RECENT ARTICLES
  • Opinion: Coaches Scarier than Concussions

    by Fred Engh June 2016

    As much as I love football − and I was a high school head coach before founding the National Alliance for Youth Sports in 1981  I wouldn’t risk my kids playing today with all the information out there about the long-term effects of concussions. But the concussion issue and all the talk it has generated is minor compared with the real issue that I have seen damaging young lives for more than 30 years now: the people who are coaching kids. The guy you trust with your child who is out there for a few hours a week, out of your sight, pretending that they know how to coach children.

  • Build Your Career Around Your Strengths

    by Bobbi Nance May 2016

    This article appeared in the May 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 tactics do you use to motivate employees?

    by AB Staff May 2016

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

  • Jerry Kill Takes K-State Associate AD Job

    by Joe Christensen May 2016

    The former football coach made no secret he wanted to stay at the University of Minnesota in an athletics department role.

  • Edmonton City Architect Carol Bélanger Talks Canadian Design

    by Paul Steinbach May 2016

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

  • Chiefs Raise Eyebrows with Questionable Draft Pick

    by Herbie Teope May 2016

    Teams often utilize the later rounds of the NFL Draft to take flyers on players and the Kansas City Chiefs are no different. But the Chiefs' second of two picks in the fifth round caused heads to turn Saturday. A day after Chiefs chairman and CEO Clark Hunt said character matters, the team sent mixed signals with the selection West Alabama wide receiver Tyreek Hill.

  • Big Sky Names First Female Commissioner

    by Jim Allen May 2016

    The Big Sky Conference is making big news this week. On Thursday, it was the return of Idaho as a football member; on Friday, the conference announced the hiring of its first female commissioner.

  • Comedian Donates $10K to All-Ability Playground

    by Ben Lockhart April 2016

    Comedian Brian Regan has donated nearly $10,000 toward an Orem playground designed for children of all ability levels, the city announced Monday.

  • Using Open-Book Management to Build Employee Buy-In

    by Jim Worthington April 2016

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

  • Ed Snider Was Influential Sports Figure in Philly

    by John Smallwood April 2016

    Philadelphia lost its most influential sports figure in history with Monday's passing of Flyers co-founder and Comcast Spectacor creator Ed Snider at 83 after a long battle with bladder cancer. The icon was a sports "futurist" who played some kind of role in virtually every major sporting occurrence in Philadelphia over the past five decades. From his bringing the NHL to Philadelphia in 1967 with the expansion Flyers to the birth of the sports television and entertainment entity known as Spectacor in 1974 that grew into Comcast Spectacor to the opening of the state-of-the-art CoreStates Center (now Wells Fargo Center) in 1996, it is fair to say that the entire sports climate and culture of Philadelphia today is connected to the innovative visionary most commonly and respectfully referred to as "Mr. Snider."