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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 ...


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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...


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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 ...


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February 25, 2021

High School Athletes Get Noticed & Recruited with New App

Student-athletes across the country are using Sports Thread 6.0, a free social networking app, announced today, to raise their online visibility and connect with college coaches in hopes of securing roster spots and college scholarships. Youth ath...


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February 23, 2021

A.D.ministration: 10 Ways for Working with Difficult Parents

When one thinks about the tasks and responsibilities involved with an athletic administrator’s position, many revolve around athletes and coaches. This would be normal and understandable. But there is another group of individuals whom you also have...


ohio
February 22, 2021

Ohio HS Punished for Donor-Funded Sports Scholarships

The Ohio High School Athletic Association (OHSAA) has handed down punishments to the Walsh Jesuit High School for recruiting violations involving donor-funded sports scholarships for 11 student-athletes. According to a report from Akron Beacon Jou...


mentorship
February 19, 2021

Athlete & Coach Mentorship Programs Now Available On-Demand

Champion Conduct LLC today announced the launch of its transformational conduct and character-building mentorship program that brings lessons from some of the biggest names in sports to competitors at the high school, collegiate, and professional lev...