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The ACC generated just over $418 million in revenue during the last fiscal year tax records show a figure that is up 12% from FY 16, Steve Berkowitz of USA Today reports. The conference distributed an average of $26.6 million to the league’s 14 football playing members while Notre Dame received $5.8 million. On the high end, Clemson received $30.2 million with Syracuse taking home $25.3 million. John Swofford, the ACC Commissioner, earned $3.3 million in compensation.

Don’t Blame the Coaches: Recruiting of Middle Schoolers Another Symptom of Broken System
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Don’t Blame the Coaches: Recruiting of Middle Schoolers Another Symptom of Broken SystemDon’t Blame the Coaches: Recruiting of Middle Scho...

September 18th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.09.18 | by Francis Giknis

Coaches recruiting freshmen and sophomores who are still years away from setting foot on campus is not a new phenomenon, and with the proliferation of social media and YouTube, this trend is skewing younger. Whereas this has been...

Coaches recruiting freshmen and sophomores who are still years away from setting foot on campus is not a new phenomenon, and with the proliferation of social media and...

Interactive Technology: Practicing Beyond the Playing Field
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Interactive Technology: Practicing Beyond the Playing FieldInteractive Technology: Practicing Beyond the Play...

September 15th, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.09.15 | by Rhett Moroses

New technology has been created that can enhance the gameday performance of athletes. Coaches can now extend their practices off the field by implementing quizzes for athletes on all tactics and plays through any phone, computer,...

New technology has been created that can enhance the gameday performance of athletes. Coaches can now extend their practices off the field by implementing quizzes for...

The Two Sides of The Football Guarantee Check
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The Two Sides of The Football Guarantee CheckThe Two Sides of The Football Guarantee Check...

September 14th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.09.14 | by Dan Gale

September 2, 2017 Death Valley Reigning National Championship Celebration A Sold Out 81,500 Person Stadium Tailgate lots packed for miles Suites and Clubs Levels overflowing with donors “The most exciting 25 seconds in college...

September 2, 2017 Death Valley Reigning National Championship Celebration A Sold Out 81,500 Person Stadium Tailgate lots packed for miles Suites and Clubs Levels...

The Forever GI Bill: A Beginning Not an End
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The Forever GI Bill: A Beginning Not an EndThe Forever GI Bill: A Beginning Not an End...

September 13th, 2017 | by Karen Gross2017.09.13 | by Karen Gross

Note: The following piece describes the new Forever GI Bill.  My question is a simple one at one level:  shouldn’t colleges and universities use this opportunity to recruit young healthy Veterans for their teams?  Some...

Note: The following piece describes the new Forever GI Bill.  My question is a simple one at one level:  shouldn’t colleges and universities use this opportunity...

Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Marvin Lewis
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Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Marvin LewisQ&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Marvin Lewis...

September 12th, 2017 | by CollegeAD2017.09.12 | by CollegeAD

Editor’s Note: Georgia Tech Associate AD / Finance and Administration and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Marvin Lewis recently spoke with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics. The Q&A below has been edited for...

Editor’s Note: Georgia Tech Associate AD / Finance and Administration and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Marvin Lewis recently spoke with CollegeAD on a...

If Athletic Departments Want to Get Serious about Sleep, They Must Change Hours Policies
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If Athletic Departments Want to Get Serious about Sleep, They Must Change Hours PoliciesIf Athletic Departments Want to Get Serious about ...

September 11th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.09.11 | by Francis Giknis

Yahoo! Sports columnist Pete Thamel posted an entertaining write-up of a visit to Clemson’s “nap room,” a spot in the football program’s new facility designated for catching some quick shuteye. Aside from the important...

Yahoo! Sports columnist Pete Thamel posted an entertaining write-up of a visit to Clemson’s “nap room,” a spot in the football program’s new facility designated...

Teamworks Opening Up Platform To All Schools Evacuating Due To Hurricane Irma
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Teamworks Opening Up Platform To All Schools Evacuating Due To Hurricane IrmaTeamworks Opening Up Platform To All Schools Evacu...

September 8th, 2017 | by CollegeAD2017.09.08 | by CollegeAD

As Hurricane Irma bears down on the U.S. main land, authorities are issuing a mandatory evacuation for numerous counties throughout the state of Florida. For athletic departments, this means staff and student-athletes will likely...

As Hurricane Irma bears down on the U.S. main land, authorities are issuing a mandatory evacuation for numerous counties throughout the state of Florida. For athletic...

Give Your Tennis Program The Recruiting Edge It Deserves
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September 7th, 2017 | by Sponsored Content2017.09.07 | by Sponsored Content

CourtHarbor, a North Carolina based company, is getting an increasing amount of attention and response from college tennis coaches. In addition to the practical purpose of dividing courts and reducing “let” calls,...

CourtHarbor, a North Carolina based company, is getting an increasing amount of attention and response from college tennis coaches. In addition to the practical purpose...

The UNC Infractions Case:  Answering Readers’ Questions
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The UNC Infractions Case: Answering Readers’ QuestionsThe UNC Infractions Case: Answering Readers’ Ques...

September 6th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.09.06 | by Dan Matheson

I recently analyzed the NCAA infractions case against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and predicted the penalties handed down by the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) will end up being lighter than expected by...

I recently analyzed the NCAA infractions case against the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and predicted the penalties handed down by the NCAA Committee on...

Focus on the Whole Team: Staying Healthy and Fit during Times of Distress
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Focus on the Whole Team: Staying Healthy and Fit during Times of DistressFocus on the Whole Team: Staying Healthy and Fit d...

September 5th, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.09.05 | by Walt Whitfield

While watching the Hurricane Harvey news coverage, I thought back to 2005 when my family dealt with Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. I realized that everyone handles situations of distress differently. Now, I’m not in any...

While watching the Hurricane Harvey news coverage, I thought back to 2005 when my family dealt with Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita. I realized that everyone...

Do Schools Owe It To Former Athletes To Help Them Finish Their Education?
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Do Schools Owe It To Former Athletes To Help Them Finish Their Education?Do Schools Owe It To Former Athletes To Help Them ...

August 30th, 2017 | by Karen Gross2017.08.30 | by Karen Gross

Recently, InsideHigherEd published an article that raised the problem of colleges honoring professional athletes who did not receive their degrees from the institution honoring (or any other institution for that matter).  In...

Recently, InsideHigherEd published an article that raised the problem of colleges honoring professional athletes who did not receive their degrees from the institution...

What Athletic Departments can learn from the McGregor vs Mayweather Fight
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What Athletic Departments can learn from the McGregor vs Mayweather FightWhat Athletic Departments can learn from the McGre...

August 29th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.08.29 | by Dan Gale

On Saturday night, my wife and I were heading back from a wedding in the western part of Ohio. We had spoken before we left and agreed we would find a sports bar to watch the McGregor vs. Mayweather fight and call it a night...

On Saturday night, my wife and I were heading back from a wedding in the western part of Ohio. We had spoken before we left and agreed we would find a sports bar to...