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Emerson College Athletics looks to provide a positive atmosphere where student-athletes are able to display qualities on and off the playing field that can be drawn upon beyond graduation.
Athletics at Emerson are an opportunity for students to bring out their best through competition.
The role of Athletics at the College is a significant one, however, the Emerson coaching staff knows the primary reason student-athletes attend Emerson is to obtain the finest education possible in the fields of communication and the performing arts.
www.emerson.edu /athletics   (808 words)

  Athletics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Athletics, also known, especially in American English, as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events, which can roughly be divided into running, throwing, and jumping.
Athletics was the original sport at the first Olympics back in 776 BC where the only event held was the stadium-length foot race or "stade".
Athletics was included in the first modern Olympic Games in 1896 and has been part of the program ever since, providing the backbone of the Olympics.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Athletics   (1514 words)

 Philadelphia Athletics Confessions @ LaunchBase.com (Launch Base)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Athletics went from a 99–53 (.651) record and a pennant in 1914 to a record of 43–109 (.283) and 8th (last) place in 1915, and then to 36–117 (.235, still a modern major-league low) in 1916.
The Athletics, owners of the worst record in the American League in 1964, had the first pick in the first draft, selecting Rick Monday on June 8, 1965.
Arguably, the Athletics' biggest American League rivals in recent years have been the teams that were their old traditional rivals from decades ago in Philadelphia—the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox—if only because of the hard-fought playoff games between the teams.
www.launchbase.com /encyclopedia/Philadelphia_Athletics   (7698 words)

 Athletics - Game Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This article refers to the British English definition of Athletics that is limited in scope to sporting events that in American English are known as "Track and Field".
Athletics, also known as track and field or track and field athletics, is a collection of sport events.
Modern athletic events are usually organised around a 400 m running track, on which most of the running events take place.
www.games.bestdownload.biz /encyclopedia/index.php?title=Athletics   (1487 words)

 Oakland Athletics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Athletics have continually succeeded winning, and defying market economics, keeping their payroll near the bottom of the league.
The Athletics were forced to play their first six-game homestand at 9,300-seat Cashman Field in Las Vegas.
There was a tie game embedded in that winning streak (ties were not uncommon in the days before stadium lights) and the record for consecutive wins with no ties is 21, held by the Chicago Cubs on their way to the NL pennant in 1935.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Oakland_Athletics   (7721 words)

 Athletics Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Athletics (in the US also known as track and field or track and field athletics) is a collection of sport events, which can roughly be divided into running, throwing and jumping.
Athletic events are usually organised around a 400 m running track, on which most of the running events take place.
Athletics was included in the Olympic Games in 1896 and has been part of the program ever since.
www.wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/a/at/athletics.html   (464 words)

 track and field athletics on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Track and field athletics dominated the ancient Greek athletic festivals, and were also popular in Rome, but declined in the Middle Ages.
The Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America, the nation's first national athletic group, held the first collegiate races in 1873, and in 1888 the Amateur Athletic Union (which governed the sport for nearly a century) held its first championships.
Athletics: Painful memory of the darkest Olympic days; Munich 1972: Mixed emotions for West Germany's track and field darling on returning to athletes' village.(Sport)
www.encyclopedia.com /html/t1/trackn1fi.asp   (716 words)

 Sporting Goods: Providers and Solutions | Business.com
Supplier of athletic equipment for sports from golf to lacrosse to football and field hockey.
Purchase athletic apparel at local and national retail stores or online In many metropolitan and suburban areas, sporting goods stores are a popular find.
Dick's Sporting Goods is a national retailer that sells a wide variety of athletic equipment and apparel to individuals and groups.
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 Stanford University: Athletics
Cardinal has been the color of Stanford athletic teams since 1892 and was adopted in 1972 as the official name for Stanford sports.
Interim athletic director Bill Walsh leads a department that employs more than 80 coaches and assistants for about 800 student-athletes.
The Athletic Department also offers physical education classes and summer youth sports camps.
www.stanford.edu /home/athletics   (302 words)

