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Molly Yanity and Aimee C. Edmondson

Coverage of the recruitment of high school athletes has exploded in the last decade as the advent of the Internet turned a once-obscure type of coverage into a multimillion-dollar industry. The demand for information about college football recruits has led to new ethical challenges for Web-based publications. This survey of sport media identifies some of the ethical challenges associated with such coverage and proposes a code of ethics for Web-based media outlets. Media covering high school recruiting can use these guidelines to gain and maintain credibility, to uphold a high level of ethics, and to avoid restrictions or rules mandated by an outside source in a specialized beat where high school students are the primary subjects.

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Megan B. Shreffler

the secrets that best relate to the type of athlete the reader is (high school student-athlete with collegiate student-athlete potential, high school student-athlete without collegiate student-athlete potential, college freshman or sophomore, college junior or senior, or college graduate). As such

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Sitong Guo, Andrew C. Billings and James C. Abdallah

-old high school student, James has been ascribed nicknames including “King James” and “Chosen One,” both becoming so endemic to the legend that he emblazoned each moniker as a tattoo on his body. After being drafted by his hometown Cleveland Cavaliers in 2003, the legend of LeBron was cemented, with Nike

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Khirey B. Walker, Chad S. Seifried and Brian P. Soebbing

in 1984 with an immediate focus on assessing the current state of academic eligibility standards ( Mondello & Abernathy, 2000 ). The Commission ultimately created a product as part of the technical subsystem called Proposition 48, requiring a high school student-athlete to pass a set of core courses

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Michelle Hayes, Kevin Filo, Caroline Riot and Andrea Geurin

high school students of age similar to younger athletes to ensure that the wording was clear, understandable, and unambiguous ( Gratton & Jones, 2004 ) before administration. The sequencing of questions was checked to ensure that it was logical, and the likely completion time was also assessed. A few