Lebron James' eldest son, Bronny James, collapsed earlier this week after experiencing a cardiac arrest while practicing at the University of Southern California. This news comes as thousands of student-athletes are preparing to return to practice. GPB's Orlando Montoya talked to The Mayo Clinic's Dr. Michael Ackerman about protecting your kids from sudden cardiac arrest and heatstroke.
The Liberty County Sheriff's Office is conducting an internal investigation of a traffic stop involving the Delaware State University women's lacrosse team, after its players and head coach at the historically Black university accused sheriff's deputies of racial profiling to conduct a drug search.
The main athletic association for Georgia high schools voted Wednesday to ban transgender boys and girls from playing on the school sports teams matching their gender identity. The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) now says that students must play on teams that match the sex listed on their birth certificates at birth.
A bill that would bar transgender athletes from playing on girls’ sports teams passed a Senate committee Wednesday and could head to the Senate for a full vote.
It’s been against the rules governing collegiate sports for student athletes to make a profit off their name or image — a practice that’s commonplace in professional sports. But a number of states, including Georgia, have forged ahead with laws granting college athletes the rights to their own “name, image and likeness."
The Big Ten and PAC-12 athletic conferences put all of their fall sports on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, much to the disappointment of fans.