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This symposium will bring together experts from the legal,
academic and athletic communities to discuss and explore ways of
eradicating criminal and unethical elements that may impact on the
integrity of an athletic program or sport. 1, 1998
Where: Grand Hall of Drexels Creese Student Center,
32nd and Chestnut Sts., Philadelphia.
Who: Speakers in the symposium include:
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include athletic directors, coaches, and academic administrators.
Drexel is the Mid-Atlantic Regional Center for the NCAS, a
consortium of 140-member institutions that assist collegiate and
professional athletes to complete their studies and works with young
people through community service.
Contact: Preston M. Moretz, Drexel News Bureau, 215/895-1715
3141 Chestnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19104-2875
tel, 215/895-1530 fax, 215/895-6157
Bill Curry, ESPN commentator and former football
coach at the University of Alabama, Kentucky
and Georgia Tech, and COO of the NCAS.
Charlie Rosen, Inside Sports columnist and author
of Barney Polans Game, a fictional account
of the 1951 New York City College basketball scandal.
Bill Saum, NCAA special representative for gaming
and gambling in collegiate athletics.
Dan Gentile, special agent and police training
coordinator for the FBI.
What: From office football pools to off-track betting to sports
lotteries, sports gambling has mushroomed in todays society.
But what happens when the gamblers are the athletes
themselves? The National Consortium for Academics and Sports
(NCAS) and Drexel University will co-sponsor a day-long
symposium addressing the issues of sports gambling among
athletes and athletic professionals.
When: 10 a.m