Penn State Beats Wisconsin in Big Ten Championship Game to Earn Academy’s Game of the Week Honor

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The Penn State Nittany Lions erased a three touchdown deficit in the first half and defeated the Wisconsin Badgers 38-31 to win the Big Ten Conference championship game on Saturday. The win earned the Nittany Lions the College Football Game of the Week honor from the United States Sports Academy for the second time this season. No.7 Penn State’s remarkable comeback against the sixth-ranked Badgers was the largest in the six-year history…

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Former ESPN Broadcaster Mike Gottfried to Join Sports Talk to Discuss College Football Playoff, Bowl Season

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Sports fans, mark your calendars to tune in live at 11:30 a.m. Monday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program. This week, Sports Talk moderator Dr. Bret Simmermacher, Academy chair of sports coaching, will discuss the selection of the College Football Playoff teams as well as the upcoming college football bowl season, joined by former ESPN broadcaster Mike Gottfried and Academy doctoral teaching assistant Ben Billman….

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Swing Secretary

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Seeking individuals with outstanding ability in office administration.  Specific duties include: computer data entry and search, transcription of letters and memos, proofing, filing, taking minutes.  Formal training in office administration required; bachelor’s degree preferred. Excellent grammar, spelling, verbal and organizational skills required. Must type 65+ wpm and have the ability to use a variety of desktop software and office equipment in a fast paced environment. Salary commensurate with experience and education.  Email cover letter, resume…

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College Football Conference Championship Games and Their Playoff Implications

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Sports fans, mark your calendar to tune in live at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program. This week, Sports Talk moderator Dr. Stephen Butler will discuss the upcoming College Football Conference Championship Games and their Playoff Implications, joined by Dr. Bret Simmermacher, Academy chair of sports coaching, and Ben Billman, doctoral teaching assistant. You can view the live stream or view the…

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#2 Ohio State Beats Rival #3 Michigan in Double Overtime to Earn Academy’s Game of the Week Honor

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The Ohio State Buckeyes defeated rival Michigan 30-27 in double overtime on Saturday in one of the most exciting games in the history of one of college football’s oldest and greatest rivalries. The win earned Ohio State the College Football Game of the Week honor from the United States Sports Academy for the second time this season. With College Football Playoff implications on the line, the game between second-ranked Ohio State and…

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Academy Names “Dr. Robert Block Library” in Honor of Founding Chairman of Board of Trustees

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The United States Sports Academy has named its library the “Dr. Robert Block Library” in honor of the Founding Chairman of the Academy’s Board of Trustees. The naming was held in conjunction with the Academy’s recent 32nd annual Awards of Sport program.  Block – who played a crucial role in the founding and growth of the Academy – holds an Honorary Doctorate degree from the Academy. “Bob is all things to all…

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Houston Cougars Upset Louisville Cardinals to Earn Academy’s Game of the Week Honor

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DAPHNE, Ala. – The unranked Houston Cougars took a commanding lead in the first half and cruised to a stunning 36-10 upset win against the third-ranked Louisville Cardinals to earn the College Football Game of the Week honor from the United States Sports Academy. Louisville, which had only one loss for the season prior to Thursday’s matchup, fumbled the opening kickoff and Houston (9-2) scored on the ensuing play with a Greg Ward Jr. touchdown…

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Support Your Academy on “Giving Tuesday”

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As America marks “Giving Tuesday” on 29 November 2016, why not use the occasion to support your United States Sports Academy? Giving Tuesday is a national celebration associated with the holidays and the season of giving.  Participants are encouraged to make a gift on that day to charities and non-profits that make a difference in our nation and world. The timing is perfect, as the Academy is currently reaching out to faculty, staff, students, alumni,…

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Academy Presents Honorary Doctorate to Founder Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, Names Art Gallery in His Honor

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Dr. Thomas P. Rosandich, Founding President of the United States Sports Academy and a long-time leader in sport and sport education around the globe, has been awarded a 2016 National Honorary Doctorate from the Academy, which also named its main art gallery in his honor. Rosandich was presented the Honorary Doctorate by Academy trustee Dr. Don C. Wukasch during the Academy’s Awards of Sport program on campus on 10 November 2016.   Rosandich…

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College Football Playoff Scenarios

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DAPHNE, Ala. – Sports fans, mark your calendar to tune in live at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday for the next edition of the United States Sports Academy’s Sports Talk program. This week, Sports Talk moderator Dr. Stephen Butler will discuss College Football Playoff scenarios, joined by Dr. Bret Simmermacher, Academy chair of sports coaching, and Dr. Fred Cromartie, Academy director of doctoral studies. You can view the live stream or view the program afterwards at the…

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‘Healthy Divas and Dudes’ Visit United States Sports Academy

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Members of the local club “Healthy Divas and Dudes” recently were guests at the United States Sports Academy in Daphne, where they learned about the Academy, which is the nation’s largest accredited freestanding sports University, as well as the Academy’s American Sport Art Museum and Archives (ASAMA).   Presenting were, standing at right, Dr. Stephen Butler, Academy dean of academic affairs, and standing at left, Dr. Vincent Ramsey, Academy chair of sports exercise science. The group…

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