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Rutgers plans to honor Carli Lloyd this fall

Rutgers is planning to honor former soccer star Carli Lloyd, who scored three goals as the U.S. Women beat Japan to win the World Cup on Sunday (July 6).

Lloyd, 32, is the all-time leading scorer for the Rutgers women’s soccer program and is a member of the school’s Hall of Distinguished Alumni.

The school has not yet set a date for when they’ll honor Lloyd, but the plan is for it to take place this fall.


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NCAA panel approves new rules for women’s basketball

The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel announced it has adopted changes to women’s basketball games, including a switch to four 10-minute quarters (June 8).

The new rules, which were also supported by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Board of Directors, are expected to help the pace of the game.

With the switch from two halves to four quarters, the NCAA has also approved a change in the foul system. One-and-ones have been eliminated, so teams will now shoot two free throws on the fifth team foul of each quarter. Each team’s fouls will move back to zero to begin each quarter, unless a team reaches the bonus in the fourth quarter and the game goes to overtime.

Teams will also be able to advance the ball to the frontcourt on a timeout in the final minute of the fourth quarter or overtime.


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Darian Dailey dismissed from Rutgers football team

Rutgers coach Kyle Flood has dismissed cornerback Darian Dailey from the football team on Thursday (May 28, 10:00 p.m.).

On Sunday Dailey was arrested in Manatee County, Florida and charged with armed robbery.

According to reports Dailey brandished a handgun and demanded money from a man on a bicycle early Sunday morning.

Dailey’s bond was reportedly set at $150,000.


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10 Years of SNY: Eric LeGrand

SNY looks back at Eric LeGrand’s road to recovery and how his life changed after his tragic football injury…


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