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  • PSU Lettermen: Put Paterno Statue Back on Campus

    by Susan Snyder; Staff Writer July 2016

    More than 200 former Pennsylvania State University football players sent a letter to the school's board of trustees and president Eric Barron on Tuesday asking that the large bronze statue of their beloved coach, Joe Paterno, be returned to campus.

  • Petitions Seek to Honor Summitt

    by News Sentinel staff July 2016

    Two petitions aim to pay tribute to legendary Tennessee women’s basketball coach Pat Summitt, who died Tuesday morning after a battle with Alzheimer’s.

  • Meet the First Female AD at U. of Delaware

    by Bill Fleischman June 2016

    Chrissi Rawak never set a university athletic director's job as her top professional priority. "I never managed my career that I want to be X," Rawak, the University of Delaware's new athletics director, said in a recent interview in her office. "If you focus on being X, you lose out on a lot of opportunities around you." Rawak, 46, was an outstanding swimmer for Germantown Academy and Team Foxcatcher. Later, she swam for the University of Michigan.

  • Edmonton City Architect Bélanger Talks Canadian Design

    by Paul Steinbach June 2016

    This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.

  • Opinion: Women in Sports Owe Summitt Thanks

    by Christine Brennan, cbrennan@usatoday.com, USA TODAY Sports June 2016

    Well before Title IX was taken seriously, well before there were record ratings for women's sports on TV, well before there was the dominance of the U.S. Olympic women's basketball team or the sold-out crowds at the NCAA women's Final Four or the glorious rivalry of Tennessee-UConn, there was Pat Summitt.

  • Meeting Between Rape Survivor and Coach Benefits Both

    by Nicole Auerbach June 2016

    Nebraska football coach Mike Riley and Brenda Tracy, who says she was raped by four Oregon State students in 1998, met for the first time Wednesday in Lincoln, Neb.

  • Slain HS Player Dobson to Be Honored at ESPYs

    by Chris Thomas June 2016

    Zaevion Dobson's story will reach a national audience when the slain Fulton High School football player is remembered with the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at next month's ESPY Awards, which annually honors individual and team athletic achievements at various levels of competition.

  • College of Charleston AD Hull to Step Down

    by apmiller@postandcourier.com June 2016

    College of Charleston athletic director Joe Hull, who played a major role in upgrading the program's facilities and moving the school into a new conference, will leave the university when his contract expires at the end of the year.

  • Soccer Team Helps Orlando Find Healing

    by Mike Bianchi June 2016

    Never has Orlando City's rallying cry meant more than it did on Saturday night. "Vamos Orlando!" Let's go Orlando! Let's go forward and prove we can triumph over tragedy. And let's go back; back to the city we know we are - a city of tolerance and inclusion, where people from all over the world come just so they can experience our happiness. Let's go and let's show that our way of life can and will endure.

  • AB Reader Perspective: The State-of-the-Art Facility of the Future

    by AB Staff June 2016

    This article appeared in the June issue of Athletic Business. Athletic Business is a free magazine for professionals in the athletic, fitness and recreation industry. Click here to subscribe.