Being A Leader Means Owning Your Message
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Being A Leader Means Owning Your Message

October 7th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
Not long ago we brought you an article from Zach Maurides, President and Founder of Teamworks, about the importance of getting communication right with modern athletes. From personal experience, I know that an organization can...
Green, Peterson Donations Show The Benefit Of Investing In Character
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Green, Peterson Donations Show The Benefit Of Investing In Character

September 11th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
Sitting at a small table in front of a green and white banner, like so many interviews and pressers from his past, Draymond Green on Thursday announced the largest single donation by a student athlete in Michigan State history....
College Football Is Back, But Is It Any Better?
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College Football Is Back, But Is It Any Better?

August 28th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
Tomorrow should be a national holiday, although the real celebrating isn’t likely to start for another few days. Division I football is back, and although it will be presented in it’s FCS form nearly a week before the main...
The Holy War Of Tradition And Exposure In The Playoff Era
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The Holy War Of Tradition And Exposure In The Playoff Era

August 21st, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
If Chris Hill, Utah’s athletic director, made any mistake lately, it was in his assertion that none of the Utes’ fans would miss the annual football game against in-state rival BYU. “The deep, dark dirty secret...
The Playoff Is Proof That We Should Remain Open To Change In College Football
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The Playoff Is Proof That We Should Remain Open To Change In College Football

August 14th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
It’s amazing that it took us this long to stumble upon something so wonderful. The College Football Playoff may not be the savior of the sport, mainly because it didn’t need saving, but it is changing the game for the better....
The Do’s And Don’ts Of Building A New Rivalry
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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Building A New Rivalry

August 5th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
It mostly depends on who you’re asking. College football, and the rest of college athletics, firmly sits in either the post or mid-realignment era. While I personally believe the latter to be true, and that more moves are on...
Could 2K Sports Be Bringing College Sports Video Games Back?
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Could 2K Sports Be Bringing College Sports Video Games Back?

July 30th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
It was recently reported by Sporting News that 2K Sports, proprietors of the popular NBA 2K series of video games, has reached out to at least 11 universities in an effort to license them for inclusion in a future release. Does...
Our Roots In Lafayette, LA
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Our Roots In Lafayette, LA

July 24th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
The article I had planned for this morning will have to wait for another day. I apologize from deviating from our normal schedule, but last night’s events warrant acknowledgement. Not including myself, this little corner of...
Unorthodox Improvements to Fans’ Game Day Experience
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Unorthodox Improvements to Fans’ Game Day Experience

July 17th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
By now the studies and numbers are well known. Attendance at major college sporting events, specifically football, is down, and schools have been working for years to counteract this issue by improving fan experience. But does a...
Nobody Wants To Play Marshall
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Nobody Wants To Play Marshall

July 2nd, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
“The problem with a lot is that people don’t want to play us. We’re good. Some don’t even answer our phone calls or emails. We’re trying, believe me.” This is what it’s like scheduling for a G5 juggernaut, as told...
Hurricane Season Ten Years Later
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Hurricane Season Ten Years Later

June 16th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
Growing up along the Gulf Coast, the events you use to measure the passage of time tend to differ from the rest of the country. Sure there are the championships, but I’m referring to more natural events. The first tropical...
The Real Debate About Alcohol At College Events
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The Real Debate About Alcohol At College Events

June 12th, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
On the University of Maryland campus, they are having a debate that has become an annual rite of passage for the college football offseason. It never fails that once we are 75 to 100 days out from kickoff, a university brings up...
Why Do Football Schools Make Great Softball Programs?
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Why Do Football Schools Make Great Softball Programs?

June 1st, 2015 | by Matthew Monte
The semifinals have been played, with Florida defeating Auburn, and Michigan beating out LSU. Now the Gators and Big Blue meet in a much anticipated championship. Am I talking about softball, or the 2018 College Football Playoff?...