September 27, 2011 - Issue 529


Sportsmanship, Suspensions & Scheduling  With a month of high school football behind us, several issues have arisen on and off the gridiron, including a lawsuit over player suspensions. Read the full story...

Looking Good for the Cameras  Last week, a spirit group at West Virginia University offered to buy back any offensive T-shirts prior to the school’s televised football game against LSU. Read the full story...

Protecting Pitchers  In previous baseball seasons, pitchers looking to wear protective headgear could only design their own. Easton-Bell has now introduced a prototype for a new pitcher’s helmet it hopes to have ready for sale before the 2012 spring campaign begins. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Track and Field Equipment  Help your athletes get on track with updated equipment from these top-of-the-line manufacturers. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Gym & Pool Components
The following gym and pool component-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Running a Reverse  In Vermont, a high school reversed a decision to forfeit a football game that was destined to be a huge mismatch. Read the full story...

More Than A Bird?  A Missouri town is asking the Kansas Jayhawks to reconsider their choice of mascot, suggesting it glorifies a pro-slavery terrorist group from the Civil War. Read the full story...

Cost-Benefit of Television  Alabama high schools are not making any additional money having their games televised, but do the other benefits outweigh the costs? Read the full story...

Cleaner Disinfectant Wipes
Athletix products, the best choice for fitness maintenance products.
Institute-Trained Professionals
C.H.E.K. Institute-trained professionals are among the most sought-after fitness professional in their respective fields.
CushionFall Sport
CushionFall Sport rubber Crumb infill is encapsulated with a vibrant green coating making it safer while enhancing the aesthetics of synthetic surfaces.
Applying Sports Knowledge
Human Kinetics is the information leader in physical activity.


Locked Out  A Massachusetts high school is searching for a new athletic trainer after its former one resigned over a disagreement regarding access to the school’s security system. Read the full story...

Budget Booster  Athletic trainers can win $2,500 for their athletic department through a new contest sponsored by Medi-Dyne. Read the full story...

Gateway to Strength
Legend Fitness provides the ultimate gateway to stronger athletes.
Athletic Field Lighting
Musco Sports Lighting has been designing and manufacturing athletic field lighting systems since 1976.
Factory-Direct Headwear
Because it's just not a cap - it's your identity.
Sanctband
Sanctband specializes in producing high quality latex-resistive exercise band tubing for resistance training and rehabilitation products
ZAMST Athlete Saver
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New National Tournament  All American Games has announced the implementation of the Football University National Tournament, in which 32 teams of 8th grade players will compete from Thanksgiving weekend until early January. Read the full story...

Price Hike Problems  An Oklahoma high school is drawing the ire of fans for how it handled an announcement of increased ticket prices. Read the full story...

Top of the Heap  Congratulations to Earl Edwards, Athletic Director at the University of California-San Diego, which last week was named the top NCAA Division II school by The National Collegiate Scouting Association. A frequent contributor to Athletic Management, Edwards most recently wrote about working with athletes’ parents at the college level. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Double Your Money and Decrease Your Work Load  Thousands of coaches from New York to Alaska have learned the secret to running a more successful camp: Let someone else do most of the work. And while working less, they are making even more money. Read more...

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