October 5, 2010 - Issue 479

Crossing the Line  A firing and an investigation at two different schools last week has drawn attention to a hidden problem in the athletic world: emotional abuse of athletes by coaches. Read the full story...

Boise Benefits  Boise State University received double the normal amount of applications the weekend of its televised football game against Oregon State. Read the full story...

Paralyzed Player Settles  A former high school football player who was paralyzed during a scrimmage has received an $8 million settlement. His lawyer alleged that his injury stemmed from improper and inadequate supervision and unequal competition. Read the full story...




PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Cuts at Cal  UC Berkeley announced it will cut five sports in an effort to save money for a debt-ridden athletic department. Read the full story...

ATC Pleads Guilty  A longtime award-winning athletic trainer at this Texas high school pled guilty last week to having an improper relationship with a female student. Read the full story...

Strong Alternatives  Though Olympic lifts are great in many ways, like any training tool, they have limitations. In this article, Xavier University’s Rich Jacobs offers some alternatives. Read the full story...

Setting The Standard
A-Turf sets the standard in the synthetic turf industry.
Bleacher Covers
Perma-Cap seating will keep your stadium looking good season after season, year after year.
Athletic Flooring Systems
Centaur Floor Systems has been selling recreational, fitness, and athletic flooring systems for over 20 years.
Soil Conditioner
Game-On is a sports field soil conditioner that will not break your budget and will provide excellent results.


Emmaus Keeps Its Logo  In Pennsylvania, Emmaus High School agreed to pay Georgia Tech $2 for allowing the school to continue to use a logo similar to the GT Yellow Jacket. Read the full story...

Others Don’t  In our latest issue of Athletic Management, we talked to high school athletic directors who have recently been forced to change their logos. Read the full story...

Athletic Supply Stop
Achieve success by making GameTime Athletics your one-spot athletic supply stop.
Productive Practice Time
Make your baseball/softball practice more productive with Muhl Tech.
Regional Soil Blends
Beam Clay offers regional infield mixes blended for every state and climate from bulk plants nationwide.
Sports Surfacing
The Polytan Difference: We do everything ourselves!
All Your Storage Needs
Aurora offers mobile products to fill every type of need from high density filing to storage of library books, industrial parts, retail goods, art collections, museum specimens, and athletic equipment.


Against the Rules  In Orlando, Bill Buldini, Head Football Coach at St. Cloud High School, was suspended after allowing a homeless player to live with him. Read the full story...

Genetics and ACL Tears  What role do genetics play in ACL injuries? Tim Hewett, Director of the Sports Medicine Biodynamics Center at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, is working hard to find the answer. Read the full story...

And a Teacher  Taking a look at another side of Ohio State Head Football Coach Jim Tressel: as classroom teacher to 49 students this semester. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Open Communication  When you're getting ready for the opening kickoff, the last thing you need to worry about is whether your headset is going to work. But that was exactly the situation Anthony Diagostino, Head Football Coach at Massena (N.Y.) High School, faced last season. Read more...

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