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basketball

June 11, 2012

Coaches Say ’school Of Choice’ Program Hurts Communities

The Detroit Newshttp://www.detroitnews.com/article/20120611/SPORTS05/206110343/Some-coaches-say-schools-choice-program-robs-athletics-community?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|FRONTPAGEMichigan’s schools of choice program, which was established in 199...


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Motivational Tactics

Editor-in-Chief Michael Austin wants to know if you’ve employed a motivational tactic like calling out your players in the media such as Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine or Lamar men’s basketball coach Pat Knight.Please comment unde...


March 2, 2012

Breaking down language barriers with athletes

The U.S. population is changing; be prepared to instruct student-athletes who don't speak perfect English. The National Education Association reports that, "America's public schools enroll about five million English language learners (ELLs) — ...


January 24, 2012

Lessiter Publications Team Sports Division Announces New Appointments

Brookfield, Wis. - Lessiter Publications, Inc., the publishers of Coach And Athletic Director, Winning Hoops, Team Sports Strategies and the Real AAU, has promoted Patrick Sharpe to Vice President of Audience Development.
 
“Patr...


January 12, 2012

Editorial Sums Up Recent Scandals In College Sports

This article originally ran in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel  on Dec. 24, 2011. It is by Martin J. Greenberg, a Milwaukee attorney and adjunct professor of law at Marquette University Law School. It is a thought-provoking piece about all the recent...


January 5, 2012

Winning Revitalizes Baylor Athletics

USA Today, Jeff Millerhttp://tucsoncitizen.com/usa-today-news/2012/01/04/spirits-finally-soaring-for-baylor-athletics/That “dear old Baylor spirit,” from the school song, has been tested mightily for decades. Losing was so pervasive among...


November 30, 2011

With lockout nearing end, basketball back in focus

http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/B/BKN_NBA_LABOR?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2011-11-30-22-57-18NEW YORK (AP) -- These are the kinds of negotiations NBA fans have been waiting for.Teams began talking to agents Wednes...