February 1, 2011 - Issue 495


USC Lifting Lawsuit  Former USC running back Stafon Johnson has filed suit against the school and a former assistant strength coach regarding the 2009 weightlifting accident that ended Johnson’s college career. Read the full story...

Community Reaction  In Arizona, community members are talking about the ramifications of a budget cut that will eliminate sports at Round Valley High School. Read the full story...

Early Signs  A recent study found that once high school athletes have had two or more concussions, they already begin showing signs of long-term heath problems Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
Baseball Equipment  With spring practices fast approaching, it's time to start exploring the latest and greatest in baseball practice equipment. See products...
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League-Wide Approach  Even if you make sure sportsmanship is a focus at your own school, you also have to consider those you visit. A league-wide approach can be a great solution. Read the full story...

All in a Week  A look at how one strength coach approaches in-season work for a big-time college basketball team. Read the full story...

Name Game  What do you do when your school has two nicknames? At Sacred Heart-Griffin High School, in Springfield, Ill., all teams are now the Cyclones. Read the full story...

Ankle Injury Prevention/Treatment
Active Ankle braces can protect you from injury and help speed recovery.
Safe in the Heat
Monitor heat stress and illness with HQ, Inc.'s patented CorTemp, ingestible core-body thermometer pill.
Water Power
Empowered by water, HydroWorx is the leader in aquatic therapy technology.


Iowa Facing Scrutiny  After 13 University of Iowa football players were hospitalized with exertional rhabdomyolysis last week, the Iowa Board of Regents has launched an investigation. We examine some of the reports out of Des Moines, and the questions that remain. Read the full story...

Too Much Too Soon  This article in the December issue of T&C explains exertional rhabdomyolysis in detail. Read the full story...

Modular Tiles
Matflex's line of modular interlocking tiles for sports cover in-line hockey, aerobics, and gymnasium flooring, as well as entrance ways and pool decks.
Nature's Wellness Drink
Refuel and recover after workouts with Milk, nature's wellness drink.
ZAMST Athlete Saver
What in the world is ZAMST? See for yourself at www.ZAMST.com!


Taking It Back  A University of Connecticut donor wants his $3 million gift back following disagreements with the school’s athletic director. Read the full story...

No Drinking Allowed  A bill proposed in North Dakota would ban drinking at college sporting events if there was a minor present. Read the full story...

Too Much Snow  A look at how coaches and athletic directors in Rhode Island are keeping winter sports seasons running smoothly despite a blitz of snow days. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
M.A.S.A.  -Leading the way in player protection with Osborne Innovative Products. A Conversation With Mike Schmitt, Jr., president of M.A.S.A., maker of Osborne Screens, an industry leader in player protection. Read more...

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