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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.

Into The Arena: The Importance of Nostalgia in College Sports
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Into The Arena: The Importance of Nostalgia in College SportsInto The Arena: The Importance of Nostalgia in Col...

October 25th, 2017 | by Rafi Kohan2017.10.25 | by Rafi Kohan

Ed. Note: Author Rafi Kohan is joining us for a limited run to discuss his new book “The Arena” and the lessons he learned on his year-long stadium road trip. He’ll be sharing stories about unique fan experiences,...

Ed. Note: Author Rafi Kohan is joining us for a limited run to discuss his new book “The Arena” and the lessons he learned on his year-long stadium road trip....

Getting Recruits to Campus Requires Even More Staff/Resources, Widening the Gap Between Haves and Have Nots
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Getting Recruits to Campus Requires Even More Staff/Resources, Widening the Gap Between Haves and Have NotsGetting Recruits to Campus Requires Even More Staf...

October 24th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.10.24 | by Francis Giknis

Recruits are the lifeblood of a college athletic program. Coaching, facilities, and reputation are all important elements to having success on the field or in the arena, but without talented student-athletes, there is clear limit...

Recruits are the lifeblood of a college athletic program. Coaching, facilities, and reputation are all important elements to having success on the field or in the arena,...

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Indebted to Injury
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Indebted to InjuryInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Indebted to...

October 19th, 2017 | by Jeffrey R. Mitchell2017.10.19 | by Jeffrey R. Mitchell

We all cringed Tuesday evening upon seeing the gruesome injury to Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward.  Acquired by the Celtics this past off-season, Hayward was projected to bolster Boston’s continued march toward being an NBA...

We all cringed Tuesday evening upon seeing the gruesome injury to Boston Celtics star Gordon Hayward.  Acquired by the Celtics this past off-season, Hayward was...

Into The Arena: You Can’t Always Control The Experience—And That’s Okay
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Into The Arena: You Can’t Always Control The Experience—And That’s OkayInto The Arena: You Can’t Always Control The Exper...

October 18th, 2017 | by Rafi Kohan2017.10.18 | by Rafi Kohan

As any fan can tell you, going to a game isn’t just about the action on the field. Part of what makes attending live sports so thrilling is the interactions and rituals that take place beyond the walls of the stadium itself....

As any fan can tell you, going to a game isn’t just about the action on the field. Part of what makes attending live sports so thrilling is the interactions and...

Focus on the Whole Team: Fix Your Posture, Fix Your Health
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Focus on the Whole Team: Fix Your Posture, Fix Your HealthFocus on the Whole Team: Fix Your Posture, Fix You...

October 17th, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.10.17 | by Walt Whitfield

In an earlier article “Improving Work-Life Balance,” I spoke about sitting well at your workstation and ergonomics. Ergonomics is about neutral posture. And much like how you dress, your posture says a lot about you. There...

In an earlier article “Improving Work-Life Balance,” I spoke about sitting well at your workstation and ergonomics. Ergonomics is about neutral posture. And much...

The UNC Decision:  What Happened?
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The UNC Decision: What Happened?The UNC Decision: What Happened?...

October 16th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.10.16 | by Dan Matheson

In August when the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill appeared before the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) to defend itself against allegations of NCAA violations involving “academic irregularities,” I predicted...

In August when the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill appeared before the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) to defend itself against allegations of NCAA...

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Focus on the Fans
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Focus on the FansInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Focus on th...

October 12th, 2017 | by Rick Walden2017.10.12 | by Rick Walden

Former Philadelphia Phillies star, Mike Schmidt, once declared about Philly fans, “They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans…over the...

Former Philadelphia Phillies star, Mike Schmidt, once declared about Philly fans, “They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo...

Into The Arena: Lessons From a Year-long Stadium Road Trip
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Into The Arena: Lessons From a Year-long Stadium Road TripInto The Arena: Lessons From a Year-long Stadium R...

October 11th, 2017 | by Rafi Kohan2017.10.11 | by Rafi Kohan

Ed. Note: Author Rafi Kohan is joining us for a limited run to discuss his new book “The Arena” and the lessons he learned on his year-long stadium road trip. He’ll be sharing stories about unique fan...

Ed. Note: Author Rafi Kohan is joining us for a limited run to discuss his new book “The Arena” and the lessons he learned on his year-long stadium road...

Reader Feedback: Early Recruiting May Have A Solution In College Lacrosse
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Reader Feedback: Early Recruiting May Have A Solution In College LacrosseReader Feedback: Early Recruiting May Have A Solut...

October 10th, 2017 | by College AD2017.10.10 | by College AD

Today’s article is a bit of reader feedback from Notre Dame’s Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, Kevin Corrigan. After publishing a recent article by Francis Giknis on the perils of “early recruiting,” Coach...

Today’s article is a bit of reader feedback from Notre Dame’s Head Men’s Lacrosse Coach, Kevin Corrigan. After publishing a recent article by Francis...

Are Schools Not Hiring Female ADs Because of a Lack of Football Experience?
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Are Schools Not Hiring Female ADs Because of a Lack of Football Experience?Are Schools Not Hiring Female ADs Because of a Lac...

October 9th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.10.09 | by Francis Giknis

This past week, my alma mater, The College of William and Mary, hired Samantha Huge to succeed Terry Driscoll as athletics director. Huge is the first female AD at W&M since administration of both men’s and women’s sports...

This past week, my alma mater, The College of William and Mary, hired Samantha Huge to succeed Terry Driscoll as athletics director. Huge is the first female AD at...

Understanding the Interesting Learfield-IMG College Merger Fact Sheet
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Understanding the Interesting Learfield-IMG College Merger Fact SheetUnderstanding the Interesting Learfield-IMG Colleg...

October 6th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.10.06 | by Dan Gale

Yesterday was a hallmark day for the Learfield-IMG College merger and something both parties should be celebrating. Coming together on terms in such a timely manner shows the power of what the ‘Super Rights Holder’ can bring...

Yesterday was a hallmark day for the Learfield-IMG College merger and something both parties should be celebrating. Coming together on terms in such a timely manner...

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Defining Leadership
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Defining LeadershipInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Defining Le...

October 5th, 2017 | by Donald Polden2017.10.05 | by Donald Polden

Sport, in any form, becomes a laboratory for experiential learning and leadership development the moment participants begin play.  Whether a board member, a player, a coach, or an administrator, all play a role in constructing...

Sport, in any form, becomes a laboratory for experiential learning and leadership development the moment participants begin play.  Whether a board member, a player, a...