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February 3, 2010

Bay Area Lawmakers Want Strict Concussion Rules

Coming on the heels of a San Jose student nearly died due to a blow to the head during a Thanksgiving Day football game, two Bay Area, Calif., lawmakers want to pass a new law that requires players who had suffered a concussion to obtain a doctor&rsq...


February 3, 2010

Basketball Coach Makes No Excuses In Losing 65-0

Saying that "shots just weren’t going in," Wrenshall (Minn) High girls basketball coach Michelle Blanchard made no excuses why her squad lost 65-0 last week to Moose Lake-Willow River. MLWR played its junior varsity players for most of the seco...


February 3, 2010

Athletes Face Felony Charges After Hazing

Two football players from Huntley Project High School (Mont.) are facing felony charges for striking a younger player with a piece of wood. The assault was part of a hazing incident.http://www.usatoday.com/sports/preps/football/2010-01-06-montana-fel...


February 3, 2010

3 Duke Football Players Discharge Gun On Campus, Kicked Off Team

Three Duke football players have been charged with felonious possession and discharge of a weapon. Freshmen John Drew, Kyle Griswould and Brandon Putnam all have been kicked off the team as well.http://www.wchl1360.com/details.html?id=13139...


February 3, 2010

2nd Winningest Football Coach In N.J. Coming Out Of Retirement

Warren Wolf, who has a career coaching record of 361-122-11 in 51 seasons as a head football coach in New Jersey, is coming out of retirement to coach Lakewood High.http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2010/01/legendary_brick_high_school_fo.html...


February 3, 2010

Hoops Coach With Breast Cancer Goes For Win No. 500

Kathy Snyder, the head girls coach at Southern Regional (N.J.) is going for win No. 500 tonight. Snyder has been battling breast cancer a few years ago.http://www.nj.com/hssports/blog/girlsbasketball/index.ssf/2010/01/new_jersey_girls_basketball_snyd...


February 3, 2010

Career path for the strength and conditioning professional

The strength and conditioning profession has certainly burgeoned over the past 30 years, in both supply and demand. Running parallel with this progress has been the heightened interest by many young people in career opportunities in the field. In ...


February 3, 2010

Emphasizing strength training in women’s sports

Not too long ago, it seemed as if female strength training was on trial and had to be defended before and after every workout. Currently, we would all like to believe that it's a well-known and widely accepted fact that tough, aggressive, progress...


October 2, 2009

Protecting coaches from combative, malicious parents

Athletic directors wear many different hats. Probably the most important of them is for the protection of their coaches. Protection from what? From the meddlesome and irrational parents who are always plotting to get rid of the evil coaches who ha...