- Texas schools spare no expense for huge football stadiums Updated: Apr-29-16 1:20 pm
DALLAS - A suburban Dallas school district grabbed national attention in 2012 when it opened an eye-popping $60 million high school football stadium.
- Where have the multi-sport high school athletes gone? Updated: Apr-29-16 2:17 am
FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas - Harrison Heffley played nearly every sport that caught his interest during junior high and high school, from his dominant trade of baseball to basketball, football and even golf.
- State high school HOF naming football exhibit after Osborne Updated: Apr-28-16 12:05 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The football exhibit hall at the Nebraska High School Sports Hall of Fame will be named in honor of former University of Nebraska coach Tom Osborne.
- Obama honors Navy football team with trophy Updated: Apr-27-16 3:54 pm
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is congratulating the Naval Academy football team for winning the annual Commander in Chief's Trophy.
- NFL DRAFT: Lynch could be highest QB drafted from Memphis Updated: Apr-26-16 2:16 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Desperate for a quarterback, Justin Fuente heard of Paxton Lynch thanks to a note an administrator left on the new Memphis coach's desk.
- Friends, family mourn Elmira native and PSU football star Updated: Apr-25-16 1:47 pm
EUGENE, Oregon - Friends and family recently gathered to mourn a Portland State University football player who was supposed to begin his senior year this fall and had aspirations of playing in the NFL.
- Titans planning to host high school football recruiting fair Updated: Apr-25-16 3:50 am
NASHVILLE, Tennessee - The Tennessee Titans and Tennessee Football Coaches Association will host a second annual high school football recruiting fair Tuesday in the West Club at Nissan Stadium.
- Idaho teen testifies in locker room sexual assault case Updated: Apr-23-16 5:14 pm
DIETRICH, Idaho - A teen who prosecutors say was sexually assaulted in an Idaho high school locker room described the ordeal during a court preliminary hearing on Friday.
- Wentz draft bash moved from gym to Bismarck football stadium Updated: Apr-23-16 1:10 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - An NFL draft party scheduled in Bismarck for hometown hero Carson Wentz has already outgrown its original plan.
- Ex-assistant coach sentenced for having sex with girl, 15 Updated: Apr-23-16 12:58 pm
EASTON, Pennsylvania - A former eastern Pennsylvania teacher's aide and assistant football coach who pleaded guilty to having sex with a 15-year-old girl has been sentenced to 15 months to five years in prison.
- Chocolate milk maker wanted study touted with 'Concussion' Updated: Apr-19-16 8:55 pm
NEW YORK - A small chocolate milk company wanted publicity touting the purported ability of its drink to help high school athletes recover from concussions to coincide with the Will Smith movie "Concussion," according to emails obtained by The Associated Press.
- Recent editorials from Texas newspapers Updated: Apr-19-16 8:48 pm
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- Colorado panel urges schools to drop Native American mascots Updated: Apr-18-16 6:39 pm
DENVER - Colorado officials and tribal leaders are urging public schools to eliminate Native American mascots unless they partner with tribes, calling it a unique way to address a national debate over what many consider derogatory symbols in high schools and sports such as the National Football League.
- Probe: Bellevue High School football boosters broke rules Updated: Apr-14-16 9:50 pm
SEATTLE - An investigation of the Bellevue High School football program has found that boosters paid for athletes to attend an alternative school described as a diploma mill, among other potential violations.
- Bye, Brick: Jets' retired Ferguson bares heart in send-off Updated: Apr-14-16 4:38 pm
FLORHAM PARK, New Jersey - D'Brickashaw Ferguson vividly remembers his heart being questioned when he was just 9 years old.
- List of TV winners in 2015-2016 Texas AP Broadcasters contest Updated: Apr-09-16 10:13 pm
AUSTIN: March 26, 2015 TELEVISION WINNERS
- Paradise Valley Unified School District employee is arrested Updated: Apr-09-16 6:11 am
PHOENIX - A Paradise Valley Unified School District bus aide and assistant football coach has been arrested for allegedly exposing himself to a student.
- New 32-year-old White Sox broadcaster manages cerebral palsy Updated: Apr-08-16 2:13 pm
SYRACUSE, New York - It happened more than a decade ago, but journalism professor John Nicholson vividly remembers criticizing verb tenses used by the sports department of Syracuse University's radio station and the intense stare he got from Jason Benetti in return.
- Student arrested on defamation charge over doctored photo Updated: Apr-07-16 7:29 am
ATHENS, Alabama - A northern Alabama high school student has been accused of doctoring a news report to make it appear as if an innocent teacher was charged with having sex with a student.
- Vikings pick Caledonia High School for inaugural state award Updated: Apr-06-16 1:20 pm
CALEDONIA, Minnesota - The Vikings are honoring Caledonia High School as their inaugural Minnesota Football Program of the Year.
- Pennsylvania district cancels classes due to coach's funeral Updated: Apr-04-16 8:45 am
BERWICK, Pennsylvania - A school district has canceled classes so people can attend the funeral of a football coach who won more games than any other high school coach in Pennsylvania history.
- Indiana mandates concussion training for public coaches Updated: Apr-03-16 9:37 am
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana high school soccer coach Cruz Gallegos knew something was wrong when one of his players seemed to fade in and out of consciousness on the bench. The junior had been pulled from the field after getting slammed into midair during a match against a hometown rival.
- Minnesota prep all-star game moves to new Vikings stadium Updated: Apr-02-16 4:44 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's all-star high school football game is moving to the Minnesota Vikings' new stadium.
- Winningest high school football coach in Pennsylvania dies Updated: Apr-01-16 1:20 pm
BERWICK, Pennsylvania - George Curry, the winningest high school football coach in Pennsylvania history, has died, months after he was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease.
- Study: Amateur football hits linked to later-life difficulty Updated: Mar-31-16 5:28 pm
BOSTON - The more hits to the head an amateur football player takes, the greater the risk that he will be depressed, have difficulty making decisions or develop other forms of cognitive impairment as an adult, a preliminary study suggests.