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The Washington Post: What new NCAA constitution would mean for college sports

Liz Clarke of The Washington Post cites the Knight Commission’s C.A.R.E. Model and cites Co-Chair Nancy Zimpher. “In the run-up to the NCAA constitutional convention, the Knight Commission leaders have advocated adoption of their financial model now, before the anticipated flood of new revenue skews future decisions on how college sports are governed. Knight Commission Co-Chair

Associated Press: Emmert says NCAA efforts to reform not motivated by fear

Ralph Russo of Associated Press cited Knight Commission meeting NCAA Board of Directors Chair John G. DeGioia to discuss the reform of the NCAA constitution and highlight DeGioga’s comment that the Commission’s recommendations should be considered in the next phase of NCAA reform.  “The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics, a group of former and current

Front Office Sports: Knight Commission’s Financial Action Plan

Amanda Christovich of Front Office Sports cites Knight Commission’s financial C.A.R.E. Model.  “The C.A.R.E. Model would change how the NCAA and Division I schools use the billions they generate — prioritizing education over ones ‘associated with seeking competitive advantages,” Though the College Football Playoff operates separately from the NCAA, the Commission called on it to

Front Office Sports: Opportunity for Change?

Amanda Christovich of Front Office Sports cites the Knight Commission’s financial C.A.R.E. Model.  “The Commission noted the draft includes the same principles as the C.A.R.E. model. But ‘the problem has been that the principles have not been fully put into practice,’ CEO Amy Perko told reporters.”  “’The C.A.R.E. Model addresses the concerns we repeatedly hear

ESPN: FBS schools spent over $533.6 million in dead money over 10+ years

Paula Lavigne and Mark Schlabach of ESPN quote Knight Commission CEO Amy P. Perko, citing the C.A.R.E. Model. Read the full article here. The dead money paid to coaches is an example of the broken financial structure of big-money college sports, said Amy Perko, Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics CEO. “Institutions threw away more than

The Guardian: The case for big-time college sports helping academics remains weak

Tom Dart of The Guardian quotes Knight Commission CEO Amy P. Perko and cites the C.A.R.E. Model. Read the full article here. “When the College Football Playoff was created, when the conferences began their [broadcast] networks, billions of dollars of new revenues flowed into college sports and those revenues disproportionately were spent on coaches’ salaries,

ESPN: Knight Commission proposes restructuring distribution of more than $3 billion in annual revenue generated by college sports

ESPN’s Heather Dinich highlights the Knight Commission’s newest report in the Transforming the D-I Model series, the Connecting Athletics Revenues with the Educational Model of College Athletics (C.A.R.E. Model). Read the full article here. The Knight Commission on Wednesday released a proposal to require the NCAA, the College Football Playoff and Division I conferences to

Forbes: The Clock Is Ticking. The Time For NCAA Reform Is Here.

Karen Weaver of Forbes explains the Knight Commission has “successfully persuaded the NCAA to adopt significant, ‘education-centric’ changes” and quotes CEO Amy P. Perko. Read the full article here. If everything is truly up for discussion, there are plenty of good ideas from people who have been talking about true change for a long time,