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Van Wagner adds WCC, three schools

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 10 / 17 / 16

Van Wagner Sports & Entertainment deepened its pool of college clients by acquiring the multimedia rights to the West Coast Conference and three of its member schools. Loyola Marymount, Pepperdine and San Francisco signed deals in recent weeks to turn over their marketing and media rights to ...

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Coast to coast

ATLANTA Gladiators armed with name Gwinnett County's new East Coast Hockey League team is now armed for combat — with a name. The name and logo for the Gwinnett Gladiators were recently unveiled. The Gladiators name was chosen from among more than 2,50 ...

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FACILITIES The SBC Center in San Antonio named Stephen Zito vice president and general manger, Stella de la Garza executive assistant to Zito, John Chaykowsky Sparks assistant g ...

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NCAA sponsor deal close?

The NCAA, as of Sept. 1, has only one corporate sponsor, at least until another deal is completed. All 15 NCAA corporate sponsorships from last school year expired by Aug. 31. The expiration dates were set to coincide with the NCAA's new 11-year, $6 billion agreement with CBS, which began ...

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Title IX turns 30

I had just finished blowing out the candles during my private celebration of Title IX's 30th birthday when I looked around to see what presents my daughters had received. The world was certainly different for female athletes three decades removed from 1972, but I said let's cut t ...

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Big gift to Vandy coach position

V anderbilt University landed a multimillion-dollar endowment gift for its head football coaching position, making it the first school in the Southeastern Conference and one of only a handful of schools in the country with an endowed coaching position. The gi ...

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Don't blame the NCAA

M any of us criticize governing bodies for the misapplication of rules and regulations that appear anachronistic in today's context. Certain circumstances, upon which today's rules are applied, have become far too complex and require greater understanding than they may have in the ...

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Pros of college diploman

M ost writers are inveterate clippers of news items, and I'm no exception. That's because we never know when something one contains might come in handy to make a point or flesh out a piece. The trick is to put the darned things where we can find them when the need arises. The ...

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Bull Run extends credit

Bull Run Corp., the parent company of NCAA marketer Host Communications Inc., amended and extended a $90 million credit facility with its banks. The agreement is the sixth such amendment made by Bull Run since its original credit agreement was restated in July 2001. Bull Run restated i ...

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Colleges turn to Aeropostale

Almost without notice, Aeropostale, a mall-based retailer of teen apparel, has signed deals to supply uniforms and practice gear to most sports at the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Connecticut. The company is entering the first year of a deal with UConn and a second year ...

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Schools learn to pass new 1-A test

San Jose State alum Jeff Garcia is part of sparse home crowd that threatens school's status. Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Wright Waters said one thing is certain at schools that are on the bubble fo ...

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