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  • Purdue Offering Free Football Tickets to Students

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    It’s practically an epidemic for colleges and universities around the country: How can we get students to attend football games?

  • Regional Tourism Education Program Gets $50K Boost

    by Nick Sambides Jr. BDN Staff August 2014

    The Quimby Family Foundation, one of the backers of a proposed national park, gave a $50,000 grant to Eastern Maine Community College in Bangor to help develop the two-year program at the Katahdin Region Higher Education Center off Route 11 in East Millinocket.

  • Big Ten Membership Has Its Privileges for Rutgers

    by Marc Narducci; Inquirer Staff Writer August 2014

    The expectations from the outside are low as Rutgers begins its first season as a Big Ten football team, but the future financial projections are much better.

  • For 21 Colleges, Alcohol Sales Drive Concessions Revenue

    by Eric Olson, The Associated Press August 2014

    A growing number of schools are bringing the party inside, opening taps in concourses that traditionally have been alcohol-free. North Texas, SMU and Troy University will begin beer sales to the general public this season.

  • Multimedia Marketing Transforms High School Athletics

    by Dennis Van Milligen August 2014

    To say the business of high school sports marketing has evolved during Jack Roberts' tenure would be an understatement. Roberts, executive director of the Michigan High School Athletic Association, just completed his 28th year in that position. He fondly remembers when he started, a time before fax machines and a time when lengthy face-to-face meetings were all part of doing business.

  • Why the National Football League Wants a New Stadium

    by Jerry Zremski; News Washington Bureau Chief August 2014

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's call for a new stadium for the Buffalo Bills has left many fans asking the question: What's wrong with the Ralph?

  • Columnist: Has College Football Lost the Millennials?

    by Dan Wolken, USA TODAY Sports August 2014

    From all obvious angles, college football looks healthier than ever. But lurking behind the boom that has seen college football grow into America's second-favorite sport is a trend that could very well be a warning 10, 15 or 20 years down the line.

  • In Philly, Little League Standout Mo'ne Means Money

    by Scott Soshnick Bloomberg News August 2014

    Taney Youth Baseball Association merchandise is so hot that after Sunday night's come-from-behind win over Pearland, Texas, that the team has had to stop taking online orders.

  • Nike's LED Basketball Court a Sight to Behold

    by Michael Gaio August 2014

    Nike is known for designing futuristic shoes, clothes and now, basketball courts.

  • TCF Neighbors Welcome Vikings Invasion, Cash Infusion

    by Rochelle Olson, Staff Writer, Star Tribune August 2014

    With the Minnesota Vikings' move to TCF Bank Stadium, the ever-bustling University of Minnesota area will be even louder and livelier this fall and winter.