fluency through 1st and 2nd grades.


Student Newspaper Editor Suspended for Not Printing 'Redskins' Nickname

The battle over the "Redskins" nickname at Neshaminy (Pa.) High School kicked up another notch last week.


'Friday Night Lights' Author Warns Against Allowing Children to Play Football

Buzz Bissinger, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Friday Night Lights," penned a column for Time magazine Thursday condemning parents for allowing children to play football.


South Dakota Board Adopts New Phys. Ed. Standards

The South Dakota Board of Education adopted a new set of physical education standards Monday after conducting the final of four public hearings.


A Second College Quarterback Calls It Quits Due to Concussion-Related Concerns

For the second time in as many weeks, a college quarterback is retiring from football due to concussion-related concerns.


New NFL, NCAA Statistics Paint Scary Picture About Football and Brain Damage

Both the NFL and NCAA recently acknowledged higher rates of long-term brain damage among football players.


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