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Super Bowl Media Day: Memorable Appearances By Gronk, Lynch

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 01 / 27 / 15

Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski and Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch were the stars of the Super Bowl Media Day, albeit for different reasons. The Patriots were the first team to appear at US Airways Center, with many questions for the players and coach Bill Belichick obviously dealing with the ongoing D...

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Top FBS Coach Salaries Doubled Since '06

Top-tier college football coaches are "making twice as much as they did" in '06, according to an annual review of salaries by Brady, Berkowitz & Schnaars of USA TODAY. Then, coaches at the NCAA's 119 FBS schools were "making an average of more than $950,000." Today, at those same 119 schools (of ...

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Arizona State To Add D-I Men's Ice Hockey

Arizona State yesterday announced that it will "elevate its national champion club men's hockey team to NCAA Division I status over the next three seasons," according to Craig Morgan of FOXSPORTSARIZONA.com. The move was "made possible by private donations" of $32M by a group of hockey supporters, i ...

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Clemson Wants Student Input On Athletics Fees

Clemson Univ. President Jim Clemments yesterday said that he "wants to talk with students, faculty and alumni before suggesting whether trustees vote on charging students a $350-a-year fee to bolster the Tigers’ athletics programs," according to Andrew Shain of the Columbia STATE. Clemments ...

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UNC-Charlotte Football Attendance Decreasing

UNC-Charlotte AD Judy Rose "isn’t happy with sagging attendance" at the school's football games, as Saturday's crowd of 10,708 at 15,314-seat Richardson Stadium was "the lowest home crowd in Charlotte's one-plus seasons of football," according to David Scott of the CHARLOTTE OBSERVER. Saturday ...

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FSU, Ole Miss To Open '16 At Citrus Bowl

Orlando is the latest city "to get in the game of hosting neutral-site matchups on college football's opening weekend," as Florida State and Ole Miss will play in the Citrus Bowl to begin the '16 season, according to sources cited by Brett McMurphy of ESPN.com. The game "is scheduled for Monday ...

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Positive Response To Vols' Name Change

Univ. of Tennessee AD Dave Hart yesterday said that the sentiment among athletes "has been largely positive since the school announced Monday that all but the women's basketball team would be dropping the Lady Vols nickname and logo ," according to Matt Slovin of the Nashville TENNESSEAN. In a ...

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Schlissel Criticizes UM's Academic Performance

Univ. of Michigan President Mark Schlissel on Monday criticized the academic performance of athletes, and while he "did a two-step backpedal" on Tuesday, the issue still "clearly bothers" him, according to Jeff Seidel of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. Schlissel on Monday said, "We admit students who aren't ...

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Clemson Could Implement Student Tax

The Clemson Univ. athletics department "might join its peers by implementing a student tax to supplement" its $72M budget, according to Ed McGranahan of the Columbia STATE. A plan to "levy $350 annually" beginning with '15-16 freshmen would raise another $6M a year "as a brace for escalating expense ...

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Notre Dame Football Uses Social Media For Recruiting

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Tennessee Announces Branding Restructure

Coinciding with Tennessee's '15 campus branding transition and switch from adidas to Nike, the school's athletics department will implement a branding restructure that will feature the "Power T" logo utilized for all programs except women's basketball. Beginning in the '15-16 academic year, all spo ...

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