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February 5, 2010

Connecticut Releases New Concussion Legislation

Legislation in Connecticut has been released that would require high school coaches to be trained to spot the signs of concussion and injured athletes would have to sit out practices and games until cleared by doctors. The legislation needs to be app...


February 5, 2010

Coaches Sue Rival Assistant For Internet Libel

Sacred Heart-Griffin High (Ill.) head football coach Ken Leonard and assistant Frank Steele are suing former Springfield assistant coach Dale Sprague for Internet libel. They are seeking damages of $200,000. In the past three years, Sprague has calle...


February 5, 2010

CoachComm, GamePlan Announce 2010 HD Line Of Products

CoachComm and GamePlan have announced their 2010 HD line of products and services being demonstrated at the American Football Coaches Association annual convention for colleges and high school programs. As innovation leaders in sports technology, Coa...


February 5, 2010

Coach Who Integrated West Virginia Football Dies

Earl Eugene Corum, the West Virginia football coach who recruited the school’s first black players, died Jan. 2 at the age of 88. He coached the Mountaineers from 1960-65.http://www.phillyburbs.com/news/news_details/article/92/2010/january/05/c...


February 5, 2010

Coach Wants Fencing To Remain Varsity Sport

Rachel Dean is not pleased that the Maine Twp. High School District 207 (Ill.) has a proposal on the table to drop her Maine West High fencing team from varsity to intramural status. District officials say it will save them $24,000. Dean wants to kno...


February 5, 2010

Coach Should Have Stopped Punishment, Says Board

David Croissant, the wrestling coach and business teacher at Wiggins High (Colo.), had his teaching license suspended until the end of the school year. The reason dates back 3-1/2 years ago when Croissant did not stop a volunteer assistant wrestling ...


February 5, 2010

Cincy Football To Hire Butch Jones

With the departure of head coach Brian Kelly to Notre Dame, Cincinnati is poised to hire Central Michigan head coach Butch Jones. Jones is 26-13 in three seasons at Central Michigan, where he followed, coincidentally, Kelly, who coached there for thr...


February 5, 2010

CFL Coach Kelly Arrested

Mike Kelly, the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the Canadian Football League, was arrested Thursday for his alleged role in a domestic dispute with a former girlfriend.http://www.timesherald.com/articles/2009/12/18/news/doc4b2b1fc9b37d9592...


February 5, 2010

Calipari Takes Part In Hoops For Haiti

John Calipari, the head men’s basketball coach at the University of Kentucky, took part in Hoops for Haiti yesterday in conjunction with the Red Cross, United Way and two local radio stations. The event raised more than $1 million in five hours...


February 5, 2010

California’s Winningest Prep Baseball Coach Dies

John Stevenson, who won 1.059 games in 50 baseball seasons at El Segundo High (Calif.), died Monday at the age of 76 due to a heart attack.http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dodgerthoughts/2010/01/californias-winningest-prep-baseball-coach-passes-away.h...