April 6, 2010 - Issue 453

Duke Lax Coach Settles  Former Duke University Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach Mike Pressler, who was coaching when team members were falsely accused of rape in 2006, has settled his slander suit against the university. Read the full story...

Sideline Cheers Only  The Georgia High School Association approved several sweeping changes last week, including moving some sports’ start dates up by one week, and at basketball games, banning cheerleading stunts and tumbling. Read the full story...

Another Look  State officials are looking into a $2.3 million settlement with University of Oregon Athletic Director Mike Bellotti who recently announced his resignation. Read the full story...


 
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Football Facilities  From goal posts and field markers to light poles and fencing, a well-maintained facility says everything about your commitment to your football program. See products...
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Tough Times, Drastic Measures  From an Illinois high school considering cuts to transportation for athletics, to Iowa’s Board of Regents telling state universities they’ll have to fend for themselves, the talk of the day is money—and how to do more with less. Here’s a look at financial dilemmas (and solutions) affecting high school and college athletic programs around the country. Read the full story...

Steroids Investigation  The entire football team at the University of Waterloo in Ontario is being tested after a player was found in possession of human growth hormone. Read the full story...

More From the Madness  With a new NCAA Division I men’s basketball champion crowned, we take a look at some behind-the-scenes stories from the Final Four spotlighting the administrative community. Read the full story...

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Why Do It?  Why is everyone so infatuated with the ham/glute raise and the Russian/Nordic hamstring curls? Vern Gambetta says he stopped using them years ago because he found they were ineffective and predisposed athletes to injury. Read the full story...

Top Dog  Congratulations to Gene Bleymaier, Athletic Director at Boise State University, who was named one of five finalists for the 2010 Sports Business Journal Athletics Director of the Year. We profiled Bleymaier in a Q&A in our latest issue, which you can read here. Read the full story...

Take It to the Floor
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Title IX Update  A recent U.S. Department of Education panel voted to recommend that schools use surveys to show they are meeting Title IX. Many disagree with the recommendation. Read the full story...

Coach Charged  A New York high school baseball and basketball coach, also a physical education teacher at the school, is facing misdemeanor sex charges. Read the full story...

No More Playing Up  Under a new policy at this Kentucky school district, middle school student-athletes may no longer play on high school teams. The policy has been met with mixed reviews. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
The Best of Both Worlds  In the heat of battle, football coaches have to be great multi-taskers. They're simultaneously coordinating personnel, calling plays, and modifying the game plan on the fly. The equipment they use to communicate shouldn't be one more thing to think about--it should just work. Read more...

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