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Listen: Kristi Joins ‘We’ve Never Been Clicked’ to Talk Biz of College Sports

I joined the “Never Been Clicked” podcast yesterday to talk about the 12th Man trademark, paying college athletes, TV money, Big 12 realignment, Texas A&M’s Chalk Talk, selling beer at […]

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This Week in College Sports Biz: Campaigning for Big 12, Michigan’s Nike Era Begins and More

In my weekly feature for Forbes, I take a look at some of the campaigning by potential targets for Big 12 expansion, Michigan beginning its relationship with Nike, Mississippi State […]

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Which SEC Programs Rely the Most on Donors?

It’s been awhile (ok, five years – sorry, I’ve been busy) since I’ve looked at which SEC donor bases have the deepest pockets. I wrote a piece today for Forbes on Missouri’s reduction in donations following a tumultuous fall in Columbia, and as part of that piece I pulled contribution numbers for all of the … Continue reading Which SEC Programs Rely the Most on Donors?

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College Football Playoff Payouts Might Favor Some Conferences

How much money will conferences make from the College Football Playoff this year? Can Leonard Fournette fetch a historic amount for his game-worn jersey at auction? And is Ohio State out of line with its ticket price increase for next year’s Michigan game? I have the answers in my latest segment for Campus Insiders:

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Four New College Football Teams Take the Field in 2015

UAB made big headlines last December when it announced the end of its football program (which has since been reinstated*). Everyone wondered – would this become a national trend? Since the day UAB cut the program, I’ve been very outspoken about the fact that I think it was an isolated incident. I’ve spoken to athletic … Continue reading Four New College Football Teams Take the Field in 2015

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