May 11, 2010 - Issue 458

Students Speak Out  After the school board in this Kansas district fired the boys’ basketball coach, students staged a hallway sit-in and made T-shirts to support the coach. Read the full story...

New Draft Rule  The NCAA and NBA deadlines for players to withdraw from the draft used to be the same—10 days before the draft. But a new NCAA rule says athletes must now decide six weeks beforehand. Read the full story...

States Act  Several state high school associations debated or enacted new rules last week. They focus on saving money, lessening punishments, and determining who makes the playoffs. Read the full story...

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Seeing Red  This Iowa high school boys’ soccer team had a successful spring that would normally put the team in the state playoffs, but with a combined five red cards assessed to its players during the regular season, the squad was banned. Read the full story...

Legal Opinion  The Attorney General of Tennessee says state schools have a right to enact restrictions on media covering their games. Read the full story...

Becoming an Athletic Director  For those just starting their careers in athletic administration, Dan Cardone offers some mentoring advice, including how to land a job. Read the full story...

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The Four C’s of Winning  In performance training, and in life, resilience when dealing with adversity can form a strong foundation for success. In this article, the author explains his four C’s of hardy attitudes, how they contribute to resilience, and their application to athletics. Read the full story...

Counting on CATS  Scott Anderson, Head Athletic Trainer at the University of Oklahoma, relays his thoughts on the athletic training profession and his role as the new President of the College Athletic Trainers’ Society (CATS). Read the full story...

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More to the Job  As this New Jersey school board starts the process of replacing its retiring high school athletic director, it is considering adding other duties like teaching or coaching to the job description. Read the full story...

Commitment Issues  At the University of Kentucky, a men’s basketball recruit did not sign a national letter of intent, but instead signed an “aid agreement.” It secures him a scholarship from the school for one year, but without a guarantee he will play for the Wildcats. Read the full story...

Help From a Hall of Famer  This California high school has enticed former USC and NFL coach John Robinson to join its football coaching staff. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Cryotherapy: Biofreeze Pain Reliever vs. Ice  Two recent studies have demonstrated the benefits of using Biofreeze. Read more...

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