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Tools of the Trade
November 5, 2012 - Issue 586
Hurricane Sandy Aftermath
 Of the many sports cancellations that occurred due to Hurricane Sandy, this one may be the most heart-breaking. Read the full story...
NCAA Approves New Penalty Structure
 After a year of discussion, NCAA Division I has introduced a new model for enforcing its rules. The major changes include switching from two to four tiers to categorize infractions and holding head coaches more accountable. Read the full story...
Coach Fired Over Relationship with Player
 A 21-year old Michigan high school girls’ lacrosse coach has been charged with having an inappropriate relationship with a 15-year old player. Read the full story...
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Taking Themselves Out
 After finding out student-athletes received incorrect financial aid, NCAA Division III Baldwin-Wallace College removed itself from postseason play in all sports. Read the full story...
When to Start?
 Over 100 medical experts from around the world gathered at the Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport held in Zurich, Switzerland Thursday and Friday. Among the topics of discussion were the safest ages to play tackle football. Read the full story...
Case Study
A Performance Edge  GaREAT Sports Complex Indoor Track Building FlexSand(R) Action synthetic infill gives a performance edge to playing fields in a new, world-class indoor sports facility.
Videos Questioned
 The head football coach at Minnesota State-Mankato went before a judge last week asking her to dismiss felony charges against him for videos he shot of his children. Read the full story...
No Moving Up
 In Minnesota, a school district rule that prohibits middle school students from participating in varsity sports is being challenged due to an 8th grade cross country athlete who is faster than all the school’s varsity runners. Read the full story...
Spelman Dropping Sports
 Spelman College, a women’s NCAA Division III HBCU, is dropping athletics and focusing instead on a campus-wide wellness initiative. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Lockers, Equipment Storage & Laundry Equipment
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Measuring the Impact
 A new study says that NCAA Division I football programs’ success can have a major impact on its university, even if the team’s win total increases by just one victory from one season to the next. Read the full story...
Parent Arrested
 An angry parent threatened to kill a high school volleyball coach after his daughter was benched during a game. The man was also charged with battery after confronting the school’s athletic director. Read the full story...
Difference Makers
 Oregon State Head Coach Mike Riley says a revamped sports medicine staff, along with a strong sports performance program, is a key to his team’s success so far this season. Read the full story...
Pure and Natural
BiProUSA offers pure, natural whey protein products for health conscious individuals and athletes.
GE Healthcare
GE Healthcare provides ultrasound and body composition devices for the athletic trainer.
Eliminate the Yuck Factor
Gym Wipes products are specially formulated to remove sweat and grime conveniently without harming workout surfaces.
Worldwide Markets
Magister Corporation provides a wide range of products for the orthopedic, rehabilitation and fitness markets worldwide.
Neoprene Supports
PRO neoprene supports can be found in use in 34 countries around the world.
Shamrock Farms
Shamrock Farms' Rockin' Refuel has a full line of products with natural protein to build and rebuild muscles.
Aids for All
SPRI offers training and conditioning for everyone - from student to professional athletes.
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