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NCAA academic rules hit smaller, poor colleges

May 15, 2014
The NCAA is penalizing more than 30 college teams for poor academic performance. None are in the power conferences for football or basketball.
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The threat of a football union has the NCAA talking

Apr 24, 2014
The NCAA and big-time football colleges have been rethinking the way they treat athletes.
Posted In: NCAA, college football, non-union workers

NLRB rules Northwestern football players can unionize

Mar 27, 2014
A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern football players are employees of the school and can vote on whether they want the representation of a labor organization.
Posted In: college football, NLRB, Northwestern University, unions

Michigan State Rose Bowl tickets too expensive? Take out a loan

Dec 12, 2013
Tickets for the Rose Bowl are the most expensive ever. One Michigan credit union is giving cash-strapped fans options.
Posted In: Rose Bowl, college football, tickets, football, loans, credit unions

Fax machine's goal line stand: NCAA signing day

Feb 5, 2013
The fax is a relic in many workplaces. But when it comes to signing up football recruits, coaches gather round the fax machine...waiting.
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The high costs of attending big college bowl games

Dec 28, 2012
From travel to organized festivities, lodging to food, and oh yeah, the tickets -- attending a college bowl game costs a pretty penny.
Posted In: college sports, BCS Championship, college football

Bowl game exposure can come with a cost

Dec 4, 2012
Schools see costs of participating in a bowl game as a down payment on invaluable exposure.
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'Johnny Football' name sparks off-field battle

Nov 21, 2012
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is a national phenom, but his "Johnny Football" nickname has sparked a legal battle over naming rights.
Posted In: business of sports, Sports, college sports, college football, Johnny Football, NCAA

To a football fan with financial savvy

Sep 14, 2012
One football fan in Ann Arbor, Michigan finds a way to pay for his renovation with upscale tailgating.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship, college football, Wolverines