Less than two weeks after a high school quarterback in New Jersey died after suffering a lacerated spleen during a game, two more high school football players have died, bringing the overall fatality count to five this fall.
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October 08, 2015
September 29, 2015
Warren Hills Regional High School quarterback Evan Murray died after suffering a lacerated spleen during a game Friday evening.
July 27, 2015
During his induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, legendary Atlanta Braves pitcher John Smoltz offered a warning to parents and youth-athletes about the dangers of year-round pitching.
February 02, 2015
Starting in the 2016 season, high school baseball pitchers in Colorado will be subjected to strict limits on the number of pitches they're allowed to throw.
November 18, 2014
Magnets may help slow down helmet-to-helmet collisions enough to reduce concussion risks in athletes.
July 07, 2014
Middle school athletes are less likely to sustain injuries than their high school or collegiate counterparts, though female student-athletes are at significantly higher risk of mild injury during practices than games.
June 10, 2014
At its annual meeting in Chicago, the American Medical Association adopted a policy recommending that cheerleading be considered a sport at the high school and collegiate levels.
May 26, 2014
Body checking should be restricted to elite levels of boys' ice hockey starting no earlier than age 15, the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends in a new policy statement.
April 28, 2014
With the rate of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries on the rise among youth-athletes, a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics offers recommendations on how to prevent such maladies.
April 23, 2014
From 2005-06 through 2010-11, over 1.5 million high school basketball players were treated in emergency departments with basketball-related injuries, and an additional one million were treated by athletic trainers.