Featured Story

Reader Survey: College Sports

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 11 / 24 / 14

Getty Images Should college athletes be paid? Yes 52% No 44% Responses: 706 Companies/brands that have done the best job aligning with college sports through corporat...

Read More

Tags: Reader Survey

More Stories

11/17/14
Ad buy puts ‘Interstellar’ in stadiums

The Paramount Pictures film “Interstellar” debuted in theaters last week, with an assist from a seven-school media buy. South Carolina fans were among those getting a peek at “Interstellar.” ...

Tags: Colleges

11/10/14
Is Cinderella dead?

Editor’s note: This story is updated from the print edition. For the longest time, Wichita State’s football team wasn’t very good and the program cost the university a lot of money, creating an uphill battle that the school got tired of fighting. So, in 1986, the Shockers qu ...

Tags: In-Depth, Colleges

11/10/14
Ex-player’s software will connect teams

The College Football Playoff will use a software called Teamworks to communicate with the four teams once they are selected. The playoff teams and matchups will be determined Dec. 7, with the semifinal games being played Jan. 1. The two finalists will play in the championship game on Jan. 12. ...

Tags: Colleges

11/10/14
How to boost the regular season

At a recent forum sponsored by the Big 12, Sports Illustrated writer Pete Thamel described his experience at a basketball game between Texas and TCU. “I almost fell asleep,” Thamel said. Athletic directors from both schools were sitting with Thamel on the same stage. Neither one of ...

Tags: In-Depth, Colleges

11/10/14
NCAA's Gavitt gives his take

Dan Gavitt doesn’t know exactly how to respond when the media refers to him as the new czar of college basketball. When asked to list the most influential figures in the game, he starts with the coaches, not himself or any other administrators. It’s Mike Krzyzewski, Jim Boeheim, Rick Pi ...

Tags: In-Depth, Colleges

10/27/14
JMI buys out contract at UK

JMI Sports has bought out the final year of IMG College’s multimedia rights contract with the University of Kentucky. JMI won the Wildcats’ multimedia rights in June with a bid of $210 million over 15 years. That deal originally was scheduled to begin in July 2015. ...

Tags: Colleges

10/27/14
Firms look to make Duke stats come alive

Several clicks off the front page of Duke’s official athletic website resides a men’s basketball database with team and player statistics going back to the program’s origin in 1905. The presentation is fairly nondescript with facts stacked upon facts, complemented with little to ...

Tags: Colleges

10/27/14
Social goes big on campus

More than 20 colleges have rolled out a new social media tool that gathers photos and instantly displays them online and at football games. Using a software platform from Spredfast, a social marketing and technology company, the schools use hashtags to identify photos and flash them on the video ...

Tags: Colleges

10/20/14
College Football Playoff picks CLC

The College Football Playoff has awarded its licensing rights to Collegiate Licensing Co. in a new six-year deal. The CFP selected CLC as its exclusive licensing agent back in the summer, giving the Atlanta-based agency a chance to get a head start on working with licensees, while contract terms ...

Tags: Colleges

10/20/14
College panelists see change coming

Two of the biggest names in college football, one a Heisman Trophy winner, the other a leading Heisman candidate, were under intense scrutiny last week for suspicion of signing autographs for pay, an NCAA violation. In the not-too-distant future, however, college athletes will have the right to p ...

Tags: Colleges

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug