July 20, 2011 - Issue 519


High School Free Agents  A California law mandating open enrollments for some high schools has led to what coaches are describing as “free agency” for area athletes. Read the full story...

A Cautionary Tale  Georgia Tech has been put on four years probation, and the NCAA Committee on Infractions calls it a “cautionary tale of conduct that [other NCAA] member institutions should avoid.” Read the full story...

New Budget Cuts To Start the Year  A look at budget cuts in Central New York, where ice hockey is being hit particularly hard. Read the full story...

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Idaho Under Scrutiny  Idaho becomes the latest state hit with a spate of Title IX violations, with over a dozen schools named. Read the full story...

They Chose Division II  A number of colleges and universities have attempted to take their talents to the NCAA Division II level—with varying degrees of success. Here’s a look at some recent moves. Read the full story...

Retiring the Redskins  A high school in Maine may be dropping its “Redskins” moniker. Read the full story...

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ATCs in the News  As summer heats up, we take a look at some of the recent noteworthy accomplishments by athletic trainers, including one working on the international stage and others who have received national awards. Read the full story...

Congrats to Cindy Chang  Longtime Training & Conditioning editorial board member Cindy Chang has been named chief medical officer for the 2012 U.S. Olympic Team. Read the full story...

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Are Longhorns Getting an Extra Advantage?  The NCAA is meeting with the University of Texas to decide if broadcasting high school football games on its new network gives the Longhorns an unfair recruiting advantage. Read the full story...

Foul Ball  A New Jersey high school is being taken to court by residents who complain that baseballs from the team’s field land on their property. Read the full story...

Thursday Night Football  Two Missouri high schools that play their home football games at a nearby college will have to move some of their homestands to Thursday night due to the college team’s switch to a new conference, which plays Friday night soccer games. Read the full story...

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