June 22, 2010 - Issue 464

Hazing Allegation  High school officials in this Missouri district are investigating allegations of a hazing incident at a football camp a number of its players recently attended. Read the full story...

Knight Commission Report  Last Thursday, the Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics released its recommendations for promoting financial reform in NCAA Division I athletics. This blog explains the report and provides others’ reactions to it. Read the full story...

Changes in Ice Hockey  The NCAA Ice Hockey Committee has presented its proposed rules changes for the sport, one of which aims to reduce head injuries. Read the full story...


 
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Lawmakers Getting Involved  Athletic directors in Utah and Louisiana are keeping a close tab on state politics these days. In Utah, a state senator’s bill mettles with transfers and Louisiana senators have approved allowing homeschoolers to play high school sports. Read the full story...

Ticket Monopoly  Examining how big-time colleges distribute game tickets and what is fair to the buyer. Read the full story...

Hiring Bonanza  This Pennsylvania high school athletic director has the task of overseeing the reopening of the school’s athletic department, including hiring all the coaches. Read the full story...

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NATA Live Blog  For the third year in a row, T&C Managing Editor Greg Scholand will be live blogging from the NATA Annual Meeting this week. Don’t miss Greg’s take on the educational sessions and panel discussions he attends, as well as his observations from the convention floor. Read the full story...

On The Same Page  This Illinois school district’s athletic trainers got together to design official head injury care guidelines and return to play protocol for all of the school’s athletes. Read the full story...

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Fan Melee  A brawl among fans following a Connecticut high school baseball championship game allegedly led to an athletic director being punched in the face by a student. Read the full story...

Poor Media Attention  A decade ago, we saw an all-time high in the amount of women’s sports coverage in the media, but since then, coverage has declined substantially. Read the full story...

Charitable Cause  The University of San Francisco must donate $28,000 to charity as part of its penalty for NCAA violations. Read the full story...

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New Locker Room Continues Winning Tradition  When Germantown (Wis.) High School was built in 1968, the plans called for two boys' locker rooms with bathrooms and showers in the middle. But the money ran out, so the second locker room was never finished. Forty years later, their story reached a happy ending. Read more...

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