July 20, 2009 - Issue 529
Fans Only, Please Several NCAA Division I football programs have decided to restrict what sorts of memorabilia its players sign at media days, hoping to deter those who only want to sell the items on online auction sites. Read the full story...
Boundary Lines Males have been coaching female athletic teams for a long time. But recent headlines have some administrators questioning the dynamic created when an adult male is in a position of authority over teenage girls. Read the full story...
Driving The Message Home The University of Kentucky is getting fans ready for football season by broadcasting its fight song over a special AM radio frequency from billboards in Lexington and Louisville. Read the full story...
Words Of Wisdom The Arizona Daily Star talks to University of Arizona Athletic Director Jim Livengood about the tough decisions that come with the budgeting process in big time athletics. Read the full story...
Fairer Funding? The high schools in this Maryland county currently receive athletics funding based on total student enrollment, but a new proposal would base that funding on the number of student-athletes only, meaning big changes for the seven schools. Read the full story...
A-Turf sets a leading standard in the synthetic grass industry.
|Athletic Flooring Systems|
Centaur Floor Systems has been selling recreational, fitness, and athletic flooring systems for over 20 years.
|Setting the Mark|
For over six decades, Chattanooga Group has set a benchmark for reliability in the manufacture of rehabilitation equipment.
|Passion for the Game|
Gilman Gear makes the practice field a safe place, the game field a show place, and game day a fun-filled place.
Strength training right to the core, with the Lebert Equalizer
Update On Injury Tracking As the Datalys Center for Injury Research and Prevention continues to prepare to take over day-to-day operations of the NCAA Injury Surveillance Program, it has certified the first commercial vendor for injury data transmission. Read the full story...
|Power of Resistance|
Powering athlete performance through resistance.
Next week, San Antonio, Tx., is hosting the 60th Annual Meeting of the National Athletic Trainers' Association. Follow the link for a sneak peak of some of the companies exhibiting at the convention.
|Unleash Your Field|
Helping unleash the possibilities of synthetic turf systems.
|Total Systems Approach|
Universal Sports Lighting uses a total systems approach to meeting you lighting needs and project demands.
Get your stadium seating project completed quickly and professionally with Seating Service Inc.
Vandalism Over Funds’ Use A giant dollar sign was burned into the middle of this New York high school’s million-dollar synthetic turf field, accompanied by an anonymous letter citing the misuse of school funds. Read the full story...
Fundraiser Sues Athletics A Binghamton University fundraiser is suing the school and two athletic department officials, accusing them of sexual harassment for forcing her to use her sex appeal to draw big donors. Read the full story...