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January 29, 2015
The NCAA defines a full-ride athletic scholarship as: "financial aid that consists of tuition and fees, room and board, and required course-related books." It's a definition that has prompted a heated and widespread debate among Division I institutions across the association. Sports Illustrated recently interviewed a number of university presidents about the issue, with several saying that the NCAA's idea of a full-ride isn't quite full enough. According to figures schools supply to the... more
January 29, 2015
In our April/May issue, we wrote about a game the Williamsport (Pa.) Area High School boys' basketball team hosted against Nanyang Model High School, from Shanghai, China. Here is some footage from the event.
January 29, 2015
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January 29, 2015
University of Nebraska Athletic Director and football coaching legend Tom Osborne recently polished up his recruiting skills in hopes of luring an NCAA Division II Athletic Director to join his staff. After a series of conversations that had to be eerily familiar for both men, Osborne hired Jamie Williams—whom he recruited 35 years ago to play at Nebraska—as the school's new Associate Athletic Director of Diversity and Leadership Initiatives.Williams, who spent the last six years as Director of... more
January 29, 2015
A former college and high school basketball coach says the time has come to eliminate high school sports. The Executive Director of the NFHS offers a rebuttal.Last week, an article was picked up and run by several media outlets that suggested high school sports in America should become a thing of the past. The article quotes Len Stevens, a former basketball coach at many levels. The problems, he says, are that too many high school coaches are no longer teachers, students don't attend games... more
January 29, 2015
How many concussions equal too many? At the University of Texas, the sports medicine staff recently tackled this question with two of its football players. By Kenny Boyd Kenny Boyd is the Head Football Athletic Trainer at the University of Texas, where he has worked since 2003. He can be reached at: KennyBoyd@athletics.utexas.edu. Over the past few years, there has been an increased public awareness about concussions. Physicians, athletic trainers, coaches, administrators, athletes, parents,... more

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