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Academy Presents Eagle Award to Brazilian Olympic Committee President

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Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Arthur Nuzman, left, is presented the Academy’s Eagle Award by Board of Visitors member Peter Tichansky. Brazilian Olympic Committee President Carlos Arthur Nuzman was presented with the United States Sports Academy’s Eagle Award on 19 November 2009 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, by Mr. Peter Tichansky, a member of the Academy’s Board of Visitors and…

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Ole Miss Earns College Football Game of the Week Nod

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Mississippi’s 25-23 victory over LSU on 21 November was selected as the United States Sports Academy’s College Football Game of the Week by a panel of experts. Ole Miss running back Dexter McCluster ran for 148 yards as the Rebels gained the inside track on second place behind Alabama in the West Division of the Southeastern Conference. After building a…

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Longtime St. Francis Baseball Coach Awarded Academy Distinguished Service Award

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Gordie Gillespie The winningest coach in college baseball history, Gordie Gillespie of the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill., has been awarded a Distinguished Service Award (DSA) by the United States Sports Academy. Gillespie, who turns 84 in April 2010, will begin his 58th season of coaching baseball next year. He has compiled a career record of 1,816 wins…

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Academy Honors Carroll for Work with Paralympians and Challenged Athletes

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Kevin Carroll Kevin Carroll, the vice-president of Hanger Prosthetics and Orthotics and an individual disabled athletes can turn to for prosthetic innovations that meet the challenges of elite competition or extreme sports, has been awarded a Distinguished Service Award (DSA) by the United States Sports Academy. Carroll supported numerous Paralympians who participated in the Beijing Games in 2008, and his…

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Bob Harper and Jillian Michaels, Trainers on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” Share Academy’s Fitness Award

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L-R: Bob Harper, Jillian Michaels Jillian Michaels and Bob Harper, the trainers on the NBC hit show “The Biggest Loser,” have been named the United States Sports Academy’s Dwight David Eisenhower Fitness Award winners for 2010. Since debuting in 2004, The Biggest Loser has become a worldwide phenomenon. It is shown in over 90 countries and produced in 25 countries….

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Academy Vice President to Present at Sports Seminar in Brazil

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United States Sports Academy Vice President Dr. T.J. Rosandich will present at the International Congress of Sport and Leisure Management in Sao Paulo, Brazil on 27 November 2009. His paper is entitled “Information Technology Management for Sports Administrators.” The conference was organized by the Social Service Organization for Commerce Workers (SESC), the School of Physical Education and Sports of the…

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Stanford Rout Named Week 11's Top College Football Game

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Stanford handed powerful USC one of its worst losses in school history and was nominated as the United States Sports Academy’s top college football game for Week 11 by our panel of experts. Stanford routed USC 55-21 in a Pacific-10 Conference game, ending the Trojans’ streak of seven straight Bowl Championship Series (BCS) appearances. The 55 points were the most…

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Triathletes Sweep Athlete of the Month Voting

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Triatheletes Craig Alexander (left) and Chrissie Wellington The winners from the Ironman Triathlon World Championships, Craig Alexander and Chrissie Wellington, swept the United States Sports Academy’s Male and Female Athlete of the Month honors for October. Alexander, from Australia, won his second straight Ironman in Kona, Hawaii. Running in stifling heat, Alexander completed the 140.6 mile endurance test in 8…

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Academy President Speaks at International Forum on 2016 Rio Olympiad

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Brad Thatcher, left, of Thatcher Co. in New York, poses for a photo along with United States Sports Academy President and CEO, Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, Brazilian journalist Mario Viana, and Peter Tichansky, the President of the Business Council for International Understanding. Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, the President and Chief Executive Officer of the United States Sports Academy, presented at…

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