Football’s Concussion Crisis Is Killing Former High School Players, Too

Everyone knows about the NFL’s association with brain injury. But people who never get there also face a very real threat. Sports

These 2 High School Superstars Are Excelling On And Off The Court

Earning an invitation to the McDonald’s High School All-American game is like earning All-NBA honors as a professional: not just an All-Star appearance, but the pinnacle of the sport. Not only were Atlanta’s Wendell Carter Jr. and Salem, Oregon’s Evina Westbrook selected to the game, but they’ve also been chosen as the 2017 Morgan Wootten […]

Sport-Related Concussions More Common In High School Girls

(Reuters Health) – In high school sports played by both girls and boys, girls are about 50 percent more likely to get a concussion, according to a recent U.S. study. The reasons may have to do with physical or equipment differences and how often girls and boys report concussions they experience, but the result indicates […]

Dennis Rodman Tries To School West Point Cadets On Kim Jong Un

NBA Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman sat down with West Point cadets and military officers Friday to tell them all about his “friend for life,” North Korea strongman Kim Jong Un. Rodman was a guest of the Modern War Institute of the academy in New York and spoke on a panel about “Alternative Tools for  Diplomacy.” The 55-year-old, […]

If Only Someone Had Deflated Tom Brady’s Poufy Hair In High School

All-American Uggs wearer and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady hasn’t always been so ridiculously good-looking. Like us mortal humans, he went through a bit of an awkward phase in high school. Never fear, we have photographic proof!  The five-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback recently posted a picture from his freshman year in high school and his hair […]

Cubs Fan Recovering From School Beating Gets Support From First Baseman

A Chicago Cubs player has joined in sending get-well wishes for a 12-year-old boy who was put in a coma after being beaten at school last week. First baseman Anthony Rizzo reached out to Henry Sembdner on Twitter Monday, three days after the young Cubs fan was assaulted at Kenyon Woods Middle School in South […]

High School Football Star Claps Back At Racist Instagram Post

Ashton Brooks, a black student athlete who made history by becoming the first girl to join Midland, Michigan’s Dow High School varsity football team, has one of the classiest responses to a racist Instagram post comparing her to a gorilla.  Brooks is the top football kicker in her conference, and the first ever female varsity […]