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Virginia is poised to announce Georgia deputy athletic director Carla Williams, a former professional basketball player with experience supervising football, as the Cavaliers’ athletic director, sources said Saturday. A 1989 Georgia graduate, Williams oversees the Bulldogs’ football program as athletic director Greg McGarity’s top lieutenant. She also has administrative responsibility for women’s basketball, academic support, NCAA compliance, external and event operations, human resources, sports medicine, strength and conditioning, and business operations. -David Teel, Daily Press, Read More

The UNC Decision:  What Happened?
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The UNC Decision: What Happened?The UNC Decision: What Happened?...

October 16th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.10.16 | by Dan Matheson

In August when the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill appeared before the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) to defend itself against allegations of NCAA violations involving “academic irregularities,” I predicted...

In August when the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill appeared before the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) to defend itself against allegations of NCAA...

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Focus on the Fans
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Focus on the FansInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Focus on th...

October 12th, 2017 | by Rick Walden2017.10.12 | by Rick Walden

Former Philadelphia Phillies star, Mike Schmidt, once declared about Philly fans, “They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans…over the...

Former Philadelphia Phillies star, Mike Schmidt, once declared about Philly fans, “They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo...

Into The Arena: Lessons From a Year-long Stadium Road Trip
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Into The Arena: Lessons From a Year-long Stadium Road TripInto The Arena: Lessons From a Year-long Stadium R...

October 11th, 2017 | by Rafi Kohan2017.10.11 | by Rafi Kohan

Ed. Note: Author Rafi Kohan is joining us for a limited run to discuss his new book “The Arena” and the lessons he learned on his year-long stadium road trip. He’ll be sharing stories about unique fan...

Ed. Note: Author Rafi Kohan is joining us for a limited run to discuss his new book “The Arena” and the lessons he learned on his year-long stadium road...

Reader Feedback: Early Recruiting May Have A Solution In College Lacrosse
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Reader Feedback: Early Recruiting May Have A Solution In College LacrosseReader Feedback: Early Recruiting May Have A Solut...

October 10th, 2017 | by College AD2017.10.10 | by College AD

Today’s article is a bit of reader feedback from Notre Dame’s Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, Kevin Corrigan. After publishing a recent article by Francis Giknis on the perils of “early recruiting,” Coach...

Today’s article is a bit of reader feedback from Notre Dame’s Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, Kevin Corrigan. After publishing a recent article by Francis...

Are Schools Not Hiring Female ADs Because of a Lack of Football Experience?
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Are Schools Not Hiring Female ADs Because of a Lack of Football Experience?Are Schools Not Hiring Female ADs Because of a Lac...

October 9th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.10.09 | by Francis Giknis

This past week, my alma mater, The College of William and Mary, hired Samantha Huge to succeed Terry Driscoll as athletics director. Huge is the first female AD at W&M since administration of both men’s and women’s sports...

This past week, my alma mater, The College of William and Mary, hired Samantha Huge to succeed Terry Driscoll as athletics director. Huge is the first female AD at...

Understanding the Interesting Learfield-IMG College Merger Fact Sheet
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Understanding the Interesting Learfield-IMG College Merger Fact SheetUnderstanding the Interesting Learfield-IMG Colleg...

October 6th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.10.06 | by Dan Gale

Yesterday was a hallmark day for the Learfield-IMG College merger and something both parties should be celebrating. Coming together on terms in such a timely manner shows the power of what the ‘Super Rights Holder’ can bring...

Yesterday was a hallmark day for the Learfield-IMG College merger and something both parties should be celebrating. Coming together on terms in such a timely manner...

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Defining Leadership
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Defining LeadershipInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Defining Le...

October 5th, 2017 | by Donald Polden2017.10.05 | by Donald Polden

Sport, in any form, becomes a laboratory for experiential learning and leadership development the moment participants begin play.  Whether a board member, a player, a coach, or an administrator, all play a role in constructing...

Sport, in any form, becomes a laboratory for experiential learning and leadership development the moment participants begin play.  Whether a board member, a player, a...

LEAD1 Interviews Iowa’s Gary Barta on the Impact of Athletics on Athletes and Fans
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LEAD1 Interviews Iowa’s Gary Barta on the Impact of Athletics on Athletes and FansLEAD1 Interviews Iowa’s Gary Barta on the Im...

October 4th, 2017 | by College AD2017.10.04 | by College AD

Any chance we get to listen to a sitting athletic director speak at length about his craft is something worth highlighting. That’s why we wanted to highlight this interview by Jonathan Yates of LEAD1 (formerly known as the...

Any chance we get to listen to a sitting athletic director speak at length about his craft is something worth highlighting. That’s why we wanted to highlight this...

Focus on the Whole Team: Staying Healthy During the Fall
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Focus on the Whole Team: Staying Healthy During the FallFocus on the Whole Team: Staying Healthy During th...

October 3rd, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.10.03 | by Walt Whitfield

As with the football season, fall is in full swing. September 22 marked the first day of autumn. And with the change in season, comes differences in daylight hours, activities, weather, and food. Subtle changes sometimes throw...

As with the football season, fall is in full swing. September 22 marked the first day of autumn. And with the change in season, comes differences in daylight hours,...