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  • Opinion: Paterno Controversy May Never Go Away

    by Mike Jensen September 2016

    Third quarter, Penn State up a couple of touchdowns, the big screen showed images that brought many inside Beaver Stadium to their feet. A familiar face in younger days, glorious days. Words were mentioned over the PA: "Success without honor is an unseasoned dish. It will satisfy your hunger, but it won't taste good." In the last row of the Temple section in the upper deck above the north end zone, a banner appeared, with a big T for Temple, so there was no mistaking the allegiance of the artist, who wrote, "He turned his back, so we'll turn ours."

  • Padres GM Suspended by MLB for Hiding Medical Info

    by Knoxville News-Sentinel September 2016

    Major League Baseball on Thursday announced a 30-day suspension without pay for San Diego Padres general manager A.J. Preller. The punishment was levied as the result of an investigation into the Padres’ handling of medical information in the July 14 trade that sent left-hander Drew Pomeranz to the Boston Red Sox.

  • Finding the Courage to Champion Change in Your Organization

    by Fred Engh September 2016

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

  • Six Tips to Improve Your Time Management Skills

    by Stuart Goldman September 2016

    How do you pare a 60-minute presentation down to 5? This was the dilemma AB Show guest speaker Paul Wesselmann faced one snowy February day several years ago in Wisconsin.

  • AB Reader Perspective: How Would You Spend $100,000?

    by AB Staff September 2016

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

  • Opinion: Athletics a Powerful Messaging Platform

    by Jeff Schultz September 2016

    When will it dawn on people this is reality? When will some understand many athletes don't just run fast and jump high but have thoughts on significant issues facing society and choose to use their platform to further their causes? When will local governments understand when legislation is passed that is believed to infringe on civil rights protections, there are going to be economic ramifications? Just as an athlete taking a controversial stand risks losing fans and endorsements, a state passing divisive legislation risks losing major events.

  • Rethinking Efficiency and Operations in Parks and Rec

    by Scott Henderson September 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.

  • Billy Langenstein Discusses U.S. Bank Stadium Launch

    by Paul Steinbach September 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.

  • Former Olympics Team Doctor Accused of Sexual Abuse

    by Mark Alesia, Marisa Kwiatkowski and Tim Evans September 2016

    Two former gymnasts, including an Olympic medalist, accused a prominent, longtime team physician for USA Gymnastics of sexual abuse. One of the women filed a civil lawsuit Thursday in California that was released Monday. The other filed a complaint two weeks ago with police in Michigan. The women separately shared detailed accounts that closely mirrored each other against Larry Nassar. Nassar, 53, served as USA Gymnastics' team physician during four Olympic Games and resigned his position last September.

  • AB Reader Perspective: What aspect of your job would you outsource?

    by AB Staff September 2016

    AB wants to know what resources are most valuable to professionals in athletics, fitness and recreation! Tell us, if you could outsource one aspect of your job, what would it be and why?

    Your answer may appear in an upcoming issue of Athletic Business!


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    Previously on AB Reader Perspective:

    What New Year's resolution would you like to see your organization make?

    What will define a state-of-the-art facility in 20 years?

    What tactics do you use to motivate employees?