April 27, 2010 - Issue 456

AD Cleared in Lawsuit  The athletic director at Pleasure Ridge Park High School in Kentucky, where a 15 year-old football player died after a summer practice session in 2008, has been removed from a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the player’s parents. Read the full story...

Web Survey Not Enough  Last week, the Obama administration announced it is not legitimate to use an e-mail or Web-based survey to prove female athletes’ interests are being satisfied with regards to Title IX, reversing a Bush administration ruling. Here, prominent athletic administrators react. Read the full story...

Middle School Hazing?  Two middle school boys’ track and field team members have been charged in connection with a possible hazing incident. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Good News  After announcing it would have to cut all sports, this Boston school district will instead see funds transferred from the town coffers to the school so that athletics can go on. Read the full story...

Asking the Students  In determining if the school should start a football program, Cleveland State University polled its students to find out if they liked the idea—and whether they would help pay for the team through their student fees. Results are now in. Read the full story...

More with Deb Tyson  If you liked our Q&A with Deb Tyson in the latest issue of Athletic Management, you can now read Part II of the interview online. Athletic Director at Albemarle High School in Charlottesville, Va., Tyson talks about working with her high school’s student-athlete leadership group, hiring an interim head football coach, and fundraising to build a new synthetic turf field. Read the full story...

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A Proactive Approach  By now, you’ve probably read countless articles about kinetic chain assessments and movement screening. But how many times have you seen these exams in action? Here, you can check out a video of Northeastern University Sports Performance’s proactive approach to injury management and performance improvement. Read the full story...

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Allegations Lead to Suspension  A Florida high school athletic director is on suspension after being accused of having a sexual relationship with a female middle school student. Read the full story...

Cashing In  If legislation in Louisiana passes, season-ticket holders at schools like Louisiana State University will be able to resell their tickets not just at face value, but include the prorated amount of their required foundation contributions. Read the full story...

Master Juggler  It’s tough enough to coach and be an athletic director at the same time. Meet Mike Ruble, Athletic Director at Bradshaw Christian High School in Sacramento, Calif., who also coaches both the boys’ and girls’ basketball teams. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
MRSA Education  Answers to your most pressing questions about MRSA prevention and treatment. Read more...

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