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Volume 26 No. 60
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Quick Hits....

"If we can get buy-in from Ute nation, and other schools can get buy-in from their fan bases, I think the ceiling for this is limitless. This could become a very mainstream collegiate experience" – Utah Esports Dir A.J. Dimick, on being the first university in a Power 5 conference to offer a varsity team in competitive esports (SALT LAKE TRIBUNE, 6/11). 

"It's always a challenge attendance wise regardless if you're on television. It's just the trend right now and you hope you're on the other end of it. Look at the SEC stadiums and a lot of the upper decks are bare in sports" – Middle Tennessee State AD Chris Massaro, whose football program will have 11 of 12 matchups on TV this season, on television games potentially being a double-edged sword (MURFREESBORO POST, 6/11).