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UC Santa Barbara Hosts Sports Industry Academy Summer Program

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Here’s a different summer program for sports enthusiasts: The Sports Industry Academy Summer Program at UC Santa Barbara provides an introduction to the $400 + Billion Sports Industry to mature and highly talented high school and college students from across the country. Prominent sports executives will guide Scholars on the inner-workings of the sports industry. In addition to learning about…

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Ivy League Mulls Banning Tackles at Football Practices

Harvard University football players stand for the national anthem in Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 2014.       REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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BOSTON (Reuters) – Football practices at the United States’ elite Ivy League universities may be a little bit quieter next year as coaches consider banning tackling outside of actual games, a spokesman for the league said on Tuesday. Top football coaches at elite universities including Harvard, Yale and Princeton, are mulling the move as concerns…

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