NCAA

Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed August 13, 2014

Big changes coming for college athletics, says A&M-C AD Ryan Ivey

Ryan Ivey
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce Athletic Director Ryan Ivey reflects on the ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that college athletes should be compensated for the commercial use of their names and likenesses, and the NCAA's decision to allow the biggest conferences to operate autonomously, in particular in granting stipends to athletes.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon June 2, 2014

Ivey: Strict NCAA academic standards could come to D2

Ryan Ivey
Credit TAMUC Marketing Communications

The NCAA is holding Division I athletic programs to a higher academic standard through something called the Academic Progress Rate (APR).  The University of Nevada-Las Vegas and University of Idaho football teams have been barred from post-season play, and in the 2012-13 season, the University of Connecticut men's basketball team (the 2013-14 national champions) was forced to sit out the postseason.  Texas A&M University-Comme

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Mon May 5, 2014

AD Ivey says A&M-C could join Division 1 someday

Ryan Ivey
Credit Texas A&M University-Commerce

Texas A&M University-Commerce athletic director Ryan Ivey says the NCAA proposal to allow the "Power 5" conferences (Big 12, Big 10, PAC 12, Southeast and ACC) more autonomy would be a good move.  And he says he can imagine A&M-Commerce someday moving up to Division 1.

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KETR's Locker Room
4:26 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

NCAA compliance important to Lions

Jacob Walker
LinkedIn LinkedIn

Cooper and Jordan sat down with Jacob Walker today to discuss his role with the A&M-Commerce athletic department as the Athletics Compliance Assistant. Also discussed: the Texas Rangers, NCAA and NBA basketball and the NFL playoffs.

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Lone Star Conference football
3:22 pm
Fri August 23, 2013

Carthel: Problem was with WT athletics director

Don Carthel
West Texas A&M University

On Friday, former West Texas A&M head football coach Don Carthel spoke in a press conference, during which he described the circumstances surrounding his dismissal on Thursday.

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KETR's Locker Room
1:56 pm
Tue April 9, 2013

Seeing double in the studio

KETR's Locker Room
Jared Horn A&M-Commerce Photography

The Annett twins, Cadie and Callie, stopped by the KETR studios this week to talk about the A&M-Commerce Lions Soccer team; and the guys also talked about the Men's Championship and the NBA playoffs.

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KETR's Locker Room
2:00 pm
Tue March 26, 2013

Can March get any 'madder'?

Florida Gulf Coast vs Georgetown
Matt Rourke Associated Press

There have already been huge upsets in this year's tournament, but could more be on the way?

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KETR's Locker Room
5:00 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Crazy fun or just crazy?

South Carolina beats Kentucky-January 26, 2010
Mary Ann Chastain Associated Press

In the case of storming the court, are sports fans crossing the line?

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KETR's Locker Room
5:14 pm
Tue March 19, 2013

Anderson bringing madness back to March

Coach Anderson and Taylor Phelps
Cooper Welch 88.9 KETR

Nicole Anderson, A&M-Commerce women's basketball head coach, discussed the Lions' revival on the court.

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KETR's Locker Room
1:35 pm
Tue March 5, 2013

Hanging with Mr. Cooper

Blake Cooper, Ryan Billups & Cooper Welch
Jerrod Knight 88.9 KETR

Blake Cooper, Superintendent of Commerce Independent School District, came by for an interview with KETR's Locker Room.

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