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Sports Business Journal: “College Football: One Final Performance”

Michael Smith writes on this “historic” season for college football with “conference realignment; name, image and likeness; budget excesses; and unexpected ups and downs in the media industry” affecting “the sport in ways that were beyond belief this time last year.” From the article: “All of the changes have left college football wondering who is in charge

Fox News: “Student loan debt is higher than ever, but colleges are on a spending spree”

Studying 50 flagship universities, typically the oldest public school in each state, during the 20-year period between 2002-2022, Kendall Tietz cites the Wall Street Journal analysis and institution’s “spending spree” by raising tuition prices and in turn, putting students in more debt. Included in Tietz’s article was the WSJ analysis of data from the Knight-Newhouse

YAHOO!Sports: “While Congress and the NCAA squabble, NIL collectives lead push on revenue sharing”

Ross Dellenger covers the “chaos” that surrounds name, image, and likeness (NIL), after representatives of major collectives met in July with NCAA and SEC officials. Dellenger writes how collectives are poised to change college sports with a revenue-sharing model, and questions if legislation can provide any solutions or order. The article includes quotes Knight Commission

USC Annenberg Media: “The NCAA is broken. Meet the people trying to fix it.”

The panel discussion as part of the Future of College Athletics Summit held June 8, 2023, and hosted by the University of Arizona included the topics of governance, NIL, and reforms of those areas. The panel participants included NCAA president Charlie Baker and Knight Commission CEO Amy Perko. Read More Here. “The NCAA’s date on Capitol Hill was a big missed opportunity”

Eric Prisbell covered the U.S. House’s Innovation, Data and Commerce subcommittee hearing where, he writes, “for nearly three hours, several lawmakers made clear that they’re either misinformed or under-informed about the complexities of the fast-evolving college sports enterprise … And all parties departed with the NCAA not an inch closer to receiving the lifeline from

New York Times: “As Women’s Basketball Grows, Equity Is Trying to Catch Up”

Prior to the 2023 NCAA Women’s Final Four, Billy Witz examines the changes in the two years after a social media post of the inequities in the women’s basketball tournament went viral. From the article: Despite all the changes that have occurred since the Kaplan report, there’s been no change in revenue distribution,” said Amy

Sports Business Journal: “NCAA Revenue Rewards Only Men, Not Women”

Michael Smith examines the revenue distribution of the NCAA Tournament and March Madness “with close to $170 million distributed to conferences and schools after March Madness based on the performance of the teams in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. No money is paid out based on how far the teams advance in the women’s basketball tournament.” From