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LSU Athletics Leans On Football Program To Turn $12M Profit In '15-16 Academic Year

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 22 / 17

LSU's athletic department spent $129.8M and made $141.6M in the '15-16 academic year, "making a profit" of nearly $12M that is "similar" to the '14-15 figure, according to Ross Dellenger of the Baton Rouge ADVOCATE. LSU football made $85M in '15-16, a profit of more than $55M. Football was "one...

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