August 31, 2010 - Issue 474

Making the Most  Ohio high school athletic directors talk about the need to maximize revenues from their home football games. Read the full story...

Reversing History  The Football Writers Association of America vacated its naming of the University of Southern California as 2004 national champions and asked the school to return its trophy. Read the full story...

Best Laid Plans  In Massachusetts, a new law is set to go into effect Sept. 1 that will require all those involved with extracurricular activities to take a head injury safety course. There’s only one problem: The course hasn’t yet been created. Read the full story...




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Record Setting Day  The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga set a single-day record for football season ticket sales, continuing the success we examined in Athletic Management’s latest cover story. Read the full story...

Summer Rules  The Oregon School Activities Association has no regulations governing high school athletes’ activities during June and July, and some people in the state want that to change. Read the full story...

Drop the Dip  Despite bans by the NFHS and NCAA, teenage use of smokeless tobacco products continues to grow. Read the full story...

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Class Warfare  After some parents were upset that a large group of freshmen displaced upperclassmen on a high school girls’ soccer team, this Vermont district established new guidelines on when freshmen can play on varsity squads. Read the full story...

Athletic Trainer Study  So how many high schools have full-time athletic training coverage? You may be surprised by the answer. Read the full story...

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Big Move  One possible re-alignment of the Big Ten could result in the Ohio State-Michigan football game moving off its traditional late November date. And that’s fine with OSU President Gordon Gee. Read the full story...

Muscled Out  Two recent cases on the high school and NFL levels have brought new attention to exertional rhabdomyolysis, a rare condition where muscles begin to break down. Read the full story...

Myers Retiring  Long-time Texas Tech Athletic Director Gerald Myers has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the school year. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
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