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Mitch Goldich (left) sits down with Patrick Roth, who reported on Chicago State University's move to the Western Athletic Conference.


Conference realignment impacts NCAA athletics

by Mitch Goldich
Mar 14, 2014


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Lindsey Holden, DePaul '13, joined the show to discuss conference realignment's impact on athletes in non-revenue sports.

As NCAA conferences continue to realign, colleges all over the country feel the impact. Universities from Maryland to Chicago State are swapping conferences for various reasons, leaving behind history and old rivalries for exposure and cash. Mitch Goldich reports on this issue with perspectives from an athletic director, an athlete, a blogger and a fan.