August 24, 2011 - Issue 524


Coach Ousted While Investigation Continues  A high school football coach in California has been fired for allegedly receiving kickbacks from a local sporting goods company. Coaches at other high schools may also be involved in the scheme. Read the full story...

Home Away From Home  The University of Massachusetts’ decision to play its home football games nearly 100 miles from campus is being criticized by some. Read the full story...

Concussion Legislation Breakdown  In many states that have put laws into place to reduce the dangers of concussions, the legislation includes mandatory education for parents. This article breaks down, state by state, the specifics of these parental education laws. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Outdoor Facility Equipment
The following outdoor facility equipment-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

The Role of Television  As conference realignment continues among NCAA Division I schools, we examine a big player in the negotiations: television and new media deals. Read the full story...

To Co-op or Not?  Several Minnesota high schools are weighing the option of forming co-op teams as enrollment takes a nose dive. Read the full story...

Fundraising Solutions  What if you are in need of a new scoreboard but just don’t have the funds to buy it? An upcoming Webinar may be able to help. Read the full story...

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Toughening Academic Standards  A Massachusetts high school has formed a committee to look into toughening its academic eligibility standards, which may include a student appeals process. Read the full story...

One School’s Story  This article, published last year in Athletic Management, follows the story of a high school that recently implemented a 2.0 minimum GPA requirement for its student-athletes. Read the full story...

Athletic Field Lighting
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Get Rid of Them?  In light of the recent scandals in big time college athletics, this professor at the University of North Carolina suggests an easy solution: drop football and basketball from our campuses. Read the full story...

Wrestlers Reinstated  Four Wisconsin high school wrestlers who were accused of misconduct have been reinstated, but the team will compete in fewer matches. Read the full story...

Strength Coaches in the News  As strength coaches are being recognized, more and more, for their critical role on a team, they are receiving increased media coverage. Here’s a look at some strength coaches who have recently been in the news. Read the full story...

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