The Future: Sports to watch

Updated: May 19, 2009, 12:20 PM ET

ESPN RISE looks at five sports that could be invading a high school campus in the near future.

Flag Football With its emphasis on speed, athleticism and flat-out fun, flag football is starting to catch up to softball and track in terms of popularity among girls in Florida. Recognized by the Florida High School Athletic Association since 2003 but played on a club level since 1998, flag football participation in the Sunshine State has grown by more than 500 percent in the past 10 years. ...

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