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Winthrop PA announcer headed to Rio Olympics

Mike Markham has done PA announcing for Winthrop athletics for eight years. Winthrop has been part of a full-time PA announcing life that Markham has scrapped together, but all of the hard work and hustle will pay off in August when he announces 18 women’s basketball games at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio.

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Winthrop drops idea of an Eagles football team

After a yearlong study, Winthrop University's president recommends the school not add a football program. Winthrop President Dan Mahony said the projected costs to adding an FCS football program on the Rock Hill, South Carolina, campus outweigh the benefits, and would raise federal Title IX concerns about its impact on the Eagles' women's sports.

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Winthrop PA announcer Mike Markham working 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

Mike Markham has announced Winthrop athletic events for eight years but he'll get a career-best opportunity this summer when he works 18 women's basketball games during the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Winthrop PA announcer Mike Markham working 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio 0:37

Winthrop PA announcer Mike Markham working 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio

Winthrop baseball coach Tom Riginos discusses Big South tourney and team bus breaking down 1:22

Winthrop baseball coach Tom Riginos discusses Big South tourney and team bus breaking down

New Winthrop AD Ken Halpin describes his ideal first day on the job 0:55

New Winthrop AD Ken Halpin describes his ideal first day on the job

New Winthrop AD Ken Halpin talks about teaching a class this fall 2:10

New Winthrop AD Ken Halpin talks about teaching a class this fall