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When Kids Overdo Athletics

School is underway and so are the wide variety of sports in which kids have the opportunity to participate. Don’t encourage them to over do it.

09/23/2013

In Some Cases, Random Drug Testing Of Students Is Legal

The Fourth Amendment says that a person can’t be subject to an unreasonable search and seizure by public officials. But the Supreme Court ruled, in some cases, it is okay to randomly drug test students.

04/19/2013

(Photo: Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

Cheerleading Still Not A Sport

The name may have changed from cheerleading to “cheer team” but what hasn’t changed is that the activity so far has not been designated as a sport. Which presents both legal and other health-related issues for those who participate.

12/07/2012

(Photos by Paul Kurtz)

Rain Dampens Start Of Penn Relays, But Athletes Remain Sunny

“I think we did pretty good — this is our best time yet this season,” said Lindsay Sheehan, a freshman member of Pennridge High School’s women’s 4 x100 squad. “I know we can do better, but the weather wasn’t so great.”

04/28/2011

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