February 6, 2012 - Issue 547

NCAA’s Top Ref Has Seen Enough  John Adams, the NCAA’s National Officiating Coordinator has sent a memo to Division I basketball referees imploring them to enforce sportsmanship rules. Read the full story...

No Waiting in Jersey  New Jersey high school athletic directors are concerned about new rules eliminating a 30-day waiting period for certain student-athletes who transfer to other schools. Read the full story...

Joel Maturi to Retire  University of Minnesota Athletic Joel Maturi announced his retirement last week. A former high school coach and athletic director, Maturi has seen it all. Read the full story...

PRODUCT SHOWCASE
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Buyer’s Guide Showcase: Outdoor Facility Equipment
The following outdoor facility equipment-related companies are advertisers in the Athletic Management Buyer’s Guide and you can click on the company name to visit its Web site.

Soccer Meetings  In Washington State, WIAA officials are meeting with soccer coaches to discuss an increase in the number of ejections due to violent conduct and abusive language. Read the full story...

Faculty Vote  At Rutgers, the faculty in the School of Arts and Sciences overwhelmingly voted in support of a resolution to end university subsidies for athletics. Read the full story...

A Day to Celebrate  Last Wednesday was National Girls and Women in Sports Day, and the National Women’s Law Center hosted a “blog carnival” to honor women, girls, and the role of sports in their lives. Read the full story...

Change the Game
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Biodex Concussion Management
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A Giant in the Field  For over 30 years, Athletic Trainer Ronnie Barnes has worked the sidelines for the New York Giants. This past Sunday, he made his fifth appearance on sports’ biggest stage—the Superbowl. Read the full story...

Ethics in Athletic Training  Have you ever dealt with an ethical dilemma in the field of athletic training during your career? Would you be willing to talk to us about it or possibly write about it for an upcoming issue of Training & Conditioning magazine? Read the full story...

Effective And Safe
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Working with Student Fans  A Utah high school will meet with their “Sixth Man Club,” the student body cheering section at basketball games, to discuss their behavior. Read the full story...

Army to Study Supplements  The United States Army is investigating whether dietary supplements containing an ingredient known as dimethylamylamine or DMAA may have contributed to the deaths of two soldiers last year. The soldiers had heart attacks during fitness exercises, according to an Army official. Read the full story...

Legislation Moving On  Legislation that would allow home-schooled students in Virginia to play sports for public school teams may be passed by the House next week. Read the full story...

CASE STUDY
Adhesives For All Weather  NORDOT(R) outdoor synthetic turf adhesives have high green strength (grab) to prevent unwanted movement such as seam openings, curling, bubbles and wrinkles during installation. Read more...

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