July 7, 2010 - Issue 466

Getting Tougher on Transfers  A new Indiana law says if student-athletes are ruled ineligible by the Indiana High School Athletic Association after transferring schools, they must first ask the state Department of Education to overturn it before filing a lawsuit. Read the full story...

Hiring From Within  Taking a look at the trend of colleges promoting their assistant basketball coaches to head coaching positions instead of looking out-of-house. Read the full story...

Suing Over Injury  A New Jersey high school grad is suing her former school’s board of education and the three contractors who put in the school’s track, claiming the poor condition of the surface caused her injury. Read the full story...


 
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New NAIA Recruiting Tool  The NAIA has launched a new online Eligibility Center where prospective student-athletes can also find out more about athletic opportunities at NAIA schools and create a profile for coaches to access. Read the full story...

High School Nationals?  In the second year of the ESPN RISE National High School Basketball Invitational, Florida public schools joined private schools in vying for a mythical national title. Is the tide turning toward allowing official high school national championships? Read the full story...

Marketing News  From naming rights to partnering with ticket brokers to football game scheduling, here’s a rundown on the news from last week in marketing college athletics. Read the full story...

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Scoreboards Promotions
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Tackling a Tough Talk  What do you say to an athlete who works hard and is a great kid, but just isn’t going to make the starting line-up? Ryan Johnson provides his thoughts on this tricky situation. Read the full story...

Sickle Cell Tests Coming  NCAA member schools are preparing for August, when they will be mandated by the NCAA to test all of their athletes for sickle cell trait. Read the full story...

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AD/Coach Charged  A Texas high school athletic director and football coach has been charged with having an improper relationship with a student. Read the full story...

Error In Favor  This school district got lucky when it found a budget error that overestimated the cost of its ninth-grade sports program and was able to reinstate the cut teams. Read the full story...

Seven Straight  Congratulations to Grand Valley State University, winner of its seventh straight NCAA Division II NACDA Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. Last year, we talked to GVSU Athletic Director Tim Selgo, along with other top administrators, about the secrets to running a great athletic program. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Pilates and Swimmers  It's official: Pilates has grown more than any other fitness activity in the last ten years, a whopping 456 percent increase in participation according to a 2010 report from the Sporting Goods Manufacturer's Association. Read more...

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