July 13, 2010 - Issue 467

Coaches Face Heat Charges  Two high school football coaches in Connecticut were charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment after a player reportedly collapsed during a training session. Read the full story...

Recruiting Rules Changes?  A proposed piece of NCAA legislation could significantly change college recruiting. The legislation would bar early verbal offers of financial aid to students in all sports until July 1 before their senior year. Read the full story...

Quinnipiac Title IX Case  Last week, expert witnesses testified why cheerleading should not be considered a sport in the Quinnipiac University Title IX case. The judge’s ruling may have wide-reaching implications for high school and college athletics. Read the full story...


 
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Financial Return  A Pennsylvania high school is fighting demands that it return nearly $1 million in donations from a former trustee and volunteer strength coach who was later convicted of investment fraud. Read the full story...

Coach Blasts Transfer Policy  Exiting Des Moines East High School boys’ basketball coach Jim Nahas criticized a city policy that allows students to open enroll from one school to another, saying it’s being exploited by teams. Read the full story...

Early Warning Wake Up Call  The death of 26-year-old NFL wide receiver Chris Henry, who was later found to have the brain disease chronic traumatic encephalopathy (C.T.E), has served as a high-profile warning sign that head injuries can have devastating effects. Read the full story...

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Conference Calls  Conference realignment isn’t just an issue in college sports. High schools in the Cleveland area are going through their own league shake ups. Read the full story...

Making a Move  This past spring, we covered the topic of when and how to change conferences at all levels in Athletic Management. Read the full story...

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Quiet Time  High school weightrooms and gyms across Missouri were quiet last week as the state observed its first “dead period” prohibiting coaches from having any contact with their athletes. Read the full story...

Steroid Scandal  In April, three members of the University of Waterloo football team were arrested for possession of steroids. This article looks at the fallout from the incident, which included the program’s suspension. Read the full story...

Parent Speaks Out  At this Massachusetts high school, a mother is furious that her son’s report card was withheld because the family owed money for sports fees. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
A Track That Will Stand The Test Of Time  ... And a New Surface That's Fit for a Tiger. Clemson University's outdoor track needed a makeover. The renovation called for nothing short of the best: A track that would stand the test of time, and more importantly, enable Clemson's athletes to perform at their best. Read more...

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