March 22, 2018
At Active Ankle, the company's experts understand that every athlete's needs are different. Some players need a brace that offers the most protection, some need a brace that offers the most mobility, and others are somewhere in between. Whatever your ankle state, preferences, and position, Active Ankle has a brace for you. Eclipse II Dual Upright Ankle Brace: The new Eclipse II provides maximum protection available through its solid u-shaped design and multipoint strapping system. It's ideal... more
High School News
March 22, 2018
Ten rules revisions in cheer and dance which focus on minimizing risk to participants, along with 10 changes in the definitions section, are among the high school spirit rules changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Spirit Rules Committee at its March 2-4 meeting in Indianapolis. All recommendations from the Spirit Rules Committee were subsequently approved by the NFHS Board of Directors for implementation in the 2018-19 season. Four of the... more
March 22, 2018
Mark Alnutt, deputy director of athletics at the University of Memphis, has been named director of athletics at the University at Buffalo, UB President Satish K. Tripathi announced today. A former Division I football player at the University of Missouri, Alnutt helped develop Memphis' $45 million NCAA Division I athletics program, assisted with leading its 380 student-athletes and oversaw all external operations for the athletics program, among other responsibilities. Alnutt's UB appointment is... more
March 22, 2018
Last Friday, the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, made history in the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament with their victory over the University of Virginia to become the first No. 16 seed ever to beat a No. 1. According to the Baltimore Sun, a conversation during the final minutes of play between a lawyer and UMBC Athletic Director Tim Hall prompted swift action in registering several new trademarks associated with the university and the victory. “When you’re right in the... more
March 21, 2018
While lots of trends in educational technology are changing in 2018, one tool remains a staple in any Athletic Director’s safety arsenal: Severe weather alerts. Being prepared for severe weather challenges is the best way to protect student-athletes, coaches, and spectators from dangerous conditions like sudden thunderstorms, high temperatures, and treacherous winds. What is changing in 2018 is the way severe weather technology works. Gone are the days of relying on lightning “prediction” and... more
Legal Issues
March 20, 2018
Zaire Webb, a former Washington State University football player, sued the university, Head Football Coach Mike Leach, and three members of the administration over his dismissal from the team last October. He alleges that it violated his 14th Amendment rights. According to The Daily Evergreen, Webb and his teammate, Anthony White, Jr., were dismissed from the team following their involvement in a theft at a local Wal-Mart, which resulted in the police giving the pair citations for third-degree... more


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