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How Will New NCAA Leadership Shape Capital Region College Sports?
How Will New NCAA Leadership Shape Capital Region College Sports?
On Tuesday, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) announced that current President Mark Emmert would step down by June 30, 2023. Running an organization that governs the athletic operations of hundreds of a colleges across the country, with different financial models, is an impossible task for the most part. However, having worked at one of those institutions' athletic department for a few decades, Emmert doesn't get a pass for his performance or lack there of.
An Optimist’s Skeptical Eye on Name, Likeness, Image and the NCAA
An Optimist’s Skeptical Eye on Name, Likeness, Image and the NCAA
It's hard not to be skeptical of the NCAA or some of the larger conferences, aka the Power 5 schools, when it comes to things like, well, paying student-athletes above and beyond their tuition, room and board and more recently, a "cost of attendance" stipend. Yes, they are institutes of higher learning but over the years even some of the most prestigious universities in the United States, such as Notre Dame, Stanford, Duke and even Harvard have been marred by athletic scandals. Then add in the football and basketball powerhouses that occupy your tv screen every week and the list of improprieties would make your head spin.
2019 Women's College Basketball Fan Fest At The Times Union Cente
2019 Women's College Basketball Fan Fest At The Times Union Cente
This Friday March 29th, get ready for the 2019 Fan Fest for Women's college basketball to be held at the Times Union Center. This is a free event and open to the public and kids are welcomed. The event will include a “Taste of Albany” restaurant showcase; wine, cider, and craft beer sampling, along with live music and exciting entertainment for both children and adults...
U Conn Player
U Conn Player
Today's Trending topic is Uni­ver­sity of Connecticut’s Shabazz Napier told reporters he goes to bed “starv­ing” because he can’t afford food. This caught the attention of Rep. Matthew Lesser. “He says he’s going to bed hun­gry at a time when mil­lions of dol­lars are being made off of him...
New Siena Coach
New Siena Coach
It’s out with the old and in with the new for Siena’s men’s basketball team. After the termination of Mitch Buonaguro, a new head coach has been announced. Jimmy Patsos is leaving a familiar Siena foe, Loyola, to take the position.
NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Top Seeds Advance; Kentucky – Indiana Rematch Set For Friday
NCAA Basketball Tournament Report: Top Seeds Advance; Kentucky – Indiana Rematch Set For Friday
The higher-seeded team won every NCAA tournament game played in men’s Division I basketball on Saturday. Top seeds Kentucky and Syracuse were among the teams which advanced to the regional semifinal round next week. Here’s a recap of all of the NCAA tournament action from Saturday: