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Field of Dreams: Rutgers–Camden Baseball Standout Jeff Singer Signs with Phillies

Field of Dreams: Rutgers–Camden Baseball Standout Jeff Singer Signs with Phillies

Jeff Singer spent one season with the Rutgers University–Camden baseball program, but that season helped to catapult the left-handed pitcher into professional baseball. The former Scarlet Raptor took a major step up the ladder Oct. 15 at Citizens Bank Park when he signed a free agent contract with the Philadelphia Phillies. “It’s definitely a great […]

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Baseball is Chemistry: For Losing Teams, Finding the Right Mix of Players is Key, According to Rutgers University–Camden Management Expert

Baseball is Chemistry: For Losing Teams, Finding the Right Mix of Players is Key, According to Rutgers University–Camden Management Expert

As spring turns to summer and temperatures begin to soar, the forecast remains dreary for the Philadelphia Phillies, who, as expected, currently reside at the bottom of the National League standings. While fans clamor for a winner, a Rutgers University–Camden management professor says the key to righting the ship is simple: better team chemistry. “Do […]

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Field of Dreams: Student-Athlete Uses Business Leader Development Program to Prepare for Management Career

Field of Dreams: Student-Athlete Uses Business Leader Development Program to Prepare for Management Career

To date, no Major League Baseball team has ever had a female general manager. Brittany Striewski hopes to one day become the first. The Rutgers University–Camden sophomore management major already knows her way around the diamond — she’s a pitcher and a corner infielder for the Rutgers–Camden softball team — but when her playing days […]

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Professor Gives NBA Executives a Lesson on Teamwork

Professor Gives NBA Executives a Lesson on Teamwork

Coaches and athletes always say that team chemistry can’t be quantified; that it can’t be measured by a statistic found in agate newsprint or an online box score. A Rutgers University–Camden professor begs to differ, and his work has grabbed the attention of the NBA’s general managers and coaches. Chester Spell, an associate professor of […]

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Rutgers–Camden Researcher Looks for Link Between Steroid Use and Team Conflict

Rutgers–Camden Researcher Looks for Link Between Steroid Use and Team Conflict

Major League Baseball’s ongoing steroid controversy is threatening the legacy of the sport and the validity of its well-respected history, but what kind of impact is it having behind teams’ closed clubhouse doors? A Rutgers–Camden management scholar who specializes in workplace conflict is taking a closer look. “You would expect employees working in an environment […]

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