Showing posts with category "ncaa"

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

November 27, 2022
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college football

March Madness Accounting

The article shows the individual revenues, expenses, profits, and margins for essentially all NCAA Division I men's basketball teams and finds that across the

November 22, 2022
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college basketball

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.

November 19, 2022
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college basketball

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

November 18, 2022
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college football

Disney Has a Near-Monopoly on Bowl Games This Year.

Does it seem that almost every bowl game is on ESPN?  That's because almost every bowl game *is* on ESPN. There are 35 bowl games.  32 will be on an ESPN

November 25, 2022
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economics

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

November 18, 2022
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coaches

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

November 22, 2022
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college sports

NCAA: Posturing and Power-Grabbing

Phil's post offers an analytical view of the  sanctions imposed on Penn State regarding the Sandusky affair.  I'm going straight to polemics.  While a number

November 27, 2022
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ncaa

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

November 20, 2022
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college football

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

November 27, 2022
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college sports

Conference Dating Game: Winners and Losers

Several college athletic conference realignments have taken place over the past 20 years in a process not unlike Match.com. Different parties size each other

November 26, 2022
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college basketball

Arizona State Eliminates Three Sports

A quick note: Arizona State has eliminated three sports.

November 18, 2022
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college sports