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Tools of the Trade
January 28, 2013 - Issue 597
Equal Access
 The U.S. Department of Education has announced that high schools must include disabled students in their sports programs, or provide equal alternative options. Read the full story...
Handling the Response
 Athletic directors weigh in on Notre Dame’s response to the Manti T’eo hoax. Read the full story...
Parental Pressure
 A high school soccer coach who replaced a popular coach has resigned after two years, saying parental pressure got to be too much. Read the full story...
Featured E-Zine

T&C Spring Digital Supplement

Christina Specos provides a glimpse inside Purdue University’s renovated Mackey Arena and Dave Ellis, President of the Collegiate & Professional Sports Dietitians Association, talks about nutrition for football linemen.

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Compliance in Contract
 Mark Helfrich, the new Head Football Coach at the University of Oregon, has a requirement in his contract that he “actively look for red flags of potential [NCAA] violations.” Read the full story...
Bringing Back the Hall
 A New Jersey high school is resurrecting its athletic Hall of Fame, selling banners to former players and coaches to raise money. Read the full story...
Case Study
Increase Installation Profits Quality  There is a vast difference between installing indoors under controlled conditions and outdoors under variable weather conditions. Because installation time is money, installers, contractors and others quickly learn that there is much more to selecting an outdoor adhesive than just its low price and/or high strength. In fact, using an adhesive based on those criteria alone will probably be both costly and disastrous.
Shedding New Light on CTE
 In an exciting development in the area of assessing and treating concussions, a UCLA-based study has found tau protein in the brains of five living, retired NFL players who reported a history of concussion and varying levels of cognitive and emotional degeneration. Read the full story...
Proposal Would Limit Contact
 In Virginia, a new proposal would limit the amount of contact in certain high school sports, a move that could drastically alter practices. Read the full story...
On the Team
 A quarterback who lost his leg in an accident has been guaranteed a roster spot on the University of Virginia team. Read the full story...
Product Showcase
Baseball Equipment  With spring practices fast approaching, it's time to start exploring the latest and greatest in baseball practice equipment.
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Behind the Camera
 A new initiative headed by the MHSAA and the MIC allows schools in Michigan to broadcast games live and archive them. Read the full story...
A Field of His Own
 At Benedict College, Head Baseball Coach Selwyn Young has built a new home for his team, turning an overflow parking area into a new field by setting small goals and involving players in the construction process. Read the full story...
Stepping Down for Balance
 Huntingdon College’s longtime athletic director is stepping down to spend more time with his family. He will continue to coach the women’s basketball team. Read the full story...
Sports Medicine Supplies
Cramer Products has been an industry leader in sports medicine and athletic training room supplies for more than 90 years.
Brightening Fan Base
Brighten your fan base with Daktronics' long-lasting LED systems.
Hotronix(R) Identification Label System
Never lose team uniforms or equipment again with Stahls' Hotronix(R) Identification label system.
Insurance Programs
K&K Insurance is a recognized leader of sports, leisure, and entertainment insurance products.
PSM solutions
Zephyr(TM) is a global leader in developing real-time physiological and biomechanical monitoring, or Physical Status Monitoring (PSM) solutions.
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