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Franchot calls on Towson president to resign

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is calling on the president of Towson University to resign over her handling of sports programs at the university. Franchot said Wednesday that University President Maravene Loeschke has “forfeited her claim to moral leadership.” ...

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Laslo Boyd: Three shades of irony – the politics of Towson athletics

For the past few weeks, there have been numerous articles in the press about President Maravene Loeschke’s decision to eliminate two men’s sports at Towson University and about the involvement of two of the state’s top elected officials in the debate about the decision.

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N.Y. attorney general: NFL must act on sexual orientation concern

ALBANY, N.Y.  — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman urged the NFL on Tuesday to investigate whether possible draft picks were improperly asked about their sexual orientation during the league’s combine, which he said would be illegal in New York. ...

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Maroon PR tapped for ‘Crown’ tasks

Maroon PR, of Columbia, a public relations and marketing agency focused on sports brands, said it has been tasked to handle media relations for the International Crown, a first-of-its-kind, biennial, global match play golf competition owned and operated by The Ladies Professional Golf Association.

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Under Armour signs 8-year deal with USA Gymnastics

The U.S. gymnasts are getting a new look, courtesy of Under Armour. Under Armour will provide USA Gymnastics with apparel for competition and training through the next two Olympics as part of an eight-year agreement being announced Thursday. It’s the ...

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Are colleges stalking student-athletes?

A university that stalks or bans student-athletes’ Facebook and Twitter accounts may be legally out of bounds, sports law experts say. University athletic departments are following the trend set by professional sports teams to regulate social media. But university officials ...

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