August 3, 2010 - Issue 470

Hazing Headlines  As NFL rookie Dez Bryant’s refusal to carry a veteran teammate’s pads continues to make news, hazing has become a hot topic once again. Read the full story...

Big Buy  IMG Worldwide is purchasing collegiate sports marketing firm ISP in a deal that could be valued at $100 million. Read the full story...

Hire Court  Two days after University of Southern California Head Football Coach Lane Kiffin hired an assistant coach away from the NFL’s Tennessee Titans, the Titans are suing Kiffin and USC. Read the full story...




PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Heat Stress  Avoiding heat stress illness is a priority for today's athletic trainers, coaches, and players. The following products can help keep players safer. See products...
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Title IX Case Update  There was a range of reactions to last week’s decision in the Quinnipiac Title IX case after a judge ruled cheerleaders cannot be counted toward Title IX compliance numbers. Read the full story...

From Zero To…  Here’s a look at the evolution of participation fees in high school athletics, which have become commonplace in much of the country. Read the full story...

Still Crunched  Even with pay-to-play, many districts are having problems making ends meet. At one California high school, only head coaches will receive stipends next school year. Read the full story...

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Just A Swish  In a recent study, subjects who swished a carbohydrate solution around in their mouths without swallowing still saw a boost in performance. Read the full story...

Not Enough  With too few academically eligible players, this Arkansas high school was forced to cancel its upcoming football season. Read the full story...

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Job Board  With the 2010-11 school year around the corner, we say hello to some new athletic directors, goodbye to others, and check in with those making headlines. Read the full story...

Pace of Play  Among the NCAA Baseball Rules Committee recommendations is a 90-second between-inning time limit and better enforcement of the 20-second between-pitches limit when no runners are on base. Read the full story...

Too Young  This Colorado high school football team is on restriction and won’t be able to compete in playoffs this season after allowing eighth graders to participate in team off-season conditioning workouts. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Sideline Tarp Gives Spartan Pride to Field  Over the past few years, the football sidelines at South Paulding High School in Douglasville, Ga., had begun to show wear. With football and soccer practices and games during the summer and fall, the sideline grass wasn't as green and lush as the rest of the field. This was their solution. Read more...

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