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Feature
August 25, 2016
Tiffin University will introduce an eSports team to its athletic department, starting in the fall 2017. Two faculty members will develop the program, working with Athletic Director Lonny Allen.
Legal Issues
August 24, 2016
Last week, Tim Fader, the former University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Head Wrestling Coach, filed a lawsuit against the school's Chancellor, Richard Telfer, and its Athletic Director, Amy Edmonds, alleging that they unlawfully fired him and attempted to keep him from getting another job.
From New World Of Coaching
Assistant coaches are critical to your team’s success. But if they’re overstepping their bounds and focusing on the wrong thing, they can hinder your team’s progress. Here are ways to make sure your assistant coaches know their role and are making a positive impact on your program.
Scheduling
August 23, 2016
In response to football games taking longer due to more passing plays, a high school conference is pushing back start times one half hour.  
Leadership
August 22, 2016
A high school soccer team has helped unite a community.
Coaching
August 22, 2016
Anyone watching the men's 1500-meter final at the Olympics was inspired by not only gold-medal winner Matt Centrowitz Jr., but his father, Matt Centrowitz Sr., who is the longtime Head Track & Field Coach at American University. We spoke with the elder Centrowitz back in 2004 about his career, recruiting, and his approach to helping athletes succeed.
Progressive Programs
August 21, 2016
To teach athletes the power of giving back, the annual football scrimmage at Edwardsville (Ill.) High School includes the collection of donations for a local food pantry.
Progressive Programs
August 21, 2016
Dozens of police officers were invited to watch a recent practice of the University of North Carolina football team.
High School News
August 19, 2016
In Montana, a leadership camp for football players at Park High School ended with a player suffering five fractures of his skull, allegations of boxing matches, and the head coach being fired.
Leadership
August 19, 2016
Tennessee Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics, Dave Hart, who is entering his sixth year at the helm of the Volunteer Athletics program, announced Thursday that he will retire from the position of Director of Athletics, effective June 30, 2017.
Football
August 18, 2016
In recent years, college football coaches have devised increasingly creative ways to surprise walk-on players with scholarships. Western Michigan University and Eastern Michigan University have even reached out to others for help.  
Leadership
August 18, 2016
Midnight Madness football practices are becoming a popular was for high school teams to kick off the season. But as one Colorado high school learned, they aren’t always well received by local community members.
Marketing
August 18, 2016
The University of Texas is introducing a new app at its football season opener on Sept. 4, which mixes content for both UT students and fans.
Student-Athlete Welfare
August 18, 2016
With preseason practices underway, the NATA has re-released sports safety tips to ensure parents and others are well educated and that schools have established the best sports medicine practices. The checklist can also help athletic directors make sure they have covered their bases.
Feature
August 17, 2016
On Saturday, a 5K fundraiser will be held to help Suzanne Klink, Athletic Director at Pembroke Academy in Suncock, N.H., who is undergoing cancer treatment. The event has been organized by one of her student-athletes.
Legal Issues
August 16, 2016
An Oklahoma high school athletic director has been fired for writing a letter in support of his nephew, who was in jail and facing a one-year review. 
High School News
August 16, 2016
The number of participants in high school sports increased for the 27th consecutive year in 2015-16 according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the NFHS.
High School News
August 16, 2016
Andover (Mass.) High School is trying to bring back tailgating before football games after the tradition was cancelled two years ago for safety reasons.
Student-Athlete Welfare
August 15, 2016
When Oregon State University Athletic Director Todd Stansbury recently spoke to the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce, he talked to its members about something outside the norm: Why they should hire graduating OSU student-athletes.
Web Exclusives
August 12, 2016
Athletic talent is just one of many factors in who gets recuited at the college level and who doesn't. College coaches share some of their biggest pet peeves when it comes to recruits.
Uniforms & Apparel
August 12, 2016
AN NFHS rule change is forcing a high school football team to remove the word "Pride" from the backs of its jerseys.
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