 Boston University | Terrier Athletics
The Boston University athletic department had a banner year in 2005-06, led by the phenomenal success of its 13 women’s programs.
Thanks to seven championships by the women’s athletic teams, the Terriers are assured of winning their fourth America East Commissioners Cup in the five years of the award’s existence.
The seven women’s team championships is the best of any school in America East history for one academic year, eclipsing the previous high of six, set by BU in 2001-02.
www.bu.edu /athletics   (258 words)

 Equity in Athletics   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The OPE Equity in Athletics Disclosure Website is your direct link to data reported by nearly 2,000 colleges and universities in the United States that participate in the Federal student aid programs and have intercollegiate athletic programs.
The OPE Equity in Athletics Disclosure Website is brought to you by the Office of Postsecondary Education of the U.S. Department of Education.
It was authorized by Congress with the 1998 amendments to the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA) to help prospective students and their families research athletic opportunities on various college campuses.
ope.ed.gov /athletics   (301 words)

 Oakland Athletics Tickets, Oakland A's Oakland Athletics Baseball Tickets at Tickco
You can order Oakland Athletics tickets either online or by just picking up the phone.
The Coliseum opened in 1966 and it didn't take long before the Athletics were lured away from Kansas City to play their first official game in the Coliseum on April 17th, 1968.
The Coliseum is massive and round, and while it may not be the ideal place to watch a baseball game, you didn't hear fans complaining when Canceco, McGwire and Weiss helped to lead the A's to three consecutive league titles or in 1989 during the "Bay Bridge" sweep of the Giants.
www.tickco.com /baseball/oakland_athletics_tickets.htm   (547 words)

 MIT - DAPER - Welcome
The three year-old Zesiger Sports and Fitness Center, the centerpiece of the central athletics complex.
Alongside MIT's vast and superior academic curriculum, the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) has reinforced its focus toward fostering the growth of the competitively active student, while keeping sight of the Institute's valued academic standards.
Through the five DAPER units: Intercollegiate Athletics, Physical Education, Club and Intramural Sports, and Informal Recreation, the department brings students, faculty, and staff together in educational activities that promote healthy lifestyles, enhance a sense of community, foster growth in leadership and teamwork skills, and encourage the pursuit of excellence.
web.mit.edu /athletics/www   (145 words)

 Austin Peay State University Official Athletics Web site   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Intercollegiate athletics at Austin Peay State University aspires to provide educational and broad-based competitive opportunities at the NCAA Division I level for eligible male and female student athletes.
In addition to developing individual ability and successful programs, those athletic experiences will be instrumental in developing the concepts of teamwork, sportsmanship, loyalty, self-confidence plus the qualities of leadership and discipline.
Austin Peay strives to attract a diverse and talented group of participants, coaches and administrators with a strong commitment to excellence, openness, gender equity and integrity, reflecting a precise adherence to NCAA and conference rules and philosophies.
www.apsu.edu /letsgopeay   (2064 words)

 allAfrica.com: Athletics
Kisii District emerged the overall victors during the Nyanza Province Prisons athletics championships at the Moi Stadium, Kisumu, over the weekend.
That feat, the timing controversy notwithstanding, was surprising in that it was so early in the season for a time so swift and even more impressive that it wasn't his best race ever.
As Olusoji Fasuba's pleasant 9.84 seconds African record feat continues to thrill Nigerian athletics officials, there are calls for the up and coming athlete to be effectively managed so that he does not burn out before the big meets.
allafrica.com /athletics   (868 words)

 Eastern Illinois University Panther Athletics >>> www.eiu.edu/sprtinfo
Construction has begun on EIU’s athletic academic services center for student-athletes along with offices for the men’s and women’s basketball coaching staffs.
Both complexes will be constructed as a second level addition to the east side of Lantz Arena with a completion date of October, 2006.
Four are former student-athletes, one is a former administrator and one is a ‘Friend of Athletics’.
www.eiu.edu /~sprtinfo   (577 words)

Athletics is, in many ways, the embodiment of the Olympic motto, "Citius, Altius, Fortius", meaning faster, higher, stronger.
Athletics (or track and field) is about running faster, jumping higher and throwing further than your competitors.
From the 100m dash to the 42.195km marathon, from the hammer throw to the high jump, it contains many of the Olympic Games' blue-ribbon events and many of the highest-profile competitors.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=AT   (150 words)

