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Tools of the Trade
September 30, 2013 - Issue 632
Settlement Fallout
 Now that EA and CLC have agreed to settle in the massive antitrust suit O’Bannon vs. NCAA, what happens next? How will athletes receive damages? And will the NCAA hold firm in not settling? Read the full story...
Team Suspended by Coach
 After learning members of his team were engaging in cyberbullying, a high school football coach suspended the entire squad, issuing specific requirements for re-instatement. Read the full story...
Closed-Captioned
 The University of Maryland has been sued for not having captions for the PA announcements at athletic events. Read the full story...
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Success Through Caring
 In studying successful coaches, John McCarthy has found some common factors. One is that they have all taken great care to create a supportive environment within their team. Read the full story...
Division I ADs Speak
 After a meeting of the 1A Athletic Directors’ Association last week that saw a record turnout, NACDA issued a statement and quotes about NCAA governance issues. Read the full story...
Case Study
The Carbohydrate Commitment  By Roberta Anding, M.S., R.D./L.D., C.D.E., C.S.S.D. All athletes require dietary carbohydrate as a fuel source for working muscles. However, carbohydrate needs can vary significantly depending on the type of sport and even within sport, by event or position. As a general rule, athletes participating in aerobically-based sports will require higher amounts of carbohydrate than those competing in anaerobic sports. The nutritional needs of athletes who participate in stop-and-start sports such as soccer, basketball and football need to be specialized not only by sport but also by position.
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High School Story
 Recently, T&C blogged about a study reporting that many athletic trainers at the NCAA Division I level felt pressure from football coaches to return concussed players to action before they were medically ready. According to this athletic trainer, the same concerns hold true at the high school level. Read the full story...
Team Cancels Season
 A high school football team in New York state canceled its season after a player died following a helmet-to-helmet hit in a game. Read the full story...
Concussion Lawsuit Settled
 In New Jersey, an athletic trainer faced tough questions during a recently settled lawsuit involving the concussion-related death of a 16-year-old football player. Read the full story...
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Soccer Team Struggle
 In Mississippi, high school soccer teams are struggling with a rule that limits how many players on one high school team can play together on teams outside of the school. Read the full story...
Cash to Stay
 In an effort to turn around attendance struggles, New Mexico State University is offering students the opportunity to win cash prizes if they are at football games in the 4th quarter. Read the full story...
Roast Gone Bad
 A high school canceled a homecoming game after freshmen “roasted” seniors in a series of skits. Read the full story...
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