July 6, 2011 - Issue 517


Recruiting Rule Changes Coming?  The NCAA is expected to recommend a reduction in July recruiting for basketball coaches in Division I. Read the full story...

You’re Out  A Michigan high school softball coach on the cusp of being fired claims it’s a personal issue between him and the athletic director. Read the full story...

Boosters Suing  Two high school boosters in Arizona who were sued by the school for not returning funds are countersuing, claiming they are victims of retaliation. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Weightroom Flooring  Building a quality weightroom starts on the surface. These flooring options will put your weightroom on top. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Gymnasium Components
The following gymnasium components-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Coming Up on 40 Years  Title IX issues continue to arise as we enter the 40th anniversary year of the enactment of the legislation. Here’s a look at the latest in this area. Read the full story...

Tweeting Mishap  An Ole Miss football recruit posted some graphic tweets, and was asked by his new coaching staff to take them down. Read the full story...

No Running in the School  A Connecticut high school may revisit its policy banning students on the indoor track team from running in the school hallways. The rule was put in place last year as a safety measure. Read the full story...

Sports Medicine Supplies
Cramer Products has been an industry leader in sports medicine and athletic training room supplies for more than 90 years.
Vibrosphere
Vibrosphere(R) is an innovative device that combines balance-training with vibration.
A Goal For Every Game
Athletic directors and coaches rely on Bison to provide safe, durable, innovative and on-time team products.
Safe in the Heat
Monitor heat stress and illness with HQ, Inc.'s patented CorTemp, ingestible core-body thermometer pill.


Sports Dietitians Honored  The first-ever national recognition awards for service, perseverance, and pioneering were presented by the Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietitians Association (CPSDA). Read the full story...

Strengthening Interns  Jason Benguche provides a close look at his comprehensive strength and conditioning summer internship program at Georgia Tech. Read the full story...

Gateway to Strength
Legend Fitness provides the ultimate gateway to stronger athletes.
Rubber Flooring
Mondo is the largest worldwide producer of rubber flooring, with four factories servicing more than 130 countries.
Parker Laboratories
World leader for medical ultrasound and electromedical contact media.
Innovative Sports Training
Sports Attack is a worldwide leader in innovative sports training equipment.
Unleash Your Field
Helping unleash the possibilities of synthetic turf systems.


To The Highest Bidder  Penn State football coach Joe Paterno talks about his dislike for 7-on-7 football camps, likening them to “auction blocks” for high school athletes. Read the full story...

Back from the Dead  The Armstrong School District in Pennsylvania is reinstating four athletic trainers that it had previously indicated would be cut. Read the full story...

Coach Fired  Bethune-Cookman has fired its men’s basketball coach for insubordination and failure to cooperate with an investigation involving his son. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Topdressing for Healthy Turf  Topdressing plays a critical role in the playability and safety of your athletic field surfaces! So why then is this agronomic practice so widely ignored? It likely boils down to administrators not understanding how critical topdressing is to healthy turf. Read more...

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