• A Male Gymnast Fails to Win a Spot on the Girls' Team

    by John T. Wolohan April 2007

    With a bit more evidence, a male gymnast might have won a spot on the girls' team.

  • A Diagnosis of Attention Deficit Disorder Doesn't Supersede Eligibility Rules

    by John T. Wolohan March 2007

    A high-schooler with Attention Deficit Disorder finds out that a diagnosis alone won't waive eligibility rules.

  • Audit Trail

    by Melinda Kempfer May 2006

    A pool evaluation can help operators of aging aquatic facilities determine whether a renovation - or a rebuild - is in order.

  • What a Wild Ride It's Been

    by Andrew Cohen March 2006

    Climbing walls come under new scrutiny after rash of accidents.

  • Hazardous To Your Health Club

    by Marvin Bynum December 2005

    Because fitness centers face myriad liabilities -- from the minor to the catastrophic -- insuring against those risks can be quite complicated.

  • Dance Fever

    by Paul Steinbach June 2005

    A heated exchange at San Jose State sparks debate over appropriate in-game entertainment.

  • Fitness Models

    by Marvin Bynum July 2004

    Equipment manufacturers' warranty policies come in all shapes and sizes

  • Appetite for Destruction

    by Paul Steinbach September 2003

    What factors feed students' desire to riot after their team's significant wins and losses? Campus administrators are sifting through the ashes for answers.

  • How Tailgating Policies Help Schools Control Game Day Alcohol Abuse

    by Paul Steinbach August 2003

    Whenever Louisiana State University's football schedule produces a marquee Southeastern Conference matchup, at least 100,000 people roll into Baton Rouge to make the scene — the invasion beginning Thursday and lasting all weekend. Tiger Stadium (capacity: 91,600) has managed to squeeze no more than 92,141 fans through its gates (vs. Auburn in 2001), meaning that on most fall Saturdays, upwards of 10,000 fans descend on Death Valley only to park their vehicles and party — the time-honored autumn ritual known nationwide as tailgating. Once there, according to research commissioned by the LSU athletic department, the average tailgater logs 10 hours behind his or her wheels. "Our fans come the earliest, stay the latest and make a real Mardi Gras out of the football game," says LSU athletic director Skip Bertman.

  • A Crucial Error

    by John T. Wolohan June 2003

    Calling a college baseball player out was a court's most questionable call