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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.

Focus on the Whole Team: Surviving Tailgate Season
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Focus on the Whole Team: Surviving Tailgate SeasonFocus on the Whole Team: Surviving Tailgate Season...

August 22nd, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.08.22 | by Walt Whitfield

Nothing! And I mean nothing beats the college football atmosphere. The pageantry. The traditions. The sounds. The smells. And, of course, the party before the party. The tailgate! For a person on their health journey, the...

Nothing! And I mean nothing beats the college football atmosphere. The pageantry. The traditions. The sounds. The smells. And, of course, the party before the party. The...

Should Your Department Invest In Drones?
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Should Your Department Invest In Drones?Should Your Department Invest In Drones?...

August 21st, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.08.21 | by Rhett Moroses

The use of drones has increased over the years and the useful gadgets have found many different purposes across the sports world. Technology has improved, giving drones the capabilities to film at angles that normal cameras...

The use of drones has increased over the years and the useful gadgets have found many different purposes across the sports world. Technology has improved, giving drones...

Who Is The Best Multimedia Rights Company?
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Who Is The Best Multimedia Rights Company?Who Is The Best Multimedia Rights Company?...

August 18th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.08.18 | by Dan Gale

Regardless of who I talk to in the industry, everyone wants to know who the best multimedia rights holder is in collegiate athletics. I have had the privilege of working for two and the pleasure of doing business with leaders of...

Regardless of who I talk to in the industry, everyone wants to know who the best multimedia rights holder is in collegiate athletics. I have had the privilege of working...

The UNC Scandal: Will The Penalties Live Up To The Hype?
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The UNC Scandal: Will The Penalties Live Up To The Hype?The UNC Scandal: Will The Penalties Live Up To The...

August 17th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.08.17 | by Dan Matheson

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is finally appearing before the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) to adjudicate its “academic irregularities” case (UNC’s lingo, not mine).  The highly publicized case...

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is finally appearing before the NCAA Committee on Infractions (COI) to adjudicate its “academic irregularities” case...

Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Tony Hernandez
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Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Tony HernandezQ&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Tony Hernandez...

August 16th, 2017 | by Cody Junot2017.08.16 | by Cody Junot

Editor’s Note: Texas Tech Deputy Director of Athletics and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Tony Hernandez took a few minutes late last week to talk with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics. The Q&A below has been...

Editor’s Note: Texas Tech Deputy Director of Athletics and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Tony Hernandez took a few minutes late last week to talk with...

As Alcohol Service Increases, What Are Participating Schools Doing to Accommodate and Control?
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As Alcohol Service Increases, What Are Participating Schools Doing to Accommodate and Control?As Alcohol Service Increases, What Are Participati...

August 14th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.08.14 | by Francis Giknis

Last week, the Air Force Academy became the most recent college to commit to offering alcohol during its upcoming football season. This decision is becoming more and more common on college campuses nationwide as schools seek to...

Last week, the Air Force Academy became the most recent college to commit to offering alcohol during its upcoming football season. This decision is becoming more and...

The REAL Business of Naming Rights Deals on Campus
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The REAL Business of Naming Rights Deals on CampusThe REAL Business of Naming Rights Deals on Campus...

August 10th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.08.10 | by Dan Gale

Last week Dr. Terry Eddy wrote an interesting article Why Naming Rights Deals in College Athletics are Complicated Business. In this article, Dr. Eddy examined the perception of Naming Rights Deals by reviewing past studies and...

Last week Dr. Terry Eddy wrote an interesting article Why Naming Rights Deals in College Athletics are Complicated Business. In this article, Dr. Eddy examined the...

New Technology Could Help Reduce The Risk Of Infection In Athletic Facilities
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New Technology Could Help Reduce The Risk Of Infection In Athletic FacilitiesNew Technology Could Help Reduce The Risk Of Infec...

August 9th, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.08.09 | by Rhett Moroses

A new, emerging technology has Duke University partnered with Vital Vio, Inc., a healthcare technology company located in Troy, NY. Vital Vio specializes in lighting for disinfection and infection control. Duke is the first...

A new, emerging technology has Duke University partnered with Vital Vio, Inc., a healthcare technology company located in Troy, NY. Vital Vio specializes in lighting for...

Focus on the Whole Team: Improving Work-Life Balance
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Focus on the Whole Team: Improving Work-Life BalanceFocus on the Whole Team: Improving Work-Life Balan...

August 8th, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.08.08 | by Walt Whitfield

The “Dog Days of Summer” are in full swing. And many within college athletics, this means a few things. 1. It is hot. 2. The fall semester is fast approaching. With the summer vacation almost over, the understanding that busy...

The “Dog Days of Summer” are in full swing. And many within college athletics, this means a few things. 1. It is hot. 2. The fall semester is fast approaching. With...

As More Schools Limit Media Access, Should Your Department Be Considering Doing So?
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As More Schools Limit Media Access, Should Your Department Be Considering Doing So?As More Schools Limit Media Access, Should Your De...

August 7th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.08.07 | by Francis Giknis

At the end of July, Notre Dame became the latest to restrict media access to its athletics. Exact rules can be found here, but the basic gist is that the Irish would like to have greater control of what is disseminated in terms...

At the end of July, Notre Dame became the latest to restrict media access to its athletics. Exact rules can be found here, but the basic gist is that the Irish would...

The Sponsorship and Multimedia Rights Dilemma: What is the Best Structure for Your Organization?
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The Sponsorship and Multimedia Rights Dilemma: What is the Best Structure for Your Organization?The Sponsorship and Multimedia Rights Dilemma: Wha...

August 3rd, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.08.03 | by Dan Gale

Every top administrator in the collegiate marketplace is tasked with the same burden… MAXIMIZING EXTERNAL REVENUE STREAMS. Regardless if you are at a major Division I 60,000-student campus, a rural Division II college or a...

Every top administrator in the collegiate marketplace is tasked with the same burden… MAXIMIZING EXTERNAL REVENUE STREAMS. Regardless if you are at a major Division I...

Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Kenny Mossman
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Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Kenny MossmanQ&A With NEXT UP 2017 Honoree Kenny Mossman...

August 2nd, 2017 | by Cody Junot2017.08.02 | by Cody Junot

Editor’s Note: Oklahoma Senior Associate AD / External Operations and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Kenny Mossman took a few minutes late last week to talk with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics. The Q&A...

Editor’s Note: Oklahoma Senior Associate AD / External Operations and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Kenny Mossman took a few minutes late last week to...