Play patrol: School sports get smarter

Technology leads to strides in reducing severity of student athlete injuries

Slideshow: $11M athletic facility upgrade in San Diego

Project’s funding came from bond passed by voters in 2012 and state money

How schools can even playing field for girls of color

Report finds fewer offerings and resources for girls' teams in high minority schools

Coping with concussions beyond the field and in the classroom

How educators can ensure injured athletes keep up with schoolwork

Prescription painkiller use up among high school athletes

In 2013, 15 percent of high school seniors reported using a prescription drug for non-medical purposes

Four-day week will cut absences, superintendent says

Saving money was not a reason for the change, Superintendent Rick Ruckman says

Bulking up with booster clubs

How to harness power of volunteer groups that bring vital funds to athletics

The Business of: Sports field maintenance

Keeping turf fields in prime condition is about precision and expertise

Grass is not always greener on school athletic fields

Costs vary widely based on region, altitude and frequency of use

Mascots by any other name

Derogatory stereotypes in school team names face slow change