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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 03 / 02 / 15

Honestly the draft lottery is the most broken thing in the NHL. League is so hard for parity they're sacrificing quality of product. — Travis Yost (@travisyost) March 2, 2015 Players Association meeting today: #CBA2016 #Contracts #PaceOfPlay #InstantReplay @MLB_PLAYERS ...

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Univ. Of Texas To Discuss Football Alcohol Sales

Fans continue to buy beer and wine at Univ. of Texas games a year after the rule's institution, as alcohol sales "brought in about a half a million dollars in revenue in the last year," but, alcohol is "still not available at Longhorn football games," according to Kevin Schwaller of Austin ...

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02/13/15
KU, KSU, MU Financial Statuses Broken Down

The K.C. STAR in a series of articles reported on the financial status of the three local FBS school's athletic departments -- Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri -- citing documents reported to the NCAA. The STAR's Rustin Dodd reported KU "enjoyed an increase in total operating revenue for the second ...

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02/13/15
UH Regents Not Keen On Cutting Sports

The Univ. of Hawaii Board of Regents Committee on Intercollegiate Athletics on Thursday "showed little interest in cutting sports" as a way for the school's athletic department to "climb out of its financial struggles," according to Ferd Lewis of the HONOLULU STAR-ADVERTISER. A report prepared for t ...

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02/12/15
Auburn's '14-15 Budget Near $114M

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02/11/15
Barry Alvarez Talks COA At Wisconsin

Wisconsin AD Barry Alvarez recently said that in anticipation of the NCAA's cost-of-attendance measure, a "multi-tiered model has been devised for in-state and out-of-state recipients, one that works out to an average of around $5,000 per student-athlete per year," according to Andy Baggot of the WI ...

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02/11/15
Pitt Forms AD Search Committee

The Univ. of Pittsburgh yesterday announced “the formation of a 14-member search committee" for its next AD, according to Sam Werner of the PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE. The group is chaired by interim AD Randy Juhl, “who is not a candidate for the job, and includes two current coaches, two c ...

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02/10/15
Hocutt To Rep Big 12 On CFP Committee

Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt yesterday "was named to the College Football Playoff selection committee" after Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby "nominated Hocutt to represent the conference, and the CFP management committee approved him," according to Don Williams of the LUBBOCK AVALANCHE-JOURNAL. The 41 ...

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02/10/15
Illinois To Play Three Games At Solider Field

The Univ. of Illinois football team will host Northwestern at Soldier Field three times over the next five years, taking "a major step" to "enhance its football team's exposure in Chicago," according to Ryan & Greenstein of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. The games will take place in '15, '17 and '19. This ...

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02/09/15
Cost Of Attendance Could Strain MAC Budgets

For the 12 universities in the MAC, "paying for the full cost of attendance ... is another sizable expense for athletic departments that already are relying on their universities for at least 70% of their budgets," according to Kevin Kleps of CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS. Kent State AD Joel ...

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02/05/15
Colorado-CSU Could End Football Series

Colorado AD Rick George yesterday said that he has informed Colorado State that CU "will honor the current contract that runs through the 2020 game, but he has no intention of scheduling the Rams in football on a regular basis beyond that," according to Kyle Ringo of the Boulder DAILY CAMERA. The an ...

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