New Jersey school district cancels historic Thanksgiving rivalry game, fall sports amid COVID-19 spike

For the first time in 45 years, New Jersey high schools Middletown North and Middletown South will not do battle on the gridiron on Thanksgiving Day. After 17 positive COVID-19 cases at the two schools in the last two weeks, … Read more…

‘It’s About Time.’ For Women Working In Men’s Sports, Kim Ng’s Historic Hiring Means Everything

Jennifer Wolf, the Life Skills Coordinator for the Cleveland Indians, was fixing up some things around her home on Friday morning. Suddenly, her “Women In Baseball” group chat—which includes 80 women working inside the game—started buzzing. News had broken that … Read more…

Liz Beecroft and UNKNWN Connect Sports and Mental Health with “The Sport of Self-Care” Collection

Social worker, psychotherapist, mental health advocate, Nike collaborator and Sole Mates/Business of Hype alum Liz Beecroft has teamed with UNKNWN for a “The Sport of Self-Care” apparel collection. Featuring hoodies, tees and an exclusive basketball, the collection connects sports and … Read more…

50 Cent Inks Deal With Starz To Develop Female Sports Agent, Hip-Hop Anthology Drama Series

Source: Bernard Smalls / @PhotosByBeanz If there’s one thing 50 Cent knows how to do, it’s creating quality television for the culture.  We know it, and Starz knows it, too. That’s why the network announced their new deal with the … Read more…

Join Us for the 2020 President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition Annual Meeting!

Webcast: Sept. 17, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET | Register … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising … Read more…

Leaders from the top five conferences in college sports have discussed calling off the season. Yet Trump seems desperate for games to go ahead.

More pillars are fast crumbling in President Donald Trump’s frantic and lie-strewn attempt to convince Americans the nation is back to normal before the election, with chaos already afflicting the return to school and a rite of fall — college … Read more…

Coronavirus is Placing College Sports on Hold, Putting Students, University Budgets, and Entire Towns At Risk

On college football Saturdays, tiny Clemson, South Carolina (pop. 17,000), turns into a city of 150,000 when fanatics pour into downtown and swarm Memorial Stadium, home of the Tigers. Some don’t even have a ticket to the game, but they … Read more…

Valentina Sampaio Makes History As the First Trans Model in the ‘Sports Illustrated’ Swimsuit Issue

Last year, Sports Illustrated’s annual swimsuit issue — known for, well, featuring scantily-clad models — shattered expectations by featuring Halima Aden in a hijab and burkini, a first in its history. The 2020 edition brings about another first, with the casting of Valentina … … Read more…

USA Today High School Sports Awards series premiere – The annual events are transforming to an on-demand awards show broadcast

The show must go on—especially when it comes to honoring some of the top high school athletes across America. While many events have been canceled since March due to the coronavirus pandemic, one of the hardest-hit groups has been high … Read more…

July National Health Observances: Hepatitis Awareness and the Importance of Youth Sports

Help spread the word about National Youth Sports Week and World Hepatitis Day in July. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and … Read more…

Report: Education Dept. Says Connecticut Policy Allowing Trans Athletes to Compete in Girls Sports Is Civil Rights Violation

(Hartford, Conn.) — A Connecticut policy that allows transgender athletes to compete in girls sports violates the civil rights of female athletes, the U.S. Education Department’s Office for Civil Rights has ruled. The ruling, which was obtained Thursday by The … Read more…

May National Health Observances: Physical Fitness and Sports, Hepatitis Awareness, Stroke Awareness, and Women’s Health

Help spread the word about National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, Hepatitis Awareness Month, National Stroke Awareness Month, and National Women’s Health Week in May. … Read post News & Events SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to … Read more…