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July 2, 2012

Maryland Officially Cuts 7 Sports; Keeps Men’s Outdoor Track Team

Washington Post, Mark Giannottohttp://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/terrapins-insider/post/maryland-officially-cuts-seven-sports-mens-outdoor-track-and-field-spared-for-now/2012/07/02/gJQAjbsFIW_blog.htmlMaryland has officially discontinued seven of i...


June 21, 2012

Cal A.D. Sandy Barbour Discusses How Title IX Has Helped Women’s Athletics

CalBears.comhttp://www.calbears.com/genrel/062012aad.htmlSandy Barbour has served as Director of Athletics at Cal since the fall of 2004, overseeing a 29-sport program that annually rates among the best in the country in the Directors’ Cup rank...


June 18, 2012

How Has Maine Fared In Overseeing Title IX?

The Portland Press Herald, Glenn Jordanhttp://www.pressherald.com/sports/titleIX/lax-oversight-kept-sports-equality-in-backfield_2012-06-18.htmlFour decades after legislation took effect mandating equal opportunity for girls and women in education an...


May 17, 2012

Illinois Attorney General Sues IHSA For Disabled Students’ Athletic Rights

Chicago Tribune, Erin Meyerhttp://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-05-16/news/ct-met-disabled-swimmer-lawsuit-filed-20120517_1_disabled-athletes-disabled-students-student-athletesThe Illinois High School Association is violating the rights of disable...


May 11, 2012

Former Ohio St. A.D. Andy Geiger Takes Over Position At UW-Milwaukee

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Don Walkerhttp://www.jsonline.com/sports/panthers/uwm-names-andy-geiger-athletic-director-q75cak4-151060955.htmlEager to put several years of turmoil inside the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee athletic department behind ...


May 3, 2012

NCHSAA Doesn’t Have Votes To Remove Private Schools

StarNewsOnline.com, Powell Latimerhttp://varsitynow.blogs.starnewsonline.com/19582/nchsaa-vote-to-boot-parochial-schools-fails/The NCHSAA will keep private schools around, for the time being.A controversial system-wide vote to remove three parochial ...


May 3, 2012

Battle Ensuing Over Filming Adam Sandler Movie On H.S. Football Field

SalemNews.com, Alan Burkehttp://www.salemnews.com/local/x1720499696/Crowd-raises-objections-to-filming-on-fieldMARBLEHEAD — The plan to film Adam Sandler’s "Grown Ups 2" on the high school’s Piper Field got some bad reviews at a mee...


May 1, 2012

USC Receives $8 Million Gift For New Aquatics Center

USCTrojans.comhttp://www.usctrojans.com/sports/m-wpolo/spec-rel/050112aaa.htmlThe University of Southern California Athletic Department has announced an $8 million gift from alumnus Wilfred "Fred" Uytengsu ’83.The gift - the largest ever made t...


April 16, 2012

University of Memphis Names San Jose State’s Bowen As A.D.

Memphis Business Journal, Michael Sheffieldhttp://www.bizjournals.com/memphis/news/2012/04/16/tom-bowen-announced-as-new-athletic.htmlThe University of Memphis    has officially named Tom Bowen as athletic director. Bowen will replace curr...


April 12, 2012

U Of Maryland’s Women’s Water Polo Team Hopes To Raise $1M By June 30 For Survival

The Diamondback, Rebecca Luryehttp://www.diamondbackonline.com/news/water-polo-team-given-more-time-to-fundraise-1.2844156#.T4caWY7d43QThe women’s water polo team became the fourth athletic team at risk of elimination to receive an extension in...