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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 25 / 17

Northwestern at 1:00pm CT at the Under Armour Brand House in downtown Chicago will announce contract extensions for men's basketball coach Chris Collins and football coach Pat Fitzgerald . A source said that Collins' extension will run through the '24-25 season and that he "got a huge raise." Ano...

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