Can running save the NCAA?
Upstart running program could help decide future of college sports
On Friday, Temple University announced the elimination of seven athletic programs, including men's indoor and outdoor track and field. The cuts are effective July 1, 2014, and will reduce the school's varsity offerings from 24 programs to 17. Temple will also discontinue baseball, men's crew, men's gymnastics, and two women's sports: softball and rowing.
In a press release, the school cited "the rising costs of doing business in intercollegiate athletics" as a driver for the cuts. The recommendation ...
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