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Tools of the Trade
May 27, 2013 - Issue 614
Pulling Together
 The University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University, and the University of Tulsa are selling T-shirts to help tornado victims. Read the full story...
Sexting Causes Forfeit
 An Illinois high school athletic director chose to have the baseball team forfeit a state playoff game after players engaged in sexting by forwarding photos of female classmates. Read the full story...
New Academic Requirements Proposed
  A look at proposed NCAA Division II requirements for student-athlete academic progress. Read the full story...
Athletic Management Facilities of Innovation

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This digital supplement profiles five new ground-breaking athletic complexes, including the University of Oregon Football Support Center.

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AD Positions Eliminated
 In this Michigan school district, the job of athletic director will now be handled by assistant principals. “All I can say is good luck, because they have absolutely no idea what we do and the amount of time that we put in,” said one of the outgoing ADs. Read the full story...
Thanks But No Thanks
 Teddy Bridgewater, quarterback at the University of Louisville, has asked the school not to start a Heisman campaign for him. Read the full story...
Dealing with Stains Effectively
Case Study  quot;You could play an entire round of golf using just a putter,quot; says Craig Kronbeck, a veteran INTEGRA Program(R) Representative with Anderson Chemical Company#039;s Industrial and Institutional division. quot;But it#039;s not going to be very effective--you#039;re going to score better and have more efficiency if you use all 14 clubs in your golf bag.quot;
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Sportsmanship Miscue Costs Coach
 A New Hampshire high school football coach was not rehired after his players allegedly taunted an opposing coach in a postgame handshake line. Read the full story...
Building A Brand
 Montgomery College has combined sports from all three of its campuses under one roof, with a new mascot, team colors, and a “one college, one team” motto. Read the full story...
Recruiting Wars
 A Michigan high school basketball coach has been suspended for “exhibiting undue influence” on an 8th grader. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
AEMA Convention Preview  The following companies will exhibit at the 2013 Athletic Equipment Managers' Association Convention.
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Online Buyer's Guide
Our online Buyer's Guide features a customized pages for companies advertising in our 2014 Buyer's Guide, including interactive links, product images, and more detailed product listings. Here are links to four companies featured in our Guide:
Athletic Edge
Aurora Storage
Belco Athletic Laundry Equipment
Continental Girbau, Inc.
Extractor Corporation
Laundry Loops Inc.
OakWood Sports
Salsbury Industries
Sports Laundry Systems
Stahl's Hotronix
Wenger Corporation
Wilson Case

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To Be the Best
 “In my 44 years of coaching, I have seen many athletes who are called to walk the path, but few actually choose to,” writes Vern Gambetta in a recent blog. Read the full story...
Small School Gets Headliner
 SUNY Adirondack’s athletic department will host An “Evening With Jimmer” fundraiser, during which the NBA player will be interviewed by a local TV anchor and host a Q&A with guests. Read the full story...
Courting Fans
 George Washington University is unveiling a new court design, and the proposal includes DC landmarks like the White House, along with a Twitter hashtag. Read the full story...
Cleaning Solutions
Athletix(TM) Products offers cleaning solutions with Equipment Cleaner wipes, Disinfectant wipes and Foam Hand Sanitizer.
ClearSpan(TM) Fabric Structures provides design-build solutions for the athletic industry.
Athletic Field Lighting
Musco Sports Lighting has been designing and manufacturing athletic field lighting systems since 1976.
Schelde North America
Schelde North America, Better Equipment for a Better Game(TM).
Computer-Aided Specialties
VP Buildings specializes in the computer-aided design of pre-engineered steel systems construction.
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