My NBA All-Star Team of Social Conscience

My NBA All-Star Team of Social Conscience

I have been trying to use the sports platform and the power of sports to address serious social issues during my entire adult life. The NBA has always led the other leagues on best hiring practices both for people of color and women, and it has been the most progressive with all of its policies […]

AutoNation Cure Bowl Supports UCF Breast Cancer Research

December 19’s AutoNation Cure Bowl at the Orlando Citrus Bowl will not only be a college football celebration, it will support breast cancer research, including the work of College of Medicine Associate Professor Dr. Annette Khaled. On Tuesday, Florida Hospital announced its corporate sponsorship of the NCAA event that will benefit the Breast Cancer Research […]

UCF Names O’Leary as Interim Director of Athletics

University of Central Florida President John C. Hitt wanted an experienced leader with a passion for academics and athletics to serve as his interim director of athletics. Enter the most successful football coach in UCF history. George O’Leary, in his 12th season as a Knight, will serve as interim director of athletics through the end […]

DeVos Sport Business Management Program Receives Global Recognition

The UCF College of Business Administration (#UCFBusiness) DeVos Sport Business Management Program has been recognized as one of the top two graduate sports management curricula in the world and the United States by SportBusiness International. “Our program produces socially conscious industry leaders,” said Vincent Pierson, ’15, a recent alumnus and manager of diversity and inclusion […]