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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.

N.C. State’s Quest for Directors’ Cup Excellence Continuing in Right Direction
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N.C. State’s Quest for Directors’ Cup Excellence Continuing in Right DirectionN.C. State’s Quest for Directors’ Cup Excellence C...

July 10th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.07.10 | by Francis Giknis

The standings for the Learfield Directors’ Cup were published at the end of June, and to no one’s surprise, Stanford scored its 23rd straight Waterford crystal trophy. While Stanford’s domination over the past two-plus...

The standings for the Learfield Directors’ Cup were published at the end of June, and to no one’s surprise, Stanford scored its 23rd straight Waterford crystal...

Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Presented By adidas Honoree Scott Wetherbee
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Q&A With NEXT UP 2017 Presented By adidas Honoree Scott WetherbeeQ&A With NEXT UP 2017 Presented By adidas Hon...

July 6th, 2017 | by College AD2017.07.06 | by College AD

Editor’s Note: New Eastern Michigan athletic director and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Scott Wetherbee took a few minutes late last week to talk with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics, covering everything from...

Editor’s Note: New Eastern Michigan athletic director and 2017 NEXT UP presented by adidas honoree Scott Wetherbee took a few minutes late last week to talk with...

Traffic Jam: How Navigating Graduate School Helped Me Refocus
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Traffic Jam: How Navigating Graduate School Helped Me RefocusTraffic Jam: How Navigating Graduate School Helped...

July 5th, 2017 | by Erick Taylor2017.07.05 | by Erick Taylor

I just finished my first year of graduate school with one more year to go, and it feels as if I am stuck in the middle of a traffic jam full of untouchable job openings. But, instead of letting the anxiety about an uncertain...

I just finished my first year of graduate school with one more year to go, and it feels as if I am stuck in the middle of a traffic jam full of untouchable job openings....

The Future Is On-Demand: In-seat Mobile Ordering At Sporting Events
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The Future Is On-Demand: In-seat Mobile Ordering At Sporting EventsThe Future Is On-Demand: In-seat Mobile Ordering A...

June 30th, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.06.30 | by Rhett Moroses

We live in a world where on-demand is everything to the consumer. This idea has lead to the emergence of mobile platforms for in-seat ordering in sports venues. Technology now exists that allows fans at any college sports game...

We live in a world where on-demand is everything to the consumer. This idea has lead to the emergence of mobile platforms for in-seat ordering in sports venues....

The Louisville Infractions Case:  Life Lessons For Student-Athletes
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The Louisville Infractions Case: Life Lessons For Student-AthletesThe Louisville Infractions Case: Life Lessons For...

June 29th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.06.29 | by Dan Matheson

The NCAA Committee on Infractions recently punished the University of Louisville for violations related to the actions of a former men’s basketball staff member.  During recruiting visits over a three-and-a-half-year period,...

The NCAA Committee on Infractions recently punished the University of Louisville for violations related to the actions of a former men’s basketball staff member....

Focus on the Whole Team: “It’s Never Too Late!”
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Focus on the Whole Team: “It’s Never Too Late!”Focus on the Whole Team: “It’s Never Too Late!”...

June 27th, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.06.27 | by Walt Whitfield

Sports sometimes gets the best of us. Competitors experience losing and heartbreak. There are times when one lacks focus or commitment. There are moments of self-doubt. In comparison, so does life. But sports and life also...

Sports sometimes gets the best of us. Competitors experience losing and heartbreak. There are times when one lacks focus or commitment. There are moments of self-doubt....

Cosby, Pitino and Wonder Woman; They’re Linked
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Cosby, Pitino and Wonder Woman; They’re LinkedCosby, Pitino and Wonder Woman; They’re Link...

June 26th, 2017 | by Karen Gross2017.06.26 | by Karen Gross

Sometimes, de-linked events just happen to occur around the same point in time. Because they are housed in different arenas (in this case, vastly different spheres), they remain unconnected, and we don’t see important links...

Sometimes, de-linked events just happen to occur around the same point in time. Because they are housed in different arenas (in this case, vastly different spheres),...

Collegiate eSports: A New Kind of Student-Athlete
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Collegiate eSports: A New Kind of Student-AthleteCollegiate eSports: A New Kind of Student-Athlete...

June 23rd, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.06.23 | by Rhett Moroses

Collegiate eSports has slowly been implemented among universities across the country. With recent reports of the industry growing rapidly, there is no doubt that we will see an explosion of newly created eSports varsity programs...

Collegiate eSports has slowly been implemented among universities across the country. With recent reports of the industry growing rapidly, there is no doubt that we will...

Virtual Reality is the Next Fundraising Asset
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Virtual Reality is the Next Fundraising AssetVirtual Reality is the Next Fundraising Asset...

June 22nd, 2017 | by College AD2017.06.22 | by College AD

Virtual Reality is all the rage. The College Football Playoff has embraced it. The NBA, and MLB have too. But what is VR, and why are you missing out? Virtual Reality is often thought of as a new way to experience a ball game or...

Virtual Reality is all the rage. The College Football Playoff has embraced it. The NBA, and MLB have too. But what is VR, and why are you missing out? Virtual Reality is...

The NCAA Career In Sports Forum:  A Commitment To Core Values
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The NCAA Career In Sports Forum: A Commitment To Core ValuesThe NCAA Career In Sports Forum: A Commitment To ...

June 21st, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.06.21 | by Dan Matheson

According to its website, the NCAA is “a member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes.”  One of many examples of the NCAA’s commitment to those principles is the Career in...

According to its website, the NCAA is “a member-led organization dedicated to the well-being and lifelong success of college athletes.”  One of many examples of the...

Focus on the Whole Team: Beat the Summer Heat
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Focus on the Whole Team: Beat the Summer HeatFocus on the Whole Team: Beat the Summer Heat...

June 20th, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.06.20 | by Walt Whitfield

Athletic departments understand that weather plays a significant part in the success of events. Precipitation, wind, and visibility contribute to reduced or improved crowd size. Weather similarly impacts indoor sports due to...

Athletic departments understand that weather plays a significant part in the success of events. Precipitation, wind, and visibility contribute to reduced or improved...

3-on-3 Basketball Is Growing Internationally; Should Colleges Be Considering It?
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3-on-3 Basketball Is Growing Internationally; Should Colleges Be Considering It?3-on-3 Basketball Is Growing Internationally; Shou...

June 19th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.06.19 | by Francis Giknis

The BIG3 basketball league, which tips-off on June 25th, is the result of years of work by rapper/actor Ice Cube and longtime business partner/manager Jeff Kwatinetz. It is the closest thing to NBA Jam, the beloved 2-on-2 video...

The BIG3 basketball league, which tips-off on June 25th, is the result of years of work by rapper/actor Ice Cube and longtime business partner/manager Jeff Kwatinetz. It...