- Meeting Between Rape Survivor and Coach Benefits Both
by Nicole Auerbach June 2016
Nebraska football coach Mike Riley and Brenda Tracy, who says she was raped by four Oregon State students in 1998, met for the first time Wednesday in Lincoln, Neb.
- Slain HS Player Dobson to Be Honored at ESPYs
by Chris Thomas June 2016
Zaevion Dobson's story will reach a national audience when the slain Fulton High School football player is remembered with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at next month's ESPY Awards, which annually honors individual and team athletic achievements at various levels of competition.
- College of Charleston AD Hull to Step Down
by email@example.com June 2016
College of Charleston athletic director Joe Hull, who played a major role in upgrading the program's facilities and moving the school into a new conference, will leave the university when his contract expires at the end of the year.
- Soccer Team Helps Orlando Find Healing
by Mike Bianchi June 2016
Never has Orlando City's rallying cry meant more than it did on Saturday night. "Vamos Orlando!" Let's go Orlando! Let's go forward and prove we can triumph over tragedy. And let's go back; back to the city we know we are - a city of tolerance and inclusion, where people from all over the world come just so they can experience our happiness. Let's go and let's show that our way of life can and will endure.
- AB Reader Perspective: The State-of-the-Art Facility of the Future
by AB Staff June 2016
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- Florida AD Foley to Retire After 25 Years
by Commercial Appeal June 2016
Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley, one of the most successful college sports leaders in the country the last 25 years, is retiring. Foley, 63, informed his staff and head coaches of the move Monday, calling it quits after 40 years at Florida. He started as an intern in the ticket office in 1976 and took over as AD in 1992.
- Ex-Dolphins Trainer Involved in 'Bullygate' Lands FIU Job
by Andrew Abramson June 2016
Former Dolphins athletic trainer Kevin O'Neill, who was fired in the wake of the Bullygate scandal, has been hired by Florida International. Fox Sports first reported the hiring and O'Neill is listed as an employee on the university's web site.
- Eat your Veggies
by Emily Attwood June 2016
This article appeared in the July/August issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.
- NFL's Twitter Hacked, Goodell Falsely Proclaimed Dead
by Nancy Armour June 2016
The best measure of a person is the reaction when he or she dies. In that case, Roger Goodell, you have some work to do. The NFL commissioner was only "dead" for a few minutes Tuesday, not long enough for the heartfelt tributes and praise to start pouring in. And maybe the dark humor shown over his "demise" -- his Wikipedia page was briefly changed and the cause of death listed as "deflated lungs" -- was because people knew he wasn't, in fact, dead.
- Ex-FIFA President Blatter Paid Self Millions
by Chris McGaughey June 2016
Sepp Blatter's $12 million bonus from the 2014 World Cup and yet another police raid for evidence of financial crimes at FIFA revealed the turmoil at soccer's world body was far from over. The scale of Blatter s pay deal at the end of his 17-year presidency was finally confirmed by FIFA itself in a stunning opening of its financial books on Friday. The now-banned Blatter and two recently fired top officials secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner awarded themselves raises, bonuses, and future golden handshakes totaling tens of millions of dollars.