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Tools of the Trade
August 25, 2014 - Issue 677
Game Cancelled
 The University of New Mexico cancelled its women’s soccer team’s season opener following an alleged hazing incident. Read the full story...
Looking at the Numbers
 In the NFHS’s annual participation report, released last week, the numbers from football offered the biggest surprise. Read the full story...
Up For The Challenge?
 Last football season, 88 colleges and universities competed in the GameDay Recycling Challenge, diverting 1.5 million pounds of material from the waste stream. Here’s how to join the initiative. Read the full story...
Featured Issue

Championship Touch

The 2104 preseason issue of Coaching Management Basketball is now available in print and online. Don’t miss the cover story on how to turn a program around, featuring top coaches like Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall.

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AD Questions Lawsuit
 In response to the Ed O’Bannon lawsuit, University of Texas Athletic Director Steve Patterson defends the value of an athletic scholarship. Read the full story...
Upgrading Food Offerings
 Concessions at high school athletic games are getting more and more varied. Read the full story...
Game Changer
Game Changer  St. John's College High School is committed to the academic, spiritual, cultural, and physical development of our student-athletes. We believe that sports provides life lessons so every student shall have the opportunity to succeed.
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College Coverage
 This football season, the athletic training program from the University of South Carolina will be following players from a local youth league to treat and track injuries, including concussions. Read the full story...
The Knees Have It
 As part of the program’s “preventative maintenance,” Vanderbilt University quarterbacks are all wearing left knee braces. Read the full story...
Honorable Mention Profile
 Read about one of our honorable mentions for the Most Valuable Athletic Training Award: Breanne Piatt, Athletic Trainer at Brookville High School in Rustburg, Va. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Surfaces and Covers  Get on top of your game with these cutting edge playing fields, surfaces, and covers.
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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:
PRO Orthopedic Devices, Inc.
Porter Athletic Equipment
Power Ad

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Burned Out
 A high school head football coach resigned, saying he was mentally and physically exhausted. He will remain an assistant coach with the program. Read the full story...
In Alignment
 Ithaca College’s athletic department announced a new “visual identity” that better aligns with the rest of the school. Read the full story...
Personal GPS
 At a high school cross-country race, a runner helped an opponent who had taken a wrong turn get back on the course and avoid disqualification. Read the full story...
Biodex Balance Assessment
Baseline and post-injury Balance Assessment - for the management of concussion.
Committed to Quality
Dymatize Nutrition is an industry leader, supplying the high-quality nutritional supplements to millions of fitness enthusiasts and athletes around the world.
Cold Compression
Game Ready combines circulation of ice water and pneumatic progressive compression to help speed recovery.
Prevention, Treatment, Rehab
Swede-O has a wide range of ankle braces designed for all sports and conditions.
Lower and Upper Body Exercise
VersaClimbing combines both lower and upper body exercise into one natural vertical climbing motion.
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