November 15, 2011 - Issue 536


What Can We Learn?  In a guest column, Richard Lapchick provides thoughts on the Penn State scandal, as well as other scandals in the past year at big-time athletic schools. “These are good men who made bad decisions,” he writes. Read the full story...

New Jersey to Allow Home Schoolers to Participate  A new policy put into place by the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association will now allow home-schooled athletes to play high school sports in the state. Read the full story...

University of Maryland May Cut 10 Sports  At the University of Maryland, a budget shortfall will likely eliminate men’s and women’s swimming and diving, as well as several other sports. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Baseball and Softball Equipment  Spring may be a couple months away, but now is the perfect time to look ahead at replacing worn out baseball and softball gear and equipment. See products...
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Outdoor Facility Equipment
The following outdoor facility equipment-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, Big Scandal  A dream year for the football team at Skaneateles (N.Y.) High School ended in a nightmare recently when its season was suspended due to alleged recruiting violations by the coaching staff, which is headed by Tim Green, a former NFL player. Read the full story...

Last Days on the Job  Checking in with Dick Baddour, the outgoing Athletic Director at the University of North Carolina, who will remain employed at the school while incoming Athletic Director Bubba Cunningham takes over. Read the full story...

All Eyes on Field Hockey  A review of the new eye protection rule in high school field hockey as the season comes to a close. Read the full story...

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No Violations Found  This summer, a number of Idaho high schools were named in Title IX complaints, but after investigating, the complaints have been dropped. Read the full story...

A Look Back  Athletic Management reported on the Idaho Title IX allegations in this article. Read the full story...

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Primary Focus  What are the pros and cons of being a strength coach for just one sport? Rich Jacobs, who works primarily with the University of Florida women’s basketball team, provides his thoughts. Read the full story...

Survey Leads to Resignation  In Wyoming, a high school head football coach has resigned after sending his athletes a survey titled “Hurt Feelings Report.” Read the full story...

Steroid Ring in Ohio  Thirty three individuals were indicted on drug charges in a steroid ring that may have targeted high school athletes in Ohio. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Fantastic Fabric  A look at a new state-of-the-art training center housed in a fabric structure from ClearSpan Fabric Structures. Read more...

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