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Mercer's ESPN

ESPN3 grows its offerings with student productions

Sep 5, 2014
Joining the ESPN network costs money, but could gain schools national exposure.
Posted In: college sports, espn, higher education
USC Tunnel

Big college football donors pay for access, even glory

Aug 15, 2014
Now you too and run out onto the field... for about $1,500.
Posted In: USC, American Football, donors, college sports

Big money at stake in one USC football game

Nov 29, 2013
Will the University of Southern California's quest to hire a star coach for its football team be cut short by a victory in Saturday's game?
Posted In: college, Sports, athletics, college sports, business of sports

The pros and cons of having a booster back your team

Sep 11, 2013
Boosters can be a big financial support to a college, funneling billions of dollars into athletics programs. But teams risk running afoul of NCAA rules.
Posted In: college sports, football

Vanderbilt's football team fights to put fans in the stands

Jul 19, 2013
Vanderbilt still has the poorest attendance record in the Southeastern Conference even though it’s coming off its best season in a century.
Posted In: college sports, Sports, football, college

NCAA policy hits poor, minority neighborhoods hardest

Jul 8, 2013
An ongoing lawsuit between former and current collegiate athletes and the NCAA bring to light the inherent unfairness in the amateur system.
Posted In: NCAA, college sports, lawsuits, basketball

The value of a deal between ESPN and the Southeastern Conference

May 1, 2013
ESPN and the SEC are announcing the SEC Network, a lucrative TV deal for college sports. What’s so valuable about the SEC? And what’s in the deal for the schools?
Posted In: college sports, Sports, espn

March Madness and the big business of college sports

Apr 2, 2013
Commissioner Bob Bowlsby runs the Big 12 and sees major changes in college sports ahead.
Posted In: college athletics, NCAA, conferences, Big 12, March Madness, college sports

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.
Posted In: college sports, college football

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