December 14, 2010 - Issue 489


Game On  The West Virginia Supreme Court ruled that the state’s high school athletic association has the right to enforce its rules as it sees fit, allowing the AAA football championship game to finally be played. Read the full story...

Lesbian Coach Controversy  After telling school administrators that she was going to have a child with her same-sex partner, Lisa Howe is no longer the women’s soccer coach at Belmont University. Read the full story...

Baseball Death  A New Jersey high school baseball catcher died last week after being hit in the chest with a pitch. He was wearing protective equipment, including a chest protector. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Are Parents the Problem?  In Georgia, a survey of 147 head high school football coaches reveals their opinions on working with today’s parents. Read the full story...

Student Scalping  Wisconsin’s student newspaper is outing students who bought Rose Bowl tickets and are now trying to re-sell them. Read the full story...

Too Lopsided to Continue  Delaware Valley Regional High School and South Hunterdon High School have called off their annual football game due to continually lopsided scores. Read the full story...

Athletic Flooring Systems
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Sports Medicine Supplies
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Pinning Down Fans  In today’s evolving landscape, coaches can no longer rely solely on traditional media outlets. At Cornell University, Head Wrestling Coach Rob Koll has taken matters into his own hands, using Facebook to generate publicity for his team. Read the full story...

Bonuses Abound  Dave Clawson, Head Football Coach at Bowling Green, receives $5,000 if his team beats a school in a BCS conference. This article takes a look at the bonus structures of top college football coaches. Read the full story...

Tough Enough for Training
Humane's LokTuff interlocking rubber systems do more than just protect weight room flooring.
Outdoor Manufacturing
Kay Park Recreation has been a trusted manufacturer of commercial outdoor furniture since 1954.
Southern Bleacher
Since 1946, Southern Bleacher has set the standard of excellence in the design and manufacturing of sports stadiums, bleachers and entertainment venues.
Advancing Safety and Education
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Step By Step  Providing a hands-on look at how to teach the dumbbell clean, a great exercise for developing power, which can also be performed unilaterally. Read the full story...

An App for That  A high school basketball coach says a phone app he used to study for a CPR course helped him save the life of a player who collapsed during practice. Read the full story...

Males vs. Females  A new study finds that male and female high school athletes present different types of symptoms after experiencing a sport-related concussion. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Ankle Injuries: How Bracing Can Help  A conversation with Stephen Paulseth, head of the Paulseth Associates Physical Therapy clinics in Los Angeles. Read more...

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