 The Official Site of The Oakland Athletics: Homepage
While several A's are having great seasons thus far, the Athletics need a boost in fan support.
Center fielder Carlos Gonzalez and the rest of the Athletics will take on the visiting Yanks in a 7:05 p.m.
Use of the Website signifies your agreement to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy(updated 03.22.05).
www.oaklandathletics.com   (695 words)

 The University of Tennessee: Athletics & Recreation
About the University Academic Programs Administration Athletics and Recreation Centers and Institutes Employment and Benefits Health Science Center Information Technology Libraries Outreach and Public Service Research Support UT The University System
The Lady Vols were named the 2005 Southeastern Conference women's all-sports winner by the New York Times Regional Newspaper Group.
All 11 sports sponsored by the UT women's athletics department advanced to their respective NCAA events in 2004-05.
www.utk.edu /athletics   (207 words)

 ESPN.com: Oakland Athletics Clubhouse
Thomas and Athletics try to even series with White Sox
Frank Thomas homered twice in his return to Chicago, but the White Sox beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in 10 innings Monday night when Pablo Ozuna drove in the winning run on a bunt single.
Chicago White Sox shortstop Juan Uribe, left, tags out Oakland Athletics' Jason Kendall during a steal attempt in...
sports.espn.go.com /mlb/clubhouse?team=oak   (355 words)

 BBC SPORT | Athletics
Olympic gold medallist Michael Johnson reveals he has been approached about taking up a role with UK Athletics.
He tells it like it is - maybe this is what we need"- IM
Details of when can you can watch athletics on the BBC
news.bbc.co.uk /sport1/hi/athletics/default.stm   (132 words)

 UK Athletics - The governing body for the sport of athletics in the United Kingdom
UK Athletics - The governing body for the sport of athletics in the United Kingdom
Top UK athletes look to make their mark in Europe as summer season cranks into gear.
UK Athletics Limited, Athletics House, Central Boulevard, Blythe Valley Park, Solihull, West Midlands, B90 8AJ.
www.ukathletics.net   (172 words)

 University of Delaware Athletics and Sports Information
LAKE BUENA VISTA, FL (June 6, 2008) -- University of Delaware seniors Dan Richardson (left) and Mike McGuire were both selected on the final day of the Major League Baseball draft held at The Milk House on location in Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex on Friday.
PHILADELPHIA (June 6, 2008) -- Longtime University of Delaware Head Athletic Trainer Keith Handling (left) was honored for his contributions to the field as part of the Ninth Annual Philadelphia Sports Medicine Congress Friday afternoon at the Pennsylvania Hospital.
NEWARK, DE (June 4, 2008) -- University of Delaware men’s lacrosse senior goalkeeper Tom Scherr (left), who earned impressive honors both athletically and academically during his career as a Blue Hen, has been recognized by the website hofmag.com.
www.udel.edu /sportsinfo   (955 words)

Heineike is a Health & Fitness Management major with a 3.98 grade point average, Miller is an Athletic Training major with a 3.58 gpa and Chance is a Biology major with a 3.91 gpa.
Mamula has been working in athletics administration for the past 10 years, with the last eight years at the University of Dayton.
Most recently, she has been Assistant Director of Athletics and Senior Woman Administrator in which her responsibilities included managing the department's $17-million dollar budget, and providing oversight to athletics communications, athletic academic affairs, student-athlete welfare issues, and the student-athlete life skills program along with serving as program administrator for the women's soccer and softball programs.
www.capital.edu /71   (760 words)

 Savannah College of Art and Design Athletics
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Savannah College of Art and Design Director of Athletics Jud Damon announced today (June 6) that Wes Sinclair has been hired as the new men's and women's swimming coach for the Bees.
SAVANNAH, Ga. - Former Savannah College of Art and Design baseball pitcher #Ryan Pope# has been selected to play in the 2008 Florida State League's All-Star Game that will be played June 14 at Space Coast Stadium in Viera, Fla.
Athletics staff talk to May Howard Elementary student on Career Day
www.scadathletics.com   (226 words)

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