A high school football player just made history in the state of Virginia. Cynthia Brown, 17, is believed to be the first female to throw a touchdown pass in a varsity game.
As the NFL prepares to deal with the new conversations Will Smith’s upcoming drama Concussion brings to the table, the notion of the gridiron as a whole is being maligned in the wake of a high school football player’s death during a “routine play.”
A former California high school football coach is being heralded by his players–old and new–for being an inspirational figure, but that didn’t prevent him from getting canned once his fellow coaching staff got wind of his side career as a rapper.
A high school football coach in Charleston, S.C. was fired this past Monday after allegations of racist behavior by his mostly-white squad came to the surface. With the team performing a watermelon-smashing ritual after game wins, it appears that the team was mocking Black players.
Free advice to high school sports stars: don’t pull a gun on anyone, especially a cop. Marquise Bryant is now aware of this because the running back, who had committed to the University of South Florida, was sentenced to 215 days in jail for the very offense.
It doesn’t matter if you’re not a huge football fan or not, as you’re more than likely going to tune in to Super Bowl XLVIII this weekend.
The negative media attention the “blackface” craze received internationally highlights a growing problem, and a pair of high school football coaches are the latest domestic examples of the tomfoolery. In San Diego, the men applied blackface makeup and dressed as the Jamaican Bobsled team at a weekend football game.
Sports athletics company Under Armour is gearing up to release their new “I Will” global advertising campaign. The “Ready For August” spot is executive produced by former Baltimore Ravens linebacker, two-time Super Bowl champion and future NFL Hall of Famer Ray Lewis.
A bizarre story is unfolding just 45 miles east of Philadelphia. Jay Harris, a senior wide receiver at Downingtown East High School in Exton, Pa. has decided to choose a rap career instead of taking an athletic scholarship offer from Michigan State University.
The NFC Championship game turned violent when a fight resulted in an Atlanta Falcons fan being stabbed as a crowd left the Georgia Super Dome, Sunday (Jan. 20). According to witnesses, the victim was stabbed in the neck after punching a San Francisco 49ers fan, who in turn pulled out a knife.