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Tools of the Trade
June 4, 2012 - Issue 564
Michigan Changes Rule
 Ninety-four percent of high schools in Michigan have voted to lift the age limit rules for student-athletes with disabilities. Read the full story...
Sports or Books
 Do NCAA Division I institutions dole out more money to athletics or their libraries? In the majority of cases, books win out. Inside Higher Ed breaks it down. Read the full story...
Selling Games
 An Alabama high school football team has allowed another school to “buy” a game and will go on the road in the contest as a result. Read the full story...
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Athletes Step It Up
 In this video, Stanford University student-athletes share lessons on the importance of accepting others as well as having self-respect and being comfortable with who you are. Read the full story...
More Girls Needed
 In the Chicago area, the number of girls participating in high school sports is far less than boys. The Chicago Tribune talked to athletic directors about why and what solutions they are devising. Read the full story...
Case Study
Beyond Braces:  Active Ankle focuses on becoming a vehicle of educational information. Check out this interview with Ed Christman, Vice President of Marketing for Active Ankle.
Tackling Safety
 How do we make the game of football safer for student-athletes? Eddie Canales thinks the solution is a national “tackling certification” program. Read the full story...
Call From the Hall
 The NATA has announced the names of those athletic trainers who will be inducted into the Hall of Fame later this month. Read the full story...
Safe at First
 A New Jersey high school requires all softball infielders to wear masks. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
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Rowing Coach Resigns
 At the University of Iowa, the head women’s rowing coach resigned after an 18 year career. This month, a lawsuit was scheduled to go to trial in which a former Iowa coxswain claimed workouts were so demanding and poorly supervised she developed a serious leg condition. Read the full story...
NFHS Toughens Checking Rules
 In an effort to promote safer play and minimize the risk of injury, the NFHS Ice Hockey Rules Committee approved changes that will strengthen the language for checking from behind. Read the full story...
New Challenge For Bleymaier
 Gene Bleymaier was recently named Athletic Director at San Jose State University. The former Athletic Director at Boise State, he will oversee SJSU’s transition into the Mountain West Conference. Read the full story...
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