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athletes

September 15, 2014

Kentucky bill would allow home-schooled students to play sports

We’ve seen a few states over the last couple years move toward allowing home-schooled students to play sports at their local high schools. Now Kentucky is among them.A Kentucky legislator is moving a bill that would allow home-schooled students...


September 12, 2014

Coach K’s strategy for motivating USA Basketball

The Wall Street Journal carried a pretty interesting article Thursday on how USA Basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski motivates his team for international competition. Managing the egos of the game’s biggest athletes is what most of us would c...


July 1, 2014

Study: High School Athletes Better at Landing Competitive Jobs

From MedicalDaily.comIn high school, athletes tend to be popular, and new research is showing that after high school, those kids from the in crowd are also more likely to get the best jobs. The study, published in the Journal...


June 24, 2014

Helping coaches create social media guidelines for their teams

As coaches, we all feel comfortable teaching offensive and defensive fundamentals to our student-athletes. We don’t think twice about offering them guidance on how to excel academically, and we do not hesitate to intervene if we see or hear about p...


April 24, 2014

NCAA Board Endorses Plan to Give top Conferences More Autonomy

From NCAA.comThe NCAA Division I Board of Directors is one step closer to approving a new governance system in August.The board endorsed the restructuring process, which is aimed at allowing the division to be more nimble, streamlined and responsive ...


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Encouraging Athletes to Participate in Multiple Sports

David Hoch, a retired athletic administrator with 16 years of experience, talks about sport specialization and how coaches can encourage student-athletes to participate in multiple programs....


April 9, 2014

Alabama Athletic Revenues Greater Than any NHL Team

From CBSSports.comThe movement at Northwestern to unionize college athletes has (no surprise) sparked fierce debate -- particularly in the big-money fields of college football and men’s basketball -- over what those athletes deserve, and don&rs...


February 14, 2014

Michael Sam has Already Proved Critics Wrong

Michael Sam is an All-American football player who dominated one of college’s best conferences last season, leading the Missouri Tigers to a 12-2 record and a Cotton Bowl championship.He’s also gay.There will be a number of people who rem...