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Tools of the Trade
September 1, 2014 - Issue 678
Athlete Sues over Playing Time
 A former high school basketball player is suing his school and coaches over his lack of playing time. Read the full story...
College Co-Op
 Southern Vermont College and Bennington College have formed an athletic consortium. Read the full story...
The Meaning of Noise
 A Missouri high school’s ban on noisemakers in the stands at games has some fans, including those who can’t cheer in traditional ways, up in arms. Read the full story...
Build It Right

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The American Sports Builders Association (ASBA) is a non profit group dedicated to helping designers, builders, owners, operators, and users understand quality sports facility and construction and athletic administrators understand what makes a facility great. In this special supplement to Athletic Management, the ASBA compiles its best tips and advice for making your facility shine.

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Parting Ways
 Texas Tech has removed its name from a local organization’s football kickoff event and declined its donations. Read the full story...
Boys Into Men
 Student-athletes and coaches from the Syracuse (N.Y.) City School District will join a growing movement in implementing the “Coaching Boys Into Men” program. Read the full story...
Company News
Incredible Versatility in a 43-Inch Cylinder  Although it looks like a foam roller, MOTRtrade® (MOre Than a Roller) from Balanced Body® is much more than that. Economic in price and floor space, MOTR gives athletic trainers an abundance of workout versatility - from Pilates-based exercises to cardio to functional training. MOTR's unique and innovative design allows athletes to work out in eight different body positions, and quickly switch resistance while targeting different areas. It is also fairly lightweight and can be easily moved and stored.
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Heads Down
 In Philadelphia, a private school has banned heading for its middle school soccer program. Read the full story...
Support for Athletic Trainer
 Parents at Torrey Pines High School in Calif., are fighting to have their athletic trainer reinstated after she was fired. Read the full story...
Honorable Mention Profile
 Read about one of our honorable mentions for the Most Valuable Athletic Training Award: Shaketha Pierce, Athletic Trainer at Lancaster (Texas) Independent School District. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Baseball and Softball Coaching Aids  Help your teams stay on top of their game with these equipment solutions.
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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:
Pressure Positive
Pro-Tec Athletics
Oil-Dri Corporation of America
Registry for Excellence

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Program Under Scrutiny
 Amid tales of an abusive coaching staff, the Temple University track and field program is getting a wave of negative media attention. Read the full story...
Changing Standards
 An Oregon school district is considering changing its academic standards for student-athletes, who are struggling to meet them. Read the full story...
Believe, Then Achieve
 A look at the Ball State University football team’s goal-setting tradition. Read the full story...
Armacell's ArmaSport(R)
Armacell's ArmaSport(R) is the preferred turf underlayment pad system.
Electrotherapy Results
Major professional teams as well as colleges and universities depend on Dynatronics therapy devices to succeed.
Variety to Suit Your Needs
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