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Alabama Football Program Profits $47M-Plus In '16, Boosting School's Athletic RevenuePublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17
The Univ. of Alabama football program "netted a profit in excess" of $47M last year, according to Aaron Suttles of the TUSCALOOSA NEWS. The program earned $103,871,075 in '16, "helped in large part" by nearly $21M in media rights fees along with more than $37M in ticket sales. The $47,794,452 i...
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