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learning
March 16, 2021

Sports Under 40: Learning Through Leading

I have always had a passion for athletics and coaching for as long as I can remember. I am very grateful to have the opportunity to do something I love for a living. As an athletic director for a Charter School District, overseeing athletic programs ...


announcer
March 15, 2021

Announcer Caught Using Racial Slur Toward OK Girls’ Basketball Team for Kneeling

An Oklahoma high school basketball announcer was caught on tape using racial slurs toward a girls basketball team that kneeled for the national anthem late last week. According to a report in AL.com, the incident took place before a game between N...


transgender
March 12, 2021

500+ College Student-Athletes to NCAA: Support Transgender Athletes

More than 500 collegiate student-athletes unified to send a joint letter to the NCAA on Wednesday demanding immediate action against states with bans on transgender student-athletes. A total of 545 student-athletes from at least 85 schools in ever...


miles
March 10, 2021

Les Miles Out as KU Football Coach After New LSU Allegations

Les Miles stepped down from his post of head football coach at the University of Kansas, according to the institution Monday. In a statement, the university said Miles and KU "mutually agreed to part ways effective immediately," and the search for...


athletes
March 9, 2021

Iron Sharpens Iron: Motivation They Need to Hear

A very good psychologist friend of mind relates a hard-hitting analogy when speaking of motivation:  “The lion doesn’t need to be motivated when on the hunt. Motivation courses through his veins – it’s in his DNA. He is self-motivated. H...


creighton
March 8, 2021

Creighton Basketball Coach Suspended for Racially Insensitive Comments

Creighton University men's basketball head coach has been suspended for making a racially offensive analogy to his players last week. Greg McDermott faces disciplinary action after telling his players to "stay on the plantation" after losing to Xa...


uil
March 5, 2021

Texas UIL Updates COVID-19 Risk Guidelines Following Mask Update

The Texas University Interscholastic League (UIL) recently shared updates to its risk mitigation guidelines following Governor Greg Abbott announced an immediate rollback of its statewide mask mandate. Earlier this week, Gov. Abbott announced he's...


hudl
March 4, 2021

Hudl Launches New Smart Camera Tech for Football

To empower outdoor sports teams at all levels to prepare, compete and livestream, Hudl today announced the launch of Hudl Focus Outdoor, a hands-free smart camera that automatically captures and uploads games and practices to Hudl and sends video to ...


masks
March 2, 2021

VA Girls’ Basketball Team Disqualified for Not Wearing Masks

A Virginia high school girls basketball team is they had a championship opportunity 'stolen' away from them after the team was disqualified from a tournament for not wearing personal protective masks. According to a report from WUSA-9, the Word of...


problem
February 26, 2021

Preparing Your Team for Every Problem During the Season

Early in my 40-year coaching career, a colleague told me something that has proven to be true.  He said, “If you stay in coaching very long, you will have teams that you don’t think are going to be very good, but they will shock you with how ...