Topic: National Federation of High Schools
There's been a furor over the decision not to guarantee wrestling a spot in the 2020 Olympics. Rightly so. I know first-hand what the sport does for young men (including my three sons) and an increasing number of young women. Fortunately, the decision is not final. It's time to speak out.
Allegations of hazing against two high school sports teams – one in California, one in Massachusetts – point to an increase in high school hazing as well as a turn toward sexual acts.
Tom Brady's dad says he would be hesitant to let his son play football if he were making the decision today. His concern: the long term physical impacts of the game, even starting at the youth football level.
Twelve school districts, ranging from New York to Houston, are cited in civil rights complaints filed Wednesday. They show gaps in the level of female participation in athletics compared with girls' level of enrollment, says the National Women's Law Center.