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Clash With SMU's President Led To Athletic Director Steve Orsini's Firing

SMU announced the firing of athletic director Steve Orsini on Thursday, amid a growing clash between Orsini and president R. Gerald Turner, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.

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Big Ten Network Cuts Academics, Citing Low Ratings

The Big Ten cable network has been an unchallenged success promoting conference sports to a national audience and making money for its members. The academic programming its leaders had promised hasn't panned out.

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Study: Texas Athletics Nearly Outearned SEC-bound Texas A&M And Missouri Combined In 2011

It should come as no surprise that the University of Texas takes in more money than any other Big 12 athletics program.

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Report: Florida State U Pres. Says Faculty Opposed To Joining 'Academically Weaker' Big 12

After a Florida State trustee chairman roasted the ACC's new TV deal this week by calling it "mind-boggling" and "shocking ," FSU president Eric Barron flatly denied his school's possible interest in joining the Big 12.

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Two NCAA Division I conferences and N.C. High School Athletic Association to hold track and field championships on Mondotrack

A new state-of-the-art track and field facility that features a Mondotrack, the official track of the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the track of the 2012 London Olympics, has signed three agreements to host prominent collegiate and high school indoor track and field championships in 2013 and 2014.

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Is U Of North Alabama Ready For D1 Move?

Board examines school's progress in fundraising

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University Of Utah Faculty Opposes Closures For Football Games

Accommodating classes and football at same time is complicated.

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Texas A&M President, Bill Byrne Dispute Issue Of Input As Athletic Director Announces Exit

Texas A&M athletic director Bill Byrne retired during an emotional news conference Tuesday at Kyle Field.

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URI Says Nonprofit Drained Resources

The president of the University of Rhode Island says the school's 26-year partnership with a sports nonprofit facing a police probe was a drain on university resources that could have been better spent elsewhere than on the ill-fated collaboration that faced financial difficulties from the start.

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Rarely Seen Horned Frog Now Disappearing From Primary Tcu Logo

Beginning in the 2012-2013 academic year, the Horned Frog will not be in TCU's primary logo anymore. Instead, an arched TCU will become the primary logo, while the Horned Frog will become the secondary logo.

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