More on Lucha Libre AAA coming to U.S.


It was announced today that Emmy Award(R)-winning producer Mark Burnett has partnered with visionary film director Robert Rodriguez’s El Rey Network to create a new sports business in the U.S. featuring high-flying lucha libre wrestling. The business begins with a weekly one-hour series featuring a new lucha libre league, premiering on El Rey Network the…

Chris Saxman: Cold Fusion-Replacement Referees Edition


Strange isn’t it? No one is complaining about any, and I mean ANY, decisions made by the referees in the National Football League. (If you don’t watch the NFL, you will need to stick around for this one…bear with me…) Naturally, some people might not like a call being made because it went against their team costing them yardage or even some points. No real complaints though.

UVa. seventh in final Directors’ Cup standings

Virginia finished seventh in the final 2010-11 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup competition for Division I schools. The final results were announced Friday by the National Association of Directors of Athletics (NACDA). The finish is the second best for the Cavaliers in the 18-year history of the Directors’ Cup program and marks the fourth time the…

EMU professor tackles malaria issue


An Eastern Mennonite University economics professor is a major player in an impassioned debate among malaria experts around the world about the best way to reduce the incidence of malaria. Chris D. Gingrich, who teaches in EMU’s business and economics department and MBA program, says everyone agrees that malaria is the largest health problem in…

Shenandoah U. to join ODAC in '12-'13


Shenandoah University is set to become the newest full-time member of the Old Dominion Athletic Conference, effective in all sponsored sports at the beginning of the 2012-13 academic year. The acceptance of Shenandoah’s application for admittance was ratified last week at an annual meeting of the ODAC’s presidents. “The colleges and universities in the Old…

Obsess much over sports?


Story by Chris Graham [email protected] Listen to today’s “SportsDominion Show,” featuring a discussion of sports in American society with Eastern Mennonite University athletics director Dave King. Show Length: 25:53. You wouldn’t expect an athletics director at a university to be preaching the message that sports has become too much an obsession in today’s culture. It’d…