November 9, 2010 - Issue 484


Transgender Athlete Comes Out  At George Washington University, a transgender man who competes for the women’s basketball team came out last week. He has the full support of his coach and teammates. Read the full story...

Game Stands  After a referee mistakenly ended a New Jersey state tournament girls’ soccer game four penalty shots early, the losing school protested, but to no avail. Read the full story...

Savvy Scheduling  Mountain West football teams may be able to select a “rival” and have more freedom when it comes to scheduling those games. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Coach Suspended  At this Massachusetts High School, administrators are not revealing why they suspended their first-year head football coach for one game. But bloggers are. Read the full story...

Without Scholarships  When University of Cincinnati Head Men’s Track and Field Coach Bill Schnier was told he would no longer have scholarships to hand out, he was angry. Then, he figured out a new way to recruit athletes. Read the full story...

Where is the ATC?  A Florida high school cross country runner collapsed during a race last week, held in record-high temperatures, but a miscommunication meant the runner didn’t receive immediate medical attention. Read the full story...

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Stepping Up  Community members in Teaneck, N.J., rallied to raise money in order to save the high school’s freshman baseball team. Read the full story...

A Fresh Look  Traditionally, circuit training has consisted of exercises with low weight and high repetitions designed to increase muscle tone or muscle endurance. However, it can also be an effective way of increasing strength and power. Read the full story...

Sports Surfacing
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Improve athlete balance and reaction time with the MAXX Attack Trainer.
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Limiting Pitches  New York City’s Public Schools Athletic League will officially institute a pitch count limit for high school baseball players. Read the full story...

Benefits of Acclimation  A new study from the University of Oregon, which utilized the school’s climate chamber, shows benefits to heat acclimation—in both hot and cool environments. Read the full story...

Lacrosse is Hot  From California to Alabama to Massachusetts, athletic departments are starting the sport of lacrosse. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Minimizing Incidents  American Sport Education Program (ASEP) courses provide coaches with the education to avoid dangerous and embarrassing situations. Read more...

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