• Tennessee Hopes to Hire New Title IX Chief

    by Rachel Ohm June 2017

    There's no firm timeline for when the University of Tennessee will have in place some of the recommendations of a new report critiquing its Title IX policies, President Joe DiPietro said Thursday. But he hopes to hire a systemwide coordinator by the end of the year.

  • New Mexico Taps Search Firm to Find New AD

    by Geoff Grammer June 2017

    Paul Krebs is technically still on the job for 10 more days, albeit while using vacation days. And interim athletic director Janice Ruggiero is holding down the University of New Mexico athletics department in the meantime.

  • School Officials Split on Retaining Controversial Coach

    by Jeremy Kelley and Marc Pendleton June 2017

    Darran Powell is out as the Dunbar High School football coach. When the Dayton Public Schools Board voted on Powell's contract, the margin was 3-2 in favor of retaining Powell, but a majority four votes was needed.

  • First YMCA-Based Physician Daphne Bascom Talks Health

    by Paul Steinbach June 2017

    When the YMCA of Greater Kansas City asked board member Daphne Bascom to review a new job description, Bascom, an Oxford-educated reconstructive surgeon and then-executive at leading electronic medical records provider Cerner Corp., shocked her colleagues by saying she'd like to be considered for the position herself. In January, Bascom accepted a significant pay cut to become not only the Kansas City Y's first senior vice president of community integrated health, but the only physician employed at any Y location outside the national office. AB senior editor Paul Steinbach asked Bascom, 50, who lost both her parents to preventable diseases within the past five years, to describe the motivation behind her career change.

  • Could a Coach Registry Provide Protection for HS Athletes?

    by Marjorie Cortez June 2017

    It's unlikely a Utah high school coach who is a licensed school teacher can readily move to another assignment if a hearing process substantiates he or she had inappropriate contact with a student. But what about coaches - paid and volunteer - who fall outside that system?

  • NCAA to Study Coaching Staff Sizes

    by Josh Kendall June 2017

    In the NCAA's upcoming analysis of college football staff sizes, Alabama's Crimson Tide will be at the center of the debate over how big is too big.

  • Ex-AD Sentenced to 2-6 Years Imprisonment for Theft

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Former Hyde Park Central School District athletic director Amy McArdle-Rausenberger was sentenced on Wednesday by the Duchesse County Court to two-to-six years in prison for having stolen $50,000 worth of equipment between July 2009 and August 2016.

  • Lifeguards Afraid to Work at Louisville Municipal Pool

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Last week, Metro Parks of Louisville, Ky., announced that the West End outdoor pool is understaffed by roughly 15 lifeguards, putting the scheduled season opening for Memorial Day in jeopardy.

  • Ex-Richmond AD Takes Job with Atlantic 10

    by John O'Connor May 2017

    The Atlantic 10 Conference has named Keith Gill, the outgoing Richmond athletics director, executive associate commissioner. Gill remains Richmond's athletics director until June 30.

  • Ex-Notre Dame Coach Weis's Buyout Totals $18.97M

    by Laken Litman May 2017

    The final tab is in: Former Notre Dame football coach Charlie Weis ended up receiving $18,967,960 from the university as a buyout for being fired in 2009. The amount of the final installment -- 2,054,742 for the 2015 calendar year -- was disclosed on Notre Dame's new federal tax return, which was released Monday. The filing did not mention this would be the end of Weis' payments the way the others did. Previous filings noted Weis was being paid through December 2015 as part of the termination agreement.