June 15, 2010 - Issue 463

Seton Hall Coach Speaks  Former Seton Hall University head men’s basketball coach Bobby Gonzalez, who has a lawsuit pending against the school, recently spoke out for the first time since his firing. Read the full story...

Record Fine  The Florida High School Athletic Association fined a member school more than $260,000 after completing a four-month investigation. Read the full story...

No Admission  The University of Michigan confirmed that prized Florida recruit Demar Dorsey will not be admitted to the school and will not play football for the Wolverines next year. Read the full story...


 
PRODUCT SHOWCASE
NATA Preview  The 61st Annual Meeting of the National Athletic Trainers' Association (NATA) in Philadelphia is right around the corner. The following companies will be on hand. See products...
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Rocking Out  After years of diminishing attendance at disc jockey dances, athletic boosters at Neenah (Wis.) High School needed another source of revenue. Taking a chance, they opted to host the school’s first rock concert—and started a tradition. Read the full story...

Alcohol and Energy  A recent study that surveyed 401 NCAA Division I athletes found that over a third of them mixed alcohol and energy drinks. Read the full story...

District Sued Over Sexual Harassment  A former receptionist at this Florida high school is suing the school district, claiming retaliation after she complained about sexual harassment from the school’s then athletic director and football coach. Read the full story...

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Focus on Philly  With the 61st Annual Meeting of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) in Philadelphia set to begin next week, Training & Conditioning is pleased to provide you with this convention preview. Read the full story...

NATA Honors Top ATCs  The NATA has announced its 2010 Head Athletic Trainers of the Year, who will be honored at the NATA show. Here’s a closer look at the winners. Read the full story...

Quality Gymnastics Equipment
Gibson Athletic has offered schools quality gymnastics, ballet, cheerleading and other fitness equipment for 35 years.
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More Participation Fees  In Michigan, the number of schools resorting to participation fees has almost doubled over the past seven years, and the average fee has risen more than 30 percent. Read the full story...

A Good Night’s Sleep  Sleep is important for athlete performance—especially more sleep over an extended period of time—says a recently released study. Check out our 2008 Training & Conditioning article on the topic by Art Horne. Read the full story...

Perkins To Retire  University of Kansas Athletic Director Lew Perkins announced that he will step down at the end of next year. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Better Natural Grass Sports Turf for Small Schools  There is still a need for natural turf that performs well in adverse weather conditions, especially in schools challenged by tight budgets. A new technique seems to help. Read more...

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