March 9, 2010

First-Degree Conviction  The man accused of murdering Ed Thomas, a longtime Iowa high school football coach, in the school’s weightroom last summer was found guilty last week. Read the full story...

Squash Player Withdraws  The Trinity University men’s squash player who became famous overnight after his displays of unsportsmanlike conduct hit the Internet has decided not to compete for a national title. Read the full story...

Early Show  Early commitments extend far beyond football and basketball as evidenced by a baseball player making a verbal commitment to the University of South Carolina before playing a single high school game. Read the full story...


 
PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Braces and Supports  Whether you are looking to prevent, protect or rehab a lower-body injury, these braces and supports will provide your athletes the stability they need. See products...
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To Shake or Not to Shake?  After a couple of scuffles, some Connecticut high school basketball coaches are asking about the need for a post-game handshake line. Read the full story...

Maximizing Social Media  In today’s athletics landscape, Facebook and Twitter have evolved into essential tools for marketing and communication. But are you getting the most out of your social media presence? Read the full story...

A League Of Their Own  Next week, the Rhode Island Interscholastic League begins offering its Unified Basketball League, which gives student-athletes with disabilities a chance to participate in high school athletics. Read the full story...

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Binghamton in Review  Last week, the Binghamton University men’s basketball team withdrew from its conference tournament, citing the recent controversy and attached distractions associated with the program. We review the reasons behind the program’s downfall. Read the full story...

Alternative Paths  Placenta fluid from a horse … cheese curd … Viagra … urine. A look at some of the homeopathic remedies athletes are using to get back into action faster. Read the full story...

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Forfeits Abound  From ineligible players to noncertified coaches, last week saw a rash of news stories on teams forced to forfeit wins after breaking the rules. Read the full story...

Justified Salary?  There is controversy brewing at Washington State University over new Athletic Director Bill Moos’s salary, which is $150,000 more per year than what WSU’s former AD was being paid. Read the full story...

Hazing Investigation  Three basketball players at this Indiana high school are being investigated for their roles in an alleged hazing incident, but the athletic director is confident the school did a good job of addressing hazing issues. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Fundraising, Savings Grow an Athletic Program  The athletic complex began as a dream 10 years ago when leaders in Denver identified how a city library, community center, and new athletic fields for the school could help improve the quality of life for area students and youth, recalls Denver Community School District Superintendent Kathy Gilbert. Read more...

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