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  • Strike 'Free Agent' Provision from FHSAA Overhaul

    by Palm Beach Post (Florida) April 2015

    For years now, there has been growing tension between some Florida legislators, particularly in the House, and the Florida High School Athletic Association.

  • Five Teams to Use High School's New Synthetic Turf

    by Anthony Chiang and Jodie Wagner, Palm Beach Post April 2015

    American Heritage is making a change. The private school began installing artificial turf on its athletic field Friday, according to Stallions athletic director Brad Tremper. The news was first reported by ESPN 106.3.

  • Columnist: Potential New Transfer Rules Short-Sighted

    by Marc Narducci, The Philadelphia Inquirer April 2015

    In an attempt to strengthen the transfer rules, the NJSIAA could inadvertently be punishing some innocent people who may have to switch schools due to diminishing finances. That is just one example why a potential new transfer rule is short-sighted.

  • The AB Extra: April 10

    by Laura Godlewski April 2015

    This week's AB Extra includes updates on two prominent professional stadiums, a warning for anyone thinking of attending The Masters and a new potential programming idea for your facility. But we begin with a new youth football league aimed at fixing the "broken" culture in sports. New to The Extra? Here's last week's edition.

  • Coaches Who Played Preps in AAU Games Investigated

    by Chris Thomas chris.thomas@knoxnews.com Chris Thomas covers high school sports. Follow him at twitter.com/prepxtra. April 2015

    Two Harriman High School boys basketball assistants are the subject of an investigation into the Blue Devils program, TSSAA executive director Bernard Childress told the News Sentinel on Monday.

  • HS Hockey Team Forfeits Wins Due to Inelligible Player

    by Scott Kaniewski, By SCOTT KANIEWSKI scott.kaniewski@gazette.com - April 2015

    The Air Academy hockey team was forced to forfeit every win after Jan. 7 because of an ineligible player, Air Academy interim athletic director Jim Chapman confirmed via email Friday.

  • Court Gives San Diego Schools Okay to Practice Yoga

    by The Bismarck Tribune April 2015

    A court of appeal upheld a lower court ruling tossing out a family's lawsuit that tried to block Encinitas Union School District from teaching yoga as an alternative to traditional gym classes.

  • The AB Extra: March 27

    by Laura Godlewski March 2015

    Editor's note: Today we're introducing a new feature to AthleticBusiness.com, The AB Extra. Each Friday this space will feature news, notes and interesting articles from around the web in a quick, concise format. We hope you enjoy this first edition of the The AB Extra.

  • Dance Team Member Files Lawsuit After Hazing Incident

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    An Oregon high school, its school district, and its administration are under scrutiny after a student and former dance team member filed a lawsuit claiming her constitutional rights were violated.

    According to the lawsuit, the 14-year-old was blindfolded, harassed, humiliated, and abused by older members of the Lakeridge High School dance team, as well as other students from the school during hazing events. She was then told by various school officials to remain quiet about what took place. 

  • Prep Team Reinstated in Playoffs After Jersey Violation

    by Laura Godlewski, Athletic Business Intern March 2015

    A California high school girls’ basketball team that was forced to forfeit a win after a jersey violation has been reinstated in the playoffs after winning an appeal.