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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.

Build A Better Content Management Team For Maximum Impact On Social Media
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Build A Better Content Management Team For Maximum Impact On Social MediaBuild A Better Content Management Team For Maximum...

August 1st, 2017 | by Andy Rowdon2017.08.01 | by Andy Rowdon

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, “Social media and college sports is the perfect pairing to offer a true inside look to millions of ravenous fans around the globe.”  We have the access, the tools and the means to tell...

Stop me if you’ve heard this before, “Social media and college sports is the perfect pairing to offer a true inside look to millions of ravenous fans around the...

The Broad Lanes of Student-Athlete Development
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The Broad Lanes of Student-Athlete DevelopmentThe Broad Lanes of Student-Athlete Development...

July 31st, 2017 | by Erick Taylor2017.07.31 | by Erick Taylor

As of this summer, I can say that I have worked in all three types of NCAA Division I institutions, and I would like to dive a little deeper into the world of student-athlete development. The term student-athlete development may...

As of this summer, I can say that I have worked in all three types of NCAA Division I institutions, and I would like to dive a little deeper into the world of...

South Florida Showdown: How Lynn University Is Innovating In College Sports
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South Florida Showdown: How Lynn University Is Innovating In College SportsSouth Florida Showdown: How Lynn University Is Inn...

July 28th, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.07.28 | by Rhett Moroses

Lynn University, a Division II institution located in Boca Raton, Florida, is hosting a nine-game series between six Division I schools throughout the 2017-2018 season, calling it the South Florida Showdown. It is a...

Lynn University, a Division II institution located in Boca Raton, Florida, is hosting a nine-game series between six Division I schools throughout the 2017-2018 season,...

Spielman Lawsuit Could Open Door to Multimedia Rights Profit Sharing for Athletic Departments
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Spielman Lawsuit Could Open Door to Multimedia Rights Profit Sharing for Athletic DepartmentsSpielman Lawsuit Could Open Door to Multimedia Rig...

July 26th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.07.26 | by Dan Gale

With the recent class action lawsuit filed by Chris Spielman against The Ohio State University and IMG College I have received a lot of questions from administrators and leaders as to how I think it will ultimately play out. Long...

With the recent class action lawsuit filed by Chris Spielman against The Ohio State University and IMG College I have received a lot of questions from administrators and...

Focus on the Whole Team: How to Choose Your Workout Partner?
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Focus on the Whole Team: How to Choose Your Workout Partner?Focus on the Whole Team: How to Choose Your Workou...

July 25th, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.07.25 | by Walt Whitfield

College athletic departments are always looking for ways to strengthen their brand. Universities find partners such as sales providers, broadcast networks, and apparel companies in their efforts to service their fans and reach...

College athletic departments are always looking for ways to strengthen their brand. Universities find partners such as sales providers, broadcast networks, and apparel...

Capitalize on All Successes, Not Just Those in the Most Prominent Sports
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Capitalize on All Successes, Not Just Those in the Most Prominent SportsCapitalize on All Successes, Not Just Those in the...

July 24th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.07.24 | by Francis Giknis

It is news to no one that schools gain great national interest through success in men’s basketball and football. The profile of an institution can be raised significantly by achieving in these two sports. Case in point: check...

It is news to no one that schools gain great national interest through success in men’s basketball and football. The profile of an institution can be raised...

What Are My Multimedia Rights Worth?
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What Are My Multimedia Rights Worth?What Are My Multimedia Rights Worth?...

July 21st, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.07.21 | by Dan Gale

This is a common question I hear from many athletic directors and senior administrators who we consult with that are looking to renegotiate with a multimedia rights holder, partner with an external unit for the first time, or...

This is a common question I hear from many athletic directors and senior administrators who we consult with that are looking to renegotiate with a multimedia rights...

Summer Is For Finding Ways To Enjoy Work More
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Summer Is For Finding Ways To Enjoy Work MoreSummer Is For Finding Ways To Enjoy Work More...

July 20th, 2017 | by Matthew Monte2017.07.20 | by Matthew Monte

They call them the Summer Doldrums for a reason. It’s hot, much of the sports calendar has wound down, and you have more time to reflect on your life and career. Sadly, we often tend to focus on the negative; where we think...

They call them the Summer Doldrums for a reason. It’s hot, much of the sports calendar has wound down, and you have more time to reflect on your life and career....

How The CAP Agreement Could Change College Athletics
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How The CAP Agreement Could Change College AthleticsHow The CAP Agreement Could Change College Athleti...

July 19th, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.07.19 | by Rhett Moroses

The College Athletic Protection or CAP Agreement is the first of its kind, as it is a legally binding document between college athletic recruits and universities regarding compensation beyond scholarships and financial aid. The...

The College Athletic Protection or CAP Agreement is the first of its kind, as it is a legally binding document between college athletic recruits and universities...

Regardless of Outcome, Athletic Departments Cannot Ignore Spielman v. Ohio State
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Regardless of Outcome, Athletic Departments Cannot Ignore Spielman v. Ohio StateRegardless of Outcome, Athletic Departments Cannot...

July 17th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.07.17 | by Francis Giknis

When Chris Spielman, NFL All-Pro and All-American linebacker at Ohio State, filed a federal lawsuit on Friday against his alma mater and sports marketing firm IMG College, he certainly understood the possibility of a ripple...

When Chris Spielman, NFL All-Pro and All-American linebacker at Ohio State, filed a federal lawsuit on Friday against his alma mater and sports marketing firm IMG...

Behind The Scenes Of An NCAA Investigation
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Behind The Scenes Of An NCAA InvestigationBehind The Scenes Of An NCAA Investigation...

July 13th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.07.13 | by Dan Matheson

I investigated major NCAA violations for nine years as a member of the NCAA enforcement staff.  The NCAA infractions process is a mysterious side of college athletics that few people understand due to the level of...

I investigated major NCAA violations for nine years as a member of the NCAA enforcement staff.  The NCAA infractions process is a mysterious side of college athletics...

Focus on the Whole Team: Surviving Your Summer Vacation
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Focus on the Whole Team: Surviving Your Summer VacationFocus on the Whole Team: Surviving Your Summer Vac...

July 11th, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.07.11 | by Walt Whitfield

College athletic road games are inevitable. Unfortunately, they often involve quick meals of unhealthy options and busy schedules that may limit exercise time. In an earlier article, I spoke about overcoming setbacks. I prefaced...

College athletic road games are inevitable. Unfortunately, they often involve quick meals of unhealthy options and busy schedules that may limit exercise time. In an...