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January 29, 2015
Former Cleveland Browns tight end Ozzie Newsome and NBA star Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway headline the 2014 class of the National High School Hall of Fame. Also making the cut were four high school coaches, one contest official, one administrator, and a contributor to the performing arts. High school coaches slated for induction this year include Bob McDonald, basketball coach at Chisholm (Minn.) High School who is retiring this year after a legendary 59-year coaching career; Morgan Gilbert, who... more
January 29, 2015
By Patrick Bohn With the college sports year wrapped up, the NACDA Learfield Sports Directors' Cup winners in each division have been announced. The award is based on which athletic department whose teams have the most success in sanctioned championship sports in NCAA Division I, Division II, Division III, and the NAIA. And the winners are ... In all the divisions, traditional powers continued to dominate. In Division I, Stanford University finished in the top spot for the 20th consecutive... more
January 29, 2015
What started as a charitable challenge among women's basketball coaches has spread throughout the rest of college athletics, and it's leaving cold and wet heads in its wake. The viral fundraising campaign known as #Chillin4Charity is raising money for the Kay Yow Foundation. An offshoot of a larger cold water challenge trend sweeping social media, this #Chillin4Charity drive started with University of Arizona Women's Head Basketball Coach Niya Butts dumping a cooler full of cold water over... more
January 29, 2015
The NFHS has now announced its rules changes for high school baseball and softball. In baseball, video monitoring will be allowed during games as a coaching tool, while softball updates focus on helmets.Beginning with the 2015 high school baseball season, teams will be allowed to use video monitoring or replay equipment for coaching purposes during games. This revision to Rule 3-3-1 was one of five changes recommended by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Baseball... more
January 29, 2015
By Patrick Bohn The summer months often contain very little college sports news. The University of Arizona football program has figured out a way to capitalize on this, releasing creative YouTube videos featuring players and coaches that highlight the squad's philosophy.*** The most recent entry is titled "Arizona Fast #TheNewNormal" and showcases members of the Wildcat staff going about their daily routine at almost supersonic speed. From playing chess, to taping ankles, to reading War &... more
January 29, 2015
By Ali Nolan This past Tuesday, 30 dedicated educators from across North America stormed Minneapolis' Target Field before MLB's 85th All-Star game as winners of the Target Presents People's All-Star Teachers Campaign. Among them, and proudly donning a New York Mets jersey, was Renan Ebeid, Athletic Director at Abraham Lincoln High School in Brooklyn, N.Y. The program highlighted educators who have made an impact on their students and communities. The All-Star Teachers, representing each Major... more

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