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CSUB Senior Associate Athletics Director for External Affairs and Capital Projects Karen Langston has been named the chair of the NCAA Division I Wrestling Championships Committee. Langston is the first woman to be appointed to the position and has served on the committee since April 2017. Director of Championships and Alliances for the NCAA, Anthony Holman said that Langston will be a great addition to the committee with her thoughtful approach. Langston currently oversees the CSUB wrestling program and has done so since 2011. As chair, she will be responsible for all national committee calls, rankings and any committee discussions/decisions. – Kelly Broderick, turnto23 – Read More

The Culture Of Sports: Bowie State AD Clyde Doughty
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September 10th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.09.10 | by Jonathan Yates

Could we see the Ivy League matching up with HBCU’s in postseason play? It’s an idea that was floated last month by Princeton head coach Bob Surace and it’s a thought Bowie State AD Clyde Doughty finds very...

Could we see the Ivy League matching up with HBCU’s in postseason play? It’s an idea that was floated last month by Princeton head coach Bob Surace and...

Tracking The Changes: A Look At AD Turnover In August
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September 7th, 2018 | by CollegeAD2018.09.07 | by CollegeAD

August is a busy time in college athletics. Early in the month teams report back to campus in preparation for the upcoming year and by the end of the month, most have started to compete. In the world of athletic administration,...

August is a busy time in college athletics. Early in the month teams report back to campus in preparation for the upcoming year and by the end of the month, most have...

Focus On The Whole Team: Be A Better Teammate
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Focus On The Whole Team: Be A Better TeammateFocus On The Whole Team: Be A Better Teammate...

September 5th, 2018 | by Walt Whitfield2018.09.05 | by Walt Whitfield

College athletics is about performing as a team. That can be seen on and off the field. Just as the quarterback and center must work together so does the athletic director and head coach. The better relationship between the...

College athletics is about performing as a team. That can be seen on and off the field. Just as the quarterback and center must work together so does the athletic...

Marco Born’s First 90 Days As The Director Of Athletics At Lamar University
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September 4th, 2018 | by Dan Gale2018.09.04 | by Dan Gale

Marco Born was named Lamar University Director of Athletics by President Dr. Kenneth Evans on March 29. Born has hit the ground running since taking over in Beaumont. Dan Gale recently had the opportunity to sit down with Marco...

Marco Born was named Lamar University Director of Athletics by President Dr. Kenneth Evans on March 29. Born has hit the ground running since taking over in Beaumont....

In Today’s Politically Charged Climate Does Your Venue Music Matter?
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In Today’s Politically Charged Climate Does Your Venue Music Matter?In Today’s Politically Charged Climate Does ...

August 30th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.08.30 | by Jonathan Yates

Not that long ago, it would be unfathomable to even consider that high school recruits would choose a school based on the shoe sponsor. After all, about 99% will not make the pros. So who the shoe sponsor is means pretty much...

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The Culture of Sports: Why You Should Embrace Sports Gambling
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August 28th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.08.28 | by Jonathan Yates

In May the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. Thus far three states New Jersey, Delaware, and Mississippi have joined Nevada to embrace sports gambling. Four other states West Virginia,...

In May the Supreme Court struck down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. Thus far three states New Jersey, Delaware, and Mississippi have joined Nevada...

The RPI Is Out, But Is The NCAA Evaluation Tool Any Better?
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August 22nd, 2018 | by CollegeAD2018.08.22 | by CollegeAD

The NCAA on Wednesday morning unveiled a new ranking system the NCAA Division I Men’s basketball committee will use to rank and seed teams for postseason play. The NCAA Evaluation Tool or NET system replaces the Ratings...

The NCAA on Wednesday morning unveiled a new ranking system the NCAA Division I Men’s basketball committee will use to rank and seed teams for postseason play. The...

Focus On The Whole Team: Cure The End Of Summer Blues
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August 21st, 2018 | by Walt Whitfield2018.08.21 | by Walt Whitfield

The semester is here. The summer vacation is an afterthought. We are full steam into books, football games, and on-campus parking tickets. With any change like the summer ending, there is some stress and anxiety. Here are a few...

The semester is here. The summer vacation is an afterthought. We are full steam into books, football games, and on-campus parking tickets. With any change like the...

The Culture of Sports: Leading An Athletic Department Without Football
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August 20th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates2018.08.20 | by Jonathan Yates

They said it was bound to happen, one day a 16 seed would beat a 1 seed in the NCAA, well thanks to UMBC knocking off Virginia in the 2018 NCAA Tournament it finally has happened. The ultimate underdog taking down the heavy...

They said it was bound to happen, one day a 16 seed would beat a 1 seed in the NCAA, well thanks to UMBC knocking off Virginia in the 2018 NCAA Tournament it finally has...