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Texas A&M Paying Tab for Ifedi’s Loss of Value Insurance

Last year, Texas A&M discovered a new use of the Student Assistance Fund, a pool of money created out of revenue from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and earmarked for student athletes with financial need. The fund has typically been used for expenses like trips home and clothing, but Texas A&M asked for a clarification … Continue reading Texas A&M Paying Tab for Ifedi’s Loss of Value Insurance

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Texas A&M won’t produce No. 7 jerseys

Texas A&M declining to produce No. 7 football jerseys might be an unpopular decision with fans, but it’s the smart business decision. The No. 7 football jersey is worn by quarterback Kenny Hill, who had a school-record 511 passing yards in Texas A&M’s unexpected route of South Carolina to kick off the season last Thursday. It’s no surprise there’s some demand […]Read More

Texas A&M Wrongly Cast as Bully in 12th Man Trademark Dispute

Just one month ago, Texas A&M was depicted as a bully who got its thrills from suing double amputee cancer survivors. The story generated headlines like these: “Texas A&M threatens to sue double amputee, cancer survivor” “Texas A&M tackles double amputee over ’12th Man’” “Texas A&M plays hardball with a double amputee over 12th Man trademark” Those […]Read More

Podcast: Saturday Millionaires, Episode 4

Texas A&M has been labeled a bully for going after a double-amputee cancer survivor using the 12th Man trademark. Here’s what you don’t know about the story…. Please note, Texas A&M originally told me the Bills did not pay to license the 12th Man trademark for use in their stadium, which I mention in the podcast. […]Read More

Selling Jerseys with Current Players’ Numbers Isn’t Worth the Risk

“…it’s foreseeable they might get out of the business of selling jerseys with numbers corresponding to current student-athletes if push came to shove.” I made that prediction last August, and now it seems push has come to shove. ESPN’s Darren Rovell is reporting today that several schools – Texas A&M, Arizona and Northwestern – will […]Read More

How Much Did Schools Really Make on EA Sports Video Games?

By now you’ve likely heard about the $40 million settlement between EA Sports/Collegiate Licensing Company and the current and former student athletes involved in three class action lawsuits. Estimates have those current and former student athletes receiving  $48-951 per year they appeared on a video game roster. Have you ever wondered how much money the […]Read More