• New Rules Inevitable as Drone Sales, Usage Take Off

    by Chicago Daily Herald March 2015

    Privacy and safety concerns are prompting a gust of proposed state and federal rules and regulations in 2015 that may bring the drone phenomenon down to earth. Or not.

  • Air Force Football Players Tracked with Helmet Sensors

    by Brent Briggeman March 2015

    Six Falcons players -- three on offense, three on defense -- were fitted with Riddell's Sideline Response System for a test during a spring scrimmage.

  • U. of South Carolina Fitted with Sensor Mouthguards

    by Post & Courier (Charleston, SC) March 2015

    The football concussion discussion is dominated by scary studies, premature deaths, suicides, lawsuits, more studies. Official progress is as elusive as discount surgery for those concerned about the brain health of athletes, particularly college students

  • Study: MRIs Can Aid in Concussion Treatment


    An imaging technique that measures blood flow in the brain could give doctors the first objective tool for treating athletes with concussions, Albuquerque researchers found in a new study.

  • Baseball Begins New Era of Clock Management

    by news wire services March 2015

    A digital clock with giant red letters counts down from 2 minutes, 25 seconds after the final out of every half-inning. It's part of baseball's new pace of game rules to cut down on the downtime that prolongs games.

  • High-Altitude Training Masks Enter the Fitness Center

    by Erin Negley February 2015

    It's tough to miss Jim and Lori Husser at the gym. He's the one wearing what he calls a Darth Vader mask. She sports a hot-pink mask decorated with flowers. They attract attention and sometimes questions.

  • Nike's LED Court Hosts High School Basketball Games

    by Michael Gaio February 2015

    Nike introduced what it calls "the future of basketball," over the weekend as part of the NBA's All-Star festivities in New York City. In a large tent in Soho, Nike set up a temporary state-of-the-art basketball facility featuring a regulation-size LED basketball court. The court incorporated a fully programmable LED screen to run content and interactive training programs throughout the weekend.

  • School District Employs Heart Rate Monitors in Phys. Ed.

    by Stacey Becker February 2015

    Middle and high school students in the Dubuque Community School District wear assigned straps with a H7 heart-rate sensor around their chest every gym class.

  • Will Flat-Seamed Baseballs Bring More NCAA Offense?

    by Dustin Dopirak, Knoxville News-Sentinel February 2015

    Dave Serrano believes pitchers' lives have become a little too easy in college baseball since the NCAA adopted the bat-ball co-efficient of restitution standard (BBCOR) for its bats beginning with the 2011 season

  • Tech Trumps Play Pace as NCAA Football Rules Priority

    by Wire services February 2015

    Rogers Redding said Monday the use of technology on the sideline will be a focus during committee meetings today and Wednesday. Redding said the conversation about pace of play has been "muted."