Tuesday, October, 01, 2013
Ambulances On-Site at Football Games: Worth the Cost?
As school districts have cut costs over the years, one of the items often on the chopping block is having ambulances stationed at every football game.
Thursday, September, 26, 2013
Coatesville Texting Scandal Brings Out Strong Emotions
Not surprisingly, there isn't much sympathy for school administrators who exchange racist, lewd and sexist text messages about their students and staff. When it happens at one of the most diverse schools in its region, there is even less.
Tuesday, September, 24, 2013
Woman Falls to Her Death in Climbing Gym Accident
An experienced climber died Sunday when she fell about 30 feet off a climbing wall at a Grapevine, Texas, climbing gym. Police say the death was an unfortunate accident.
Friday, September, 20, 2013
Lawsuit: Girls Kicked Off Team Over Hazing Complaints
A family in Murfreesboro, Tenn., is suing the County Board of Education claiming their daughters were kicked off the Siegel High School girls' basketball team after complaining about being hazed.
Thursday, September, 19, 2013
Bronx Ice Center Will Have Billion Dollar Impact, Supporters Say
A converted armory in the Bronx will soon be home to the largest ice center of its kind in the world. The planned Kingsbridge National Ice Center will contain nine indoor ice rinks and a 50,000-square-foot community center.
Wednesday, September, 18, 2013
Middle School Football Player Dies From Ant Attack
Unfortunately, for the second day in a row, we are writing about the death of a youth football player. However, this one wasn't caused by a helmet-to-helmet hit or any other football-related injury.
Tuesday, September, 17, 2013
Helmet-to-Helmet Hit Results in Death of Prep Player
Damon Janes, a 16-year-old high school running back from Brocton, N.Y., died Monday after suffering a helmet-to-helmet hit in a game on Friday night.
Wednesday, September, 11, 2013
Never Forget: Tributes Continue 12 Years After 9/11
It was a beautiful, clear day and the school bus was running unusually late. That's when a neighborhood friend's mother drove by, offered us a ride to school and told us calmly that a plane had flown into the World Trade Center.
Monday, September, 09, 2013
Fan Falls to His Death at Candlestick Park
Amid the excitement of San Francisco's win over the Green Bay Packers at Candlestick Park Sunday, there was tragedy.
Thursday, September, 05, 2013
True Stories Behind the Biggest Names in Fitness
Fitness is an industry of entrepreneurs and visionaries, where innovation can change the world.
In a new podcast series, "Gym Class: Heroes of Fitness," Athletic Business, the iClubs Conference and software provider Motionsoft have joined forces to bring the fitness industry's biggest and brightest entrepreneurs and visionaries to life. These men and women join Motionsoft's hilarious hosts Hossein Noshirvani and Leigh Kessler to tell their personal stories and explain how they took their big ideas from vision to reality.
Friday, May, 30, 2014
Blog: Six Facilities That Left Me Floored
When I was invited by Regupol America to tour several athletic and fitness facilities earlier this month, I had no idea what I was in for. Working for AB, we know how important the right kind of flooring is — it impacts everything from acoustics and aesthetics to cost and usability — but it takes getting out of the office and seeing the details up close to really understand how flooring can make an impact.
Monday, March, 17, 2014
News and Notes From the IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Floor
There’s nothing like attending a good trade show, especially in the fitness industry. The equipment, the innovation, the music, the energy, the people… Whether it’s our show or IHRSA, I consider attending these shows to be one of the perks of my job.
Monday, February, 10, 2014
Blog: Don't Let Sexual Orientation Define Sam
"I'm not afraid to tell the world who I am. I'm Michael Sam: I'm a college graduate. I'm African American, and I'm gay," he said. "I'm comfortable in my skin."
Friday, December, 13, 2013
RG3's Best Qualities Transcend Football
A man best known for his athletic accomplishments does his best work off the field.
Tuesday, October, 29, 2013
Blog: 9 Social Media Dos and Don'ts for Student-Athletes
A professor of mine in journalism school at Missouri once said (actually, he tweeted): "Social media is like a gun. Smart people will use it as a useful tool, not-so-smart people will shoot themselves in the foot with it."
Thursday, October, 10, 2013
Blog: The Wussification Has to Stop
First there were youth sports leagues that stopped keeping score for fear of someone having hurt feelings. Then there's the football league in California that does keep score, but penalizes the teams that win by too much. Now, it appears we've reached a level of softness even Charmin can't match.