February 2, 2010

Fired Coach Sues  The former Head Women’s Basketball Coach at the University of Cincinnati has sued the school, claiming he was fired without reason and that the school has hindered his ability to find another job. Cincinnati administrators say he was fired with cause. Read the full story...

The Co-op Solution  The Bagley and Fosston High School campuses are exactly 18 miles apart. In rural Minnesota, this makes the schools neighbors—and longtime rivals. But when both started having a tough time filling team rosters, they put their rivalry aside to form co-op squads. Read the full story...

Coach Defends New Logo  After some alumni, students, and fans spoke out against Michigan State University’s decision to alter its Spartan helmet logo, Head Men’s Basketball Coach Tom Izzo chastised them for not supporting the change. Read the full story...

Basketball News  Why would a college team play part of a game with only four players? That’s just one of the interesting stories that emerged from the basketball scene this past week. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Athletes React to Cuts  Duquesne University student-athletes speak out about the news that four teams will be cut after the school year is over. Read the full story...

Prank Goes Too Far  This Massachusetts high school boys’ ice hockey coach has resigned following the fallout from an apparent prank on the team that didn’t go over well. Read the full story...

Record Payouts  Taking a look at how much money the FBS conferences that don’t have automatic entry into the Bowl Championship Series earned this past season. Read the full story...

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Bracing Not Best?  A Baylor University study shows that the age-old protocol of bracing a patient believed to have injured their neck or back could be the wrong thing to do. Read the full story...

Functional Path Manifesto  “We need to stop breaking movement into its smallest parts in the hope of producing a moving, flowing, working whole. It won’t happen. It will only happen if there is a quantum approach, an approach that focuses on the big picture and the connections.” Vern Gambetta talks about functional training. Read the full story...

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Volunteer Gone Bad  A California high school girls’ softball coach has been fired after it was found her husband, who pled guilty to lewd acts with a child 12 years ago, was volunteer coaching the team with her. Read the full story...

Seeing Red  Looking to one-up Boise State and its trademark blue turf, Eastern Washington University has announced plans to create a new football field with a red playing surface. Read the full story...

Hires & Fires  San Diego State names candidates for AD job .. Rumors about a firing at Seton Hall … Volleyball coach becomes full-time athletic director … Princeton administrator climbs ladder quickly … Regis AD to retire … Fired but still teaching? Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Time Tells: Interview with Bill Butler  A legendary groundskeeper for minor and Major League Baseball teams, Bill Butler has seen it all when it comes to field maintenance. In this interview, Butler talks about his storied career, and the creativity on the mower that keeps his field designs at Coca-Cola Park among the best. Read more...

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