IMG College's new ticketing solutions division has signed Duke Univ. as its "first new client," according to Michael Smith of SPORTSBUSINESS JOURNAL. The arrangement, "which goes into effect July 1, will put
A DIFFERENT FORMATION: In Kentucky, Mark Story reported there will be "significant behind-the-scenes difference in the radio broadcasts" of Univ. of Kentucky athletics next season as part of IMG's acquisition of ISP in '10. The merged operation "will produce its radio broadcasts from the former ISP broadcast center in Winston-Salem." Still, "not all of IMG College" is leaving Kentucky. The people that "sell the advertising for UK sports broadcasts" will remain in Lexington, as will "another part of the company that manages groups such as the American Volleyball Coaches Association" (LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER, 5/1).