Showing posts with category "college football"

The Price of Success in Sports

Mizzou heads into the upcoming football season with national championship aspirations. They return 10 of 11 starters on defense, a Heisman finalist at QB, a

April 21, 2022
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college football

NCAA Options: More of the Same?

A friend and semi-retired finance colleague who read Bobby McCormick and Bob Tollison's insightful post on Subversion of the Academy by the NCAA wondered

April 17, 2022
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college basketball

Subversion of the Academy by the NCAA

Two great American institutions are about to crank up. First-year students and their older classmates will soon return to campus for fall classes. Shortly

April 8, 2022
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college football

Welcome to 2018! And tax changes for all!

As we start a new year, it is always fun to see how things change as we enter the new year. One thing that will change for most people is their taxes. And one

February 16, 2022
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college football

What's the Effect of Changing Coaches in CFB?

Joker Phillips of Kentucky is already on his way out and Derek Dooley of Tennessee has a warm behind and is squarely on the hot seat.  A new paper in the

February 16, 2022
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coaches

Selling Naming Rights to the Spring Game in College Football

Among the title or presenting sponsors: The Dish Network Orange and White Game at Tennessee, the Golden Flake A-Day Game at Alabama (Children's Hospital, the

February 16, 2022
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college football

The Use of the Two-Part Tariff in College Ticket Pricing

I've written before that when you look at how college athletic department officials make business decisions, they act a lot like their professional

February 16, 2022
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college basketball

Texas A&M Stays in "Varsity's" Shadow

"The eyes of Texas are upon you", that's the song they sing so well

February 16, 2022
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college football

Quick Notes & Links

The NHL is thumping its chest over an excellent season for business.  Says Commissioner Gary Bettman, ""By whatever method of measurement you want to use --

February 16, 2022
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college football

College Football Doping Scandal

College football is a big business these days.  Teams generate tens of millions of dollars of revenue every season, and for top players, a lucrative

February 16, 2022
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canada

Another Domino Falls

Nebraska has reportedly accepted an offer to become the next Big 10 school, following Boise State's move to the Mountain West and Colorado's move to the Pac

February 16, 2022
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college football

Realignment Economics

A few days back Phil provided a synopsis of the maneuvers behind the impending break-up of the Big 12 with Brad commenting yesterday on the first move in this

February 16, 2022
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college football