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communication
May 17, 2021

7 Tips to Refine Your Communication Skills

Skilled coaches are always looking for ways to improve themselves. This can be done in many ways, including developing better communication skills. Here are seven ways that coaches can use communication in developing team success. Establish ...


nil
May 14, 2021

Flagship Set To Serve Razorback Student-Athletes In NIL Era

Flagship is the University of Arkansas’s all-encompassing solution to enable Arkansas student-athletes to fully capitalize on the upcoming Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) legislation set to go into law in the Natural State on January 1, 2022. Le...


texas tech
May 14, 2021

Texas Tech Celebrates Opening of Womble Center

Texas Tech hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to officially open the Dustin R. Womble Basketball Center, a state-of-the-art $32.2 million facility that will be the new home to the university's men's and women's basketball programs. The Wom...


umpire
May 14, 2021

Umpire Makes High School Softball Player Cut Hair

An umpire in a North Carolina softball game gave a high school player an ultimatum recently: remove the beads from her hair or not participate in the game. The player, Nicole Pyles, decided to have her teammates cut the beads out of her hair to pa...


May 13, 2021

Shot Clock Adoption Approved for High Schools in 2022-23

Beginning with the 2022-23 season, a 35-second shot clock will be permitted in high school basketball games by state association adoption. A proposal for a national rule mandating a shot clock was not approved. A shot clock was among the topics d...


mask
May 13, 2021

Mask Mandates Updated in Oregon After Runner Collapses

The Oregon Health Authority updated its mask guidance recently for non-contact sports following a high school runner collapsing during the home stretch of a race in Bend, OR. As part of the updated guidelines, those participating in non-contact sp...


observations
May 12, 2021

10 Observations of a Successful Coach

What makes a successful coach? While the answers may differ depending on who you ask, they will all undoubtedly agree there is no single way to be successful. Through my years of working within athletics, I have made many observations about what i...


centre
May 10, 2021

Centre College Announces New $50M Initiative Devoted to Wellness & Athletic Excellence

The largest, most comprehensive construction project to date at Centre College, an NCAA Division III institution, will create a 135,000-square-foot facility devoted to wellness and athletic excellence. It will benefit the entire campus community and ...


umaine
May 10, 2021

UMaine Unveils $110M Upgrade to Athletic Facilities

The University of Maine has unveiled its transformative $110 million athletic facilities master plan. The initiative honors Harold Alfond’s legacy of support for Maine education and athletics by providing modern facilities for all 17 varsity progra...


livestreaming
May 10, 2021

Student-Run Livestreaming on the Rise in COVID-19 Era

There was a time when broadcasting high school athletic events was an arduous task — not to mention expensive too. Lugging heavy equipment around, gaffing yards of hard wiring, arriving early, and leaving late just to set up and break down the broa...