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PODCAST: What Up, Long Beach?! The Health Of Football

This week on What Up, Long Beach!? we discuss the state of high school football and why participation numbers in California have declined.

22:00 Moore League Fall Sports

23:00 High School Football Previews

29:00 Either, Or… Are You Superstitious?

33:00 Long Beach State Women’s Volleyball & Women’s Soccer

35:30 Fam Jam

Focus on head injuries leads to changes to high school football, declining participation * Long Beach Post

The sport of football presents a difficult conundrum. It is, on the one hand, by far the most popular sport in America in both viewership and participation. Last year, 71 of the 100 most-watched television programs in the country were football games.

JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.