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Bud, Coke continue to rule the diamond

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 11 / 20 / 17

Budweiser’s 38-year relationship with Major League Baseball has paid big dividends in terms of sponsorship recognition, according to the survey. GETTY IMAGES It seems like a perfect m...

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06/15/15
Exploring AD tenure

Utah's Chris Hill says it's important to build relationships on campus and not just boosters. Photo by: University of Utah Utah’s Chris Hill doesn’t look at himself as a survi ...

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06/15/15
High churn rate of today's ADs

W hen Scott Barnes officially takes the athletic director’s chair at the University of Pittsburgh on July 1, he will be the 27th AD hired in Division I this calendar year. The rapid rate of turnover is far from finished. There are 17 ...

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06/15/15
Where they went to school

Education Notre Dame is the school most likely to appear on the diploma on an AD’s wall. No. of current ADs who received an undergraduate degree from that school: Notre Dame 10 ...

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06/15/15
Who played and who coached

It’s not certain if the athletic director at Wagner College ever felt pressured to fire the football coach. Probably not, since the AD and the football coach were one and the same for the last 34 years. Walt Hameline res ...

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06/15/15
Ethnicity and gender

Among the 65 schools in the power five conferences, three have a female AD. “You know what? Twenty years ago it was three, and it’s still three,” said Debbie Yow, AD at North Carolina State. “There’s never been more than three.” The three current femal ...

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06/15/15
Where they worked

Work History When listing prior experience, ADs are most likely to have these schools on their résumé: Missouri 12 North Carolina State; Notre Dame 9 each Michigan; New Mexico; Vanderbilt 8 each Boston College; Houston; Tulane ...

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06/08/15
PBC, PPV show life left in boxing’s legs

Photo by: GETTY IMAGES What's It Worth? With its record reach of 4.4 million U.S. households, the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight gave sponsors of the fight unprecedented exposure. Here's ...

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06/01/15
Premier League Turnstile Tracker

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06/01/15
MLS Turnstile Tracker

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05/18/15
MLB Turnstile Tracker

(THROUGH may 12) Home team Dates Total Avg. % cap. Previous Change Dates (2014) Max. Min. 90+% -50% Arizona Diamondbacks (a) 20 509,054 25,453 52.5% 26,934 -5.5% 19 49,043 16,406 ...

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