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May 26, 2017
At the Sports Business Awards, SportsBusiness Journal named Clemson University Director of Athletics Dan Radakovich as the 2017 Athletic Director of the Year.
High School News
May 25, 2017
In New Jersey, parents and coaches are signing a petition of support for a high school athletic director after his contract was not renewed.
From New World Of Coaching
Whether your squad is going into the post-season as an underdog or is poised to win the title, there are several things to think about when you coach in the playoffs. Here are a handful of key tips for a smooth and productive post-season.
Event Management
May 25, 2017
A new state law in Georgia that legalizes the concealed carry of firearms on certain areas of campuses does not allow weapons in stadiums, but will allow them at tailgating events.
Leadership
May 25, 2017
Mary Ellen Gillespie, who currently serves as Director of Athletics at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, has been hired for the same position at the University of Hartford.
Feature
May 23, 2017
A two-time Paralympic medalist is the first double-amputee to receive an NCAA Division I track and field scholarship. He will compete next year for the University of Arkansas.  
Leadership
May 23, 2017
Named Director of Athletics at San Jose State University, Marie Tuite becomes one of just a handful of women to lead an NCAA Division I FBS program.
High School News
May 22, 2017
Announcing that it would integrate two Paralympic races into the state track and field meet in 2013, the Nebraska Student Activities Association is still struggling to make the idea work. 
Basketball
May 19, 2017
The NFHS has announced rules changes for girls' and boys' high school basketball, which include stopping play and giving an official warning to coaches for misconduct. The goal is to send a "clear message to everyone in the gym" regarding proper behavior.
Leadership
May 19, 2017
At Colorado Mesa University, Associate Athletic Directors Kris Mort and Bryan Rooks have been promoted to serve as co-directors of the athletic department.  
Facilities
May 18, 2017
At Dreher High School in Columbia, S.C., neighbors are fighting a proposal to expand the school's athletic facilities. 
Leadership
May 18, 2017
A current member of the NCAA Division II Management Council, Curtis Campbell will leave his post as Director of Athletics at Tuskegee University to take on the same role at Western Oregon University.
Football
May 18, 2017
Administrators from both the high school and Big Ten ranks met earlier this week to discuss the college conference's upcomimg football schedule, in which some teams will play on Friday nights.
Leadership
May 16, 2017
Currently the Senior Associate Athletics Director for Administration and Development at the University of Oklahoma, Michael Alford has been hired as Associate Vice President and Director of Athletics at Central Michigan University.
High School News
May 15, 2017
Following an incident in which a student brought a gun to a basketball contest, Granite City (Ill.) High School has decided to withdraw from its athletic conference.
Leadership
May 15, 2017
Over half a year after the NCAA circulated a “presidential pledge” to improve diversity in hiring, 30 percent of its member schools have yet to sign it.
High School News
May 15, 2017
A look at the success of the second annual High School Esports Invitational in Chicago and whether the activity will become a sanctioned sport in Illinois.
Academics
May 12, 2017
A look at East Carolina University's MVP (Most Valuable Professor) program, which has concluded a successful inaugural year.   
High School News
May 11, 2017
A high school athletic director in Nebraska has written a column for the local newspaper about the racism his student-athletes deal with on a daily basis.
Facilities
May 11, 2017
In updating its gym, Doane University will unveil an all-black court this summer. It is believed to be the second "blacktop" court in the country at the collegiate level.
Leadership
May 11, 2017
The National Junior College Athletic Association has chosen Christopher Parker as its new Executive Director. He replaces Mary Ellen Leicht, who has been in the position since 2009.
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