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Psychologist: Stress leads to bad behavior in student athletes
Allentown Morning Call
Youth sports are more emotional than ever, sports psychologist Jarrod Spencer says. Parents are going berserk in the bleachers of Little League games. Family dinners and vacations are obsolete because of year-round sports. Kids feel the stress at a young age to earn a sports scholarship to help pay for college. So it's understandable when student athletes don't act their best, Spencer said.
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Minnesota high school combines physical education, modern technology
KTTC-TV
When most think of physical education classes they may think of running, a few sports, and an easy A. However, Minnesota's Byron High School is making sure their students get the most out of the class by using apps and iPads.
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The heartfelt story of Massachusetts' winningest football coach
The Boston Globe
You'd think breaking the record for high school football wins would be Ken LaChapelle’s proudest achievement. You'd be wrong.
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Tech, funding drive high school scoreboard upgrades
Athletic Business
Beyond the playing surface itself, sports fans' eyes are drawn most often to one must-have venue amenity: the scoreboard. For high school administrators committed to modernizing their facilities without the funding to do so, scoreboards are increasingly seen as a great place to start.
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Coaches fear overbearing parents threaten the future of high school sports
WBAY-TV
VideoBrief Let's look once again at the evidence, based on a St. Norbert College survey of high school coaches and athletic directors around Wisconsin. Ninety percent of athletic directors and 83 percent of coaches say the "helicopter parents" — so called because they're always hovering around their child — are either a very serious moderately serious or somewhat serious problem in athletics today. And some worry they may be chasing coaches away from sports.
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California prep coach sues parent for $1 million for libel
USA Today
The basketball coach at California's Westlake High School is suing a parent for more than $1 million for libel, according to court documents acquired by the Ventura County Star. Coach Rob Bloom says in the suit that parents James Clark has made "personal and pointed attacks" and made "malicious" and defamatory statements. Clark's son began playing for the varsity team in 2011. The lawsuit cites emails written to Bloom, school district officials and other parents.
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9 exits on America's football highway
ESPN.com
Football is an expression of, and an escape from, and a symbol of hope for, an old nation. These are the things you feel only on the blacktop of Texas, where the stories begin to echo one another, and when the state's obsession with football starts to make sense.
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Time restraints dominate student athletes' lives
The Sunflower
According to "Do College Athletes Have Time to Be Students?" from CBS News, men's Division I baseball accumulated 42.1 hours a week, men's basketball dropped a little lower at 39.2 and women's basketball fell in at 37.6. Considering these hours, that is nearly a full time job, not to mention the fact that playing a sport is considered "extracurricular." However, the hours found by CBS News are most likely not considering the amount of travel time that athletes endure just to get to their road games.
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Rugby continues to be America's fastest growing sport
The Spectrum
While football, basketball and baseball seem to be dominating the headlines across the country at the moment, there is one sport that is on the rise not only in Utah, but also across the country. To a surprise of many, that sport is rugby.
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Schools' preparedness for kids after concussion can vary
Reuters
When kids are ready to resume classes after being out for a concussion, schools' preparedness to handle them can vary widely, a new study suggests. The study, conducted in Ohio, found variations in high school principals' resources and management strategies for students returning to school after a concussion.
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How safe are your team's helmets?
WVIT-TV
VideoBrief Between the passes and the touchdowns come the hits. They can lead to dangerous concussions, and the NBC Connecticut Troubleshooters put safety guidelines to the test to check the safety of the helmets high school football players wear in Connecticut.
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