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  • Terps' President Recommends Stadium Name Change
    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.
    - 8 Dec 15, 10:39am -
  • Colleges Increase Security Measures at Sports Venues
    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.
    - 8 Dec 15, 10:27am -
  • STP's Weiland was Huge N.D. Fan
    The late Scott Weiland was a die-hard Notre Dame football fan, according to Chuck Schilken in the LA Times.
    - 4 Dec 15, 3:42pm -
  • Purdue Fires a Champion of Athletes’ Rights
    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.
    - 4 Dec 15, 3:31pm -
  • More Bowls than Corn Puffs to Fill Them
    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.
    - 4 Dec 15, 3:24pm -
  • College Sports Business News Vol. 71 December 2015

    - 4 Dec 15, 3:16pm -
  • Virginia Law Limits Student Fees for Athletics
    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…
    - 3 Dec 15, 8:48am -
  • Big Bucks in Bonuses
    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.
    - 3 Dec 15, 8:37am -
  • Value of Proliferation of Bowls Questioned
    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.
    - 3 Dec 15, 8:32am -
  • Troy University Inks Adidas Deal
    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.
    - 3 Dec 15, 8:27am -

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    • Lapasset promises fight to get sport clean

      Lapasset promises fight to get sport clean

      Bernard Lapasset has promised SportAccord members that he will help safeguard their sports from the threat of match-fixing, corruption and doping should he be elected president at the end of the month.…
      - 14 May 13, 7:41am -
    • WADA drafts new anti-doping code

      WADA drafts new anti-doping code

      The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) met over the weekend to draft a new global policy that will see suspensions doubled for serious cases of doping.
      - 13 May 13, 9:45am -
    • Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese contemplating exit

      Southampton chairman Nicola Cortese contemplating exit

      Nicola Cortese is considering his future at English Premier League side Southampton, due to management differences with the club’s trust, Liebherr, according to the BBC.
      - 13 May 13, 9:44am -
    • Amateur Boxing Scotland calls emergency meeting

      Amateur Boxing Scotland calls emergency meeting

      Amateur Boxing Scotland (ABS) has called for an emergency meeting with the British Amateur Boxing Association (BABA) to demand its chairman Derek Mapp be replaced.
      - 13 May 13, 9:44am -
    • Russia go visa-free for major sporting events

      Russia go visa-free for major sporting events

      Russia has signed a decree to come into immediate effect to waive visa requirements for all athletes and sporting officials ahead of its major sporting events line up.
      - 13 May 13, 9:44am -
    • Seara gives away football sponsorship deal

      Seara gives away football sponsorship deal

      International food brand Seara has released a competition for five football clubs in the UK and Ireland to win a sponsorship package.
      - 13 May 13, 9:43am -
    • Strong finances key to SportAccord future - Vizer

      Strong finances key to SportAccord future - Vizer

      Presidential candidate Marius Vizer has promised a secure financial future and an increased number of revenue streams for SportAccord and its members should he be elected at the end of the month.…
      - 13 May 13, 8:19am -
    • ICC “has seen no evidence” for election vote fixing

      ICC “has seen no evidence” for election vote fixing

      The International Cricket Council (ICC) has denied any wrongdoing following allegations of vote fixing during ICC committee elections, and is now considering referring the case to an ethics officer.…
      - 13 May 13, 6:26am -
    • Fuller asks Swiss not to support McQuaid

      Fuller asks Swiss not to support McQuaid

      Jaimie Fuller, chairman of global sports clothing company SKINS, has urged the Swiss Cycling Federation to not support current International Cycling Union (UCI) president Pat McQuaid in re-elections.…
      - 13 May 13, 6:14am -
    • Doha will “learn lessons” for 2019 IAAF World Championships

      Doha will “learn lessons” for 2019 IAAF World Championships

      Doha bid organisers for the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships said it will learn lessons from London’s 2017 successful bid – an event the Qataris lost out to.…
      - 13 May 13, 6:11am -

