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IHSA Launches New Initiative To Address Concussions

Sports organizations across the nation have come under fire for not doing enough to safeguard against concussions, particularly in football, and the IHSA’s “Play Smart. Play Hard” campaign was designed to address that.


Members of the Simeon basketball team enjoy the success of their championship.(CBS)

Simeon Champs Excel At Academics, Too

This year’s championship basketball team could be remembered for more than their hoops skills. As CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker reports, these are some pretty smart student athletes.


Chicago Public Schools student-athletes practice at a South Side park during the ongoing teachers' strike. An Illinois High School Association ruling bars CPS sports teams from playing games during the strike, but allows practices. (Credit: CBS)

Extended Strike Could Put Some Student-Athletes’ College Dreams At Risk

While the city’s teachers’ strike continues, the 11,000 student-athletes attending Chicago Public Schools can’t play, after the Illinois High School Association denied the district’s request for a waiver to allow for games and practices during the walkout.

CBS 2–09/11/2012

Dan Persa

Thompson: Pay Student-Athletes? Sure, But How?

Last week, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney said that conference officials discussed the possibility of paying their student-athletes.

670 The Score–05/22/2011

Mark Emmert

Muller: NCAA Admits Change Is Needed. Will They Follow Through?

Oh boy. The NCAA is giving me a migraine headache…and I don’t even get migraines.