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Judge tosses New York parent's lawsuit over basketball player's ejection

State Supreme Court Justice J. Scott Odorisi dismissed the case brought by a Red Creek parent that challenged Section V and state rules over player suspensions after an ejection, saying courts shouldn’t get involved with settling a “sporting squabble.”
“Courts are valuable tools to resolve disputes,” Odorisi wrote in his decision, which was released Thursday, “but they should not be transformed into a Replay Command Center or GameDay Central for every school, or even recreational, sporting squabble.”

Odorisi’s skepticism of the issue was clear during a hearing about this case on June 7, and he hammered home his point Thursday. He said court involvement would be impossible when you consider the number of games played daily around the Rochester area and so many calls by officials that could be questioned

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Mississippi State lands huge 4-star DE commit Nathan Pickering

Under former coach Dan Mullen, Mississippi State was a program that did much more with less, relatively speaking. It’s not that the Bulldogs recruiting classes were lackluster, it’s just that they weren’t at Alabama or LSU’s level.

Now with Mullen at Florida, new Mississippi State coach Joe Moorhead is making his mark. On Thursday, Moorhead landed the biggest recruit of his still young career, getting a pledge from four-star defensive end Nathan Pickering.
A 6-foot-3, 286-pound edge rusher with serious quickness and agility, Pickering stars for Seminary High in Mississippi

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Stoneman Douglas head football coach Willis May reassigned

Sports can serve as a comfort haven for people in a time of tragedy, and the aftermath of the devastating school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida was no exception. After a week of mourning and activism, the Stoneman Douglas baseball team returned to action, visited MLB Spring Training camps and raised funds by having MLB teams wear their hats.
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That was coupled by a powerful story that emerged from the football program, where the school’s quarterback, Tyler Goodman, committed to Nichols College in Mass. after spending the time locked down during the shooting alongside Nichols coaches.

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Scott Frost warns potential recruits about dangers of social media

A lot has changed since Nebraska head football coach Scott Frost was being recruited as a quarterback out of Wood River (Neb.) High a quarter-century ago.
For one, when late coaching legend Bill Walsh was trying to bring Frost to Stanford (where he played for two years before transferring to Nebraska), he didn’t have any instant access into the star recruit’s stream of consciousness musings.
For any player Frost and other college coaches are hoping to bring in, there is now an online billboard for most players right at their fingertips. Or, as Frost put it at the Huskers’ camp recently, a résumé