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Green Bay Athletics to Launch New Web Site, Eliminate Media Guides

GREEN BAY, Wis. - The Green Bay Athletics Department has announced that it will be launching a redesigned Web site, complete with a new domain name, with its new online partner, Jump TV, in July. The Web site launch coincides with the department's decision in April to become one of the nation's first Division I universities to eliminate the production of all printed media guides effective this fall. "Our new web site will offer fans, media and prospective student-athletes the most up-to-date ...

Butler's Shelvin Mack Invited To U19 World Championship Team Trials

Butler guard Shelvin Mack has been added to the list of invited players who will participate in the 2009 USA U19 National Team Trials, which will be held June 16-18 at the U. S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. He joins teammate Gordon Hayward, who was issued an invitation to the trials last month. Mack, Ashton Gibbs of Pittsburgh and Dante Taylor of Pittsburgh were extended invitations by the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee, chaired by Syracuse head coach ...

Loyola coaches to participate in Olympic Day festivities June 23

CHICAGO, Ill. -- Loyola University Chicago coaches and staff members will be participating in events, clinics and demonstrations as part of the Chicago 2016 Olympic Day on Tuesday, June 23. Chicago 2016 is staging a pair of free events -- a three-mile Fun Run and a lakefront sports extravaganza featuring a surprise concert -- as part of the city's celebration of Olympic Day. Two runs will occur simultaneously along the lakefront path -- the Near North Fun Run, which starts at Irving Park Road, ...

UWM's Jeter Named Assistant Coach For USA Basketball World University Games Team

MILWAUKEE - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee head men's basketball coach Rob Jeter has been named an assistant coach for the 2009 USA Basketball World University Games team, USA Basketball announced today. Jeter will be an assistant alongside Miami's Frank Haith under Wisconsin head coach Bo Ryan, who will direct the squad at the 24th World University Games, July 2-12 in Belgrade, Serbia. Coaching staff selections were made by the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee, ...

Milwaukee claims McCafferty Trophy as Horizon League all-sports champion for fifth time in nine years

OAK BROOK, Ill. --- The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has claimed the James J. McCafferty Trophy as the Horizon League's all-sports champion for the fifth time in the last nine years and fourth in the last six. The crystal trophy was presented to the UWM athletics staff Wednesday night at the League's annual Executive Council meeting awards dinner in Oak Brook, Ill. The Panthers earned 49 points to edge the University of Illinois at Chicago, which placed second with 46 points. Cleveland ...

Butler's Hayward Invited To U19 World Championship Team Trials

Butler forward Gordon Hayward, who helped the Bulldogs to one of the best basketball campaigns in school history, has been invited to participate in the 2009 USA U19 National Team Trials, which will be held June 16-18 at the U. S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo. He's one of 17 basketball players, 19-and-under, competing for 12 spots on the national team. The trials' invitations were extended by the USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team Committee, chaired by Syracuse ...

Butler's Brad Stevens Appointed To Newly Created NCAA Ethics Coalition

INDIANAPOLIS --- Butler University men's basketball coach Brad Stevens has been appointed to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Ethics Coalition, an independent committee of current and former basketball coaches. The group will be charged with promoting ethical conduct through leadership, education and mentoring. The newly established NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Ethics Coalition held its first meeting in Indianapolis in early May. The coalition board will consist of 14 members, ...

Youngstown State's Klein, Stillwagon Honored as U.S. Army Scholar-Athletes of the Month for April

INDIANAPOLIS -- Youngstown State University baseball player Phil Klein and women's golfer Brittany Stillwagon have been named U.S. Army Horizon League Scholar-Athletes of the Month for April, League commissioner Jonathan B. LeCrone announced Friday (May 8). Klein (Gahanna, Ohio/Lincoln), a sophomore righthander, went 2-0 with a 3.45 earned-run average in four starts during April. He struck out 25 in 28 1/3 innings in earning victories over Butler University April 5 and Cleveland State University ...

Horizon League Announces Academic All-League Teams for Winter Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Honoring student-athletes for their success both in competition and in the classroom, the Horizon League announced its 2008-09 Winter Academic All-League Teams on Wednesday (April 29). A total of 76 student-athletes from six winter sports were honored in balloting by the League's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors from among more than 155 nominations. Valparaiso University led the League with 16 selections, followed by the University of Wisconsin-Green ...

CSU's Bullock Signs Free-Agent Contract with New York Jets

Story courtesy of CSU Athletics Communications Office. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- When J'Nathan Bullock signed a national letter of intent to play basketball at Cleveland State in the fall of 2004, he did so dreaming of the day that he would some day sign a professional contract. That dream came to fruition on Sunday night when he committed to starting his pro career in New York. The only problem is that instead of signing with either of the areas two NBA teams -- the New York Knicks or the New Jersey ...