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Should FBS Schools Who Schedule FCS Opponents Be Playoff Eligible?

Sep 23rd, 2014 | By | Category: BCS, BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, College Sports Business, FBS, FCS, NCAA Division Upgrades, NCAA News

There’s been plenty of change in the world of college football. After years of clamoring for post-season change, college football finally responded with a (4) team playoff. The setup hardly compares to the post-season tournament in college basketball, but it’s a step in the right direction as we will now see the top 4 schools […]

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Understanding the NCAA Lawsuits and the Recent O’Bannon Court Ruling

Aug 13th, 2014 | By | Category: BCS, College Sports Business, FBS, FCS, Featured News, NCAA News

When U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled against the NCAA last week in the ongoing O’Bannon case, it was inevitable that the NCAA would plan it’s appeal. That ruling was to ensure that the NCAA could no long bar athletes from earning money from the use of their names and images in video games and broadcasts. For NCAA […]

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NCAA Approves ‘Power Five” Autonomy as U.S. Court Sides with NCAA Athletes

Aug 12th, 2014 | By | Category: BCS, College Sports Business, FBS, FCS, Featured News, NCAA News

On Thursday, the NCAA did what it had to do to maintain unity: it surrendered much of it’s control to the conferences generating the most money. As conference television contracts have skyrocketed, it’s put the most pressure on the schools of the Big Ten, Pac-12, SEC, ACC and Big XII as the clamoring for more […]

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2013 College Football Coaching Changes

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: College Football Coaching News, College Sports School News, Editorial, Featured News, NCAA News, school news
2013 College Football Coach Changes

  Updated on 1/23/14:  As the 2013 season progresses, schools will be lining up to make coaching changes. Here is a look at the current college football coach openings and hirings. The coaching changes here are for the 2013season and will carry over as into next year for the 2014 college football coach changes.   […]

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What’s in a Name: ULL vs ULM Back in the News

Oct 28th, 2013 | By | Category: College Sports School News, Editorial, FBS, Featured News, NCAA News, Sun Belt Expansion & Realignment
University of Louisana Lafayette Conference Realignment

There might not be much happening with conference realignment these days, but there is plenty happening in the college sports business and marketing world. Back in 2007, we discussed some of the marketing impacts of schools changing their names. The focus of this piece was about how in some states, schools could capitalize by improving […]

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Most Valuable Conferences In College Sports

Jan 16th, 2013 | By | Category: Editorial, NCAA News

Forbes has released the most recent conference revenue figures following the 2012 college football season:   Big Ten: $310 million ($40 from Bowls)   Pac-12: $303 million ($39 from Bowls) ACC: $293 million ($35 from Bowls) SEC: $270 million ($50 from Bowls)   Big 12: $262 million ($42 from Bowls)   Big East: $94 million […]

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The “Playoff” Era Begins & What It Means for Conference Realignment

Jun 27th, 2012 | By | Category: BCS News, BCS vs Playoffs, Editorial, Featured News, NCAA News

So we finally have a college football playoff at the highest level. It’s a huge feat that took until now to happen. In reality though, this ground breaking playoff is just a variation of the “Plus +” proposal combined with the existing system. In fact, in many ways, it brings the traditional bowl system back into […]

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Texas A&M to SEC in 2012, Florida St. to SEC in 2013?

Aug 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Big 12 Expansion & Realignment, Featured News, NCAA News, SEC Expansion & Realignment

Well, it looks like that could be what we will see according to various reports, with August 22 being the announcement date. Potential SEC Expansion to 13 or 14: Thus far nothing is official, despite some internet rumors and radio reports. But all signs are pointing towards this being a done deal. In a discussion […]

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Is It Time for San Jose St. to Consider a Name Change to California St?

May 10th, 2011 | By | Category: College Sports School News, Editorial, Featured News, NCAA News

Four years ago I wrote about the marketing impact in college sports of schools opting for name changes. I briefly touched on some of the trends we had seen such as schools in urban areas dropped the “state” such as the transformation of Memphis St. University to University of Memphis. But the area that seems […]

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NCAA Tournament Teams By State

Mar 18th, 2011 | By | Category: NCAA News

Here’s your breakdown by state for the 2011 NCAA Basketball Tournament: (5) Pennsylvania: Pitt, Temple, Villanova, Penn St., Bucknell (5) Virginia: George Mason, Old Dominion, Richmond, VCU, Hampton (4) California: San Diego St., UCLA, USC, UCSB (4) Indiana: Notre Dame, Purdue, Butler, Indiana St. (4) Ohio: Ohio St., Xavier, Cincinnati, Akron (4) Tennessee: Vanderbilt, Tennessee, […]

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