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Campus sports culture eludes students

Campus sports culture eludes students

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 5, 2017
Filed under Campus, Opinion, Sports

Every year I watch the NCAA men’s basketball tournament commonly known as ‘March Madness.’ This consists of 68 NCAA Division I basketball teams competing in a winner-take-all; one loss and you are out tournament to determine a national champion. My eyes always drift towards the fans during the game. Teenag...

The Olympics and NCAA try to find even ground

The Olympics and NCAA try to find even ground

Christina Bleakley,
Contributor
May 18, 2016
Filed under Metro, Showcase, Sports

College athletics are critical to the success of American Olympic teams. But the pipeline of athletes from NCAA Division I schools to U.S. Olympic teams is threatened by mounting financial pressures among those schools. On May 5, the USOC hired a college athletics administrator to organize help for financiall...

CSUEB recruiting unconventional

CSUEB recruiting unconventional

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
April 16, 2015
Filed under Sports

When most people hear the term “recruiting” they have their own idea of what that means. Generally people think it means a talented high school or junior college athlete that is being courted by a slew of NCAA Division I blueblood schools. Schools offer full scholarships to these athletes in hopes...

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