Athletic trainers caution about student injuries after 2 years of online practices
After two years of many in-person practices and games canceled because of COVID-19, students are returning to athletics in full force. However, too much too soon can lead to injuries. Overuse injuries and ACL injuries are on the rise, especially in girls.
Russian athletes out of Paralympics in stunning about-face
In a stunning reversal, Russian and Belarusian athletes have been banned from the Winter Paralympic Games for their countries’ roles in the war in Ukraine, the International Paralympic Committee said Thursday in Beijing. The about-face comes less than 24 hours after the IPC on Wednesday announced it would allow Russian and Belarusian athletes to compete when the Games open on Friday, but only as neutral athletes with colors, flags and other national symbols removed. The IPC received immediate criticism for its initial decision.news.yahoo.com
H-Town High School Sports: North Shore's Davis, Banks sign NLIs
HOUSTON - Whenever athletes are set to graduate early from North Shore High School, Jon Kay always makes sure that they get their well-deserved celebration. Last week, quarterback Dematrius Davis and receiver Shadrach Banks sat at a table on the sideline of Galena Park ISD Stadium with their teammates sitting behind them to celebrate their accomplishment. Davis signed with Auburn, while Banks signed with Texas A&M - both in the SEC. H-Town High School Sports host Todd Freed was on-hand for the signing and caught up with the newly-minted Tiger and Aggie.
Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes
FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., speaks to media on Capitol Hill in Washington. Ron DeSantis signed into a law a bill that would open up that market for college athletes in the state. The bill gives the NCAA until June 2021 to have new rules in place that will supersede states laws. These kids deserve to make a little bit of money while they're in college, Rubio said. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) and Mitt Romney (R-Utah) examining names, image and likeness compensation for college athletes, though Rubio's bill was separate from that group.
Who are the famous people with coronavirus? A list of all the celebrities, politicians, athletes tied to COVID-19
Tom Hanks and Rita WilsonThe couple were in Australia when they tested positive. He was not aware of any direct contact with any infected person.”Senator Rand Paul has tested positive for COVID-19. Last night, on the advice of my doctor, I went into hospital for some routine tests as I’m still experiencing coronavirus symptoms. Idris ElbaThe actor and his wife, Sabrina Dhowre, have coronavirus, according to social media along with published news articles. I tested positive for COVID19.