Cheer Shows Competitive Cheerleading Is Almost as Dangerous as Football. So Why Isn’t It Officially Considered a Sport?

Watching Netflix’s Cheer is not for the faint of heart. In Greg Whiteley’s six-part documentary series, which built up an enthusiastic fanbase after hitting the streamer in January, the young athletes of Navarro College’s 14-time national championship-winning cheerleading team repeatedly … Read more…

Garth Brooks Honored Football Player Barry Sanders and Many Confused It With a Bernie Endorsement

Well, it’s definitely an election year. Just look in the comments on country singer Garth Brooks‘ Instagram. After preforming in Detroit on Feb. 22, the renowned musician posted a photo of himself wearing a Barry Sanders jersey. Sanders is a … Read more…

In Germany, a fan hurled racist slurs towards Leroy Kwadwo, a Ghanian football player. When other fans saw it, they alerted security, who escorted the man out. Then, as opposing players came to hug Kwadwo, the entire stadium stood up and chanted “Nazis Out!”

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Paradise High School Competes for Football Title 1 Year After Deadly Fire Destroyed California Town

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) — A Northern California high school football team will play for a championship Saturday one year after most of the players and coaches lost their homes to a wildfire that nearly destroyed their town. Paradise High School will … Read more…

How Trump’s Visit to an Alabama Football Game Caused Controversy Before He Even Arrived

President Donald Trump is causing controversy at the University of Alabama even before he arrives on campus Saturday for the big game against Louisiana State University. A memo from the Alabama student government warning students against “disruptive behavior” during the … Read more…

Warren De La Salle hazing incident ‘very recent’; police interviewing entire varsity football team

The Warren Police Department has begun interviewing students, with parents present, and plans to interview every member of the Warren De La Salle varsity football team amid a hazing incident that led the school to cancel its state playoff game last week. … Read more…

They bonded over football years ago. Now President Trump sees Mitt Romney as his harshest GOP foe. 

One of the most bizarre relationships in Republican politics could soon reach its climax as the Senate prepares for a possible trial of the president. Politics SPECIAL NEWS UPDATE: Click today to request your free ACRX discount prescription card and … Read more…

Black student allegedly called racist words, urinated on at New Jersey high school football game

A black middle school student was allegedly targeted with racist language and peed on at a New Jersey high school football game Friday, according to NJ.com. Two 17-year-old Lawrence High School (New Jersey) students were arrested and charged with harassment, … Read more…

Former Utah high school football player sues school district, UHSAA over coach telling him to ‘man-up’

A former Utah high school football player has filed suit against his local school district and the Utah High School Athletic Association (UHSAA) in connection with his former coach’s comments after the then-teen suffered a concussion. Konnor Finn, now two … Read more…

Letting Your Child Smoke And Letting Him Play Tackle Football Are Similar Dangers, Advocates Warn

Why does a new public service announcement warning about the dangers concussions have on young brains spotlight smoking? “The younger I start, the longer I’m exposed to danger,” a voiceover says. Public health news looks at men’s breast cancer, research … Read more…

‘Barbarians Rising’ & ‘This Is Football’ Producer October Films’ Chairman Denman Rooke Departs After 24 Years

Denman Rooke is stepping down as executive chairman of October Films, the UK and U.S. production company known for making History’s Barbarians Rising. Rooke has worked at the production outfit for 24 years, first joining as a director in 1995, … Read more…