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Why Athletes Make Better Employees

LRT Sports spoke with the leaders of the University of Michigan leadership Development program. A lot can be said as to why athletes make better employees. We will discuss their growth mindset, how they can take on challenges, and handle feedback. The University of Michigan leadership Development team discusses how strong athletes’ work ethic is

October 19, 2020 Sydney Borens

The HBCU Experience: Coaches Panel by LRT Sports

LRT Sports hosted a panel of Historically Black Colleges and Universities’ Coaches to help educate prospective student-athletes. This inclusive Q&A representing both Men and Women’s athletic programs aims to shine a light on the countless opportunities provided both academically and athletically at HBCU institutions. Coaches panel: Southern University and A&M College Head Baseball Coach Kerrick

October 15, 2020

Name, Image, and Likeness Update | NCAA Proposal

On Monday night (10-5-2020) Sports Illustrated announced the NCAA’s latest proposal for modifications to its existing NIL rules. Although the proposal isn’t perfect, it’s the most liberal proposal yet, and closely mirrors key points featured in the handful of state bills that have passed. Here are a few things athletes should know about the NCAA’s

October 15, 2020

NAIA gives Athletes Access to Name, Image and Likeness

On October 7, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics made history when it became the first collegiate sports organization to pass reform allowing college athletes to earn compensation for use of their names, images, and likenesses (NILs). The NCAA has been resisting such reform for decades, and leaves many questions for college athletes, parents, and

October 13, 2020

UGA Football Player, Jack Podlesny, Gives some Insight being a Kicker

This season 2020, Jack had his first collegiate action in the University of Georgia Bulldogs’ season-opening win at Arkansas. Podlesny connected on both field-goal tries; each was from 38 yards. Five of Jack’s six kickoffs resulted in touchbacks against the Razorbacks. He was also named to the J. Reid Parker Director of Athletics Honor Roll

October 8, 2020

NCAA Transfer Portal and Transfer Waivers | What’s the Difference?

Transferring to a new university in the middle of one’s athletic career is a complicated process, made slightly easier by the NCAA’s relatively new transfer portal, which also lifted some of the barriers athletes faced in the transfer process. Case in point: prior to 2018, if a Division 1 athlete wanted to transfer, they had

October 5, 2020

Former George Washington Track & Field Athlete | My Struggle With an Eating Disorder and My Recovery

Our mental health series is dedicated to sharing stories of student-athletes who want others to learn via their personal experiences. This story is about Miranda DiBiasio’s experience is with an eating disorder, mental health, and body image. She is a track & field athlete who graduated from George Washington University. If you have a mental

September 28, 2020