Monday July 16th, 2012. Not Just Sports kicks off this week with a serious discussion about Penn State University and highlights the martial sport of Fencing at the U.S. Olympics.
July 16 – Ali Peek – Nicole Ross – US Olympics Fencing
Ali Peek joins us to talk about the NCAA’s position on Penn State’s shocking conduct in handling former Coach Jerry Sandusky. Whether the NCAA has the authority to level the “death knell” on Penn State’s football program will be debated and considered over the next few weeks. On a more positive note, Ali discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the number one rated college football program, LSU.
Lance and Susan talk about the three weapons that make up the sport of fencing; foil, epee, and sabre. Nicole Ross, first time US Olympic hopeful joins in the conversation on her way to London.
Nicole is a foilist who has worked on her sport for 14 years and is passionate about fencing. We will follow Nicole’s journey and update our listeners once the Olympics gets underway.