High School Sports

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2018, file photo, New York Jets quarterback Josh McCown (15) throws a pass during the first half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, in East Rutherford, N.J. McCown has announced he is retiring from playing football after an NFL career that spanned 16 NFL seasons and included stints with 10 teams. McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, writes in a piece for The Players' Tribune on Monday, June 17, 2019, that he will be helping coach his two sons — also quarterbacks — in high school this year.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
June 17, 2019 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh McCown was sometimes the starting quarterback, often the backup — and always among the most-respected and well-liked players in whatever locker room he was in. And there were many. McCown, who turns 40 on July 4, wrote in a piece for The Players' Tribune posted Monday that he...
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May 30, 2019 - 2:34 am
DES PLAINES, Ill. (AP) — There probably never will be a perfect football helmet. That doesn't mean manufacturers won't chase that goal. A tour of the Riddell headquarters makes that absolutely clear. Innovation, imagination, analytics, all with advancements in the product and enhancements of player...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2018, file photo, Memphis head coach Mike Norvell watches players warm up before an NCAA college football game against Central Florida, in Memphis, Tenn. The portal is the NCAA’s cryptic name for the database it maintains to track which athletes, in all sports, have notified their schools they wish to transfer. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski, File)
May 13, 2019 - 2:02 am
Justin Crouse, director of player personnel for Memphis, makes his first check of the transfer portal around 8 a.m. each day, searching for new names in the NCAA's database of football players looking for a new school. He checks again at lunch and one more time — at least — before he calls it day...
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May 08, 2019 - 10:28 am
VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A former assistant dive coach at a northwest Indiana high school faces four years in prison after reaching a plea agreement in a sexual misconduct case involving two female students. The (Northwest Indiana) Times reports 20-year-old Jatwone London of Portage entered guilty...
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May 07, 2019 - 8:53 am
DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — The junior varsity football coach at a Maryland high school is on leave while authorities investigate allegations that some of his players raped a teammate with a broomstick. Montgomery County Public Schools spokesman Derek Turner tells news outlets Damascus High School coach...
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President Donald Trump is presented a jersey during the presentation of the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point football team, in the Rose Garden of the White House, Monday, May 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 06, 2019 - 3:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending the nation's military academies to play professional sports immediately upon graduation. Trump made the announcement Monday while presenting the Commander-in-Chief's Trophy...
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May 01, 2019 - 6:23 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As Will Grier launched his tee shot down the first fairway at Quail Hollow Club on Wednesday, one overzealous fan shouted "Move over Cam!" Grier appreciates the support, but he knows that's not happening anytime soon. Cam Newton is in no danger over losing his starting job to...
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Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera talks to reporters as he visits the South Carolina Statehouse, Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Columbia, S.C. Rivera was talking to lawmakers about a bill to provide about $120 million in incentives to get the NFL football team to move its practice fields and headquarters to South Carolina (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)
April 11, 2019 - 2:10 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers take time to honor their sports heroes almost daily, but Thursday's welcome to the Carolina Panthers carried higher stakes: Some legislators are trying to entice the North Carolina team to move its practice facility and headquarters across state lines...
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Former Indiana men's basketball coach Bob Knight sits in the press box at Bart Kaufman Field during Indiana's baseball game against Penn State in Bloomington, Ind., Saturday, April 6, 2019. Knight made his first public appearance on campus since he was fired almost 19 years ago. The Big Ten Network was broadcasting the game when Knight made the impromptu golf cart ride to the field. (Alexis Oser/The Herald-Times via AP)
April 06, 2019 - 11:34 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Bob Knight returned to Indiana University on Saturday, the former basketball coach's first public appearance on campus since he was fired almost 19 years ago. Knight returned to watch the Hoosiers' baseball game against Penn State from the press box. The Big Ten Network was...
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In this Thursday April 4, 2019, photo, Maori Davenport answers a question during a news conference in Tampa, Fla. Davenport is back playing basketball again. The Alabama high school senior is at the Final Four working out with the U.S. junior national 3-on-3 team. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 05, 2019 - 2:22 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Alabama high school player Maori Davenport is back playing with USA Basketball. Davenport drew national attention when she was suspended by the state's high school athletic association for accidently accepting an $857.20 stipend check from USA Basketball for playing with a...
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