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Georgia head coach Jack Bauerle during the Southeastern Conference Championships at the Allan Jones Intercollegiate Aquatic Center in Knoxville, Tenn., on Friday, Feb. 17, 2017. (Steven Colquitt/UGA). Bauerle’s annual salary is increasing $130,000 to $380,000 while track and field coach Petros Kyprianou, who led his women’s program to a best ever runner-up NCAA finish, got a $120,000 raise to bring his salary to $280,000. – Marc Weiszer, Online Athens. Read More.

I Have An Idea… Let Your Hair Down
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I Have An Idea… Let Your Hair DownI Have An Idea… Let Your Hair Down...

December 15th, 2016 | by Jeremy Darlow2016.12.15 | by Jeremy Darlow

  “Just Keep Taking Chances and Having Fun.” – Garth Brooks The players aren’t having fun. The fans aren’t having fun. The media aren’t having fun. How’d we...

  “Just Keep Taking Chances and Having Fun.” – Garth Brooks The players aren’t having fun. The fans aren’t having fun. The media aren’t having fun....

With Salaries Rising, Are There Better Ways To Construct Coach’s Contracts?
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With Salaries Rising, Are There Better Ways To Construct Coach’s Contracts?With Salaries Rising, Are There Better Ways To Con...

December 14th, 2016 | by Ronnie Burton Jr2016.12.14 | by Ronnie Burton Jr

Another year has gone by and once again football coach’s salaries have increased. With lucrative TV deals, the facilities arms race, shoe contracts, and conference realignment we are seeing a wave of money flowing down to...

Another year has gone by and once again football coach’s salaries have increased. With lucrative TV deals, the facilities arms race, shoe contracts, and conference...

Houston AD Yurachek Plays To Our Desires With Home-And-Home Offer To Texas
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Houston AD Yurachek Plays To Our Desires With Home-And-Home Offer To TexasHouston AD Yurachek Plays To Our Desires With Home...

December 13th, 2016 | by Matthew Monte2016.12.13 | by Matthew Monte

With Texas and Houston locking down their new head coaches, all seemed relatively quite on the Lone Star front. Outside of a few staff moves, the drama that was the Tom Herman courtship seemed to have settled. Houston had lost a...

With Texas and Houston locking down their new head coaches, all seemed relatively quite on the Lone Star front. Outside of a few staff moves, the drama that was the Tom...

Package Deal? The Sometimes Sordid Practice Of Hiring Recruits’ Friends And Family
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Package Deal? The Sometimes Sordid Practice Of Hiring Recruits’ Friends And FamilyPackage Deal? The Sometimes Sordid Practice Of Hir...

December 12th, 2016 | by Francis Giknis2016.12.12 | by Francis Giknis

The NCAA regulates text messages, emails, phone calls, donor contributions, and a myriad of other ways for coaches to entice a recruit. Athletic departments host massive recruit-centered weekends, and sometimes the events can...

The NCAA regulates text messages, emails, phone calls, donor contributions, and a myriad of other ways for coaches to entice a recruit. Athletic departments host massive...

It’s Time For A Sustainable Model For Non-Power 5 Conferences
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It’s Time For A Sustainable Model For Non-Power 5 ConferencesIt’s Time For A Sustainable Model For Non-Po...

December 9th, 2016 | by College AD2016.12.09 | by College AD

In conversations with my associates from around the country, it becomes clearer every day that the current financial model and governance structure in Division 1 has created a de facto bifurcated system that provides an...

In conversations with my associates from around the country, it becomes clearer every day that the current financial model and governance structure in Division 1 has...

I Have An Idea… Hang Some Pictures
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I Have An Idea… Hang Some PicturesI Have An Idea… Hang Some Pictures...

December 8th, 2016 | by Jeremy Darlow2016.12.08 | by Jeremy Darlow

  “To create a memorable design you need to start with a thought that’s worth remembering.” Thomas Manss Why are your stadium and arena walls still bare? You’re missing...

  “To create a memorable design you need to start with a thought that’s worth remembering.” Thomas Manss Why are your stadium and arena walls still bare?...

It’s Time To Reconsider How Strength Of Schedule Is Measured In College Football
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It’s Time To Reconsider How Strength Of Schedule Is Measured In College FootballIt’s Time To Reconsider How Strength Of Sche...

December 7th, 2016 | by Javier Morales2016.12.07 | by Javier Morales

To say College Football Playoff semifinalist Washington played a poor non-conference schedule is accurate with it ranking No. 127 out of 128 FBS teams. To say the Huskies scheduled poorly is somewhat off base. When...

To say College Football Playoff semifinalist Washington played a poor non-conference schedule is accurate with it ranking No. 127 out of 128 FBS teams. To say the...

Is Your Department Truly Aligned For Success?
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Is Your Department Truly Aligned For Success?Is Your Department Truly Aligned For Success?...

December 6th, 2016 | by Ronnie Burton Jr2016.12.06 | by Ronnie Burton Jr

As the cost of hiring and firing football coaches increases presidents and athletic directors have mounting pressure to pick the right leader to move their programs forward. In a recent New York Times article by Marc Tracy he...

As the cost of hiring and firing football coaches increases presidents and athletic directors have mounting pressure to pick the right leader to move their programs...

How Much Debt Are Student-Athletes Leaving With?
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How Much Debt Are Student-Athletes Leaving With?How Much Debt Are Student-Athletes Leaving With?...

December 5th, 2016 | by Francis Giknis2016.12.05 | by Francis Giknis

There is a constant conversation surrounding whether student-athletes should be paid to play for their universities or if room and board in addition to tuition coverage are enough to justify the time and effort scholarship...

There is a constant conversation surrounding whether student-athletes should be paid to play for their universities or if room and board in addition to tuition coverage...

Don’t Ruin Relationships Over Differing Opinions
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Don’t Ruin Relationships Over Differing OpinionsDon’t Ruin Relationships Over Differing Opin...

December 2nd, 2016 | by Erick Taylor2016.12.02 | by Erick Taylor

We often don’t see ourselves actively seeking the world beyond our comfort zones. In just a few months of graduate school, I’ve learned just how necessary a healthy group is and how easy it actually is to create the right...

We often don’t see ourselves actively seeking the world beyond our comfort zones. In just a few months of graduate school, I’ve learned just how necessary a healthy...

I Have An Idea… Strike Now
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I Have An Idea… Strike NowI Have An Idea… Strike Now...

December 1st, 2016 | by Jeremy Darlow2016.12.01 | by Jeremy Darlow

  “Strike While the Iron is Hot.” – Proverb I’m willing to bet that many of you reading this passage work for (or have worked for) an athletic...

  “Strike While the Iron is Hot.” – Proverb I’m willing to bet that many of you reading this passage work for (or have worked for) an athletic...

Scheduling Home Non-conference Games Has Become Impractical For Some Programs
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Scheduling Home Non-conference Games Has Become Impractical For Some ProgramsScheduling Home Non-conference Games Has Become Im...

November 30th, 2016 | by Javier Morales2016.11.30 | by Javier Morales

This is not your dad’s college basketball scheduling, nor your big brother’s for that matter. Scheduling has changed significantly in recent years and the folks at home are feeling it the most. Gone are the days of an...

This is not your dad’s college basketball scheduling, nor your big brother’s for that matter. Scheduling has changed significantly in recent years and the...