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A sign of the times

December 3, 2009

Wayne Chrebet's alma-mater is dropping its football program

Hofstra University is dropping its football team, citing high costs and low interest from the college community.  

“The money is not coming in, and we’re putting too much out,” said university president Stuart Rabinowitz.  “The choice was painful but clear.”

He continued to add that low attendance, poor support from boosters, and overall costs of running a football program factored into the decision.  The announcement follows a two-year review of sports spending at Hofstra. Rabinowitz says there are no plans to cut any other sports at the Long Island school.

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