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akron
February 21, 2022

Univ. of Akron Donors Zip Up Athletic Improvements

Entering 2022, the University of Akron (UA) Athletic Department announced a series of new initiatives made possible through the generous commitment of pledges and gifts totaling $4.7 million from key donors. These donations make possible the establis...


k-state
February 21, 2022

K-State Aiming to Build Champions & New Facilities

The new Football Indoor Facility with accompanying outdoor practice field at Kansas State University will provide an enormous advantage to the football team and allow it to operate in a more efficient manner throughout the year. K-State's new prac...


nfts
February 21, 2022

Three’s Company: NFTs, NIL, and the NCAA

Since the NCAA's new stance on Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) rule regarding collegiate student-athletes there has been an explosion of opportunities to monetize their careers before turning pro. That shift in thought coincides with the rise of c...


vanderbilt
February 21, 2022

Vanderbilt Baseball Debuts ‘Pitch-Signaling’ Wearable Devices

The Vanderbilt baseball team debuted a new wearable pitch-signal device this season. According to a recent report from CBS Sports, Commodore players wear the watch-like device on their glove hand to receive pitch selection information from the coa...


referee shortage
February 17, 2022

Niehoff, NFHS Weigh In on Referee Shortage

No matter where you are in the country, it's very likely you've felt the ramifications of the nationwide referee shortage affecting mainly youth and high school athletics. Dr. Karissa Niehoff, the executive director of the National Federation of S...


wet bulb
February 17, 2022

How to Get Free Wet Bulb Globe Thermometers to Protect Your Athletes

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Foundation has announced a grant program to distribute 5,000 wet bulb globe thermometers to high schools across the country. The $1.5 million program will provide schools with an import...


utah
February 16, 2022

Altered Utah Transgender Athlete Bill Passes

A bill that set ground rules for transgender student-athletes in Utah to participate in middle and high school sports has passed out of a House committee — much to the chagrin of both LGBTQ+ rights groups and social conservatives. According to a...


misdemeanor
February 15, 2022

Kentucky Considers Misdemeanor Charge for Intimidating Refs

If you're in the state of Kentucky and harass an official during a high school or youth sporting event, you could be facing misdemeanor charges in the near future. According to a recent report from Local12.com, Kentucky lawmakers are considering l...


victors
February 9, 2022

Michigan Launches VICTORS Platform to Public

Through its partnership with INFLCR, the University of Michigan today (Feb. 9) has opened its VICTORS Local Exchange program to the public to expand its ongoing Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) program for student-athletes. The first NCAA school to...


suspension
February 8, 2022

AL Prep Baseball Coach Has Suspension Overturned

A well-known high school baseball coach from Alabama has had his suspension overturned. Russell County High School coach Tony Rasmus had appealed to the state Department of Education after the county Board of Education in October suspended him until...