Tax Breaks and College Athletics: What Could Change
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Tax Breaks and College Athletics: What Could Change

June 7th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
As for major events this spring, those dealing with corruption, recruiting violations, and gambling will all have little long-term impact as each is already a long established part of college sports. Where the greater impact will...
Talking Leadership With Pittsburgh AD Heather Lyke
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Talking Leadership With Pittsburgh AD Heather Lyke

May 25th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
 Heather Lyke – Pittsburgh Director of Athletics Pittsburgh Director of Athletics Heather Lyke sits down with CollegeAD’s Jonathan Yates to discuss a number of topics including Lyke’s first year on...
Is Legalized Betting The Answer To Falling Attendance?
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Is Legalized Betting The Answer To Falling Attendance?

May 21st, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
About 80% of the athletic departments in the Football Bowl Subdivision lose money and attendance figures are falling, including student attendance. As a result of the recent Supreme Court decision, more gambling on college games...
Did The Supreme Court’s Ruling On Legalized Sports Gambling Just Save The NCAA?
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Did The Supreme Court’s Ruling On Legalized Sports Gambling Just Save The NCAA?

May 14th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
It would indeed be a twist of events for the NCAA to prosper as a result of legal action, starting with the Supreme Court ruling 7-2 Monday to allow for sports gambling in more states across America. Did the high court just save...
Ten Reasons Scholarship Athletes Are Better Off Financially Than Others
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Ten Reasons Scholarship Athletes Are Better Off Financially Than Others

May 10th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
With college graduation season upon us and the average student facing a debt load of nearly $40,000.00 along with their degree, its time to take a look at ten of the many, many reasons why scholarship athletes are so much...
Sports Psychologists Are Helping Athletes Shape Strong Minds
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Sports Psychologists Are Helping Athletes Shape Strong Minds

May 7th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
“Strong Mind, Strong Body” Interview Series from The Culture of Sports for CollegeAD featuring Sports Psychologist Dr. Caroline Silby Last week CollegeAD highlighted several athletic departments taking proactive...
Congressman Glenn Thompson on The Culture of Pennsylvania Sports
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Congressman Glenn Thompson on The Culture of Pennsylvania Sports

May 4th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
Representative Glenn Thompson Pensylvania Congressman Glenn Thompson recently sat down to discuss a number of topics with Jonathan Yates, the host of The Culture of Sports. Representative Thompson discusses principle-based...
Bet On eSport Gambling As A New Revenue Stream
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Bet On eSport Gambling As A New Revenue Stream

April 30th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
As a general observation based on lots of direct experience, many athletic directors at major universities have a football or basketball background as a college player. Some such as Barry Alverez (football at Nebraska, now AD at...
Congressman Steve King On The Culture of Sports In Iowa
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Congressman Steve King On The Culture of Sports In Iowa

April 26th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
Iowa Representative Steve King CollegeAD’s Jonathan Yates sits down with Iowa Representative Steve King to talk about a wide range of topics including the culture of sports. MORE...
More Attention on the End Game for Student-Athletes is Needed
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More Attention on the End Game for Student-Athletes is Needed

April 24th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
Growing up playing chess, an appreciation for the “end game” develops quickly. The end game is so critical as there are fewer assets and fewer moves with the denouement drawing inexorably near with each and every...
The Culture of Sports: Rep Williams of Texas Talks Tax Reform
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The Culture of Sports: Rep Williams of Texas Talks Tax Reform

April 16th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
U.S. Representative Roger Williams of Texas CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with Congressman Roger Williams of Texas to discuss the effect of recent tax reforms on college sports, his own time at TCU, and his...
Study Finds Student-Athlete Experience And Public Perception Don’t Match Up
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Study Finds Student-Athlete Experience And Public Perception Don’t Match Up

April 9th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
Heavyweight champ Mike Tyson famously said, “Everyone’s got a plan until you hit them in the mouth!” There are many sparring about the college student-athlete experience.  Game Plan, a one-stop platform for...
$2 Million in Annual Income Needed to Pay for Yearly Value of Duke Basketball Scholarship
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$2 Million in Annual Income Needed to Pay for Yearly Value of Duke Basketball Scholarship

April 4th, 2018 | by Jonathan Yates
Millions of families around the world are spending billions annually in hopes of their children receiving an athletic scholarship for college in the United States This is easily understandable as there is no better deal in...