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Tools of the Trade
June 9, 2014 - Issue 666
Going Generic
 To lessen legal exposure, several athletic departments say they will now only sell football jerseys with one number on them. Read the full story...
Not Safe
 A high school soccer coach was fired after her players got off a bus on the side of a road and started kicking a ball within a few feet of traffic. Read the full story...
Creative Compensation
 The University of Arizona may offer its athletic director, men’s basketball coach, and football coach units in a company as a retention bonus. Read the full story...
Company News

Experience Daktronics

Catering to college and high school venues alike, Daktronics offers high-quality LED video displays and scoreboards that provide a game-day experience like no other for fans and players at all levels of competition.

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Coaching Turnover
 A study of high school coaches in Colorado has found significant, frequent turnover. Read the full story...
Photo Op
 Photos of Purdue football fans wearing Boilermakers gear will be used to form a “P” on the team’s helmet for an upcoming game. Read the full story...
Case Study
Can Mental Imaging Improve Sport Skills?  Some mental-imaging studies support the idea that repeated mental imaging of a motor task or complex sport skill can improve performance of that task or skill, at least to some extent.
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Head Out of the Game
 A Pennsylvania private school has instituted a “no heading policy” for its middle school soccer teams. Read the full story...
Finalist Profile
 Read about one of our finalists for the Most Valuable Athletic Training Award: Nairi Melkonian, Head Athletic Trainer and Assistant Athletic Director at Austin Preparatory School in Reading, Mass. Read the full story...
New Concussion Tool
 A look at an innovative, complete sports concussion management program developed by Dr. Harry Kerasidis and offered for free as a mobile application. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
NACDA Preview  The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) 48th Annual Convention will take place June 5-12 in Orlando, Fla.
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Online Buyer's Guide
Our online Buyer's Guide features a customized pages for companies advertising in our 2014 Buyer's Guide, including interactive links, product images, and more detailed product listings. Here are links to four companies featured in our Guide:
Kinesio USA Corp., Ltd.
La Pointique
Heery International, Inc.
Kay Park Recreation Corp.

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Running Out of a Job
 A college track and field coach was fired for running in the Boston Marathon. Read the full story...
State Association Sued
 In Virginia, a high school has sued the state association for denying its application for membership. Read the full story...
Looking to Improve
 Illinois State University is hosting a “Community Appreciation Week” to get feedback on its athletic department. Read the full story...
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