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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

Intercollegiate Coaches Association Coalition Members Endorse C.A.R.E. Model

Intercollegiate Coach Association Coalition Supports Knight Commission Model for Division I Transformation (November 10, 2021) – Twenty-One members of the Intercollegiate Coach Association Coalition (ICAC), representing over thirty intercollegiate sports of which 240,000 NCAA athletes compete support the Knight Commission proposal to tie revenue distribution and spending in NCAA Division I programs to the broad

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

Knight Commission Issues Letter to NCAA Board of Directors Calling for Independent Members

On October 20, 2021 the Knight Commission co-chairs sent a letter to President Jere Morehead, Chair, NCAA Division I Board of Directors, calling for independent representation on the committee to be appointed to oversee rewriting Division I rules following expected changes to the NCAA Constitution this coming January. This committee will have significant impact on the