August 10, 2011 - Issue 522


Heat Leads to Tragedies  As preseason football practices and the heat of the summer collide, there have been multiple deaths at the high school and college level already this year. Here’s a look at the heat illness casualties and some prevention advice. Read the full story...

Title IX Issue Resolved  A longstanding Title IX case against the University of California-Davis has finally ended, but in a strange split decision. Read the full story...

Changing Course  After deciding to not rehire its head boys’ soccer coach, this school reversed course, due to an outpouring of public support for the coach. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Basketball Facility and Equipment  Just because the wood on your court is hard, it doesn't mean finding quality equipment for your facility should be. Check out these basketball court and facility solutions from top manufacturers. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Strength Training & Injury Prevention
The following strength training and injury prevention-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

No Go for USM Logo  Southern Mississippi’s trademark application for a logo it debuted in 2003 was denied by a patent and trademark court because it was deemed too similar to the University of Iowa’s Hawkeye logo. Read the full story...

Two-A-Days Gone?  An Ohio high school athletic director thinks that two-a-day practices may be a thing of the past for football teams in the state. Read the full story...

For the Love of the Game  When dedicated high school athletes transition to college, sometimes their best move is to look at club sport options. Read the full story...


Institute-Trained Professionals
C.H.E.K. Institute-trained professionals are among the most sought-after fitness professional in their respective fields.
Leading Global Provider
DJO is a leading global provider of high-quality, orthopedic devices.


Access to Medicare Act Introduced  Last week, the Athletic Trainers’ Equal Access to Medicare Act of 2011 was introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives, which would provide athletic trainers better access to reimbursement from Medicare and Medicaid. Read the full story...

Football Coach Punished  Following his arrest, an assistant coach for the University of South Carolina’s football team has been docked pay and will be on probation as long as he is at South Carolina. Read the full story...

Closer to Nature
FieldTurf fields are designed to closely replicate natural grass playing surfaces in any climate and weather condition.
Prevent MRSA
Make Hibiclens and Hibistat part of your gameplan for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections.
High Quality Strength Training
Power Lift is a leading manufacturer of high-quality strength-training equipment.
Lighting Up the Game
Better lighting makes a better game, with Qualite Sports Lighting systems.


No More Counting in Boys’ Lacrosse  Recently announced NFHS rules changes for boys’ lacrosse include the elimination of the 10-second count to get the ball to the goal area. Read the full story...

Northwestern AD Inks 10-Year Deal  Northwestern’s athletic director recently received a 10-year contract, one of the longest in college athletics. One of his initiatives has been to convince administrators to give the athletic department a full marketing and sales team. Read the full story...

Feeling Blue  Boise State’s football team will no longer be allowed to wear blue jerseys on its home turf during conference games. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
A First-Class Facility  Tennessee Tech University receives the finest strength equipment Read more...

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