November 2, 2010 - Issue 483


Back in Action  In Illinois, a judge has placed the undefeated East St. Louis High School football team back in the state playoffs after the state association had banned the squad due to an ineligible player. Read the full story...

A Good-Bye Gift  In what may be the final chapter of the Binghamton University men’s basketball team’s rise and fall, Head Coach Kevin Broadus was paid $1.2 million to resign. Read the full story...

In the Name of Academics?  A New York City high school principal has announced that the school’s basketball teams will not be allowed to host home games this season in an effort to boost academic success. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Facility Solutions  Just because the wood on your basketball court is hard, it doesn't mean finding quality equipment for your facility should be. Check out these facility solutions from top manufacturers. See products...
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No Coach, No Players  At this Illinois high school, girls’ basketball and softball players are refusing to play without their recently fired coach. Read the full story...

Costs Rising in Virginia  Athletic fees for students are rising quickly in Virginia, with numerous schools charging upwards of $1,000. Read the full story...

Wake-Up Call  Should coaches always be present in the team locker room? A hazing incident at a neighboring school has this former athletic director reminding everyone that the answer is a definite “yes.” Read the full story...

Ankle Injury Prevention/Treatment
Active Ankle braces can protect you from injury and help speed recovery.
Bleacher Covers
Perma-Cap seating will keep your stadium looking good season after season, year after year.
Play As A Team
Better Baseball helps develop individual skills, and above all, how to play together as a team.
Sports Medicine Supplies
Cramer Products has been an industry leader in sports medicine and athletic training room supplies for more than 90 years.


Teaming Up  The Peoria Unified School District, in Arizona, is partnering with the Special Olympics to form a Unified Sports Program. Read the full story...

Time to Get Lean  For those athletes looking to lose weight, Dr. Karen Reznik Dolins, who works with athletes at Columbia University, with USA Gymnastics, and with the NBA, offers a list of tried and true suggestions. Read the full story...

Prevent MRSA
Make Hibiclens and Hibistat part of your gameplan for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections.
Pro Look Sports
One Price Promise, No Minimum Order, All Custom, Personal Order Illustration, Quick Turn-around with real time tracking, full 4 year warranty, Pro Look Sports.
LED Display
Check out Varsity Scoreboards' VSBX- 314LED: 8' x 4' scoreboard features 18-inch super-bright 100,000-hour rated LED displays.
Specialized Storage
GearBoss athletic team lockers and specialized storage and transport solutions.


Down Seven  Following a spate of disciplinary issues, including games filled with unsportsmanlike conduct penalties, this high school has suspended seven football players for an upcoming game. Read the full story...

Secrets to Success  Last week, the NCAA released its latest data on member institutions’ combined Graduation Success Rate, which has remained at 79 percent for the past two years. In this previously published article in Athletic Management magazine, Boston College shares its secrets to athletic-academic success. Read the full story...

Call for Nominations  Athletes for a Better World is now accepting nominations for the Coach Wooden Citizenship Cup, which is presented to two distinguished athletes from any sport—one intercollegiate and one Olympic or professional—that best display character, teamwork, and citizenship. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Great Windscreens and Customer Service  When it comes time to make an investment in a high school facility, it takes time to find the right product. At The Villages (Fla.) High School, Athletic Director and Head Football Coach Richard Pettus found that out when he needed a pair of windscreens for the program's baseball and softball stadiums. Read more...

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