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UConn women's basketball team gets recognized at football home opener
by Swish Appeal
posted September 2, 2014 at 2:50pm

Another well-deserved honor. Here are some photos and funny tweets from over the weekend. So, I checked on Twitter and saw that CSN Washington's Ben Standig replied to one of Washington Mystics center Stefanie Dolson's tweets about her doing Stefanie D...more

AWK: What Chris Is Watching – 09/01/14 – Syracuse vs UConn
by All White Kit
posted September 1, 2014 at 4:31pm

Syracuse vs UConn – 1:00 PM These two former Big East rivals will not be taking Labor Day off, as they’ll jockey for NCAA Tournament at-large bid positioning on Monday. Syracuse picked up a creditable draw to open up the season against Misso...more

NCAA – Famous Last Words (2014 Edition) – NCAA Field Projection + College Cup Picks
by All White Kit
posted August 22, 2014 at 3:56pm

List by conference and a cluster of the teams that just missed out after the jump. Here Are Some Nice Parting Gifts (One and Done) – Hartford, Florida Gulf Coast, DePaul, Marquette, Butler, Texas, Memphis, UConn, Portland State, Liberty, Minnesota,...more

NCAA Style: A Glam Slam’s Collegiate Fashion & Beauty Picks
by A Glam Slam
posted August 22, 2014 at 1:09pm

With a new season of college sports on the horizon, fans are gearing up with the latest in school branded merchandise. From apparel and accessories to footwear and beauty, there is a diverse range of products to target students and alumni a...more

What habits are you bringing this season? Part 2 of 3 by Erica Quam @coachquam
by coachquam
posted August 20, 2014 at 7:54pm

We're taking a closer look at your daily habits in the following 3 areas: PRODUCTIVITY, SUPPORT, & SELF CARE...more

NCAA – AWK’s 2014 Big XII Preview
by All White Kit
posted August 20, 2014 at 1:15pm

Systemized League Projection *1. West Virginia – 45 *2. Texas Tech – 31 *3. Oklahoma State – 28 *4. Texas – 27 5. Kansas – 17 6. TCU – 16 7. Oklahoma – 11 8. Baylor – 10 9. Iowa State – 6 * = Project...more

Oklahoma colleges handling misbehaving student athletes
by Title IX Blog
posted August 19, 2014 at 1:33pm

Not all of these cases are Title IX specific, but given the cover-ups and repeat offenses that happen when colleges look the other way (see the last incident below) or lightly punish student athletes who commit assault, I felt this update is relevant. Th...more

NCAA Reform and Title IX
by Title IX Blog
posted August 15, 2014 at 6:53pm

Last week a federal district court judge ruled in favor of the former college athletes, lead by Ed O'Bannon, who were challenging NCAA rules that prevented them from sharing in the proceeds that their colleges and universities earned by licensing their na...more

NCAA – AWK’s 2014 Big West Preview
by All White Kit
posted August 12, 2014 at 3:21pm

Systemized League Projection *1. Long Beach State – 29 *2. Cal Poly – 27 3. UC Irvine – 26 4. Hawaii – 25 5. Cal State Fullerton – 18 6. UC Riverside – 18 7. UC Davis – 17 8. UC Santa Barbara – 14 9. Cal St...more

Wendy Parker on the fate of the non-revenue NCAA athlete
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted August 11, 2014 at 4:57pm

On Monday my post is generally related to a timely sports topic prominently in the news, is focused on the business of sports or covers a sports subject at random. * * * * * * * * I don’t know much about law, economics, business, marketing, publi...more

NCAA – 2014 AWK College Soccer Award Preseason Shortlists
by All White Kit
posted August 7, 2014 at 8:05pm

Here are the shorlists for the annual AWK College Soccer awards, given out each January before the Hermann Trophy announcement. All players for this shortlist must have played one season of DI soccer to be considered, though all players are considered for...more

The Inner Circle for Women Who Coach - OPENS TOMORROW @coachquam
by coachquam
posted July 31, 2014 at 7:01pm

When you want something you've never had, you have to do something you've never done. Join the Inner Circle TODAY!...more

NCAA – 2014 CoachRank – Lessons From The Recently Departed
by All White Kit
posted July 17, 2014 at 1:09pm

As a part of calculating CoachRank numbers, I also looked at the coaches that left their position after the 2013 season to see if there were any patterns that emerged in regards to those coaches who departed.  The results are below, but here are some...more

A Safe Zone: 5 Keys to creating inclusive teams by Erica Quam @coachquam
by coachquam
posted June 19, 2014 at 12:43am

A Safe Zone: 5 Keys to Creating Inclusive Teams by Erica Quam @coachquam...more

Contemplating the college transfer issue
by They're Playing Basketball
posted April 29, 2014 at 2:39pm

College transfers have increased dramatically over the last 15 years, to the point where some feel that excitement for transfers now eclipses a school's desire to get the best freshmen. The public is keenly interested in who is transferring where. I saw i...more

NCAA Soccer – 3rd Annual AWK College Soccer Award Finalists + Fan Vote Links
by All White Kit
posted January 6, 2014 at 7:06pm

Here are the finalists for the 3rd Annual AWK College Soccer Awards. Fan vote poll right under. Fan vote closes Thursday morning, with winners announced soon after. Coach of the Year: Chugger Adair (Virginia Tech) Amanda Cromwell (UCLA) Steve Swanson (V...more

NCAA Soccer – 3rd Annual AWK College Soccer Award Semi-Finalists
by All White Kit
posted January 4, 2014 at 5:52pm

(Note to coaches: If you received a ballot but haven’t sent it in yet, you can still do so, but only votes towards semi-finalists will count in the final tally.) Top twelve vote getters + ties in each category are semi-finalists. Coach of The Year...more

Is It Worth It: Her Choice
by SportyEsquire
posted December 12, 2013 at 9:02pm

Last week, I published the first of part of this two-part series on the utility of women’s sports programs in college.  In part I, I reached the conclusion that, for the institutions, the value in women’s sports, in the form of institut...more

Is it Worth It:
by SportyEsquire
posted December 3, 2013 at 9:45pm

Should colleges continue to support women's athletics?...more

It's not Just Incognito
by SportyEsquire
posted November 8, 2013 at 9:29pm

Racism in Women's Sports...more

The Lady Trainers
by SportyEsquire
posted October 23, 2013 at 5:24pm

Earlier this week Sue Falsone announced via twitter that she was resigning from her position as the head athletic trainer (AT)* of the LA Dodgers.  In 2011, Falsone had become the first female head AT of a major league male professional team in the...more

Condi Comes to Play
by SportyEsquire
posted October 17, 2013 at 9:42pm

Yesterday Executive Director Bill Hancock announced who would sit on the 13-member College Football Playoff (CFP) Selection Committee.   The committee, which will pick the four teams that will vie in the playoff for the national championship n...more

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