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Sunday / May 27.
  • Report Says Rutgers Athletics Lacked Oversight; RU Football Team Readies for Army

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    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) – A committee appointed to conduct an independent review of the Rutgers University athletic program has issued a report sharply critical of the school’s athletic director and its president and board of governors for failing to properly oversee “an increasingly successful and fiscally complex athletics program.”

    The nine-member Athletics Review Committee found that the university “operated with inadequate internal controls, insufficient inter-departmental and hierarchical communications, an uninformed Board on some specific important issues, and limited Presidential leadership.”

    Rutgers President Richard L. McCormick said he would take immediate action to address recommendations contained in the 35-page report, issued late Wednesday.

    Read the full story here.

    Meantime, the football team is 5-5 and riding a 4-game winning streak entering Saturday’s noon tilt with Army. Read my feature here on the running back by committee that Schiano has employed thusfar.

    And read about how Schiano agrees with President-elect Barack Obama on the need for a playoff system in college football.
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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.