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Aspire Group Won't Walk Away From Texas Contract Despite AD's Intention To Opt Out

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 06 / 29 / 16

The Aspire Group Chair & CEO Bernie Mullin said the company "has no intention of walking away" from its five-year contract with the Univ. of Texas, even after UT AD Mike Perrin informed Aspire that the school intended to opt out of the deal , according to Brian Davis of the AUSTIN AMERICAN-STAT...

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