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Why not the Gentleman Seahawks?

By Dr. Pam Wojnar Contributor, Sports and Fitness Network Growing up my parents often said to my sister and me, every lady is a woman, but every woman is not a lady. Over time, I understood what that meant; a woman is simply a female, while a lady is a woman who is well behaved or proper. When I started working in college athletics, my athletic director told me the women’s teams go by the Lady Seahawks. I asked if the men’s teams go by the Gentleman Seahawks? He thought I was being funny, but I explained all the teams play for the same school, so shouldn’t they all have the same mascot/nickname?
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Managing the Responsibility of Head Injuries

By Dr. Steve Juaire Contributor, Sports and Fitness Network Recent traumatic events, caused or significantly affected by concussions, should be a warning sign that all individuals involved in sport have a duty to recognize their roles in the prevention and care of athletes who train and compete under their guidance. This responsibility includes athletic administrators who are charged with creating a vision for their departments and hiring staffs to carry out that vision.
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Identify Queen Bees and Worker Bees for Fundraising Success

By Dr. Steve Juaire Contributor, Sports and Fitness Network As I both participate and observe fundraising efforts, one key component of success is frequently missing, that is, the identification and inclusion of individuals who can persuade nearly any community person to donate and spend, i.e. the Queen Bee.
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