college sports


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

Conference switches lucrative for college teams

Nov 28, 2012
University of Louisville shifts to the ACC, the latest conference shift in college sports.
Posted In: Sports, college sports

'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

Can selling beer help college fans drink less?

Sep 4, 2012
A small group of popular college football teams are allowing beer sales inside their stadiums, saying the change acknowledges reality and may actually help them control problem drinking.
Posted In: beer, college sports

Pac-12 universities launch sports networks

Aug 15, 2012
The Pac-12 Conference begins broadcasting college athletics on one national network and six regional ones.
Posted In: Pac-12, college sports

Playoffs could be cash haul for college football

Jun 26, 2012
College football fans are on the cusp of getting what they want. A four-team playoff is also attractive to the NCAA's bottom line.
Posted In: NCAA, college sports

College football's BCS may be on its way out

Apr 26, 2012
Word is, the BCS will be no longer exist after the 2014 season, and the 'P' word -- playoff -- is being uttered amongst football commissioners.
Posted In: college sports, BCS Championship

March Madness nets big benefits for Cinderella schools

Mar 22, 2012
The NCAA basketball tournament is a great way for smaller schools to get exposure, prestige -- and alumni donations. Just ask Murray State or Ohio University.
Posted In: NCAA, March Madness, college sports, basketball