Updated 15 February 06


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BC IS IN GREENLAND … “What is Boston College doing in the ACC? The nearest lodge brother is Maryland, which is a seven-hour drive if you’re lucky. We’re like in Greenland, sitting up here. No more drives to see games at Providence and UConn. No more New York City for the Big East (tournament). We don’t fit.” … Bob Ryan, longtime columnist for The Boston Globe (and BC grad), bemoaning the geographic illogic of BC’s departure to the far distant ACC. … The Post and Courier (Charleston, SC), 2-11-06

Clips Interview

University of Texas at Tyler Provides Refuge for UNO Basketball Teams ... Clips Editor Nick Infante interviewed Athletic Director and Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Howard Patterson of the University of Texas at Tyler about his school’s kindness in offering safe haven for the University of New Orleans’ men’s and women’s basketball teams.

Guest Commentary

Alma College sports don’t bring in big bucks ... Despite (because of?) no scholarship money, no shoe deals, no agents and no national TV, the passion and commitment to intercollegiate athletics at the D3 level is impressive. Here’s the rundown on Michigan’s Alma College from Matthew B. Mowery of the Mt. Pleasant Morning Sun. ... posted 2-15-06

Clips Editorial

Hooray for State U ... although partisanship has its limits, devotion to one’s team is about as loyal as loyal can be. ... a Clips editorial ... posted 1-30-06

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College Athletics Clips is published by InfaMor LLC, a communications company dedicated to providing specific-interest professional e-publications that are distillations and transformations from the full spectrum of available sources. Clips provides value to our subscribers by delivering abbreviated versions (clips) of news, issues and commentary pertinent to college athletics. 


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Kathy DeBoer, former Sr. Associate Athletic Director, Univ. of Kentucky

Dan Guerrero, Athletic Director, UCLA

Kermit Hall, President, University at Albany

Marie Hardin, Assoc. Director, Center for Sports Journalism, Penn State U.

Ken Kavanagh, Athletic Director, Bradley University

Chris Monasch, Athletic Director, St. John’s University

Wright Waters, Commissioner, Sun Belt Conference

Jim Livengood, Athletic Director, University of Arizona

Russ Simons, Principal; HOK S+V+E; Facility Operations, Evaluation and Analysis Group

John Thompson, Athletic Director, North Carolina Wesleyan

Robert Zullo, Professor, Sports Management, Mississippi State University


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Mary-Beth Infante, VP- Operations, supervises database management and newsletter project management for a pharmaceutical marketing firm.  Although not an athletics participant while a Boston College student, she later ran the New York Marathon in a crimson BC T-Shirt.

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