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  • Ex-US Football Player Killed in Shooting

    by Joey Kaufman December 2016

    Former USC running back Joe McKnight died Thursday afternoon in a shooting in Terrytown, Louisiana, according to the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's office. McKnight was 28. McKnight, who played for the Trojans for three seasons, had four seasons in the NFL and played in the Canadian Football League this fall, was shot and killed at 2:43 p.m. local time at the intersection at Berman Highway and Holmes Boulevard in Terrytown, a New Orleans suburb near his hometown of River Ridge. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

  • U. of Wisconsin Athletics Hires Director of Diversity and Inclusion

    by Paul Steinbach November 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • USMNT Cans Klinsmann, Considers Replacement

    by Kevin Baxter November 2016

    Jurgen Klinsmann is out as coach of the U.S. national soccer team, fired Monday after starting the final round of World Cup qualifying with losses to Mexico and Costa Rica.

  • Letter from the Editor: Our Military Fitness Problem

    by Emily Attwood November 2016

    This article appeared in the November | December issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • AB Reader Perspective: What's a common misconception people have about your job?

    by AB Staff November 2016

    This article appeared in the October issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Is Anything Good Happening in High School Sports?

    by Brian M. Miller October 2016

    Is there anything good happening in high school sports? As an athletic director, this is a question for which I try to have a good answer. Frequently, the reported news is not helpful. I am an advocate for education-based athletics. The court, field or ice rink is an extension of the classroom. This is the test track to see whether or not what we teach within our school walls has an impact in the reality of the world outside.

  • Female Athlete Refuses Testing, Denied Membership

    by Courtney Cameron October 2016

    Allison Rogers, 13, of Ethical Culture Fieldstone School in New York, has been denied a second season on her middle school football team because she refuses to retake a series of fitness tests required by New York state for participation in mixed-gender sports — required for girls, that is.

  • Ex-Hoosier: Knight Would Be in Jail for Abusive Tactics

    by Mark W. Sanchez October 2016

    The peek behind the curtain - a peephole through a hurled chair - paints a grisly picture of life at Indiana under Bob Knight. The combustible, legendary former coach of the Hoosiers "would be in jail" if he used his tactics on today's athletes, a former player alleges in a jolting autobiography. Todd Jadlow, a big man who played under Knight from 1985-89 - including the 1985-86 season chronicled in John Feinstein's "A Season on the Brink" - says the controversial coach grabbed players by the testicles, punched him in the back of the head and cracked a clipboard over his head, among other claims in "Jadlow: On The Rebound," released Oct. 15.

  • New York Sees Cycling Surge

    by Vincent Barone October 2016

    Bike ridership has surged in recent years among almost all demographics outlined in a new city health department report on cycling use in the five boroughs. The report shows increases in bike use among adults and high school students of both sexes, racial and ethnic groups as well as low- and high-income neighborhoods between 2007 and 2014. The data is the first of its kind from the city agency, billed as a comprehensive look at how riding demographics have changed during a period of earnest commitment to building bike infrastructure.

  • Be a Part of AB's 40th Anniversary

    by AB Staff October 2016

    Athletic Business will be celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2017! Throughout the year, we’re going to be exploring our past and celebrating the growth of the athletic, fitness and recreation industries we serve, and we need your help!