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Strategic Planning
July 29, 2016
The Board of Trustees of Southern Wesleyan University has approved the addition of women's triathlon as an intercollegiate sport for the 2016-17 school year.
Legal Issues
July 27, 2016
The state of Maryland and the NCAA have reached a settlement with the family of Derek Sheely, a Frostburg State University football player who died in 2011 from a traumatic brain injury. While the amount of payment is not large, the terms of settlement may have far reaching consequences.
From New World Of Coaching
Because successful communication with your players is so crucial, it pays to understand how to properly utilize all of the various forms of communication: verbal, visual and physical. Coaches need to utilize all three forms—and understand the nuances of each in order to select the right method for a specific situation.
High School News
July 27, 2016
Georgia high school coaches, faced with the problem of students transferring to nearby school districts, are considering whether having some degree of veto power over transfers would help address the situation.
Student-Athlete Welfare
July 27, 2016
After a year with 50 instances of student-athletes breaking the code of conduct, Queensbury (N.Y.) High School is revisiting its policies.
Student-Athlete Welfare
July 26, 2016
In Pennsylvania, new state regulations require secondary schools to write up and distribute anti-hazing policies. In addition, high school and middle school students can now be criminally charged if they are responsible for hazing.
High School News
July 26, 2016
Rules changes for high school softball focus on uniforms and equipment.
Leadership
July 25, 2016
High school girls' soccer coach Mark Timpane has started teaching his team lessons in leadership and life skills in order to prepare them for any challenge they may face, whether it's on or off the field.
Marketing
July 22, 2016
The ACC became the latest Power 5 Conference to announce the formation of its own television network. 
Coaching
July 21, 2016
A women's college rugby coach has written an open letter to her colleagues leaving the profession.
Legal Issues
July 20, 2016
Administrators at a Kentucky high school must go through extra training after they were found to not have properly investigated claims of hazing.
Football
July 20, 2016
Discussion about changing or even eliminating kickoffs from college football have gained traction among NCAA and AFCA officials.
Legal Issues
July 19, 2016
A Florida high school student has threatened to sue the school if she is not given a place on the cheerleading team. 
Fundraising
July 15, 2016
Southern Utah University has revamped its fundraising organization to make it more like the booster clubs used at other schools.
Web Exclusives
July 14, 2016
New Mexico State University has cut its equestrian team as part of campus-wide efforts to react to declining revenue.
Career Moves
July 14, 2016
Baylor University has hired former Missouri Athletic Director Mack Rhoades to the same position. Rhoades comes to Baylor after serving as Missouri's Athletic Director for a little more than a year.
Web Exclusives
July 13, 2016
The U.S. Department of Defense has updated its policy on mandatory active duty for service academy graduates to allow them to proceed directly to professional sports careers in some cases.
Softball
July 13, 2016
A pair of controversial endings have people questioning the rules governing the way a winner is determined when a softball game is stopped because of weather.
Coaching
July 13, 2016
Despite being a top source for NFL players, Florida is one of the lowest-paying states for high school football coaches.
Legal Issues
July 12, 2016
A rowing coach at Rockford (Mich.) High School was arrested and charged with recording stduent-athletes as they changed clothes.
Baseball
July 12, 2016
High school baseball rules now will require a pitching restriction policy based on the number of pitches thrown in a game.
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