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Sports popularity ignores societal issues

By Alex Cocanig, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Professional and college sports have taken American society by storm and fans have become increasingly more attentive to their teams, especially when they perform well and win their ways into playoffs or championships. After this happens on more than one occasion in a few years, teams attract a large...

Maryland’s PR campaign distracts Big Ten transition

By Daily Illini Editorial Board

November 14, 2013

When Maryland announced it was joining the Big Ten last November after nearly 60 years in the Atlantic Coast Conference, University President Wallace Loh called the move a “watershed moment” for the campus that had been facing financial struggles in its athletic department. A 2012 Sports Illustrated a...