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February 6, 2019

California bill would allow compensation for college athletes

A California state senator has introduced a bill that would allow college athletes to receive sponsorships without repercussions from their institutions. [caption id="attachment_27490" align="alignleft" width="240"] Photo: Eric Chan, Flickr[/capti...


July 26, 2017

University of Illinois drafting ban on athletes with history of violence

The University of Illinois is reportedly drafting a policy that would prevent its sports programs from accepting athletes who have a history of domestic violence or sexual assault. [caption id="attachment_24487" align="alignright" width="213"] The...


March 30, 2017

7 steps to building your athletic department’s brand

Coaches must actively engage with the community & develop a social media plan How important is brand awareness to your athletic department? Take a look at the response rate of your last fundraising initiative. Think of your brand as the first...


March 23, 2017

New Arkansas law will allow guns at sporting events

A new law in Arkansas will allow fans with concealed carry permits to bring guns to sporting events, including those at the University of Arkansas. [caption id="attachment_21625" align="alignright" width="275"] Photo: Bobak Ha'Eri[/caption] Gov...


March 20, 2017

8 steps to a successful facilities project

So you need replace that old field, pool or gym? How about lights, bleachers or a new scoreboard? Is funding this project in your budget? Probably not. In that case, how will you pay for it? How about the plans and construction timetable? Those ar...


February 15, 2017

More women earning roles in athletic administration

From Ohio University There is a misconception that girls are not interested in sports. The truth is, nearly half of the fans in the major leagues are women and the number of female athletes continues to grow. Their voices need to be heard as well....


February 10, 2017

Study: Concussions can impair cardiovascular system

A new study suggests that sports-related concussions can also cause temporary impairment of the cardiovascular system. An article on the study will be published in the American Journal of Physiology—Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiolo...


January 23, 2017

Washington study finds no link between artificial turf and cancer

A new study in Washington has found no link between the crumb rubber found in artificial turf and cancer. The state-led study was limited in scope, but it mirrors a Dutch study released last year that similarly found artificial fields were safe fo...