Taunt Goes Too Far  An Iowa high school student has been banned from attending any more high school sports contests after taunting an opposing school by mocking a suicide. The school’s student body is currently mourning a student who recently committed suicide. Read the full story...

Consult, Please  A look at how consulting firms play a major role in helping college football programs find new coaches. Read the full story...

Show Review  Fresh off his trip to the 40th National Athletic Directors Conference in Dallas, Dan Cardone shares insights on the show and gives his take on some of the more memorable presentations he attended. Read the full story...

Student Perspective  What is it like to serve on the NCAA Division III Management Council as a student? Rhodes College baseball athlete Brooks Royer talks about his role representing students on critical issues in small college legislation. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
2010 ABCA Convention  The 2010 ABCA Dallas Convention is January 7-10 at the Dallas Hilton Anatole. The convention is non-stop baseball action, including 28 of the best clinic speakers in the country featuring Hall of Fame Pitcher Nolan Ryan! The following companies will be exhibiting at the show. See products...
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H.S. Coach, A.D. Resign  An Arizona high school football coach and athletic director have resigned following an investigation surrounding the pair’s decision to allow the head coach’s brother, who had been convicted of a sexual misconduct felony, to be an assistant coach on the team. Read the full story...

Partnering For Fields  This Pennsylvania school district is running out of space for all its sports, and is contemplating a deal with local college Shippensburg University to use its fields. Read the full story...

Safeguards Committee Proposes New Rule  The NCAA’s Committee on Competitive Safeguards and Medical Aspects of Sports has proposed a new rule that would not allow a student-athlete deemed to have lost consciousness to return to play for the rest of that day. Read the full story...


Setting the Bar
A-Turf sets a leading standard in the synthetic grass industry.
Pure and Natural
BiProUSA offers pure, natural whey protein products for health conscious individuals and athletes.
Outdoor Facilities
Century offers mobile special event facilities that increase the scope and enjoyment of outdoor events.
Rubber Flooring
Mondo is the largest worldwide producer of rubber flooring, with four factories servicing more than 130 countries.


Too Close To Home?  A new policy in this Mississippi school district aimed at reducing travel encourages interdistrict play, which some worry may cause tension among the local schools. Others say it will foster healthy competition. Read the full story...

Winning With Mouthguards  Once upon a time, mouthguards were only used by athletes playing contact sports who wanted to protect their precious pearly whites. But now some are beginning to use them as a performance-enhancing device. Read the full story...

PolarPool
The PolarPool is the state-of-the-art, multifunctional cryotherapy spa.
Breakthrough Hot/Cold Therapy
Pro-Tec Athletics offers more than 30 products, ranging from highly effective orthopedic supports to breakthrough innovations in hot/cold therapy.
Custom Weight Equipment
Samson Equipment produces high-quality, custom-made weight-training equipment for all levels of athletes.
Volleyball Team Gear
Spike Volleyball offers the latest in volleyball team apparel and supplies.
Specialized Storage
GearBoss athletic team lockers and specialized storage and transport solutions.


Gift Giving Time  Want to see what college football bowl-bound players will be receiving as gifts for participating in the game? Here’s a breakdown of each game. Read the full story...

L.A.’s Top Dogs  Rapper Snoop Dogg is getting a lot of credit for starting a youth football league five years ago. Some of South Los Angeles’ most talented high school players went through the league. Read the full story...

End of Year Moves  Arizona’s Jim Livengood takes job at UNLV … Cortland’s Joan Sitterly announces her retirement … Bradley and Ursinus choose new athletic directors … Veteran ATC Larry Gardiner turns in his tape. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
All the Essentials  This equipment supplier helped outfit a new high school baseball facility with the latest practice gear--and did it on a shoestring budget. Read more...

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