Featured Story

Should I Stay Or Should I Go? North Dakota State Battles With FBS Temptations

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 08 / 26 / 16

North Dakota State continues to face the question of whether it should attempt to move into the FBS level of college football, where it could "grab more media attention, and possibly rake in huge financial rewards," or stay on the FCS level, where it has won five consecutive national championships, ...

Read More

Tags: Colleges

More Stories

05/26/16
Rutgers Considers Game At Yankee Stadium

Rutgers AD Pat Hobbs said that he is "open to the possibility of moving a football home game" to Yankee Stadium, according to Ryan Dunleavy of the ASBURY PARK PRESS. Hobbs: "We want to look at maybe bringing a game here and announcing that sometime down the road." Rutgers in the late '70s, '80s and ...

Tags: Big Ten, Colleges

05/19/16
Pac-12's Scott Made More than $4M In '14

The Pac-12's new federal tax return shows that Larry Scott "is now college sports’ first $4 million commissioner," according to Steve Berkowitz of USA TODAY. Scott was "credited with more than" $4.05M in total compensation during the '14 calendar year. A new return shows that the conference ha ...

Tags: Colleges

05/19/16
Big Ten Revenue Jumps 32% In '14-15

The Big Ten generated $448.8M in revenue during '14-15, a 32% increase "over one year for college sports' second-wealthiest conference behind the SEC," according to Jon Solomon of CBSSPORTS.com. The conference's new federal tax return shows that in the first year with Maryland and Rutgers ...

Tags: Colleges, Big Ten

05/19/16
Pitt Brings Back Traditional Script Lettering

Pitt yesterday "unveiled new uniforms adorned with the script for its 19 teams," which marked the "end of an 11-month process that began almost the instant" AD Scott Barnes took office, according to Craig Meyer of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. What might "seem like a simple cosmetic change to som ...

Tags: Colleges

05/18/16
College Players File Suits Over Concussions

Several former college football players yesterday filed class-action lawsuits against their universities, conferences and the NCAA, "claiming negligence over their handling of head injuries," according to Ben Strauss of the N.Y. TIMES. The six cases filed yesterday "marks a new effort by athletes se ...

Tags: Colleges, NCAA

05/18/16
UNC Holds First Ever Yard Sale

The Univ. of North Carolina on Saturday held its first ever yard sale, "selling off old and used sports gear that was simply taking up too much space in its athletic department equipment rooms," according to C.L. Brown of ESPN.com. Normally items sold -- such as jerseys, shoes and lacrosse stic ...

Tags: Colleges

05/17/16
Mizzou Looks To Fill Void Left By Rams

The months since the Rams left St. Louis for L.A. have seen the Univ. of Missouri quietly working to "capitalize on the gap" in the local market, according to Dave Matter of the ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH. In meetings and conversations around the MU offices, St. Louis "has been a consistent topic." MU ...

Tags: LA Rams, Colleges

05/13/16
Syracuse Starts 2nd AD Search In 10 Months

Mark Coyle's departure for Minnesota "should spark a second search" for the Syracuse AD role "that is different from the last one and provide some idea about the university's perception in the landscape of college sports," according to Chris Carlson of the Syracuse POST-STANDARD. Ohio Univ. Exec-i ...

Tags: Colleges

05/13/16
ACC To Experiment With Central Replay Assistance

ACC Commissioner John Swofford on Thursday said that the conference will "experiment with a collaborative replay system for football games beginning next season," according to Safid Deen of the TALLAHASSEE DEMOCRAT. The system will be "similar to the NFL’s, which allows referees to determ ...

Tags: ACC, Colleges

05/12/16
Minnesota Hires Coyle Away From Syracuse

Univ. of Minnesota President Eric Kaler yesterday announced the hiring of Syracuse AD Mark Coyle for the same position, and "while the challenges inherent at the state’s only Division I athletic department remain troubling and entrenched, the U’s decisionmakers wound up choosing a legiti ...

Tags: Colleges

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug