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Progressive Programs
September 30, 2016
Through a new initiative called BEOREGON, University of Oregon student-athletes are wearing colorful T-shirts intended to spark conversations about inclusion.
Leadership
September 29, 2016
Seattle University has chosen Shaney Fink as its new Athletic Director, who will begin on Nov. 1. She currently serves as Senior Associate Athletics Director and Senior Woman Administrator at the University of San Diego.
From New World Of Coaching
Too much time focused on winning and competing can distract from other important aspects of coaching young athletes. Teaching good sportsmanship and promoting respect for opponents often gets overlooked, but these are just as important to developing life skills. Coaches should be proactive about the conduct of their athletes and consider these four methods for promoting positive attitudes in the face of competition.
Leadership
September 27, 2016
With a background in media relations and after six years leading the athletics program at Mississippi State University, Scott Stricklin will become Athletic Director at the University of Florida. 
Leadership
September 26, 2016
The Nebo School District, in Spanish Fork, Utah, recently hosted a Captain's Academy to teach leadership and sportsmanship to students from six high schools and seven middle schools.
High School News
September 23, 2016
In central New York, a school district’s Athletic Director has been charged with computer trespass, while a former Assistant Principal at the school has been charged with making unauthorized changes to a student’s class schedule.
Feature
September 23, 2016
The athletic department at Cornell University has apologized after a football coach tweeted a photo of players wearing sombreros.
Football
September 23, 2016
At Louisa County (Va.) High School, the back of its football team's uniforms have inspirational words instead of players' names, which is not permissible under NFHS rules. The team has decided it will take a 15-yard penalty every game instead of change its uniforms.
Career Moves
September 23, 2016
After 16 months as Athletic Director at Oregon State University, Todd Stansbury has resigned to accept the same position at Georgia Tech, his alma mater.
Student-Athlete Welfare
September 22, 2016
Struggling to get enough players to come out for the football team at Enterprise (Utah) High School, Head Coach Andy Messersmith issued an effective message about balancing commitments.
Leadership
September 22, 2016
A high school in Alabama has offered an apology to an opposing football team after its players and fans were greeted with signs linked to Donald's Trump's presidential bid.
High School News
September 21, 2016
A Wisconsin high school is investigating students who burned a rival school's flag before a football game.
Feature
September 21, 2016
On Wednesday, the Ivy League announced a set of proposals for all NCAA Division I sports that would disallow verbal committments before an athlete's junior year and "change the culture" of early recruiting.
Coaching
September 20, 2016
George Washington University has fired its head men's basketball coach after reports of verbal abuse.
Feature
September 19, 2016
Although the NCAA has pulled all championship events from North Carolina due to HB-2 legislation, the Atlantic-10 will allow Davidson College to host the conference's men's soccer championships in November.
High School News
September 16, 2016
A few days after announcing that athletes would not be able to play if they refused to stand for the national anthem, Crosby (Texas) High School reconsidered, and will now allow athletes to kneel if they wish to.
Technology
September 16, 2016
At Penn State University, the athletic department is launching a virtual reality channel and giving fans a chance to win VR headsets.
Leadership
September 15, 2016
To help reduce poor behavior by students on his campus, University of South Carolina Athletic Director Ray Tanner has taken on a new role.
Marketing
September 15, 2016
In November 2017, prior to Rutgers University and the University of Maryland competing in a Big Ten football contest, the two schools' wrestling teams will square off — at Yankee Stadium.   next year, the game will will compete against each other in both wreTwo universities are planning a wrestling-football doubleheader for next year.
Strategic Planning
September 15, 2016
The National Association of Collegiate eSports (NAC eSports) officially launched last week, providing legitimacy and structure for eSports programs officially recognized by their college or university.
Coaching
September 14, 2016
With only one yard needed to claim victory, this football team chose to not run a final play of the game out of respect for its opponent.
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