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Tools of the Trade
July 2, 2012 - Issue 568
Rethinking Consequences
 A Michigan high school athletic director wants the state association to come up with stiffer penalties for inappropriate fan behavior without penalizing teams. Read the full story...
Basketball Transfers
 The NCAA is growing concerned that 40 percent of men’s basketball players at the Division I level are not at their original institution after their sophomore year. Read the full story...
Hazing Fallout
 After a hazing scandal last year, Andover (Mass.) High School is looking to implement some new rules for athletics, including banning freshmen from varsity teams. Read the full story...
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A Little Advice
 The outgoing athletic director at the University of Minnesota has a few suggestions for his replacement: Cut back on the number of sporting events you attend in person, and don’t make your e-mail address public. Read the full story...
Opening the Gates
 To increase attendance at games, an Arizona high school is going to allow all students—even those from opposing schools—into its games for free. Read the full story...
Case Study
ASEP Offers Coaches Certification With Substance  The best coaching education program for scholastic coaches just got better with new editions of the text, Successful Coaching, Fourth Edition, and its companion course, Coaching Principles.
Read Me in St. Louis
 A look at the NATA show through the eyes and ears of T&C Managing Editor Abigail Funk, including a synopsis of several seminars. Read the full story...
Tired Today, Gone Tomorrow
 Two new studies by sleep researcher W. Christopher Winter, MD, have uncovered a relationship between how sleepy an athlete feels during the daytime and the length of their professional career. Read the full story...
Crime and Punishments
 Is it fair to allow student-athletes who receive an athletic penalty from the school to serve that penalty in another sport? A Wisconsin community is debating that. Read the full story...
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Sending Out Praise
 Last week, NACDA presented its Under Armour Athletic Director of the Year awards to 29 collegiate athletic directors. In this blog, we recognize those award winners who have been featured in Athletic Management. Read the full story...
Trading a Whistle for a Clipboard
 Brigham Young University has hired a former college basketball official to be its head baseball coach. Read the full story...
Going Overseas
 In the latest move in scheduling one-upmanship, Michigan State and Connecticut are planning a men’s basketball game on a U.S. Air Force base in Germany. Read the full story...
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Hands-Free Conversation
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Athletic Field Lighting
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Aids for All
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