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Tools of the Trade
August 11, 2014 - Issue 675
Keeping DI Intact
 A look at what it means now that the NCAA Division I Board of Directors has voted to give the Power Five conferences autonomy. Read the full story...
Bill Filed for Home-Schoolers
 In Kentucky, a legislator has filed a bill to allow home-schoolers to play varsity sports. Read the full story...
Allegations Sink Coach
 The University of Iowa fired its longtime field hockey coach after former players alleged verbal and mental abuse. Read the full story...
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High School to Test For Steroids
 With reports of young athletes being involved in the Biogenesis steroid scandal, the Miami-Dade (Fla.) School Board announced it will begin a pilot steroid testing program this coming school year. Read the full story...
Snyder Speaks Up
 One of college football’s most respected head coaches says that college athletics has sold out. Read the full story...
Company News
Reaching a New Dimension in Scoreboards
Daktronics is playing an even larger role in the industry as giant scoreboards proliferate. Find out more with this video and this article from The New York Times.
Badgers’ New Digs
 An inside look at the University of Wisconsin’s cutting edge new sports medicine center. Read the full story...
Honorable Mention Profile
 Read about one of our honorable mentions for the Most Valuable Athletic Training Award: Anna Griffiths, Athletic Trainer at Land O’ Lakes (Fla.) High School. Read the full story...
Aggie Adjustment
 A combination of technology and intense workouts has changed the way Texas A&M football trains. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Basketball Facility and Equipment  Just because the wood on your court is hard, it doesn't mean finding quality equipment for your facility should be. Check out these basketball court and facility solutions from top manufacturers.
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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:
Power Lift
On Track
Power Systems
Partac Peat Corp.

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Good Shots
 This Wisconsin high school recently started the sport of trap shooting, which included unique “virtual competitions.” Read the full story...
Safer Games
 Baylor University announced several new rules for fan behavior during football games, including banning umbrellas, smoking, and bringing seat cushions. Read the full story...
Focused on Fundraising
 A former NCAA Division I coach is taking a five-month position at a high school to raise funds for its athletic department. Read the full story...
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