Another Retaliation Win  Former Mesa College women’s basketball coach Lorri Sulpizio won her Title IX retaliation suit against the school last Thursday, in which she claimed she was fired for complaining about gender inequities. Read the full story...

H.S. Trademarking  This South Carolina school district plans to trademark its high school’s name and Rebels logo, forcing local school merchandise vendors to purchase a license from the district. Read the full story...

Floyd Speaks Out  Former University of Southern California men’s basketball coach Tim Floyd, who resigned in June, says he was forced out of his job by Athletic Director Mike Garrett. Read the full story...

Appeal Denied  Enterprise High School is the 2009 California Northern Section Division I football champions. But administrators at Pacific High School, topped by Enterprise 26-23, wanted the last 45 seconds of the game to be replayed. Pacific’s appeal was eventually denied. Read the full story...

Concussion Suit Settled  La Salle University will pay $7.5 million to the family of a former football player who suffered a severe brain injury in a game one month after he had a concussion in practice. Read the full story...

Lessons From Our Intern  What happens when a senior reserve suddenly gets critical playing time? Our summer intern, Jon Jaques, a captain on the Cornell University men’s basketball team, recently made the most of his opportunity. Read the full story...

Too Specific?  Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees Chair is under scrutiny after revealing the reason for eight football players’ recent suspensions. Read the full story...


Help For Mascot Changes  A U.S. Representative has proposed legislation that would set up a grant fund for schools with American Indian mascots who need monetary assistance to change their logos and uniforms. Read the full story...

Quick Links: Football Finances  As the economy continues to struggle, football programs (even at the top levels) are feeling its effects. Read the full story...


Specialization Still Rising  Many athletes still view sport specialization as the only way to keep up with their peer competitors—despite numerous studies and expert advice that declare otherwise. Read the full story...

Q&A with Aaron Nelson  Phoenix Suns Head Athletic Trainer Aaron Nelson was recently named the NBA Athletic Trainer of the Year for the 2008-09 season. Here, he discusses the honor, life in the NBA, and corrective exercise strategy. Read the full story...

Playing At Home  U.S. colleges would like to see the nation’s talented ice hockey players playing for their schools rather than bolting to Canada’s junior leagues. And they have now hired Paul Kelly to help accomplish this. Read the full story...


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