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Are the middle class priced out of pro sports? Will college athletics prosper because of it?

With a three-week break between RIT sporting events, life is fairly quiet in the Sports Information world. Yes, there is plenty of work to be done, preparing for the avalanche of home events in January (check out our composite schedule to see what I mean) and beyond (spring sports publications), but live events are on more »

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Rocky Mountain Hockey: From Rochester to Colorado Springs and back

We have reached the final weekend of RIT Athletics for the 2008 calendar year. It will be a nice, refreshing break after Saturday’s final contests. We resume play on January 2, 2009. Last weekend, I had the pleasure of traveling with the men’s hockey team to Air Force for the third straight year. First of more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – December 3

It’s nice to see the campus bustling with action after a two-week siesta. I was able to spend some time relaxing in the Hudson Valley for the holiday (although I was up at 5:30 on Black Friday, shopping on the computer and then down to the Nyack mall with my future in-laws). I laugh at more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – Thanksgiving Edition

It’s the Thanksgiving edition of the Wide World of Tiger Sports blog. It will be a very quiet weekend on campus with nary a home event and single road events for men’s hockey, women’s basketball and men’s basketball. Hope everyone enjoys the holiday, watches a lot of blowout football (Tennesee at Detroit, ugh!, Seattle at more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – November 19

Last weekend, the men’s hockey team (4-6-1, 3-2-1 AHA) split a pair of conference games against Army in a two-game series at Ritter Arena. On Friday, shoddy special teams hurt the Tigers in a 5-3 loss, while on Saturday, the team rebounded to score a season-high six times in a 6-3 victory. In addition, considering more »

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Wide World of Tiger Sports – November 12

This weekend, the men’s hockey team (3-5-1, 2-1-1 AHA) host Army in a two-game series at Ritter Arena. Last time out on Friday, special teams did the Tigers in, as Niagara scored four power-play goals and a shorthanded goal in handing RIT a 6-2 loss. Being at that game, there were a few calls at more »

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