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College Football Coaches' Compensation At All-Time High; Schools Getting Out-Leveraged?Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 27 / 16
Buoyed by "rising revenues in college sports," football coaches are "getting paid more than ever, with at least 36 earning" $3M or more this year, up from nine in '11 and one in '06, according to Schrotenboer, Berkowitz & Schnaars of USA TODAY. Coaches also have "more bargaining power than ever ...
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The following lists overnight Nielsen ratings from recent sports events (THE DAILY). EVENT DATE NET TIME RAT/SHR NCAA Football: OK-NE 10/27 ABC 12:00-3:30pm 6.0/15 NCAA Football: (regional) 10/