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<br /> <br /> <br /> FALL 2009<br /> CONTENTS<br /> 40<br /> In Memoriam: Dr. Myles Brand<br /> The Association honors its fallen president,<br /> who lost his battle with cancer September 16.<br /> U P F R O N T<br /> [KICK-OFF]<br /> 2 1,000 Words<br /> 5 Farewell to the President<br /> 6 Opinion and Editorial<br /> 9 Membership Perspectives<br /> [NCAA NEWS]<br /> 11 Isch Assumes Interim Role<br /> 12 Woman of the Year<br /> 15 News Briefs<br /> 16 Cheerleading Injuries<br /> 17 Playing Rules<br /> 20 Research<br /> 21 Great NCAA Records<br /> 22 Sportsmanship<br /> 23 News Media to New Media<br /> [CHAMPIONSHIPS]<br /> 24 Dates and Sites Calendar<br /> [SIDELINES]<br /> 27 New Media<br /> 28 Reviews<br /> 29 Puzzles<br /> [FACES OFTHE NCAA]<br /> 30 Profiles<br /> I N S I D E T H E<a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=1"> </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=2"> </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=3"> FALL 2009 CONTENTS 40 In </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=4"> </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=5"> 1,000 WORDS The office of NCAA President Myles Br</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=6"> CATCH THEACTIONON </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=7"> Our mission is to illustrate how good people</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=8"> KICK-OFF The missing link O </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=9"> KICK-OFF P O I N T O F v I E W “</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=10"> KICK-OFF Perks serve purpose A </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=11"> KICK-OFF Deceit drives dietary-aid industry T </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=12"> a Positive Game Environment </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=13"> NCAA NEWS Executive Committee chair Michael Adams</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=14"> NCAA NEWS Local and national honors for women fa</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=15"> NCAA NEWS Shearer said that campuses shou</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=16"> it can crush the competition, then tow them off t</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=17"> NCAA NEWS NEWS BrIEfS Compiled by David Pickle </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=18"> NCAA NEWS Cheering for fewer injuries </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=19"> Golf committees find a new groove PLAyING ruLE</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=20"> </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=21"> NCAA NEWS Lowe’s lets seniors be honored with cl</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=22"> NCAA NEWS With a prohibition on ath</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=23"> NCAA NEWS Sarnowski set her plan in motion By Ji</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=24"> NCAA NEWS Show some respect S </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=25"> NCAA NEWS from news media to new media By Greg J</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=26"> NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS 2009-10 [ SPECIAL SECTION ] </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=27"> The Bigger the Better The best collegiate sports</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=28"> Championship DVDs NCAA On Demand makes the entir</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=29"> SIDELINES Interactive new media combats economy </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=30"> SIDELINES MEDIA rEVIEW Compiled by Leilana McK</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=31"> SIDELINES PuzzLErS Compiled by Gary K.</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=32"> FACES OF THE CAAN Profile: Charles a</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=33"> FACES OFTHE NCAA “He made it personal,</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=34"> FACES OF THE NCAA Profile: Beverley Pitts indy p</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=35"> By michelle Brutlag hosick k risti</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=36"> FACES OF THE NCAA Profi</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=37"> FACES OFTHE NCAA Profile: jaCk evans academic re</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=38"> FACES OF tHE NCAA Profile: Clint Bryant augusta </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=39"> FACES OFTHE NCAA (Miami had dropped basketbal</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=40"> FACES OF THE NCAA </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=41"> JAMIe sChwABerow / nCAA PhoTos Profile: katie o'</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=42"> 40 CHAMPION SFUALMLM2E0R092009</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=43"> Dr. Myles Brand NCAA PRESIDENT 1942 - 200</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=44"> Fr o m Ar o u n d t h e As s o c A t o n i </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=45"> IN MeMorIaM • Myles BraNd Brand “leaves a</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=46"> Fr o m Ar o u n d t h e As s o c A t o n i </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=47"> IN MeMorIaM • Myles BraNd Conversations with My</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=48"> leading the NCaa through the years 2003 in his f</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=49"> The association creates a forum for academic rese</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=50"> 48 CHAMPION FALL 2009</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=51"> game Not the same By Gary Brown Women’s </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=52"> Therein lies a conundrum: If the appeal of </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=53"> Grass-roots grants grow the gam</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=54"> Women’s Game </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=55"> The house that Tennessee built Tho</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=56"> Women’s Game continued from page 52 </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=57"> student-athletes out there now, which I think is </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=58"> AME Football, albeit a lighter version, makes a c</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=59"> FALL 2009 CHAMPION 57</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=60"> Sprint football – or “lightweight football</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=61"> PREGAME From left, clockwise: Two linemen warm up</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=62"> GAME TIME From top left, clockwise: Mansfield cap</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=63"> SPRINT continued from page 58 SID Pete Nevins ha</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=64"> wRAP UP From top: A Mansfield cheerleader has muc</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=65"> the school’s director of financial aid – to note </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=66"> </a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=67"> NCAA INSIDER SpotLight trio of D.C. insiders cite</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=68"> NCAA INSIDER ASSOCIAtION-wIDE continued from p</a> <a title="NCAA Champion Magazine page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/3e6baae8?page=69"> NCAA INSIDER DIvISION I Di BASKEtBALL 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