October 31, 2011 - Issue 534


Assessing New NCAA Reforms  Last Thursday, the NCAA made some bold legislative changes to academic standards and scholarship rules. What has the reaction been? Read the full story...

Still The Braves  Alcorn State is one of just two schools to continue to accept NCAA sanctions for using a Native American nickname. Read the full story...

Prayer Issue Raised  In Alabama, the question over whether or not prayers should be led before high school games was raised following a complaint. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Facility Solutions  Just because the wood on your basketball court is hard, it doesn't mean finding quality equipment for your facility should be. Check out these facility solutions from top manufacturers. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Strength Training & Injury Prevention
The following strength training & injury prevention-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Small School Recruiting Scandal  In upstate New York, a school district investigation found that its high school football coaching staff recruited players. The team finished its regular season undefeated and is coached by former NFL player Tim Green. Read the full story...

Unique Video Celebrates New Arena and Its Donors  To celebrate the opening of a new arena, Bowling Green State University created an intriguing rap video featuring a basketball player on vocals and major donors in basketball uniforms. Read the full story...

Fired Coach Says He Reported Hazing  At a Massachusetts high school, an assistant football coach is claiming he’s being fired for reporting a hazing incident. Read the full story...

Enhancing the Look of Your Field
Diamond Pro professional groundskeeping products deliver long-lasting performance and quality while enhancing the look and feel of a well-maintained field.
Scoreboards Promotions
Catch the spirit with Fair-Play for your LED scoreboards, message centers, and video displays needs.
Safe in the Heat
Monitor heat stress and illness with HQ, Inc.'s patented CorTemp, ingestible core-body thermometer pill.
What the Best Wear
Watch the world's best players closely. You'll see they're wearing HexPad protective apparel.


Supporting Those With Concussions  A Pennsylvania athletic trainer has started a post-concussion support group for athletes and their parents. Read the full story...

More Opportunities for Future ATCs  The Bureau of Labor Statistics has predicted that in the 10-year period from 2008 to 2018, athletic training job opportunities will grow almost 37 percent. In response, universities are looking to provide more accredited athletic training education programs. Read the full story...

Prevent MRSA
Make Hibiclens and Hibistat part of your gameplan for preventing the spread of MRSA and other staph infections.
Advanced Athletic Medicine
Discover how you can equip your athletes with advanced sports medicine products.
Strength Conditioning
The one stop discount store for all of your strength conditioning needs.
Lighting Up the Game
Better lighting makes a better game, with Qualite Sports Lighting systems.


Debating the Role of Cheerleaders  A New Jersey high school’s practice of allowing cheerleaders to provide care packages to football players before games is under scrutiny. Read the full story...

Cleaning Up AAU Basketball  IHoops has unveiled its education course for youth basketball coaches, which aims to change the focus of summer AAU basketball games. Read the full story...

One Too Many Games Leads to Postseason Ban  An athletic department oversight led to a New York high school girls’ soccer team playing one too many games, and being banned from the postseason as a result Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Information About Synthetic Turf Adhesives  Selecting a suitable outdoor adhesive for easy handling and long-term exterior durability, plus installing synthetic turf outdoors with that adhesive, is a different world compared to indoor installation of synthetic turf. Read more...

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