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February 25, 2015

Tenn. Girls' Basketball Teams Punished for Allegedly Trying to Throw Game

The Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association removed two schools from the state's high school girls' basketball postseason Monday for intentionally trying to lose a game in order improve their chances in state tournament.

January 20, 2015

H.S. Girls' Basketball Coach Suspended Two Games After Winning 161-2

Pro tip to all girls' basketball coaches in California: Egregiously running up the score against an opponent could be detrimental to your job.

June 06, 2012

Sportsmanship Wins at State Track Meet

From guest blogger Hannah Rose Sacks At Ohio's Division III state track meet this past weekend, junior Meghan Vogel of West Liberty-Salem High School won big. First, she won a state title in the 1,600-meter race. Then she did something really impressive. In Vogel's second race of the day—w...

April 08, 2011

When Youth Sports Rules Fly in the Face of Sportsmanship

A 50-run blowout by a Texas high school baseball team prompted some immediate changes in their district's mercy rule.


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