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The ACC generated just over $418 million in revenue during the last fiscal year tax records show a figure that is up 12% from FY 16, Steve Berkowitz of USA Today reports. The conference distributed an average of $26.6 million to the league’s 14 football playing members while Notre Dame received $5.8 million. On the high end, Clemson received $30.2 million with Syracuse taking home $25.3 million. John Swofford, the ACC Commissioner, earned $3.3 million in compensation.

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: The Virtue of Sport
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: The Virtue of SportInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: The Virtue ...

November 22nd, 2017 | by Jack Bowen2017.11.22 | by Jack Bowen

As sport evolves, the idea and promotion of virtue itself (behaviors that embody what we value most, such as acting with respect and integrity and celebrating humans acting honorably, often in the face of external motivators)...

As sport evolves, the idea and promotion of virtue itself (behaviors that embody what we value most, such as acting with respect and integrity and celebrating humans...

Professional Athlete Alums Offer ADs Unique Opportunities
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Professional Athlete Alums Offer ADs Unique OpportunitiesProfessional Athlete Alums Offer ADs Unique Opport...

November 20th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.11.20 | by Francis Giknis

Most colleges aren’t lucky enough to have their student-athletes go pro in the sport of their choosing. After all, as the NCAA is constantly reminding us, there are thousands of student-athletes, but only a handful will make...

Most colleges aren’t lucky enough to have their student-athletes go pro in the sport of their choosing. After all, as the NCAA is constantly reminding us, there are...

An Open Letter to the Chancellor and Athletic Director at UCLA
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An Open Letter to the Chancellor and Athletic Director at UCLAAn Open Letter to the Chancellor and Athletic Dire...

November 15th, 2017 | by Karen Gross2017.11.15 | by Karen Gross

Dear Chancellor Block and AD Guerrero: First, let me begin by saying that I am glad (and I am sure you are relieved) that your three first year student-athletes have been released from China and are back or headed back to Los...

Dear Chancellor Block and AD Guerrero: First, let me begin by saying that I am glad (and I am sure you are relieved) that your three first year student-athletes have...

Focus on the Whole Team: Reduce Stress, Enhance Outlook
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Focus on the Whole Team: Reduce Stress, Enhance OutlookFocus on the Whole Team: Reduce Stress, Enhance Ou...

November 14th, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.11.14 | by Walt Whitfield

With the semester having almost run its course, sports seasons blending, and the holidays upon us, stress is high. In my article “Stress Management at Work,” I outlined a few tips to handling stress at work. The first tip...

With the semester having almost run its course, sports seasons blending, and the holidays upon us, stress is high. In my article “Stress Management at Work,” I...

Take Bad with Good When Dealing With Social Media
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Take Bad with Good When Dealing With Social MediaTake Bad with Good When Dealing With Social Media...

November 13th, 2017 | by Matthew Monte2017.11.13 | by Matthew Monte

With the rise of social media ubiquity, access to massive audiences is more available than ever. This has been a boon for athletic departments wanting to reach boosters, impress recruits, and connect with fans. Some teams have...

With the rise of social media ubiquity, access to massive audiences is more available than ever. This has been a boon for athletic departments wanting to reach boosters,...

Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Technology in Sports
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Inside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Technology in SportsInside ‘Sport, Ethics and Leadership’: Technology ...

November 10th, 2017 | by Jeffrey R. Mitchell2017.11.10 | by Jeffrey R. Mitchell

The conclusion to one of the most thrilling World Series in recent memory resulted in the Houston Astros claiming the franchise’s first world title.  With a postseason record 104 home runs hit, pundits have suggested that the...

The conclusion to one of the most thrilling World Series in recent memory resulted in the Houston Astros claiming the franchise’s first world title.  With a...

Calls for Intercollegiate Athletics Reform Unlikely to Lead to Meaningful Changes
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Calls for Intercollegiate Athletics Reform Unlikely to Lead to Meaningful ChangesCalls for Intercollegiate Athletics Reform Unlikel...

November 9th, 2017 | by Dan Matheson2017.11.09 | by Dan Matheson

“As our nation approaches a new century, the demand for reform of intercollegiate athletics has escalated dramatically. Educational and athletics leaders face the challenge of controlling costs, restraining recruiting, limiting...

“As our nation approaches a new century, the demand for reform of intercollegiate athletics has escalated dramatically. Educational and athletics leaders face the...

To Outsource, or Not to Outsource, That is the Question!
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To Outsource, or Not to Outsource, That is the Question!To Outsource, or Not to Outsource, That is the Que...

November 8th, 2017 | by Dan Gale2017.11.08 | by Dan Gale

Last week I had the pleasure of attending my fifth Collegiate Athletic Leadership Symposium in Norman, Oklahoma. I will start by saying if you have yet to attend this event, and are in a senior level leadership position on a...

Last week I had the pleasure of attending my fifth Collegiate Athletic Leadership Symposium in Norman, Oklahoma. I will start by saying if you have yet to attend this...

International Trips for Teams are Expensive & Complicated; Where’s the Value?
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International Trips for Teams are Expensive & Complicated; Where’s the Value?International Trips for Teams are Expensive & ...

November 6th, 2017 | by Francis Giknis2017.11.06 | by Francis Giknis

Georgia Tech men’s basketball will open its season against UCLA on November 10th in the Mercedes-Benz Arena at 11:30 pm. If that looks like the normal information for the tip-off weekend of college basketball season, that’s...

Georgia Tech men’s basketball will open its season against UCLA on November 10th in the Mercedes-Benz Arena at 11:30 pm. If that looks like the normal information for...

Q&A With NEXT UP Honoree Martin Jarmond
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Q&A With NEXT UP Honoree Martin JarmondQ&A With NEXT UP Honoree Martin Jarmond...

November 1st, 2017 | by CollegeAD2017.11.01 | by CollegeAD

Editor’s Note: Boston College Director of Athletics and 2016 NEXT UP honoree Martin Jarmond recently spoke with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics. The Q&A below has been edited for clarity and length. CollegeAD: Being a...

Editor’s Note: Boston College Director of Athletics and 2016 NEXT UP honoree Martin Jarmond recently spoke with CollegeAD on a wide array of topics. The Q&A below...

Focus on the Whole Team: Finally Beat Your Rival…The Holidays!
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Focus on the Whole Team: Finally Beat Your Rival…The Holidays!Focus on the Whole Team: Finally Beat Your Rival…T...

October 31st, 2017 | by Walt Whitfield2017.10.31 | by Walt Whitfield

In college athletics, every team has a dreaded rival. That team from across the state. A longtime conference foe. And the rivalry sees no limits. The rival college administrations may compete for the same employees. They often...

In college athletics, every team has a dreaded rival. That team from across the state. A longtime conference foe. And the rivalry sees no limits. The rival college...

There Is No Such Thing As An Isolated Scandal In College Sports
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There Is No Such Thing As An Isolated Scandal In College SportsThere Is No Such Thing As An Isolated Scandal In C...

October 30th, 2017 | by Rhett Moroses2017.10.30 | by Rhett Moroses

Whether it is academic fraud, illegal recruiting, or accepting bribes from boosters, scandal has been a major factor lately in college athletics. Recent scandals at UNC and Louisville have caused an uproar from the general...

Whether it is academic fraud, illegal recruiting, or accepting bribes from boosters, scandal has been a major factor lately in college athletics. Recent scandals at UNC...