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October 9, 2018
We are firmly entrenched in the era of analytics in athlete training and having accurate data of player performance right at your fingertips. Professional sports, leading apparel companies, and more are utilizing technology to get insight into how athletes train and improve performance. Pocket Radar, Inc. designs, engineers, and manufactures revolutionary speed tracking technology for a wide range of applications. In 2018, the company will be making its Pro Radar Module and Smart Display... more
Football
October 8, 2018
A football booster for the University of Maryland was removed from the travel group to the school's game at Michigan because of controversial comments about the death of Terrapins player Jordan McNair.
Q&A
October 8, 2018
Hear the word Cadillac, and you likely think luxury car, a pink one if you’re an Elvis (or Bruce Springsteen or Natalie Cole) fan. If you’re a volleyball coach in central Michigan, however, you think dynasty.  Cadillac (Mich.) High School has won 11 straight district championships, captured 10 regional titles in the last 11 seasons, and gone to the semifinals of the state tournament four times. In 2016, the Vikings were 50-8-2, and made a showing in the Class B state semifinal.  Behind the... more
High School News
October 5, 2018
Salaries for high school athletic directors can vary depending on many factors, as shown by an Ohio paper's look at the wages paid to those at three local schools.
Sports Medicine
October 5, 2018
Information on which college football players are injured and which are healthy has always been hotly sought and closely guarded. However, when a Supreme Court ruling in May made sports wagering legal across the country, the desire to access this data got a lot more serious—increasing the odds that athletic trainers and players themselves will be hassled for answers.
Legal Issues
October 5, 2018
Two former Howard University basketball players have sued their coach, Kevin Nickelberry, as well as the school, accusing him of misleading players. According to The Washington Post, Kai Tease and Ausar Madison are named as plaintiffs in the lawsuit. Madison alleged that Nickelberry “guaranteed” him a scholarship in the summer of 2013, but reneged on his promise three times, until Madison left the program in 2017. Tease, who, according to the lawsuit, requires academic support because of a... more

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