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    • Jags' Khan Locks Arms With Players Before London Game With Ravens
      The Jaguars beat the Ravens 44-7 this morning at Wembley Stadium in London, and Jags Owner Shahid Khan before the game "locked arms" on the field with his players during the national anthem. Many players from both the Ravens and Jaguars also "knelt d…
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    • newQuote Worthy: Trump Comments Dominate NFL Pregame Shows
      President Trump’s statements dominated the NFL news shows, with all of them leading with the story and spending a great deal of time on it. Among today’s top quotes.  Charles Barkley said, “We as players have to figure out what to do next. W…
      - 16 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 8:51am -
    • newTagliabue Calls Trump's Remarks “Insulting And Disgraceful”
      Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue is a guest of Panthers Owner Jerry Richardson for today’s game in Charlotte against the Saints. In meeting the media before the game, Tagliabue was asked about President Trump’s comments on the NFL and pl…
      - 16 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 8:35am -
    • newNHL Wraps Play In China With 13,000 In Attendance For Kings-Canucks
      The Kings on Saturday defeated the Canucks 4-3 in a shootout at Wukesong Arena in Beijing to sweep the NHL's first games in China, capping a push by the league to "popularize the sport" in the country ahead of it hosting of the '22 Winter Games. Org…
      - 17 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 7:42am -
    • newRed Wings Fans Impressed With Little Caesars Arena Hockey Debut
      Red Wings players "admitted to nerves and occasional distractions" as the team "inaugurated Little Caesars Arena" with a 5-1 exhibition win over the Bruins last night. There "wasn't much atmosphere at the start -- there were pockets of empty seats in…
      - 17 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 7:37am -
    • newA's Maxwell Becomes First MLB Player To Kneel For National Anthem
      A's C Bruce Maxwell yesterday became the first MLB player to "kneel during the national anthem" and "plans to continue kneeling." Maxwell "held a meeting" before the game against the Rangers to "let his teammates know about his decision," along wit…
      - 17 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 7:32am -
    • newNew Hampshire Motor Speedway Hosts Final Fall NASCAR Race
      Today mark's New Hampshire Motor Speedway’s "final fall" Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race. Next year, the September date, along with the Camping World Truck Series race, will "move to Las Vegas Motor Speedway." NHMS' 21-year streak of "hosting…
      - 17 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 7:29am -
    • newNFLers Respond To Trump's Comments With Pregame Protests
      NFL players today responded to President Trump 's comments and tweets over the weekend with protests prior to the 1:00pm ET games. Nearly the entire Steelers team "stayed in the locker room" ahead of their game with the Bears in Chicago. The lone ex…
      - 18 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 7:02am -
    • newT-Mobile Signs Deal To Sponsor "LoL" World Championship
      T-Mobile has signed a deal with Riot Games to sponsor the '17 "League of Legends" World Championship, which delivers the largest esports audience in the world. T-Mobile will be the presenting sponsor of a new segment during the event's streaming broa…
      - 18 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 6:59am -
    • newExecs Optimistic On NFL Ratings For Week 3 After Trump Comments
      TV execs are cautiously optimistic that the NFL’s TV ratings will be up this weekend following President Trump’s remarks based in part on the attention that is been placed on the games from the remarks and the debate that followed. It is always a…
      - 18 hours ago, 24 Sep 17, 6:52am -

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    • WWE + KFC = Content Marketing Gold

      WWE + KFC = Content Marketing Gold

      In an era where brands are looking for the most creative ways to integrate their product into a brand's content, I HIGHLY encourage you to watch some of the various ways that KFC has spliced themselves into original WWE content. They've been working…
      - 20 days ago, 5 Sep 17, 12:16pm -
    • Infographic Friday: Sports Business Week 2017 Edition

      Infographic Friday: Sports Business Week 2017 Edition

      Since we're so close to the start of Sports Business Week 2017, I put together this Tableau-powered dashboard so you can see the dates and locations for all of our events.
      - 25 days ago, 31 Aug 17, 9:53am -
    • LAFC Announces Heineken as a Golden Boot Club Founding Partner

      LAFC Announces Heineken as a Golden Boot Club Founding Partner

      The Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) announced that Heineken, the world’s leading international premium beer brand and the official beer of Major League Soccer, will take its place as one of the club’s Golden Boot Club Founding Partners as LAFC p…
      - 40 days ago, 15 Aug 17, 4:35pm -
    • Sports Business Week 2017

      Sports Business Week 2017

      Sports Business Week (aka #SBWeek17) is back for 2017, with networking events taking place around the world throughout the week of September 11th.  This is a great opportunity to come out and network with other sports business professionals that w…
      - 41 days ago, 14 Aug 17, 2:39pm -
    • Sports Business News: Canada Pride Partnership

      Sports Business News: Canada Pride Partnership

      CFL's Alouette and Canada Pride Enter Into a Historic Partnership. This unprecedented relationship marks the first time that a professional sports organization is collaborating with a national Pride event.
      - 46 days ago, 9 Aug 17, 12:51pm -
    • A Suite Director Becomes an Entrepreneur

      A Suite Director Becomes an Entrepreneur

      Jessica Gaffney, formerly a premium seat executive with organizations such as the New York Jets and Aramark, has taken her lessons learned from the sports industry and started her own business that enables teams to increase engagement by delivering w…
      - 49 days ago, 7 Aug 17, 9:01am -
    • Taking a Closer Look at the J.D. Power NFL Survey

      Taking a Closer Look at the J.D. Power NFL Survey

      Yesterday you may have seen an article by Darren Rovell on ESPN making the rounds with the headline "Survey: Protests top reason NFL ratings dipped". Rather than focus on the headline, let's take a closer look at the study itself and we can see how e…
      - 59 days ago, 28 Jul 17, 9:22am -
    • Sixers Trust the Innovation Process

      Sixers Trust the Innovation Process

      Yesterday, the Sixers opened their doors to an 8,000 square-foot space at their new Philadelphia 76ers Training Complex in Camden, New Jersey. These doors are opened thanks in large part to City of Camden Mayor Dana Redd who believes that, “great e…
      - 67 days ago, 20 Jul 17, 9:51am -
    • Infographic Friday: Premier League Illegal Streaming

      Infographic Friday: Premier League Illegal Streaming

      It’s time for another edition of Infographic Friday. Today’s content comes to us from Statista who shared this chart on the use of illegal stream by Premier League fans.
      - 72 days ago, 14 Jul 17, 2:46pm -
    • Cash Considerations for the Win

      Cash Considerations for the Win

      I know that many of you have already seen the tweets by the Portland Trailblazers welcoming "Cash Considerations" to the team after their trade with the Houston Rockets. But they weren't the only account to get into the mix with this one. Here is all…
      - 88 days ago, 29 Jun 17, 9:13am -

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