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Two-year colleges in Arizona consider cutting football after five institutions drop sport

Two of the state's largest community college districts dropped a total of five football teams, creating tough decisions for Arizona's remaining two-year college football programs.

Making the Grade, Missing the Goal

Community college athletes earn higher marks and more credits than non-athlete counterparts, but are significantly less likely to graduate, study finds.

Decline of Sportswomanship?

Recent violent outbursts among female athletes garner lots of media attention and worry some educators. But many observers say the incidents are aberrations.

Cutting Community College Athletics

With no economic recovery in sight, some community college administrators are wondering what else on their campuses they can reasonably cut while fulfilling their educational missions. For some, the answer is athletics.

'Curriculum Review' for Athletics

When campus budgets are tight and athletics departments are under the microscope, college and university administrators use a variety of methods to determine which teams to cut and which to keep. Some look at downsizing from a purely financial perspective, cutting sports that cost the most to operate, either overall or on a per-athlete basis. Others consider the win-loss records and popularity of their teams, trimming those it seems few on their campus will miss. That all goes to say that there is no tried-and-true method for determining a sport’s value to an institution.

Evaluating Community College Coaches

Oklahoma institution judges teams' leaders on their ability to help players excel on field and in classroom.
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