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NFLPA director demands change from turf to natural grass after Rodgers’ injury

September 15, 2023By
New York Jets quarterback Aaron Rodgers spent his first 18 seasons in the NFL playing home games on natural grass at the Green Bay Packer’s Lambeau Field, pictured here. Only four snaps into his first season with the New York Jets, Rodgers suffered an Achilles tear. Some are blaming the artificial turf at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by: Athletic Turf staff)

Lloyd Howell, executive director, releases state calling for all NFL field surfaces to transition to natural grass read more

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Sports Turf Managers Association names Field of the Year

November 21, 2019By
Louisville Slugger Field at Louisville Bats in Louisville, Ky. (Photo: STMA)

The Sports Turf Managers Association (STMA) announced its 2019 “Field of the Year” winners. These awards are presented to members who manage a wide variety of sports fields and playing surfaces for professional, collegiate, schools and parks and recreation. “Each of these natural grass facilities embody the level of excellence that sports field managers around the country strive for every... read more

Misapplication destroys high school football field

September 25, 2015By

The St. Edward Central Catholic High School football team in Elgin, Ill., was forced to relinquish its home-field advantage Sept. 18 after a chemical mix-up destroyed its field, the Chicago Tribune reports. The lawn care company responsible for maintaining Greg True Field, St. Edward’s home field, accidentally applied weed killer instead of fertilizer on Sept. 4. The mishap killed two-thirds of the field’s grass. The... read more

Youth sports study claims helmet use may not reduce concussions

November 13, 2013By

Young athletes in the U.S. face a “culture of resistance” to reporting when they might have a concussion and to complying with treatment plans, which could endanger their well-being, according to a new report from the Institute of Medicine and National Research Council.  The report provides a broad examination of concussions in a variety of youth sports with athletes aged... read more

Dodge City High installs new Sporturf synthetic turf practice field

November 13, 2013By

Determined to offer student-athletes a state-of-the-art playing surface for multi-sport practices, Dodge City High School recently installed a new Sporturf synthetic turf field on school grounds. While most schools in the area only use synthetic turf for competition, Dodge City officials recognized that players spent more time on the practice field and would benefit greatly from a high quality, durable... read more