T*W*I*S: NCAA’s Emmert Takes Firm Stand on Key Issues

NCAA President Mark Emmert paved the way for reform in his inaugural speech at the organization’s annual convention last week in San Antonio, Texas.  In particular, Mr. Emmert announced his intention to close the loopholes which resulted in wide criticism of the association’s eligibility rulings in the matters of Auburn’s Cameron Newton and five Ohio … Read more

The “Tebow Effect!” How Far Will It Reach?

Ben Roethlisberger’s recent, and now habitual, toe stubbing shines light on a particularly sensitive subject: should character trump talent? In college and high school sports recruiting, that subject has been on the table for discussion, but the boorish behavior of Roethlisberger and scores of other athletes, college and professional alike, continues to push the topic to the forefront.

Take Your Passion and Make It Happen!

Just Like the Song Says:  “What a Feeling!” Much like Irene Cara’s Academy Award-winning song fromthe movie  “Flashdance,” Carson High (CA) senior Kendra Krupp is taking her passion for volleyball to a new level – across the country to Methodist University in Fayetteville, N.C. After working her way into the lineup at setter for Carson … Read more

Summer Sports Camps

What is the significance of being invited to a particular school’s sports camp? College athletic programs hold sports camps, usually in the summer, for two main reasons. First, this is an opportunity for coaches to make extra money. In fact, some of them do quite well and count on this extra income to supplement their … Read more