More in-depth story on cutting the 4 sports; interesting e-mail

Written by Colin Dunlap on .

By Colin Dunlap | 1:38 a.m. Tuesday

Duquesne University swimmer Doug McWhorter, a freshman from Charlottesville, Va., couldn't hide his anger Monday night; try as he might, he couldn't veil the contempt festering inside.

"I loved everything about Duquesne," he said, "Up until today, and now part of me hates it."




Also, I got an interesting e-mail from a reader on Monday night. It was an e-mail he received just last week for a fundraiser for the baseball team.

Here is a portion of it:


Upcoming Events:

An Evening with Pittsburgh Baseball's Finest: Proceeds benefit Duquesne Baseball Friday, January 29 - Join Duquesne Baseball head coach Mike Wilson and some of the greatest minds in Pittsburgh baseball history at an exclusive fundraising event benefiting the Dukes Baseball team. Call 412-396-5927 for more details or to RSVP. Space is limited, sign up today!

Event Details:

Location: Roberto Clemente Museum

Who: Speakers include: Jim Leyland, Jim Tracy, Kent Tukulve, Dave Littlefield, Sean Casey, Joe Beimel and Steelers great Franco Harris and more!

Cost: $150/person or $200/couple includes a reception and opportunities for autographs and photos will be made available (time permitting). 



What do you make of this e-mail sent to booster?

Should it not have been sent out?

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UPDATE 1:18 p.m.: columnist Bob Smizik calls the decision tough, but "the right one."



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