September 21, 2010 - Issue 477

Parents Want Team  A Florida high school is opposed to letting parents foot the bill for a baseball team, citing Title IX concerns. Read the full story...

Winning by Losing?  Over the past 10 years, San Diego State’s football team has been paid over $5 million to play 22 high-profile games, and lost them all, raising the question of whether this is a positive or negative strategy for the school. Read the full story...

More Hazing News  Three football players at Lansingburgh (N.Y.) High School were removed from the team after an apparent hazing incident. Read the full story...




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Penn State to Add Ice Hockey  Thanks to an alumnus’ pledge of $88 million, Penn State University will elevate its men’s and women’s club ice hockey teams to varsity status. Read the full story...

Playing with Re-Purpose  It’s easy to get stuck in a rut. In this blog, Athletic Director Dan Cardone writes on becoming “re-purposeful”—looking at things from other angles so that greater results can be achieved. Read the full story...

Team Suspended  The men’s cross country team at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse has been suspended for three meets after some team members behaved in a manner “unbecoming of an NCAA student athlete” during a school social event. Read the full story...

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College Player Had CTE  An autopsy on a college football player, slated to be captain of the University of Pennsylvania squad this fall, who killed himself in April, revealed he had Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE), a brain disease caused by hard hits to the head. Read the full story...

More on CTE  This article, printed last year in Training & Conditioning, takes an in-depth look at CTE. Read the full story...

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Pay Scale Reset  The school board in this Arizona school district reset the pay scale for all coaches after there were concerns of inequity. Read the full story...

Strength In Numbers  Today, we can monitor so much about our athletes’ workouts, which adds up to spreadsheets filled with numbers. The question is: What should you really do with this data? Read the full story...

On the Block  In a typical year, the West Branch (Iowa) High School All Sports Booster Club raises about $28,000 for equipment and facilities. In 2009-10, by adding a few new ideas to their time-tested favorites, boosters surpassed their old record by $5,000. Read the full story...

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