August 10, 2010 - Issue 471


Canceling For Precaution  After six football players at this Kentucky high school were treated for heat-related illness during a morning practice, the rest of the day’s practices were canceled. Read the full story...

Lawsuit Settled  Former Western Illinois Head Football Coach Don Patterson has settled a suit with the school after claiming the institution fabricated a statement regarding the reason for his resignation. Read the full story...

Teams Saved  Just days before the start of the season, Chicago Public Schools will offer sub-varsity teams despite earlier signs the programs would be dropped for budget reasons. Read the full story...

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Behind the Curtain  Ever wonder about giving your fans a peek at the nuts and bolts of your athletic program? The athletic department at Northeastern University has done just that, through a new video on their Web site. Read the full story...

Coaches’ APRs Released  Last Thursday, the NCAA released the first-ever searchable database of Academic Progress Rates of coaches in six sports. Here’s a look at the media attention that followed. Read the full story...

Under Scrutiny  A high school basketball coach in Ohio has been reprimanded for allegedly separating players into groups based on race during competitive practice drills. Read the full story...

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Is Chocolate the Answer?  Four new studies strengthen the case for consuming chocolate milk after workouts, including endurance training. Read the full story...

That’s a Wrap  Couldn’t make every session at the 2010 NATA Annual Convention in Philadelphia? Don’t sweat it, T&C has you covered. Check out our convention breakdown, highlighting the show’s biggest hits. Read the full story...

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Similar Steers  A Kansas high school is changing its logo after the University of Texas complained the old one looked too much like its trademarked logo. Read the full story...

A Rocky Road  The Houston Chronicle looks at the relationship between high school and AAU summer basketball coaches. Read the full story...

Weeknight Games  Oklahoma State Athletic Director Mike Holder says Thursday night games are “a necessary evil” the Cowboys need to schedule to continue to grow their program. Read the full story...

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