Showing posts with category "college sports"

Tax Deductible Two Part Tariff (at least the first part)

From the Chicago Tribune:

October 2, 2022
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college sports

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

September 26, 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

October 5, 2022
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college football

The Madness Grows

Selection Sunday has arrived. By nightfall, the field of 65 teams that will participate in the spectacle known as the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball

September 26, 2022
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college sports

NCAA coaches charged with fraud and corruption

Hmm, am I shocked? No, not really. However, I am a little shocked that it was the Feds that caught them.

September 27, 2022
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college basketball

Is an exit fee a barrier to entry?

The big news out of the ACC is that Noitre Dame has been unanimously voted in as a member of the conference... in every sport but football (of course) and

September 30, 2022
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college sports

NCAA Conference Realignment Update

The other shoe has dropped.  Friday night, the ACC had 12 members; by Sunday morning it had 14, completing the partial 2005 pillaging of the Big East by

October 3, 2022
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antitrust

College Athletic Department Subsidies

ESPN has a new data tool that allows people to obtain detailed expense and revenue data for many major college athletic programs.  Here is the link.  Here is

September 30, 2022
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college sports

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

October 3, 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

October 4, 2022
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college basketball

Student Demand for College Sports

Funding has dried up for a lot of things in the Great Recession, including college sports programs. At Cal State San Marcos, the most recent addition to the

October 5, 2022
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college sports

The Title IX Grim Reaper

A follow-up to Phil Miller's May 13 post, Arizona State Eliminates Three Sports. When I saw this, I wondered what lay behind the decision. Past investigation

October 5, 2022
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college sports