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May 28, 2015

Eight ideas to help fund coach, A.D. education

Even in good economic times, athletic budgets are usually strained and pushed to the limit. Considering all of the necessary safety equipment, team travel and other expenditures associated with operating an athletic department, this is understandable...

May 26, 2015

Advocates presenting the case for putting athletic trainers in every school

Dr. Javier Cardenas was tired of the bickering. As chair of Arizona’s Sports Medicine Advisory Committee, Cardenas was wedged in the middle of several institutions that all assumed it was someone else clogging the pipes of progress when it came ...

May 21, 2015

Virginia High School League opens doors to private institutions

The Virginia High School League will now allow private school members, a first in the organization's 90-year history. The change is the result of a lawsuit filed by Liberty Christian Academy, a private school that applied for membership three tim...

May 21, 2015

Brevard College announces reclassification to Division III

Brevard College announced plans this week to begin transitioning to NCAA Division III, a process that takes four years before an institution can become a full member. The college, located in Brevard, North Carolina, has spent the last eight years ...

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May 21, 2015

Survey: 46% of readers support athletes bypassing college for pros

In April, Coach and Athletic Director asked readers whether they believed that high school athletes should be allowed to bypass college for the pros. Most agreed they should, but here are the complete results along with some of the responses. •...

An Ohio prep football player claims a turf field caused an infection he suffered after being cut.
May 20, 2015

Lawsuit claims turf gave prep football player MRSA

An Ohio high school football player has filed a lawsuit against two school districts after sustaining a cut during a game he claims led to a staph infection. [caption id="attachment_12838" align="alignright" width="318"] An Ohio prep football play...

May 14, 2015

N.J. parents face stalking charges after allegedly harassing coach

A New Jersey couple is facing stalking charges after allegedly sending anonymous emails over a two-year span in an attempt to get a basketball coach fired from his school. From Cresskill (N.J.) police said in the stalking complai...

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May 14, 2015

Mural part of Towson University rebranding

When Towson University lost in the Division I Football Championship Subdivision national title game, it wanted to celebrate. Not at the moment. And not because it fell short, but because the team deserved better than “runner-up.” The Tigers di...

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May 13, 2015

NACDA announces Under Armour ADs of the Year

The National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics on Tuesday announced its winners of the Under Armour AD of the Year Award. Honorees included athletic directors in seven divisions. NACDA Executive Director Bob Vecchione said in a new...

May 13, 2015

Pa. high school investigating football program for violation

A Pennsylvania high school has suspended its football program from all activities pending an internal investigation into two student-athletes who transferred to the school. Berwick Superintendent Wayne Brookhart announced Tuesday that the footba...

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