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college sports

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...


December 13, 2016

Poll: How do coaches choose team captains?

In November, Coach & Athletic Director asked coaches how they choose captains with their respective teams — do coaches or players pick? Here are the results along with some comments. • Most years it's a coaches pick. There have been a han...


December 13, 2016

Why observation is critical to improving players and coaches

This past offseason, the San Diego Padres named Andy Green their new manager. To those outside of the baseball fraternity, and to many who are a part of it, the collective reaction was more of a “who?” than a “wow!” Shortly after the annou...


September 28, 2016

N.Y. association names Earth Networks official weather information provider

Earth Networks has announced that it has been named the "official weather information provider" by the New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA). As a result, Earth Networks’ popular WeatherBug app will be exclusively promo...


September 22, 2016

Ivy League proposes rule to limit recruiting before junior year

From The Ivy League The Ivy League has proposed NCAA legislation to allow prospective student-athletes more time in the recruiting process to make the decision of where to attend college. “The pressure on prospective student-athletes to commit to...