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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 -

    SportsBusiness Daily

    • newTwitter Me This....
      Hey everybody, I got news this week that NBC Sports California won’t be renewing my contract for ‘18 season. It’s been a great 4 yrs covering the A’s for this company. The experience has prepared me well for next opportunity. Thanks to A’s…
      - 46 mins ago, 21 Jan 18, 2:40pm -
    • newQuick Hits....
      "That would be cool. There's no shame in being the last All-Star picked. You're still an All-Star" -- Warriors coach  Steve Kerr , who is in favor of televising the NBA All-Star team selection process ( MERCURYNEWS.com, 1/20 ). "I've always bee…
      - 47 mins ago, 21 Jan 18, 2:39pm -
    • newWeekend Hot Reads....
      The LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL goes with the header, " Las Vegas' Love Affair With Golden Knights Formed By Perfect Storm ." The town’s first major league pro sports franchise "began its inaugural season engulfed in the dark shadows of the mass shoo…
      - 47 mins ago, 21 Jan 18, 2:39pm -
    • newSpeed Reads....
      Nevada's Board of Regents has "approved a joint-use agreement that will allow the UNLV football team to use" a $1.9B stadium planned for the Raiders when the team moves to Las Vegas in '20 ( AP, 1/19 ). The Titans "reached a deal" with Texans de…
      - 48 mins ago, 21 Jan 18, 2:38pm -
    • newTweet Pic Of The Day....
      Incredible turnout by @AlabamaFTBL fans today for the @CFBPlayoff National Championship Celebration in Tuscaloosa. We believe over 40K turned out for the celebration. #RollTide pic.twitter.com/7myZdyIxJF — Greg Byrne (@Greg_Byrne) Januar…
      - 6 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 9:02am -
    • newDaily Digit....
      48 -- Games played in Friday's  Simona Halep - Lauren Davis tennis match, "tied for the longest women’s Australian Open match in the Open era in terms of games played." The match lasted 3 hours, 44 minutes. ESPN’s Hannah Storm : "And again,…
      - 7 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 8:27am -
    • newAmy Trask Says NFL-NFLPA Relationship In Need Of A "Reboot"
      CBS Sports Network’s Amy Trask  today said the "number one" change that needs to occur in the NFL offseason is to “reboot the relationship" between the league and the NFLPA. Trask: "Hit control-alt-delete. Do what you have to do, go out for ice…
      - 8 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 7:45am -
    • newSoccer Notes: Nashville Moves Forward With '26 WC Host Site Bid
      Nashville is "moving forward with its bid to be a host city" for the '26 FIFA World Cup ( Nashville TENNESSEAN, 1/20 ). Former FIFA President Sepp Blatter is "quoted as saying in a new book" that he called President Obama before the governin…
      - 8 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 7:23am -
    • newAFN To Show NFL Conference Title Games Amid Shutdown
      The American Forces Network "will be up" this afternoon, and will "air both the NFC and AFC title games as originally planned" despite the government shutdown. The Pentagon yesterday had said that AFN would "remain unavailable if the shutdown continu…
      - 8 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 7:03am -
    • newUFC 220 At TD Garden Draws Crowd of 16,015, Gate Of $2.45M
      Last night’s UFC 220 in Boston "drew an announced attendance of 16,015 and a live gate" of $2.45M. The attendance number is the "new high-water mark for UFC attendance at TD Garden," but the gate "fell short" of the $2.8M for UFC 118, which was he…
      - 9 hours ago, 21 Jan 18, 6:54am -

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    • Citi Named Title Sponsor of AYS Sports Marketing’s Taste of Tennis

      Citi Named Title Sponsor of AYS Sports Marketing’s Taste of Tennis

      AYS Sports Marketing announced that Citi will serve as the title sponsor of the Taste of Tennis event series through 2019. Citi Taste of Tennis features cuisine prepared by top chefs and some of the world’s best tennis players in Indian Wells, Miam…
      - 3 days ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:56pm -
    • Don’t Be Afraid to Run a Re-engagement Campaign

      Don’t Be Afraid to Run a Re-engagement Campaign

      This morning I receive an email from the San Antonio Spurs that a lot of teams are probably afraid to send out to their email database. It's what's known as a re-engagement email campaign. It's designed to be sent to subscribers in your marketing dat…
      - 16 days ago, 5 Jan 18, 1:32pm -
    • 2017 Funny Team Holiday Videos

      2017 Funny Team Holiday Videos

      The holiday season always present an opportunity for creativity and humor, as you can see from the team holiday videos below. Enjoy and happy holidays!
      - 31 days ago, 21 Dec 17, 2:08pm -
    • On Location Experiences Acquires PrimeSport

      On Location Experiences Acquires PrimeSport

      On Location Experiences, a premium experiential hospitality business, today announced it has acquired PrimeSport, a leader in providing direct access to some of the biggest events in sports and entertainment.
      - 40 days ago, 12 Dec 17, 9:32am -
    • Random Idea: Student-At-Heart Section

      Random Idea: Student-At-Heart Section

      How can a college better serve those "crazy" fans that may not be students anymore but still have the same passion as they did in their college days and want to keep that experience going? And not only that, what impact could that have in terms of th…
      - 44 days ago, 8 Dec 17, 10:54am -
    • Infographic Friday: The Billionaire Club and Soccer’s Gender Wage Gap

      Infographic Friday: The Billionaire Club and Soccer’s Gender Wage Gap

      Time for another edition of Infographic Friday, and this week we have two very relevant sports business infographics to share courtesy of Statista. The first focuses on the wealth of club owners around the globe and the second on the gender wage gap…
      - 51 days ago, 1 Dec 17, 8:28am -
    • NFL Unveils New Merchandise Designed by FIT Students

      NFL Unveils New Merchandise Designed by FIT Students

      The NFL and the Fashion Institute of Technology opened a showcase last night to display new merchandise created to reach the next generation of NFL fans, with graphic elements designed by FIT students. The new product line is the result of the NFLxFI…
      - 52 days ago, 30 Nov 17, 10:40am -
    • Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017

      Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2017

      It's that time of year, so I'm continuing my annual tradition of using Pinterest to aggregate all the various promotions that teams, leagues and other sports companies are using this year. This board will keep growing as more offers are released.
      - 55 days ago, 27 Nov 17, 12:36pm -
    • “Twignature” Raises Funding and Launches New Service

      “Twignature” Raises Funding and Launches New Service

      Media and e-Signatures platform Twignature announced a new funding threshold of $3M investment, with 50% coming from Veterans of the Armed Forces and a new, patented e-Signatures service on Twitter called "Twignature." Here's a recap with some of my…
      - 69 days ago, 13 Nov 17, 12:46pm -
    • Sports Business Office Hours TODAY – Thursday, November 9th

      Sports Business Office Hours TODAY – Thursday, November 9th

      Remember back in college when your professor would have extra time where you know they’d be in their office and available? You could use that time to ask questions about an assignment, prepare for an upcoming exam or just discuss any topics on your…
      - 73 days ago, 9 Nov 17, 8:45am -

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