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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.
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College athletes team up on a different court

Jun 20, 2013
We're expecting movement today in the case that could decide whether college athletes share in the billions of dollars in broadcast and video game revenues
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NCAA barred Louisville men's team from supporting women's team

Apr 9, 2013
The 2013 NCAA men's basketball championship team from Louisville were told that going to see Louisville's women's championship game would be "an improper benefit."
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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.
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How much TV money does March Madness make?

Mar 21, 2013
The N.C.A.A. men's basketball tournament begins this week. Last year, the tournament earned its highest TV ratings in 18 years, while taking in more than $1 billion in revenue from ads. But Stephen Dubner of Freakonomics Radio wondered if CBS and Turner aren't making enough.
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Weighing the high cost of college athletics

Jan 16, 2013
NCAA Division I universities continue to spend big money for sports programs, according to a new study. Does the investment pay off?
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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

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.
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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.
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How much productivity will be lost during March Madness?

Mar 12, 2012
It's a pretty big number, but it also won't matter much in the grand scheme of things.
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