Football, general sports participation continue to trend opposite ways in California

Fewer teens are participating in football even as more take part in competitive sports overall, according to a CIF study

Illinois youth football program cancels season after major registration dip, cites head injury concerns

The park department in a suburban Chicago city has cancelled its youth football program after a major drop-off in participation.

The Park District of Highland...

Down to 10 players, Shawnee (Ky.) football forced to forfeit game

USA Hockey High School Nationals growing and adds East Coast flavor

ASHBURN, Va. -- USA Hockey had been recognizing youth national champions since 1940 and hosting the High School Nationals for seven years. But the...

Locke High School became the fourth in Los Angeles in the span of a week to cancel a football game due to lack of participants (Photo: YouTube)

Four different L.A. schools forfeited football games in one week because of injury-depleted rosters

Look for anecdotal proof about football's declining participation numbers? Look no further than Los Angeles, where a whopping four schools were forced to forfeit...