February 9, 2010

Coach Answers For Incident  Video of a New Jersey high school volleyball coach throwing the game ball at one of his players has gotten on to YouTube and gone viral, prompting him to respond. Read the full story...

Grambling State Sued  The family of Henry White, the Grambling State University basketball player who died from complications of dehydration after a training run last August, is suing the school. Read the full story...

Legislating Concussion Safety  In the past few months, we’ve seen a flurry of activity among legislators surrounding the treatment of head injuries. Here, we recap the recent congressional hearings and some new state laws on preventing and treating concussions. Read the full story...

Parents Calling The Shots?  The head coach and assistant coach of this Wisconsin high school girls’ basketball team are on paid leave after players and parents complained about their behavior. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Athletic Director Tasered  A Nebraska high school student could face felony charges after he shocked the school’s athletic director with a taser when the AD tried to intervene in an altercation between the student and a peer. Read the full story...

Business Practice  The New York Times examines a shift in the hiring of college athletic directors. A recent string of new ADs have come from the corporate world. Read the full story...

Prayer-Sport Connection  A survey of Pennsylvania high school basketball coaches found it has become more common for teams to participate in a pregame prayer. Read the full story...

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Gold Medal Coverage  As the world prepares for the Vancouver Olympics, we take a look at how sports medicine professionals are working behind the scenes at both the Olympics and Winter X Games. Read the full story...

Creating Value  How do you succeed and keep a strength coaching job in this tough and competitive economic environment? Xavier University’s Rich Jacobs offers his thoughts. Read the full story...

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Quick Links: Eligibility Problems  A look at two basketball teams that have had to erase wins due to eligibility mishaps. Read the full story...

Title IX Complaint Filed  Cuesta College is facing Title IX complaints following its decision to drop the women’s tennis program. Read the full story...

Recruiting Services Examined  Taking a closer look at recruiting Web sites that charge high school athletes looking for athletic scholarship dollars to create profile pages. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Exploring New Wireless Control Options  An interview with Jeff Reeser, National Sales Manager for Fair-Play Scoreboards, who oversees all aspects of sales and works closely with the manufacturing and support teams to ensure a customer's needs are satisfied. Read more...

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