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College Football Playoff’s Bill Hancock Plays an Integral Role at Olympic Games

You can take the man out of the sports information department, but you can’t take the SID out of the man. That’s why the executive director of the College Football […]

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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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Travel Stipends for NCAA Final Fours and College Football Playoff a Huge Success

Last year, the NCAA did something unprecedented: they approved a pilot program to provide travel stipends to the parents or guardians of men’s and women’s basketball student athletes participating in the Final Four (up to $3,000 per student athlete) and National Championship (an additional $1,000 per student athlete). The program also authorized the College Football Playoff to … Continue reading Travel Stipends for NCAA Final Fours and College Football Playoff a Huge Success

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College Football Playoff Revenue Makes Every Conference Richer, Except One

Which conferences benefitted the most from the transition to the College Football Playoff? It depends on how you look at it. The Mountain West saw the largest percentage increase in revenue from $3.6 million to $23.5 million, a 553 percent increase. It was the Pac-12, however, who saw the largest increase in pure dollar and … Continue reading College Football Playoff Revenue Makes Every Conference Richer, Except One

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NCAA Will Allow Travel Stipends for Families Attending Championships

Imagine you’re playing in the very first College Football Playoff. You walk out of the tunnel to thunderous applause, your eyes scanning the crowd. When you were a kid, your mom and dad always sat on the 40-yard line, three rows up. Back then you thought it was annoying when your mom yelled,”That’s my baby!”, […]

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Podcast: Saturday Millionaires, Episode 12

  How much is the College Football Playoff paying out to conferences? We have your answers in our latest podcast! If you’re a more visual person, check out this post and this post for much of the same information. The podcast will appear on iTunes within a few hours after posting on our site.

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College Football Playoff: Conference Payouts

UPDATE: ACC, SEC, Big XII, Sun Belt, Pac-12 and Big Ten distribution has been added below. Additional conference models will be added as available. Last week, I shared the revenue distribution model for the first year of the College Football Playoff. Now that pairings have been announced, we know how it works out for each […]

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Mississippi State, Georgia and Marshall Losses Cost Conferences Money

The final games of the 2014 regular season were about more than rivalries and bragging rights. For several schools they were about securing a spot in the new College Football Playoff. With that spot, those teams would have earned millions for their conferences and themselves. We think three teams cost their conferences some major dough […]Read More

Podcast: Saturday Millionaires, Episode 9

Everything you need to know about the first season of the College Football Playoff. You know the College Football Playoff means a four-team playoff to determine the national champion, but do you know which bowls are access bowls? Do you know which bowls are contract bowls? Do you know when all the games are going […]Read More