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Leadership
February 22, 2018
The University of Denver today announced Karlton Creech as the new vice chancellor for Athletics, Recreation and Ritchie Center Operations, effective May 1, 2018. Creech comes to DU from the University of Maine, where he has served as Director of Athletics since 2014 and adjunct lecturer and proponent of leadership studies. Creech has spent over two decades in sports administration, building a reputation for leading exceptional athletics programs, as well as fundraising and encouraging the... more
Company News
February 21, 2018
In today's competitive environment, even the smallest factor can be the difference between winning and losing. Make sure your team is as prepared as possible with equipment from Wizard Sports.  Wizard Sports continues to be your Special Teams Headquarters as it continues to add, improve, and offer the best products available. For 2018, the company has come out with its new Wizard Stealth Football Kicking Cleat and Wizard Kicking Holder in nine new colors.   The company has also launched a new,... more
Company News
February 21, 2018
Are you searching for a newer and better way to power your scoreboards? Now more than ever, athletic programs are striving to implement clean energy solutions to assist in protecting the environment and sustaining natural resources for future generations. Eversan, Inc. can help athletic directors join this initiative and go green with the company's solar power solution.  With more than 35 years of scoreboard manufacturing experience, Eversan is dedicated to providing high-quality products with... more
Football
February 21, 2018
A group of athletic directors has made a proposal to end spring high school football practice in Kentucky. According to the Courier Journal, the proposal will go up for a vote at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association's annual meeting on September 20, and if adopted, will take effect for the 2019-20 school year. The athletic directors making the proposal--Ryan Bringhurst from Central, Don Bowers from DeSales, Jamie Dumstorf from Waggener, Tim Gentry from Moore, William Raleigh from... more
Legal Issues
February 20, 2018
The possibility of the US Supreme Court striking down a ban on sports wagering has forced athletic directors to think about the issue and where they will stand on it. According to Legal Sports Report, Tom McMillen, the head of Lead1, a group of NCAA Division I athletic directors, remarked how things had changed since the inception of PASPA, which bans betting on individual games. “It’s funny because I was in Congress when we passed PASPA, it was so non-controversial at the time,” McMillen said... more
High School News
February 20, 2018
High school soccer teams will be reversing their home and visiting uniforms next season. Effective with the 2018-19 season, the home team will wear dark jerseys and socks, and the visiting team will wear solid white jerseys and solid white socks. This uniform change was one of nine rules revisions recommended by the National Federation of State High School Association’s (NFHS) Soccer Rules Committee at its January 22-24 meeting in Indianapolis. All changes were subsequently approved by the NFHS... more

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