The National Federation of High School Associations handles officiating in a very similar fashion to the NFL: Each year, certain rules are reexamined and modified, and points of emphasis are issued. These changes and emphases are sent out to high school officials, coaches and directors in various publications. Considering last year's firestorm over concussions, no one was surprised when the NFHS decided to put "concussion recognition and management" on the top of the points of emphasis. Beyond that, however, a rule change was in order. (Click to read more.)
Will Carroll's Archive
Jul 26, 2010
It's all concussions, all the time in this week's Report. Will Carroll looks at the stars suffering from concussion symptoms, how their teams are handling them, and the small effect of the league's new concussion guidelines.
Dec 03, 2009