October 17, 2011 - Issue 532


Football Death  A 16-year old high school football player died two hours after enduring a hit to the head on the field. A coroner ruled the cause of death to be a cerebral hemorrhage. It was the player’s first varsity start. Read the full story...

Fans Unhappy with Removal of Trumpet Player  The University of Delaware’s decision to remove a trumpet-playing fan from a football game is being criticized. Read the full story...

Argument Aftermath  In Connecticut, after two assistant football coaches were suspended due to an argument in the team locker room, the high school’s athletic director and principal are trying to turn the incident into a teachable moment. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Pain Management  No matter what we do to avoid it, pain is often an unfortunate byproduct of athletic performance training and competition. Luckily, there are plenty of products available designed to ease an athlete's suffering and get them back on track. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Synthetic Turf Companies
The following synthetic turf-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

How to Replace a Legend  When a longtime successful coach leaves your program, student-athletes and parents will be eager to see how you replace him or her. This athletic director looks for two specific qualities in candidates. Read the full story...

Reacting to Emergencies  During this fall’s high school football season, a number of schools have been in the headlines for issues related to emergency response to injuries. From delayed response times to not having an ambulance on hand, we look at the latest news. Read the full story...

When Players Criticize Fans  Western Kentucky University suspended a football player for making critical comments about fans. Read the full story...

Pilates Innovator
Balanced Body, Inc. has provided innovation in Pilates equipment since 1976.
Institute-Trained Professionals
C.H.E.K. Institute-trained professionals are among the most sought-after fitness professional in their respective fields.


Traveling Abroad For Treatment  Recently, two prominent NFL players reportedly flew overseas to receive stem cell treatments for their respective injuries. The news garnered significant interest stateside, where stem cell procedures are not yet approved. Read the full story...

Retaliation or Cause?  After a Florida girls’ high school lacrosse coach voiced concerns over Title IX issues, she was fired, but administrators cited her coaching barefoot as reason for dismissal. Read the full story...

Insurance Programs
K&K Insurance is a recognized leader of sports, leisure, and entertainment insurance products.
Regional Soil Blends
Beam Clay offers regional infield mixes blended for every state and climate from bulk plants nationwide.
Aquatic Therapy
From conditioning and therapy to rehab and recovery, SwimEx meets all your training needs.


Bringing Back Football  College football is returning to Stetson University, and the school’s president outlined the reasons why she feels it’s a good move. Read the full story...

Pay to Play  A Florida high school is offering to pay visiting football teams $1,000 to play at its home field. Read the full story...

New Game in Town  Several colleges joined up for the first-ever Midwest Quidditch Cup, with a team from the University of Kansas emerging as champions. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Brace Yourselves:  McDavid 195 Ultralight Proven to Prevent Ankle Injuries. Lace-up ankle braces are designed to prevent acute ankle injury in amateur athletes. But until now, that statement wasn't backed up with any hard-core evidence. Read more...

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