$2 Million in Annual Income Needed to Pay for Yearly Value of Duke Basketball Scholarship

Millions of families around the world are spending billions annually in hopes of their children receiving an athletic scholarship for college in the United States This is easily understandable as there is no better deal in history for a teenager than an American college athletic scholarship as it would require about $2 million in annual […]

An Interview with Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz Levin

Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz Levin CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with Tyrone Thomas, Head of Diversity for Mintz Levin to discuss diversity trends they are seeing within the sports world and the type of advice they offer their own clients when approaching the topic.   MORE INTERVIEWS:  

An Interview With UAB AD Marc Ingram

Marc Ingram, Athletic Director for the University of Alabama- Birmingham CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with University of Alabama- Birmingham Director of Athletics Marc Ingram to talk about a wide range of topics, including how UAB managed to put a competitive football team on the field just a two years after shuttering their program.   MORE INTERVIEWS:  

An Interview with George Mason University AD Brad Edwards

Brad Edwards, Director of Athletics, George Mason University CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with George Mason University Director of Athletics Brad Edwards about his own experience as a student-athlete, preparing to become an athletic director, rights deals and more.   MORE INTERVIEWS:  

If High Schoolers in the Minor Leagues is the Answer, Why Did the CBA Fail?

It would be difficult to think of a worse career move for a high school basketball player who could earn a college scholarship to go into the minor leagues instead, as many are advocating. There is certainly no lack of opportunity as in the state of Maryland alone, there are eleven professional basketball teams. Between this […]

College Sports Offer More Than Just Problems For Race Relations

In the book “Land of Second Chances”, about the national cycle team for Rwanda, when the Sports Minister, Joe Habeniza, was asked how his country could even think about competing in games after the genocide that had struck 80% of all families, he replied, “We had a bad experience, but now is our time.  Let’s […]

America Needs More In-N-Out Burgers & More Outdoor College Wrestling

Having a place in Malibu overlooking the ocean for a decade was a blast, but it would have much nicer if there had been an In-N-Out Burger closer to my house. Its the same with living in Historic Annapolis, where many mornings when I go for a run I see Navy Athletic Director Chet Gladchuxk […]

How Can You Quantify the Soft Dollar Value of an Athletic Scholarship?

No greater deal has ever existed for a high school graduate than an athletic scholarship for college in the United States.  While the average earnings of a high school graduate are around $20,000.00 a year, the value of an athletic scholarship can be worth over $150,000.00 annually, according to an article in Forbes.  In this package, […]

Our Interview with Georgia Tech AD Todd Stansbury

Todd Stansbury, Director of Athletics, Georgia Tech CollegeAD’s own Jonathan Yates sits down with Georgia Tech Athletic Director Todd Stansbury following national signing day to discuss the kind of athletes the Yellow Jackets want to attract, the importance of maintaining high graduation success rates, his own journey to the AD chair, and much more.   MORE INTERVIEWS: […]

Understanding Loss-of-Value Insurance: An Interview with Richard Giller (Part 2)

Richard Giller, a Partner with Reed Smith, has spent more than 30 years crafting litigation strategies for complex insurance and commercial disputes. A fierce advocate for policyholders, Giller has agreed to join us for a two-part interview series in order to provide insight into the topic of loss-of-value insurance. You can read part one here.   […]

Understanding Loss-of-Value Insurance: An Interview with Richard Giller (Part 1)

Richard Giller, a Partner with Reed Smith, has spent more than 30 years crafting litigation strategies for complex insurance and commercial disputes. A fierce advocate for policyholders, Giller has agreed to join us for a two-part interview series in order to provide insight into the topic of loss-of-value insurance. Can you generally describe what loss-of-value insurance […]