July 27, 2010 - Issue 469

Judge Rules Cheer Not A Sport  The federal judge overseeing the Quinnipiac University Title IX case ruled last week that the school cannot count competitive cheerleading as a sport toward Title IX compliance. Read the full story...

Head Hurricane  In March, University of Miami Athletic Director Kirby Hocutt was named to Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Journal’s “Forty Under 40” list. In this interview, he talks about being a young athletic director in a big program and cleaning up the image of Miami’s football program. Read the full story...

Athletic Effect  More school districts are contemplating four-day school weeks. This Minnesota district’s athletic directors and coaches debate the pros and cons for their athletic programs. Read the full story...




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Knee Studies Headline AOSSM  At the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting last week, several studies were presented on ACL surgery for athletes. Read the full story...

Leadership Roles  Meet the new NFHS officers and board members recently elected to serve. Read the full story...

True School Colors  As part of East Carolina University’s football stadium renovation, 10,200 purple seats are being installed. Read the full story...

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Title IX & Boosters  How does Title IX affect booster clubs? What are the most common pitfalls? Rhonda Blanford-Green, Assistant Commissioner Equity Liaison for the Colorado High School Activities Association, explains how high schools can stay on the right side of the law. Read the full story...

For Reference  Just in time for football season, a physician has made available a special reference card identifying the signs and symptoms of concussion that is ideal for coaches and parents and can be downloaded for free. Read the full story...

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Coach-AD Sues  This Pennsylvania high school football coach is suing the school district, claiming an oral contract that would have also kept him on as athletic director was breached. Read the full story...

Dressing Up  A ticket misprint at Pennsylvania State University may result in some fans showing up at a September game dressed in all-white clothing even though there is no “White House” game scheduled for this season. Read the full story...

Troubled Words?  An Arizona high school football coach is on paid leave after school officials received an anonymous letter claiming the coach repeatedly used lewd language when speaking to players. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Active Ankle presents ...  New study finds prophylactic bracing decreases ankle injuries in collegiate female volleyball players. Read more...

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