Category Archive: Sport Administration

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Mar 12

Why Canisius?

What brought these students to Canisius? …Was it fate? …Was it the people?  …Was it the program? I asked a couple of our bloggers the simple question: Why Canisius?   “The first thing I looked for in applying to Grad School was the Sport Administration program. Did the school have one? What was it like? …

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Feb 20

What were you thinking?


That’s the question I get asked all the time when people find out I moved from California. At times, I’ve asked the same question of myself. “What am I doing here?” But every time I ask that question, I remember. In spite of the cold, I am here in Buffalo because it is the best …

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Nov 14

HarborCenter Opening Night


On October 31, At about 5:00, I stepped off of the elevator foot on the seventh floor of the HarborCenter, Buffalo’s new state of the art hockey facility, which now serves home to the Canisius College Golden Griffins Men’s Hockey Team. As I walked into the new facility, I was amazed at what I saw. …

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Apr 04

MSA Students Experience NCAA Tournament

On March 20th and 22nd, the 2nd and 3rd rounds of the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament took place right here in Buffalo, NY at the First Niagara Center (Home of the Buffalo Sabres and the Buffalo Bandits). The tournament was co-hosted by The Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) as well as Canisius College and Niagara …

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Mar 12

March Madness!

March Madness is a sensation that controls that national sports world from the 2nd week of March through the first week of April. The NCAA tournament provides exciting entertainment for people of all ages and ultimately determines the National Championship team for both men and women’s NCAA Division I basketball. After a long, hard season …

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Feb 27

The Importance of Networking!

The Canisius MSA Program has been planning many exciting events these last couple of weeks! On February 25th the Admissions Department and The Sports Administration Department got together for a student recruitment event. The event was held at the Sabres Stadium. While at the Stadium, we heard from 2 MSA alumni who work for the …

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Feb 20

MSA Students Take On Dallas!

Case Cup Team 2014

Official Sponsor of the 2014 U.S.A. Olympians, Chobani Greek Yogurt did not make it to Sochi, Russia due to a dispute with the Russian Government. According to an article published in the New York Times, Russian authorities would not allow delivery of the yogurt because they said it lacked the proper customs certification. The yogurts …

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Feb 18

Taking Opportunities

Canisius MSA touring AT&T Stadium with the National Sports Forum

“Life opens up opportunities to you, and you either take them or you stay afraid of taking them.” Jim Carrey Last Wednesday, myself, five other Masters in Sport Administration (MSA) students, and Dr. O’Rourke, our director of sport administration, returned from Dallas, Texas where we attended the 19th annual National Sports Forum (NSF).   We flew …

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Feb 05

Ethical Issues of Sport

Did you hear the latest news about Alex Rodriguez? Once again, rumors are out that he has been doping throughout his career.  Although these issues are returning, the Yankees still aren’t throwing A- Rod to the side. It has been said that A -Rod may show up to preseason and sit the bench. Some teammates …

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May 13

The Healing Power of Sports

“In every community, there is work to do be done. In every nation, there are wounds to heal. In every heart, there is the power to do it.” – Marianne Williamson Sports play an important role in our society. After the massacres that occurred at Newtown Elementary School, sports became a rallying call for normalcy …

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