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Georgia Approves Increased Athletic Budget, Extends Contracts Of AD, Basketball Coach

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 05 / 22 / 15

The Georgia Athletic Association BOD on Thursday "approved" a budget of $117.42M for FY '16, "an increase of nearly" $17.6M from FY '15, according to a front-page piece by Fletcher Page of the ATHENS BANNER-HERALD. The increase is mainly due to an $11M "increase from SEC distribution," and those num...

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