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February 5, 2010

East Carolina Names Alum McNeil As Football Coach

East Carolina University has named alum Ruffin McNeill as its new football coach. McNeill’s most recent job was as interim head coach at Texas Tech. He was hired at Texas Tech in 2000 as linebackers coach and eventually became defensive coordin...


February 5, 2010

Delaware Scales Back Plans For New Athletic Facility

A year after proposing a plan for a new athletic performance center for sports medicine, athletic training, strength and conditioning and academic purposes, as well as a new football stadium, the University of Delaware now has scaled back its plans. ...


February 5, 2010

Cornell Football Coach Resigns

Jim Knowles, Cornell football coach, has resigned from his post and it is being reported that he has accepted a coaching position at an unnamed program Knowles was 26-34 in five years with the program.http://www.theithacajournal.com/article/20091223/...


February 5, 2010

Coaches Sue Rival Assistant For Internet Libel

Sacred Heart-Griffin High (Ill.) head football coach Ken Leonard and assistant Frank Steele are suing former Springfield assistant coach Dale Sprague for Internet libel. They are seeking damages of $200,000. In the past three years, Sprague has calle...


February 5, 2010

CoachComm, GamePlan Announce 2010 HD Line Of Products

CoachComm and GamePlan have announced their 2010 HD line of products and services being demonstrated at the American Football Coaches Association annual convention for colleges and high school programs. As innovation leaders in sports technology, Coa...


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

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

After 44 Years, Kentucky’s Winningest Football Coach Retires

Bob Schneider, the head football coach at Newport Central Catholic and the all-time leader in wins in Kentucky high school football history, is retiring after 44 years. He cited health concerns as the reason. Schneider, 72, had open-heart surgery in ...


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...