May 04, 2010 - Issue 457

NCAA President Named  Meet Mark Emmert, the new President of the NCAA. Currently the President of the University of Washington, he is expected to take over on Nov. 1. Read the full story...

Facebook Fallout  Fifteen boys’ lacrosse players at this New York high school are suspended after Facebook photos of them in the presence of alcohol came to the athletic director’s attention. Read the full story...

Considering Coaching Contracts  No coach wants to be fired, but more and more are suing their schools after being dismissed. Read the full story...

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Outdoor Facilities  Spring has sprung and its time to start thinking about sprucing up your outdoor facilities. Check out what these top manufacturers have on tap. See products...
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Harnessing the Power of Social Media  It doesn’t cost anything for your athletics booster club to set up an account on Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube. In just ten minutes, your program can start creating a buzz for events, reaching out to donors, driving ticket sales, and building a new sense of pride. Read the full story...

Locked Up  A group of parents say their sons’ wrestling coach locked several athletes in a bathroom as a form of punishment. An investigation is ongoing. Read the full story...

Loss And Gain  Though the University of Texas lost the BCS Championship game in January, the program netted a $600,000 profit. Read the full story...

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Athlete Resource  For an athlete’s nutritional replenishment, no time is more critical than immediately after a workout. This link offers a downloaded handout containing specific advice and recommendations on recovery nutrition for athletes. Read the full story...

Introducing Active Lead Finder  Is your school preparing to build or renovate a facility, or make a significant purchase of equipment for your program? Athletic Management has established a new service to provide potential vendors related to your project with information so that they may send you information. Please take a brief moment to click on the link below to provide information about your project. Read the full story...

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Volunteer Coach Charged  A volunteer track and field coach who doesn’t appear to have ever been cleared to coach by this Arkansas high school’s athletic director has been charged with sexual assault of an underage girl. Read the full story...

Girls’ Tryouts  There have been mixed reviews of a human rights case settlement in Canada that will allow high school girls to try out for boys’ teams. Read the full story...

On the Sidelines  This Florida high school girls’ flag football coach was caught on camera swiping the flag of an opposing player. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Nutrition Recomendations  Recently, the American Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada and the American College of Sports Medicine published a joint position statement that included recommendations about food and fluid consumption before, during and after exercise. Read more...

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