October 10, 2011 - Issue 531


Cutting Off the Stream  Two North Carolina high schools are banning Internet streaming of their football games, claiming they will lose money on ticket sales otherwise. Read the full story...

Conference Realignment: Non-Revenue Notes  When it comes to the shifting pieces of conference realignment, most of the focus has been on football and men’s basketball. However, there’s a whole spate of other sports that will be equally affected by schools switching conferences. Read the full story...

Suspended for Ethics Violation  An assistant high school football coach in Texas was suspended for the rest of the season after being hit with an ethics violation while scouting a game. Read the full story...

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Concussion News  New study out on baseline testing … CDC to develop national guidelines on managing sports-related concussions … University of Texas football player hangs up his helmet after another concussion … Senator pushes for legislation on helmet safety … and other news on head injuries in sport. Read the full story...

Boosting Mental Health  The University of Minnesota athletic department has hired two sports psychologists, a husband-wife team, as part of its sports medicine staff. Read the full story...

Hoping to Prevent Injuries  A California high school is requiring all female athletes get a minimum of 25 workouts in the weightroom prior to the start of their seasons. Read the full story...


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Worth the Cost?  Are corporate sponsorships of high school athletics worth the money they bring in? This school district is debating the pros and cons before it moves ahead with the idea. Read the full story...

Backed By Business  This 2009 cover story in Athletic Management took an in-depth look at the topic of corporate sponsors in high school athletics. Read the full story...

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Girls’ Football Game Canceled  A Vermont high school canceled a powder puff football game that was to serve as a fundraiser after concerns arose about safety and sexism. Read the full story...

Congrats to Jim Thornton  The NATA has elected Jim Thornton, Head Athletic Trainer at Clarion University, as its next President. We interviewed Thornton as part of a roundtable discussion about issues affecting the athletic training profession in this previously published article. Read the full story...

Best Softball Fields  Stabilizer Solutions, Inc., and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) are accepting nominations for the fourth annual Field of the Year awards, which honor outstanding softball fields. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
A Community Comes Together  Even by the standards of do-it-yourself projects, the Woodward-Granger High School track facility is a standout. It's a prime example of a school that used local resources to get a job done, and a community that came together to make it happen. Read more...

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