Quote of the Day

"It's not a business model that you'd ever invest in."
-- Univ. of Michigan AD Dave Brandon, on the athletic department struggling to pay for itself. (ANNARBOR.com, 5/1)
Thursday May 2, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 165 Print This Issue

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  • If It Wasn't For Texas

    Construction on Kyle Field will begin in November and conclude in August '15

    The Texas A&M Univ. Board of Regents yesterday approved a $450M renovation to Kyle Field that will "increase the stadium's capacity to 102,500," making it the biggest stadium in the SEC, according to a front-page piece by David Harris of the Bryan-College Station EAGLE. Kyle Field's new capacity will top the Univ. of Tennessee's Neyland Stadium by "only 45 seats," and will surpass the Univ. of Texas' Memorial Stadium "by more than 2,000 seats." The construction will begin in November and "come to a close in August 2015, only including two phases." The upgrades will include the "construction of 'Kyle Field Park' on the north side exterior to serve as a pre- and post-game gathering place," and a "west side entrance into 'Champions Hall,' ...

  • Silver Bullet Band

    Coors Light named title sponsor for NHL's Stadium Series, League confirms Soldier field game.

  • Rolling Out The Blue Carpet

    Dodgers' Boehly states unequivocally that Guggenheim purchased the club to "treat it as an entertainment experience."

  • I Approve This Message

    ESPN sees increase of ad buys aimed at appealing to Obama, political officials.

  • Overdraft Protection

    College athletic spending again outpacing revenues; school subsidies increase dramatically.

  • Social Psychology

    The NCAA rules that hashtags on football fields, a trend started by Mississippi State, will not be permitted for the '13 season.

  • Transition Game

    CSN Houston, still without carriage in much of the market, sees Rockets ratings down sharply from last year on FS Houston.

  • Basketball In Bollywood?

    IMG-Reliance, NBA both increasing efforts to push basketball in India; pro league scheduled for launch within the next two years.

  • You Wreck Me

    Mike Bobinski discusses his new role as Georgia Tech AD, time with tourney selection committee.

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