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  • Full-Time Dietitian at UNM a First in Conference

    by ELAINE TASSY JOURNAL STAFF WRITER November 2014

    Since Becky Freeman began her job as the University of New Mexico's first full-time Athletics Department sports dietitian earlier this year, she's probably been on the football field as much as she has been in the neighborhood Smith's.

  • HS Admin. Fired Over Handling of Cheating Allegations

    by Robert J. McCarthy News November 2014

    Canisius High School has fired a top administrator because he failed to follow proper procedures surrounding cheating allegations against a star football player, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.

  • MLB Front-Office Hiring Boom Causes Clutter, Confusion

    by Bob Nightengale, bnighten@usatoday.com, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    It's the newest fad in baseball, hiring so many people for high-ranking front-office roles these days that clubs aren't above simply making up titles.

  • After Tumultuous Summer, Charleston AD Gets Extension

    by apmiller@postandcourier.com November 2014

    College of Charleston athletic director Joe Hull has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the school through Dec. 31, 2016.

  • Ejected: Baseball Coach Not Renewed Despite State Title

    by Rick O'Brien; Inquirer Staff Writer November 2014

    Pope John Paul II head baseball coach John Duffy, who helped guide the Golden Panthers to the PIAA Class AAA state championship in June, said his contract was not renewed by the school.

  • Are Recent Firings at Iowa Sign of Gender Bias?

    by Michael Gaio November 2014

    The University of Iowa has lost five female coaches in five years to resignation or firings. In August, the school fired field hockey coach Tracey Griesbaum just days before the start of the season. The details surrounding Griesbaum's firing are mysterious. She was the most successful coach at the school with 169 wins and 12 winning seasons in 14 years.

  • Corbett: PSU 'Probably' Should Not Have Fired Paterno

    by Angela Couloumbis November 2014

    In his most expansive comments since the child-sex-abuse scandal erupted at Pennsylvania State University three years ago, the governor said that Paterno "technically complied with the law" in dealing with pedophile Jerry Sandusky and that university trustees should have let the iconic coach end his career when the season did.

  • Basketball Players Back JV Coach at Board Meeting

    by Stephanie Hacke November 2014

    More than a dozen Baldwin High School junior varsity basketball players stood together Wednesday night to support a coach they say has helped them more than just on the court.

  • Foes of Paterno Firing Play Role in Corbett Defeat

    by Angela Couloumbis; Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau November 2014

    Throughout the day yesterday, members of a group called Penn Staters for Responsible Stewardship donned PSU gear and went to the polls to vote against Gov. Corbett.

  • Hiring College Coaches Has Become Cloak and Dagger

    by Nicole Auerbach, @NicoleAuerbach, USA TODAY Sports November 2014

    Those involved in hirings and firings -- from coaching and athletics director standpoints -- have seen the etiquette involved in these processes change drastically in the last 15 years or so, and they can list many of the reasons why.