Small towns brace for altered college football schedules

Aug 6, 2020
Business owners in Maryville, Missouri, and Baldwin City, Kansas, say college athletics help their bottom lines.
A Northwest Missouri State University football game in 2019 with a large crowd of spectators.
Greg Echlin

Higher education could see big revenue losses from a sports shutdown

Jul 10, 2020
College sports bring TV contracts, corporate donations and other income that could be lost this year due to COVID-19.
Fans cheer the Ohio State University Buckeyes at a 2008 game. In one year, sports brought in $209 million to the school.
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NCAA Division II teams are investing millions in their athletics

Dec 13, 2018
Universities regard football as the welcome mat to their institutions. And even schools in the NCAA Division II are taking it seriously enough to invest millions in the their athletic facilities.

The NCAA's top conferences break out

Aug 6, 2014
If approved, a new proposal will give the Big 5 conferences more autonomy.

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.

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?

Penn State football faces severe NCAA penalties

Jul 23, 2012
This morning the NCAA announced an array of penalties against Penn State University for allegedly covering up the sexual abuse of Jerry Sandusky. The penalties include a $60 million fine, a four-year bowl game ban, and a 40 percent cut in scholarships.

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NCAA rules on future of Penn State football

Jul 23, 2012
This morning the NCAA handed down its penalties to Penn State for the child sex abuse scandal. The Penn State football team is barred from all bowl games for four years and faces a $60 million fine.

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