October 4, 2011 - Issue 530


Full Costs To Be Covered?  An NCAA committee may vote to increase the value of athletic scholarships to better cover the cost of attending college. Read the full story...

Grave Mistake  A junior varsity football coach in New York has been suspended two games for bringing his team to a grave yard for a post-game speech about the importance of playing hard. Read the full story...

Athletic Director Receives Threats  Fans upset over the direction of Ole Miss athletics have threatened Athletic Director Pete Boone and Chancellor Dan Jones. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Gym Components  Step up your game with these top-notch gymnasium upgrades. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Scoreboards and Video Displays
The following scoreboard and video display-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Getting Tougher  In New Jersey, a high school is hoping a new tougher plan to stop students from drinking during football games will work. Read the full story...

Honoring the Past  Looking for a way to draw attention to some of your athletic department’s past achievements? Florida A&M is doing so with a unique video series. Read the full story...

Allegations of Bullying  An Indiana high school kicked four players off its football team for allegedly exhibiting inappropriate behavior in the locker room. Read the full story...

Highest Quality
Aer-Flo makes the highest-quality field, turf and track protectors, plus the world's toughest windscreens.
Setting The Standard
A-Turf sets the standard in the synthetic turf industry.
Sports Medicine Supplies
Cramer Products has been an industry leader in sports medicine and athletic training room supplies for more than 90 years.
Maintain a Fresh Look
EverWhite dry erase boards will not dull, gray or develop ghost images, even after years of use -- GUARANTEED.


Facebook Faux Pas  A pair of Tennessee high school football players were declared ineligible after their mother revealed too much about their living situation on Facebook. Read the full story...

It Gets Better  Northwestern University has become one of the first collegiate athletic departments to produce an “It Gets Better” video, following in the footsteps of several Major League Baseball teams. Read the full story...

Tough Enough for Training
Humane's LokTuff interlocking rubber systems do more than just protect weight room flooring.
The Right Equipment
From a single ball field to a huge multi-field complex, Newstripe has the right equipment for you.
Heat for the Hamstring
The new Hammy Series models are like traditional Stromgren 75-percent nylon/25-percent Lycra compression shorts, but with a neoprene liner in the back of each leg.
Synthetic Surfaces Inc.
Synthetic Surfaces Inc. is an adhesive company that specializes in one-part curing urethanes for installing synthetic turf, wood floors, and sport and recreational surfaces.


Through the Generations  Jeff Stone, Head Athletic Trainer at Suffolk University, provides thoughts on how both the younger and older generations of athletic trainers are giving back to the profession together. Read the full story...

Striking Out  A Massachusetts high school is embroiled in controversy for keeping a head football coach who coached during a strike in 1994 out of the school’s Hall of Fame. Read the full story...

Sportsmanship at its Best  A Minnesota high school cross country runner is being called a hero after he carried a fellow runner, bleeding profusely from an ankle injury, nearly a quarter-mile to help. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Tackling Coastal Carolina’s Football Storage Needs  An interview with Wilson Beaver, Football Equipment Manager at Coastal Carolina University. Read more...

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