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Longtime NCAA D-I Governance Head David Berst To Retire After 43 Years

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 26 / 15

NCAA VP/D-I Governance DAVID BERST  "will retire this summer" after a 43-year NCAA career and "will be replaced by KEVIN LENNON ," according to the AP. Berst, who has served in his current role for the past 17 years, presided over "some of the biggest scandals in NCAA history," including SMU ...

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U.S. Blasted For Loss In World Cup Opener

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World Cup Ceremony To Feature Past Champs

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