July 20, 2010 - Issue 468

Feeling the Heat  With the mercury rising in thermometers across the country, several prominent athletic departments have found themselves in very hot water. Read the full story...

Testing For Naught?  A recent study from the U.S. Department of Education shows that drug testing high school students who participate in athletics and other extracurricular activities doesn’t have any long-term effect on usage rates. Read the full story...

Cuts At Cal?  In response to a report showing a huge disparity between the University of California’s spending on academics and athletics, the school will consider how it can cut back on its dollars devoted to athletics. Read the full story...


 
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Looking at Recent Lawsuits  A referee sues a school district after being hit with a golf cart … Hazing victims sue … A Vermont football player has settled a suit against his former school … Almost 30 universities are supporting Alabama’s lawsuit for royalties. Read the full story...

More Time Necessary?  A recent study of Milwaukee-area athletes says that even after concussion symptoms subside, the concussed athlete may still need more time to fully recover. Read the full story...

The Edge  Is there a secret to gaining a competitive edge in training? Vern Gambetta says no … and yes. Read the full story...

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Reflection Time  UCLA Athletic Director Dan Guerrero looks back on his time as Chair of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Selection Committee. Read the full story...

Before His Stint  We spoke with Guerrero in the pages of Athletic Management back in 2006, in when he talked about his journey up the career ladder, representing his culture, hiring high profile coaches, and making personal connections with student-athletes. Read the full story...

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Facebook Not Okay  The University of Florida has been hit with an NCAA secondary violation after an assistant football coach improperly posted messages on a recruit’s Facebook page. Read the full story...

Super Strict  This Connecticut high school’s new drug and alcohol policy for student-athletes says that on a year-round basis, athletes cannot be present at a party where drinking or drug use is occurring. Read the full story...

Extra Payment  Georgia State University will get an even larger guaranteed payment from the University of Alabama after UA asked GSU to move a scheduled football game from a Saturday to a Thursday. Read the full story...

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