Alpha Sigma Phi’s Watson Wins Mitsubishi Electric Tournament
In the season-opening Champions Tour event of 2010, Tom Watson, a member of Alpha Sigma Phi at Stanford University, birdied the final two holes for a one-stroke victory at Kaupulehu-Kona, Hawaii. He won $315,000 in his 13th Champions Tour title and first victory in 34 events on a Hawaiian golf course
Greek Head Coaches to Battle in Super Bowl
The upcoming Super Bowl in Miami on February 7th will feature Sigma Chi's Sean Payton of the New Orleans Saints against Kappa Alpha Psi's Jim Caldwell of the Indianapolis Colts, as a result of their teams winning conference championships on Sunday. In uniform for the Saints will be three members of NIC fraternities: quarterback Drew Brees of Sigma Chi, safety Darren Sharper of Kappa Alpha Psi and backup quarterback Mark Brunell of Lambda Chi Alpha. Longtime key assistant coaches for the Colts are offensive coordinator Tom Moore of Sigma Alpha Epsilon and offensive line coach Howard Mudd of Delta Tau Delta
Sigma Chi’s Andy Rooney Profiled in USA Today
A cover story in the January 14th USA Today Life section, entitled "A few minutes becomes 91 Years", discusses Andy Rooney's lengthy and successful career since first appearing on CBS-TV's Sixty Minutes as a summer replacement. When asked about retiring, he responds with his own question: "Retire? From what? Life?" Rooney joined Sigma Chi at Colgate University prior to being drafted by the Army. He wrote his first book in 1944 and his 16th book, Andy Rooney: 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit, was published in November.
2009 NIC All American Football Team
The NIC's annual selections are now on this website and can be viewed by clicking here or by going to Press Room/Greeks in Sports. There are two first teams, one for schools in NCAA FBS & FCS Divisions and one for NCAA Divisions II & III plus NAIA schools. A total of 18 NIC member fraternities are represented by players and coaches on our first teams and there are lengthy Honorable Mention lists of other outstanding 2009 college players.