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    The Culture of Sports: WIAC Leaders Part I
     The Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) is unique in many ways, all contributing to its being a premier Division III sports conference....
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The Pac-12 Conference today reported the financial performance for the financial year 2017-2018, highlighted by total revenues of $497M and distributions at $354M, representing an average of $29.5M per member university.  The year-on-year decrease in reported revenues and distributions is a result of the Rose Bowl and its associated revenue being part of the College Football Playoff in fiscal year 2017-2018. Actual cash distributions for fiscal year 2017-2018 were $376M as a result of cash received from the Rose Bowl during fiscal years 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 being reserved for future cash distributions when the Rose Bowl is part of the CFP.  Average cash distributions were $31.3M per member university, resulting in an increase of 5% year-on-year (see three year chart set forth below).  The equity value of the Pac-12’s full ownership of its Pac-12 Networks is not included in reported results. For the five-year period since 2012-2013 when the Pac-12 began its media rights agreements with ESPN and Fox and launched the first and only member-owned conference network, annual member distributions have increased by 55% ($228M to $354M) and annual total revenues have increased by 49% ($334M to $497M).   – Read More

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Dave Heeke Discusses His Role in the PAC-12, Upcoming Projects at Arizona
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May 3rd, 2019 | by CollegeAD2019.05.03 | by CollegeAD

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Tracking the Changes: AD Turnover in April
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May 1st, 2019 | by CollegeAD2019.05.01 | by CollegeAD

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CollegeAD Conversation: Youngstown State’s Ron Strollo
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The Culture of Sports: WIAC Commissioner Gary Karner
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April 19th, 2019 | by Jonathan Yates2019.04.19 | by Jonathan Yates

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CollegeAD Conversation: Air Force Academy AD Nate Pine
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April 12th, 2019 | by CollegeAD2019.04.12 | by CollegeAD

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April 9th, 2019 | by CollegeAD2019.04.09 | by CollegeAD

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Maryland Made: Preparing Student-Athletes for Tomorrow
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April 5th, 2019 | by CollegeAD2019.04.05 | by CollegeAD

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