• Short-Lived Coaches Raise Hiring Practice Questions

    by Jason Scott August 2017

    An Idaho school district is looking at its hiring practices after it rescinded job offers to two brand new coaches once details of their pasts came to light.

  • Opinion: Only Things Youth Sports Lacking Are Officials

    by Deron Snyder August 2017

    NFL interest is heating up with training camps underway from coast to coast. The NBA is cooling down...

  • Officials Shortage a Growing Problem for Prep Football

    by Tori McElhaney July 2017

    On any given Friday night throughout the football season, there are always three teams taking the field for a high school game. Yes, three teams, not two...

  • USA Gymnastics Fulfills Advocate, Counsel Mandates

    by Rachel Axon July 2017

    USA Gymnastics on Wednesday announced the hiring of a director of safe sport and an in-house legal counsel, filling positions created in response...

  • Misled by Flier, Hundreds Converge on Raiders Stadium

    by Courtney Cameron July 2017

    On Thursday, more than 700 people attended a board meeting of the Las Vegas Stadium Authority under the false impression that they would be able to apply to work at the new Raiders Stadium.

  • Football Coach Job Still Vacant Following Controversy

    by Jeremy Kelley and Marc Pendleton July 2017

    After initially indicating he would pursue the Dunbar High School head football coach position...

  • 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.

  • The Case for High School Strength Coach Hires

    by Paul Steinbach May 2017

    By the time student-athletes reach the collegiate level, most have gained some measure of elite status — even before a certified strength and conditioning coach has had a chance to assess their talents and influence their trajectory. But what about high school athletes? Physical maturity can vary greatly from ninth grade to 12th grade, or even within the same class of peers. Moreover, the difference in developmental rates between boys and girls ages 14 to 18 is pronounced, not to mention each gender's inherent physical differences.

  • Recreation Program in Jeopardy after Mass Resignation

    by Courtney Cameron May 2017

    Every member of the Norton, Mass., parks and recreation commission has turned in their resignation after a budget override intended to augment the department’s resources failed to pass.