• IHSA Responds to Newspaper Report on Exec Pay

    by AB Editors June 2015

  • Social Media Firestorm Over Lauren Hill's ESPY Snub

    by By Rick McCrabb June 2015

    Social media is swirling with what is being called a controversial decision to give the 2015 Arthur Ashe Courage Award to Caitlyn Jenner instead of Lauren Hill - a Mount Saint Joseph University basketball player who raised millions for cancer research before she died on April 10.

  • Jenner Inspires Socially Conscious U.S. Women's Team

    by Martin Rogers, @mrogersUSAT, USA TODAY Sports June 2015

    The story of how Bruce Jenner became Caitlyn Jenner amid a blaze of publicity and via the cover of Vanity Fair on Monday will mean different things to different people.

  • Clemson's Swinney Backs Out of Controversial Event

    by Brad Senkiw, 864-260-1283 May 2015

    The Clemson head football coach announced Wednesday through a statement released by the school that he would no longer take part in the Tuesday event in Columbia.

  • Seven Things to Know About ABC Keynote Speaker Shawn Achor and His Research on Happiness

    by Michael Gaio May 2015

    The Athletic Business Conference & Expo is proud to welcome New York Times best selling author, Harvard researcher and positive psychology expert Shawn Achor as our 2015 keynote speaker.

  • Virginia Tech Professor Explains Helmet Research

    by Paul Steinbach May 2015

    In February, the NFL suspended its concussion research program employing helmet sensors, citing player privacy and data-reliability concerns. Stefan Duma disagrees with that decision. After attending a military conference in 2003, the head of Virginia Tech's biomechanical engineering department helped the Hokies football program become the first in the nation to track head impacts.

  • Reflecting On My 2014 as I Turn Forty

    by April 2015

    One of the best (and worst) parts of working in the athletics, fitness and recreation industry is personally witnessing how many of my readers have gotten better with age. At the 2014 Athletic Business Conference & Expo, the exhibit hall was packed with veteran single-digit-body-fat attendees testing the latest and greatest in fitness equipment. Even Fast Company cofounder and keynote speaker William Taylor tweeted that it was the fittest audience he'd ever addressed.

  • Remembering Lauren Hill: 'A Once-in-a-Lifetime Gift'

    by Tom McKee WCPO 9 April 2015

    Community members paid their respects Monday evening to Lauren Hill, the 19-year-old basketball player and cancer fighter who died Friday after inspiring the Tri-State and the country with her caring unselfish determination and zest for life.

  • Lauren Hill, Inspirational Student-Athlete, Dies at 19

    by Michael Gaio April 2015

    Lauren Hill, the cancer fighting, layup making college basketball player who captured the hearts of our nation, has died.

  • How to Protect Against Rioting at Your College

    by April 2015

    Joe Monroe, chief of police at the University of Kentucky, has gotten used to protecting the streets of Lexington from rioting fans. He's had to do so frequently over the past few years as the school's men's basketball team, led by head coach John Calipari, has made four Final Four appearances the past five years. Last Saturday night, after the previously undefeated Wildcats were eliminated from the NCAA tournament by Wisconsin, fans took to the streets of Lexington (yet again). Monroe and his campus police team (yet again) had to protect the community and keep the peace in collaboration with city police. Monroe, who teaches special-event planning for NCS4 and Texas A&M, shares his experiences while providing advice to other campus safety professionals in this Gameday Security exclusive interview: