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college sports

January 25, 2016

NCAA survey finds many athletes regret specialization

Among the findings in this year's NCAA GOALS study was that many college student-athletes regret specializing in a single sport when they were younger. Results from the 2015 GOALS Study of the Student-Athlete Experience were revealed at this year'...


October 9, 2015

What’s causing the decline of female coaches?

Participation in girls sports has climbed all but six years since the implementation of Title IX in 1972, but it hasn't been matched by the number of female coaches. [caption id="attachment_14264" align="alignleft" width="238"] Participation in gi...


September 2, 2015

K-State students required to sign sportsmanship pledge

Kansas State students will be required to sign a sportsmanship pledge before picking up season tickets for this year's sporting events. [caption id="attachment_11060" align="alignright" width="352"] Kansas State fans storm the court after beating ...


August 19, 2015

Survey: How do you choose your captains?

What's the best method for choosing captains for your athletic programs? High school and college teams have a variety of methods for choosing their team leaders, so we asked readers in July whether the decisions were left to coaches or players. He...


August 4, 2015

NCAA Division II considering certification of strength coaches

NCAA Division II strength and conditioning coaches would be required to obtain national certification under recommendations from the division's Management Council. The Management Council last week recommended that the Presidents Council adopt th...


July 10, 2015

The University of Akron announces it will cut baseball

The University of Akron (Ohio) announced today it would cut baseball as part of a three-year program to address the school's financial troubles. [caption id="attachment_13265" align="alignleft" width="254"] The Akron Zips[/caption] No other de...


June 16, 2015

Study places women’s lacrosse as No. 2 sport for concussions

Football players continue to stand the greatest risk of suffering a concussion, but a new study suggests that women's lacrosse players are second on that list. [caption id="attachment_11541" align="alignright" width="229"] Women's lacrosse players...


August 29, 2011

The 7 attributes of effective team leaders

All of us want to equip our captains and team leaders with the skills they need in order to be effective. I believe that the success our leaders experience is in direct relationship to how well we train them to lead the team. According to John...