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tortillas
December 11, 2015

Miss. parent charged with felony after knocking out HS coach

The mother of a Mississippi high school girls basketball player has been charged with assault after punching the team's coach following Thursday's game. WCBI-TV in Mississippi reported that the attack took place during the first quarter of the H...


November 30, 2015

South Carolina’s Dawn Staley shares thoughts on coaching

Coaching starts with the relationships, and those who have control off the court or field are much more likely to find success on it. [caption id="attachment_14723" align="alignleft" width="305"] South Carolina women's basketball coach Dawn Stale...


November 11, 2015

UAB basketball coach gives $46K to help programs

University of Alabama at Birmingham men's basketball coach Jerod Haase has donated $46,000 to help cover the cost of attendance for student-athletes at his school. [caption id="attachment_14598" align="alignleft" width="150"] Photo: uabsports.com[...


October 5, 2015

Basketball: Observations after taking a year off from coaching

After 21 years as a basketball coach, I was afforded the opportunity to take a season off. I remember a few years back one of my colleagues telling me that when you get out, "You will ask yourself 'why did I do it so long?' and think 'I can’t belie...


tortillas
October 2, 2015

Examining coach abuse in women’s basketball

Sports Illustrated today will release a six-page report titled "Abuse of Power," a look at the growing number of allegations that players were abused by their coaches. The two authors of that report on Thursday published a short piece on SI.com ra...


tortillas
July 30, 2015

Calif. judge throws out coach’s lawsuit against parent

A lawsuit filed by a California high school basketball coach accusing a parent of libel has been dismissed, according to the Los Angeles Times. Westlake High School coach Robert Bloom filed the lawsuit last year after the parent of a former playe...


ncaa
July 21, 2015

Mapping how far athletes run during competition

Unless we're talking about track or cross country, its difficult to map exactly how far athletes run during competition. Fortunately for us, today's technology is helping us solve that problem. [caption id="attachment_13463" align="alignright" wi...


July 20, 2015

Florida school aesthetically improves facilities

When your school is more than 50 years old, an occasional upgrade here and there is a necessity. That was the motivation behind recent improvements made at Boone High School (Orlando, Florida). Last year, Athletic Director Doug Patterson worked wi...


colorado
July 9, 2015

Fight over pay for Louisiana officials jeopardizes fall sports

Louisiana high school sports officials are demanding more pay for their work, a fight that could jeopardize the fall sports season if a compromise is not reached. [caption id="attachment_9642" align="alignright" width="288"] Louisiana high school ...


July 6, 2015

Multi-sport participation key for women’s World Cup champs

Add Abby Wambach to the growing list of athletes who credit multi-sport participation for helping them excel at their respective sport. [caption id="attachment_13235" align="alignright" width="234"] Abby Wambach credits basketball with helping...