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February 5, 2010

Football Coaches Struggling To Find Balance

The San Diego Union-Tribune takes a look at big-time football coaches who are trying to find ways to strike a balance on and off the field, to try to improve their health.http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2009/dec/30/1s30sullivan/...


February 5, 2010

Football Coach, A.D. Resign After Probe

Despite winning its fourth consecutive region championship and posting a 10-1 record last season, the Wickenburg High (Ariz.) football team will have a new coach and athletic director next season. Football coach Mike Pagliaro allowed his twin brother...


February 5, 2010

Football Coach Sells Steroids To Player

The mother of a football player on the Stone Memorial High School (Tenn.) team, claims assistant football coach Jim Wilson sold her son steriods but told the player they were supplements. After taking the pills, the player suffered from headaches, ch...


February 5, 2010

Football Coach Resigns Due To Alleged Pot Use

The head football coach of Waterloo East High (Iowa), Antonio Nathaniel Mays, 31, resigned Tuesday after he was arrested late Monday for misdemeanor possession of marijuana.http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/local/wire/chi-ap-ia-coachresigns,0,673335...


February 5, 2010

Football Coach Asked To Resign, Says He Won’t Do It

Camden High (N.J.) football coach, Durwin Pearson, who went 2-8 last season, and has been asked to resign because he is not a teacher at the school, has said he will not resign. Coaches must apply for their job each year and Pearson, a police officer...


February 5, 2010

Florida Teen Dies At Halftime Of Game

Phillip Jackson, 18, a center on the Sandalwood High (Fla.) basketball team, died yesterday after collapsing during halftime of a game against Nease High. Faculty praised Jackson for his focus as he was doing well in academics, playing on the footbal...


February 5, 2010

Florida State Facing Academic Scandal

Florida State University is facing a big-time academic scandal that includes university academic support staffers doing the work for up to 61 athletes. The scandal made national headlines when ESPN’s "Outside The Lines" did a feature on it this...


February 5, 2010

FieldTurf H.S. Football Awards Announced

FieldTurf and Howie Long announces the winners of the 2009 FieldTurf High School Football Awards at the AFCA convention in Orlando this week. A winner was named for each of the eight regions of the United States. To find out who won and their respect...


February 5, 2010

East Carolina Names Alum McNeil As Football Coach

East Carolina University has named alum Ruffin McNeill as its new football coach. McNeill’s most recent job was as interim head coach at Texas Tech. He was hired at Texas Tech in 2000 as linebackers coach and eventually became defensive coordin...


February 5, 2010

Delaware Scales Back Plans For New Athletic Facility

A year after proposing a plan for a new athletic performance center for sports medicine, athletic training, strength and conditioning and academic purposes, as well as a new football stadium, the University of Delaware now has scaled back its plans. ...