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Bubba Watson and Breanna Stewart Voted April Athletes of the Month

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Photo credit Getty Images. United States golf professional, Bubba Watson, and United States collegiate basketball standout, Breanna Stewart, were chosen as the United States Sports Academy’s April 2014 Athletes of the Month. Bubba Watson took first place in the male division after winning his second Master’s Golf Tournament on April 10th in Augusta, Ga. Watson fired a final round 3-under…

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Featured Sport Artist: Stephen Holland

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American Artist Stephen Holland’s painting “Women’s Beach Volleyball’ housed in the American Sport Art and Museum and Archives. The painting is a part of a collection created for the 100th anniversary of the Olympic Games. For more than five decades, The Academy’s 1993 Sport Artist of the Year, Stephen Holland, has painted real-life paintings of the “tough guys” and the…

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U.S. Sports Academy alum BreLynn Nasypany named head women’s soccer coach at Mount Saint Mary College

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United States Sports Academy student BreLynn Nasypany is finishing up her master’s degree in Sports Studies at the Academy and recently received some more good news. Nasypany was named the new head women’s soccer coach at Mount Saint Mary College in Newburgh, NY. The Knights are a NCAA Division III program and compete out of the Skyline and the Eastern…

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United States Sports Academy Sports Talk program to focus Wednesday on MLB and instant replay

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Sports fans mark your calendars for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program. Moderated by Dr. Arthur Ogden, Chair of Sports Management at the Academy, the program features commentary on a wide range of current events in the sporting world from a panel of experts from The Sports Academy. This week the Sports Talk panel will focus…

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Local Athletes perform well at the 2014 Alabama High School Track and Field Championships in Gulf Shores

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Pictured above (Morgan Daniels, Athina Amanor, Jamira Boykins, Hunter Chavarry) The United States Sports Academy would like to congratulate the athletes from Baldwin and Mobile County who competed at the 2014 state track and field championship this weekend. This was an exciting meet, as many local athletes competed with the some of the best athletes in the state of Alabama….

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Spradley named Acting Director of Continuing Education at United States Sports Academy

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United State Sports Academy President and CEO Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich has announced the appointment of Brandon Spradley as the Academy’s new Acting Director of Continuing Education. Spradley, of Mobile, Ala., has completed the coursework for his Doctor of Education in Sports Management from the United States Sports Academy. His dissertation topic will focus on sport-related concussions. “I am truly…

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Collegiate Sand Volleyball Championships to be held in Gulf Shores; Academy selects Stephen Holland Artist of Month in recognition of event

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The 2014 Collegiate Sand Volleyball National Championships will be held on the beautiful beaches of Gulf Shores, Ala., this weekend. Competition is slated for May 2-4. Pictured is artwork from Stephen Holland, who is a renowned sports artist and has several Beach Volleyball pieces on display at the Academy’s American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA). For the second weekend…

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United States Sports Academy Sports Talk program to discuss ‘Autonomy and NCAA’s Power 5’ today

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Sports fans mark your calendars for 11:30 a.m. Wednesday (today) for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program. Moderated by Dr. Arthur Ogden, Chair of Sports Management at USSA, the program features commentary on a wide range of current events in the sporting world from a panel of experts from The Sports Academy. This week, the Sports Talk topic is entitled,…

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American Open Handball Championship, A Smashing Success in Gulf Shores Over Weekend

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The first annual American Open Beach Handball Championship (AOBHC) hit the white sands of Gulf Shores, Ala., over the weekend, and from all accounts, the Championships were a smashing success. The U.S. National team won in the women’s division, while a team from Colombia won in the men’s division. Pictured (L-R) are: Darrick Heath, a former U.S. Olympic handball player;…

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American Open Handball Championship Set For April 24-27 in Gulf Shores

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All eyes of USA Beach Handball will be on Alabama’s gulf shores this weekend as the first annual American Open Beach Handball Championship (AOBHC) will be held in Gulf Shores, AL. The tournament will be held April 24-27 and be managed by Dede Piankova, Chairperson of USA Beach Handball and a member of the local organizing committee. Admission to the…

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The Academy Unveils New Process for Athlete of the Month Selections

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Former Auburn All-American Bo Jackson was the Amateur Sportsman of the Year in 1985. The United States Sports Academy has announced a new and improved way to submit nominations for its Athlete of the Month. Beginning today, the Academy will utilize the power of Twitter, allowing sports fans around the world to nominate athletes for this monthly award. Nominations will…

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Featured Sport Artist: Legendary Swiss Artist Hans Erni

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The 1988 Sport Artist of the Year and renowned Swiss artist, Hans Erni, continues to awe the world with his inventive pieces at 105 years old. The painter, sculptor and designer is best known for his illustrative postage stamps, lithographs and lively use of colors and shapes. A pioneer of the Abstract Expressionist Movement, Erni’s artworks display creativity, movement and…

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