Each week, Progress Avenue lists articles of interest about youth and amateur sports:
Miami Coach Randy Shannon Brings Real Life Experience to Hurricane (Dave Hyde, SI.com, 9/23).
“Do you know how many black coaches off America’s meanest streets walk the sideline of big-time college football in these enlightened times of 2009? The one in this office. Maybe Shannon isn’t the most amazing story in sports right now. But go ahead, name someone else.” -Dave Hyde, SI.com
Coach’s Job Not Always Protected (Nick Wilson, Chico Enterprise Record, 9/24).
“One of the things that seems to set high school athletics apart from the collegiate and professional ranks is that the competition hasn’t been marred by money-grubbing agents or laden with litigation … or at least, so we would hope.” -Nick Wilson, Chico Enterprise Record