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UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE

The University of Louisville, which has generated $116 million more in men’s basketball revenues than any other school during the last decade, recently returned $419,166 to season ticket holders who sought refunds following the firings of men’s basketball coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich. Athletic department spokesman Kenny Klein said Thursday that the university athletic department returned $239,566 in ticket revenue and $179,600 in additional donations required to purchase some tickets in premium locations to 126 individuals or businesses who controlled a total of 315 seats at the KFC Yum Center. – Tim Sullivan, Louisville Courier Journal. Read More.

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Technology in Sports
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Technology in SportsInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Technology ...

November 10th, 2017 | by Jeffrey R. Mitchell2017.11.10 | by Jeffrey R. Mitchell

The conclusion to one of the most thrilling World Series in recent memory resulted in the Houston Astros claiming the franchise’s first world title.  With a postseason record 104 home runs hit, pundits have suggested that the...

The conclusion to one of the most thrilling World Series in recent memory resulted in the Houston Astros claiming the franchise’s first world title.  With a...

Calls for Intercollegiate Athletics Reform Unlikely to Lead to Meaningful Changes
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Calls for Intercollegiate Athletics Reform Unlikely to Lead to Meaningful ChangesCalls for Intercollegiate Athletics Reform Unlikel...

November 9th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.11.09 | by Dan Matheson

“As our nation approaches a new century, the demand for reform of intercollegiate athletics has escalated dramatically. Educational and athletics leaders face the challenge of controlling costs, restraining recruiting, limiting...

“As our nation approaches a new century, the demand for reform of intercollegiate athletics has escalated dramatically. Educational and athletics leaders face the...

To Outsource, or Not to Outsource, That is the Question!
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To Outsource, or Not to Outsource, That is the Question!To Outsource, or Not to Outsource, That is the Que...

November 8th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.11.08 | by Dan Gale

Last week I had the pleasure of attending my fifth Collegiate Athletic Leadership Symposium in Norman, Oklahoma. I will start by saying if you have yet to attend this event, and are in a senior level leadership position on a...

Last week I had the pleasure of attending my fifth Collegiate Athletic Leadership Symposium in Norman, Oklahoma. I will start by saying if you have yet to attend this...

International Trips for Teams are Expensive & Complicated; Where’s the Value?
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International Trips for Teams are Expensive & Complicated; Where’s the Value?International Trips for Teams are Expensive & ...

November 6th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.11.06 | by Francis Giknis

Georgia Tech men’s basketball will open its season against UCLA on November 10th in the Mercedes-Benz Arena at 11:30 pm. If that looks like the normal information for the tip-off weekend of college basketball season, that’s...

Georgia Tech men’s basketball will open its season against UCLA on November 10th in the Mercedes-Benz Arena at 11:30 pm. If that looks like the normal information for...

Q&A With NEXT UP Honoree Martin Jarmond
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Q&A With NEXT UP Honoree Martin JarmondQ&A With NEXT UP Honoree Martin Jarmond...

November 1st, 2017 | by College AD2017.11.01 | by College AD

Editor’s Note: Boston College Director of Athletics and 2016 NEXT UP honoree Martin Jarmond recently spoke with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics. The Q&A below has been edited for clarity and length. CollegeAD: Being a...

Editor’s Note: Boston College Director of Athletics and 2016 NEXT UP honoree Martin Jarmond recently spoke with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics. The Q&A below...

Focus on the Whole Team: Finally Beat Your Rival…The Holidays!
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Focus on the Whole Team: Finally Beat Your Rival…The Holidays!Focus on the Whole Team: Finally Beat Your Rival…T...

October 31st, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.10.31 | by Walt Whitfield

In college athletics, every team has a dreaded rival. That team from across the state. A longtime conference foe. And the rivalry sees no limits. The rival college administrations may compete for the same employees. They often...

In college athletics, every team has a dreaded rival. That team from across the state. A longtime conference foe. And the rivalry sees no limits. The rival college...

There Is No Such Thing As An Isolated Scandal In College Sports
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There Is No Such Thing As An Isolated Scandal In College SportsThere Is No Such Thing As An Isolated Scandal In C...

October 30th, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.10.30 | by Rhett Moroses

Whether it is academic fraud, illegal recruiting, or accepting bribes from boosters, scandal has been a major factor lately in college athletics. Recent scandals at UNC and Louisville have caused an uproar from the general...

Whether it is academic fraud, illegal recruiting, or accepting bribes from boosters, scandal has been a major factor lately in college athletics. Recent scandals at UNC...

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: The Issue of Drugs
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: The Issue of DrugsInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: The Issue o...

October 27th, 2017 | by Jeffrey R. Mitchell2017.10.27 | by Jeffrey R. Mitchell

A total of eight home runs were hit last night in game two of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers.  The power surge most likely had everything to do with the beneficial tandem of unusual warm...

A total of eight home runs were hit last night in game two of the 2017 World Series between the Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers.  The power surge most likely had...

USC COO/CFO Steve Lopes Discusses The Impact Of The Sports Management Institute
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USC COO/CFO Steve Lopes Discusses The Impact Of The Sports Management InstituteUSC COO/CFO Steve Lopes Discusses The Impact Of Th...

October 26th, 2017 | by College AD2017.10.26 | by College AD

One of the best-kept secrets in college athletics is nearing its thirtieth year of preparing men and women across the county for the next step in their careers. Launched in 1989, the brainchild of former Southern California and...

One of the best-kept secrets in college athletics is nearing its thirtieth year of preparing men and women across the county for the next step in their careers. Launched...