PopMuse: Sports Sector http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Terps' President Recommends Stadium Name Change http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/terps-president-recommends-stadium-name-change http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/terps-president-recommends-stadium-name-change Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:39:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed University of Maryland president Wallace Loh is recommending to the state system's board of regents that it change the name of Byrd Stadium, the home for Terps football since 1950, according to Alex Kirshner writing for SB Nation. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Colleges Increase Security Measures at Sports Venues http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/colleges-increase-security-measures-at-sports-venues http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/colleges-increase-security-measures-at-sports-venues Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:27:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed Following recent shootings in U.S. and terrorist attacks in Paris, some colleges and universities are adopting stricter security policies for sporting events, according to Jake New writing in Inside Higher Ed. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ STP's Weiland was Huge N.D. Fan http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/stp-s-weiland-was-huge-n-d-fan http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/stp-s-weiland-was-huge-n-d-fan Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:42:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed The late Scott Weiland was a die-hard Notre Dame football fan, according to Chuck Schilken in the LA Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Purdue Fires a Champion of Athletes’ Rights http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/purdue-fires-a-champion-of-athletes-rights http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/purdue-fires-a-champion-of-athletes-rights Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:31:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed The evidence suggests the firing of Purdue assistant football coach John Shoop had surprisingly little to do with the Boilermakers’ offense, or football at all, according to Joe Nocera in The New York Times. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ More Bowls than Corn Puffs to Fill Them http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/more-bowls-than-corn-puffs-to-fill-them http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/more-bowls-than-corn-puffs-to-fill-them Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:24:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed Kansas State could lose Saturday’s game and still be eligible for a postseason bowl game, even with a losing record. So could a half-dozen other teams according to Jake New in Inside Higher Ed. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ College Sports Business News Vol. 71 December 2015 http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/ http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/ Fri, 04 Dec 2015 20:16:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Virginia Law Limits Student Fees for Athletics http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/virginia-law-limits-student-fees-for-athletics http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/virginia-law-limits-student-fees-for-athletics Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:48:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed A new Virginia law that is set to take effect next year provides public institutions with five years to limit the amount of student fees funding athletics and the action to pull the throttle back on escalating expenditures is likely overdue according to an editorial appearing in The News Leader. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Big Bucks in Bonuses http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/big-bucks-in-bonuses http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/big-bucks-in-bonuses Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:37:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed Success for football coaches translates into big bonus opportunities particularly the further the respective teams move forward in the bowl and playoff season according to Steve Berkowitz of USA Today. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Value of Proliferation of Bowls Questioned http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/value-of-proliferation-of-bowls-questioned http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/value-of-proliferation-of-bowls-questioned Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:32:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed The growing number of bowl games and their reliance on the inclusion of teams with losing records is examined by Dan Bernstein of CBSChicago.com. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Troy University Inks Adidas Deal http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/troy-university-inks-adidas-deal http://collegesportsbusinessnews.com/issue/december-20152016/article/troy-university-inks-adidas-deal Thu, 03 Dec 2015 13:27:00 UTC College Sports Business News RSS (2.0) Feed Troy University has struck a five year deal with Adidas that is worth $110,000 annually in free and discounted merchandise according to article by Casey Toner of AL.com who provides the specific details on the contract. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/