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Volume 25 No. 107

Michael Smith

The leading reporter covering the dynamic business of college sports, Michael Smith joined SportsBusiness Journal in 2006 after having spent 18 years with daily newspapers, most recently covering the University of Kentucky basketball program for the Louisville Courier-Journal. His résumé also includes stints covering the University of South Carolina and the NBA’s Charlotte Hornets. BEATS: college sports, high school sports

Feature Story

Learfield-IMG College Merger Survives Despite Antitrust Allegations

The DOJ spent 15 months investigating the multimedia rights practices at Learfield and IMG College as the companies were trying to merge.