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Georgia Approves Increased Athletic Budget, Extends Contracts Of AD, Basketball CoachPublished 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...
The AUGUSTA CHRONICLE''s Anthony Dasher reported that next year Univ. of GA Bulldog "fans can expect a rate increase in their single-game ticket prices, perhaps by as much as $5." The univ. pledged in
The Memphis COMMERCIAL APPEAL’s Gary Parrish reported "the corporate community had responded positively," to the Univ of Memphis’ skybox sale, with boosters "making a three year commitment
The Portland OREGONIAN reported "every seat at Reser Stadium is taken for Oregon State''s 2001 home football season, the first complete sellout in school history." The team is coming off its best seas
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The Columbia STATE’s Ken Tysiac reported that "season football ticket sales at Clemson are approaching a record high." Clemson has sold 57,141 season tickets, its highest total since 1990. The "
By the "time the coming academic year rolls around," Nike will have agreements with about 200 colleges nationwide, including KS State Univ. (KSU), the Univ. of KS (KU) and Missouri Univ. (MU), accordi
HAD ENOUGH: Simpson Performance Products CEO BILL SIMPSON has resigned. In Orlando, Ed Hinton writes that as head of the auto racing safety equipment manufacturing company that manufactured the safety
Although no contracts have been signed, the Toyota Gator Bowl "is on the verge of continuing relationships with its title sponsor, network television and conferences," according to Garry Smits of the
HOCKEY: Nortel, which recently ended its NHL sponsorship, has "fallen from a peak of $124.50" on the Toronto Stock Exchange to yesterday''s close of $12.29. NHL Group VP/Communications Bernadette Mans