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Tools of the Trade
December 3, 2012 - Issue 590
Franklin To Swim for High School
 After much thought and discussion, Olympic gold medalist Missy Franklin has decided to swim for her high school this season. Read the full story...
Worthy Punishment?
 In the wake of Morehead State suspending its basketball coach for shoving and shouting at a player, questions emerge on whether punishments for coaches are severe enough. Read the full story...
In the Name of Safety
 An Oregon high school athletic director found himself quickly rescheduling all home basketball games last week after the school’s bleachers were deemed unsafe. Read the full story...
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Taking a Chance
 In a creative twist on tickets sales, the University of Minnesota offered its fans the opportunity to buy a Golden Ticket, which allows the buyer entry into any (and possibly all) Big Ten home games—until the team loses. Golden Ticket holders can pick and choose which games to attend. Read the full story...
Hazing Allegations at Maine West
 An Illinois high school is dealing with widespread accusations of hazing, and has removed some coaches. Read the full story...
Case Study
A Unique Educational Experience  Northeastern University Master of Sports Leadership student and professional women's soccer player Ashleigh Gunning has had a unique experience while in the program. She started while living in Charlotte, NC, and has since moved 10 times, lived in five countries, and played with six different teams--all in a little over two years--while working on her degree. In this case study, she discusses the program, her keys to success, and future plans.
Is Ultrasound Best?
 Proponents of ultrasound for sports medical injuries say it is cheaper, safer, and more portable than x-rays and MRIs. Detractors claim the images lack accuracy. Sports medicine practitioners recently came together to discuss the issue. Read the full story...
Call For Entries
 Do you know of a high school athletic trainer who deserves recognition? A new awards program seeks to honor outstanding ATCs at the high school level. Read the full story...
AD Placed on Leave for Gambling
 Tulsa’s Athletic Director was placed on leave while under FBI investigation for gambling allegations. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
AVCA Preview  The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Annual Convention will be held Dec. 12-16, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. The following companies will be exhibiting at the show's Volleyball Marketplace.
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Natural Turf Maintenance/Covers
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Keeping It Clean
 High school concession stands in Florida are now routinely undergoing health inspections. Read the full story...
VCU Holds Town Hall Meeting
 After the head women’s volleyball coach at VCU was dismissed, students and faculty are questioning whether he was let go because he is gay. Read the full story...
Costly Coin Toss
 A Georgia high school football team lost a coin toss to host a playoff game, and is now faced with the prospect of a $20,000-$25,000 road trip. Read the full story...
Flexall Gels
Flexall(R) gels enhance ultrasound, cryotherapy, T.E.N.S., and massage therapies.
Advance Your Career
Enhance your career or begin a new one with Cal-U's 100-percent online degree programs.
Sports Nutrition Products
CytoSport: taste, quality and efficacy--what more can you ask for?
Gatorade G Series
G Series fuels your body before, during and after practice, training or competition.
Meets Storage Needs
Lyon Workspace Products develops innovative, high-quality products to meet storage needs.
Modular Tiles
Mateflex'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.
Power of Resistance
Powering athlete performance through resistance.
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