The Last Picture Show - the Finale
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The Last Picture Show - the Finale
Court Club Meeting
The Final Court Club meeting of the year will take place at 7PM on Monday, June 16, 2003, at the Hale Center. Rutgers Men's Coach, Gary Waters, will be there to wrap up the past season and give you an eye to the coming year. Be sure to be a past of the team behind the team, THE RUTGERS COURT CLUB.
Clinics and Camps
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General Athletic Information
The NCAA is expected to announce today that Rutgers is guilty of some sort of violations.
And in typical Rutgers fashion, it looks like they weren't the kind of violations that the school got anything out of. A member of the Rutgers' board said Monday that the institution's carelessness in following certain certification procedures for student-athletes is likely what prompted the NCAA inquiry. The results of that inquiry could reveal sanctions today, the worst of which would likely involve the loss of some scholarships.
Rutgers is facing NCAA sanctions
Rutgers will lose scholarships throughout its athletic program and is likely to be placed on probation for the first time in school history today when the NCAA reveals results of an investigation into a series of mistakes regarding eligibility certification for several athletes, according to a leading college official.
The eligibility blunders apparently occurred under the watch of Rita Kay Thomas, who retired as the school's longtime compliance officer on July 1, 2001, and were uncovered during a routine review three years ago. Rutgers then notified the NCAA about the violations.
Rutgers braces for probation from NCAA
Rutgers likely will be placed on probation for the first time in school history today after an NCAA investigation into a series of mistakes regarding eligibility certification for several athletes, the Star-Ledger, of Newark, reported.
Nearly every sport at the school is thought to have used one athlete who wasn't properly certified, the newspaper reported, citing a leading college official who spoke on condition of anonymity.
Rutgers likely to get probation for 1st time
Rutgers University senior Nate Jones (Scotch Plains, NJ) has earned Preseason All-America honors (third team) from Athlon Sports. Jones was also rated the eighth-best kick returner in the nation by The Sporting News. Jones received the honors in the football yearbooks of the respective publications.
Nate Jones Named Preseason All-American By Athlon Sports
Michigan State home games against Rutgers (Sept. 6) and Louisiana Tech (Sept. 13) will be shown on ESPN Plus, along with a road game against Notre Dame (Sept. 20). The Spartans' Oct. 4 homecoming game against Indiana will be broadcast on either ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPN Plus.
Michigan, Michigan State announce televised games
Knights in the Pros
New Jersey Nets assistant coach Eddie Jordan is expected to interview for the Washington Wizards' vacant head coaching job this week, possibly as soon as today, a league source said. The Wizards requested permission to talk to Jordan last week but, at the request of the Nets, waited until New Jersey was finished with the NBA Finals to set up an interview.
Wizards, Nets' Jordan May Talk This Week
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Around Big East
The ACC is trying to arrange a conference call among its chancellors for Wednesday morning, giving Commissioner John Swofford a third chance to generate enough expansion support to issue invitations to Miami, Syracuse and Boston College.
If it happens, the proposed 7 a.m. call would come one week after chancellors concluded two days of calls without a vote on expansion.
Swofford still looking for 1 vote
Does Syracuse understand that it can go 8-3 in football and be passed over by some bowl in favor of a Clemson team that has gone 6-5?
That's a way of life in the ACC.
ACC Commissioner John Swofford may be considered the most powerful man in college athletics if he is successful in annexing Miami, Syracuse and Boston College, but he still has no influence with the Tangerine Bowl.
Sizing up the debate about expansion
The ACC's vote on whether to invite Miami, Boston College and Syracuse might happen Wednesday, The Washington Post reported in Tuesday's editions.
According to various sources, a conference call between the ACC's university presidents is expected to happen Wednesday morning. The ACC hopes to end the ongoing talks by this week, according to another source in the report.
The ACC failed to reach a consensus on the plan in five hours of talks over two days last week.
ACC university presidents to talk via conference call
ACC university presidents are scheduled to meet via conference call on Wednesday morning and it appears the decision on whether to invite Miami, Boston College and Syracuse and form a 12-team league is nearing, according to sources familiar with the situation.
Indecision On ACC Expansion
Notre Dame's Chris Thomas wasn't sure he would be a first-round pick, so he withdrew from the NBA draft on Monday.
"It wasn't about a guarantee; I just wasn't comfortable with it being up in the air," Thomas said.
Thomas, a 6-foot-1 point guard who will be a junior next season, said in May he would stay in the draft if he thought he would be among the first 20 players drafted. He later changed his mind and said he would stay in if he was confident he would be a first-round pick.
Notre Dame's Thomas dropping out of NBA draft
The Syracuse University football team has received a verbal commitment from junior A.J. Brown of Liberty High School in Bealeton, Va.
Brown, who is 6 feet and 195 pounds, was recruited to play safety and will sign with Syracuse in February 2004. The three-year starter has played several positions at Liberty including tailback, receiver and quarterback.
Safety makes verbal commitment to Syracuse
The University of Connecticut women's basketball program is a rarity in its sport, a winner on and off the court.
"We're one of the few programs that funds itself," said Huskies coach Geno Auriemma, whose program has won four of the past seven women's basketball national titles. "We generate $3 million in ticket sales alone. But most every other school is reliant on the revenue generated by the football program and through the BCS bid."
Big East women's coaches fear ACC move
Around the nation
The presidents of the eight Ivy League schools will consider tougher academic standards for athletes at a meeting Tuesday, two athletic administrators said. The two administrators, who asked not to be identified, said the Council of Ivy Group Presidents is considering raising the floor of the Academic Index, a numerical scale that takes into account an applicant's test scores as well as class rank and grade-point average.
Ivy League schools to consider tougher standards for athletes
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