Featured Story

Ga. Tech To Benefit Financially From Playing BC In Ireland Instead Of Chestnut Hill

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 02 / 15

Georgia Tech is slated to open the '16 football season against Boston College in Dublin, Ireland, and the school will "likely come out ahead financially compared to the expenses the athletic department would have incurred" had it played the game at BC's Alumni Stadium, according to Ken Sugiura of th...

Read More

Tags: Colleges

More Stories

07/01/15
Maryland Enjoying Success After Big Ten Move

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the Univ. of Maryland's "switch to the Big Ten," and there is a "collective confidence that the Terps have benefited financially and flourished competitively since the move," according to Don Markus of the Baltimore SUN. Since its move, UMd leads the conferenc ...

Tags: Colleges, Big Ten

07/01/15
Iowa State To Restrict Alcohol Sales To Clubs

Iowa State athletics officials said that the sale of beer and alcohol to fans holding tickets in Jack Trice Stadium's new south end zone is not "a trial balloon for eventually selling booze throughout the stadium," according to Randy Peterson of the DES MOINES REGISTER. ISU Senior Associate AD/Fac ...

Tags: Colleges

06/30/15
Va. Tech's Babcock Talks COA, Power 5

Virginia Tech AD Whit Babcock "touches on his first year and a half" in the job, as well as "the evolution of the Hokie Club ... and whether or not Babcock foresees an overseas game in the Hokies' future" in a two-part Q&A with Andy Bitter of the ROANOKE TIMES. Below are excerpts of the Q&A: ...

Tags: Colleges

06/26/15
Barnes Making Football Key At Pitt

One of new Pitt AD Scott Barnes’ first goals has been to "get a sense of where the department stands, not just from the perspective of coaches and employees, but also from donors, alumni and fans," according to Sam Werner of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. Barnes said, "I don’t think w ...

Tags: Colleges

06/26/15
College Notes

In Austin, Kirk Bohls wrote the "gist" of recent stories about Texas men's AD Steve Patterson is "accurate in that Patterson has been too aloof, too socially awkward, too abrasive in making radical change too fast." Patterson "hasn’t come to grips with his deficiencies and continues to do ha ...

Tags: Colleges

06/25/15
Pitt Creates New Fan Council

New Univ. of Pittsburgh AD Scott Barnes yesterday announced plans to "form a committee of fans that will provide feedback to the athletic department," according to Jerry DiPaola of the PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW. The Panther Fans Experience Committee will be "composed of approximately 20 Pitt graduat ...

Tags: Colleges

06/24/15
Iowa Football Expects 10% Drop In Season Tix

The Univ. of Iowa is "expecting to sell" roughly 10% "fewer season football tickets" in '15 than the 39,793 it did a year ago, according to Chad Leistikow of the DES MOINES REGISTER. The general-public number as of Friday was 32,656 -- or "7,137 fewer than the final" '14 total. However, the final ga ...

Tags: Colleges

06/22/15
Syracuse Taps BSU's Coyle As Next AD

Boise State AD Mark Coyle "has been named" to the same position at Syracuse, and will take over an athletic department "in significant flux," according to Chris Carlson of the Syracuse POST-STANDARD. There are "questions about the future of the Carrier Dome, the state of the football program an ...

Tags: Colleges

06/22/15
Kentucky Ups Ticket Prices For Men's Basketball

Kentucky fans "will pay" 13-21% more for men's basketball season tickets in Rupp Arena next season, while "some single-game tickets jump $16," according to Jerry Tipton of the LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER. This marks the "first time" single-game ticket prices have been increased since the '12-13 season. ...

Tags: Colleges

06/19/15
Oregon State Names Todd Stansbury AD

Oregon State on Thursday named Todd Stansbury, who "spent the last three-plus years" as UCF AD, to the same position, according to the Corvallis GAZETTE-TIMES. He was at OSU from '03-12 before taking his most recent post at UCF. He "succeeds Bob De Carolis," who resigned as OSU AD in May "aft ...

Tags: Colleges, Pac 12

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug