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November 25, 2015

Judge Dismisses Concussion Lawsuit Against Illinois High School Association

An Illinois judge has dismissed the nation's first class-action lawsuit against a state high school association over its handling of concussions, ruling that it had made strides in that regard since the filing of the lawsuit.

November 09, 2015

Sexting Scandal Causes H.S. Football Team to Forfeit Final Game

A sexting scandal that erupted in a Colorado town last week forced one high school to forfeit its final football game of the season in fear of being unable to field a competitive roster.

October 03, 2015

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.

September 08, 2015

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.

September 03, 2015

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.

August 18, 2015

NLRB Rejects Northwestern Football Players' Attempt to Unionize

The National Labor Relations Board unanimously declined jurisdiction Monday in the case involving Northwestern University football players attempting to unionize.

June 26, 2015

Team Sues Little League Over Stripped Championship

A Chicago-based former Little League team has filed a lawsuit against Little League International over the organization's decision to strip the team's United States championship earlier this year.

February 06, 2015

Mother Sues Pop Warner Over Suicide of Former Football-Playing Son

A Wisconsin mother filed a lawsuit against Pop Warner Thursday, accusing the organization of negligence that directly lead to her son's suicide.

November 04, 2014

Parents Sue N.Y. School Districts, Medical Responders Over Football Player's Death

The parents of a 16-year-old who died last fall from football-related brain trauma are suing the New York school districts he played for and the medical responders who tended to him the night he sustained his fatal injury.

August 11, 2014

Texas Cheerleaders Take Religious Message Battle to State Supreme Court

A group of Texas high school cheerleaders filed a petition with the state Supreme Court over an ongoing dispute about the display of banners with religious messages at high school football games.

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