March 3, 2010

Georgia Settles with Former Football Athlete  The University of Georgia will pay $400,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by a former football player who claimed he suffered a career-ending injury days after talking about setting up an insurance policy. Read the full story...

Coach Certification A Must  After it was found that the boys’ and girls’ head basketball coaches at this Illinois high school were not certified per Illinois High School Association stipulations, the teams forfeited their seasons and were put on probation. Read the full story...

New Data  The first set of college athletic injury data compiled by the Datalys Center has just been released, and it’s already making an impact on student-athlete welfare. Read the full story...




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All Teachers Fired  This Rhode Island school board has decided to fire its entire high school teaching staff, including a math teacher who is also the athletic director. “I’ve been in Central Falls for 28 years and I’ve done nothing to deserve to be fired. Absolutely nothing. I give my heart and my soul to my job,” said Athletic Director Kathy Luther. Read the full story...

Benefits for Girls  On the heels of celebrating Girls and Women in Sports Day, a recent study is drawing attention to how much sports participation really can do for girls—both physically and mentally. Read the full story...

Prank Goes Too Far  Administrators and parents are upset after reports surfaced of this California high school basketball team bus being pelted with paint balls while on the highway. Read the full story...

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Launching Lacrosse  Many believe the fastest sport on two feet is also the fastest-growing sport right now in America. Here’s a look at the steps Lenoir-Rhyne University took to start up both a men’s and women’s program this year. Read the full story...

For The Coaches  Coastal Carolina University Athletic Director Hunter Yurachek decided to have the administrative staff, including himself, forgo moving into newer offices so that his coaches can move out of their temporary trailer location instead. Read the full story...

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Wash. Facility Problems Continue  The University of Washington has wanted to renovate its baseball facility for over a decade, but hurdles continue to get in the way, including the loss of a major donor. Read the full story...

Tough Forfeit  This Washington high school girls’ basketball team—the first from a Jewish school to make the state tournament—had to forfeit its tournament game because it fell on the day of a religious fast. Read the full story...

New Posts for ADs  From Washington State to Old Dominion, many universities announced the hirings of new athletic directors last week. Read the full story...

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