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  • Panthers Owner Gives to Shooting Victims' Families

    by jmcdermott@postandcourier.com June 2015

    Jerry Richardson and his Carolina Panthers have donated $100,000 to the families of the nine Emanuel AME Church shooting victims.

  • SEC Hires New Commish for Legal Affairs and Compliance

    by David Paschall, Chattanooga Times Free Press June 2015

    New Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey on Tuesday announced the hiring of William King as associate commissioner for legal affairs and compliance.

  • Summit Introduces New Sports to International Attendees

    by Michael Scott Davidson, Sarasota Herald Tribune June 2015

    On Saturday, Prateek Syangden strapped on a pair of ice skates for the first time in his life and entered the skating rink at the Ellenton Ice and Sports Complex.

  • U.S. Soccer Head Defends Handling of Domestic Assault Case

    by Anne M. Peterson, The Bismarck Tribune June 2015

    The head of U.S. Soccer defended the federation's handling of goalkeeper Hope Solo's domestic assault case in a letter to U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal on Friday night.

  • IHSA Responds to Newspaper Report on Exec Pay

    by AB Editors June 2015

  • 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.

  • 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: