Media & Technology: Sports Media
Mountain West Conference Gets $8M Piece of NCAA Pie
by Geoff Grammer, Journal Staff Writer March 2015
The Big Dance means big money for Division I men's college basketball teams around the country.
Why Don't More D-I Schools Hire Lower-Level Coaches?
by Mark Whicker, Press - Telegram (Long Beach California) March 2015
John Moore has coached basketball at Westmont College for 22 years. On Tuesday, he was on the bench when Westmont lost the NAIA championship to Dalton (Ga.) State. On Thursday he was teaching his kinesiology class. He, and hundreds like him, are trapped in a coaching caste system.
Real Salt Lake to LDS Fans: Understand Sunday Games
by Xoel Cardenas, Deseret News March 2015
For some in the community, in particular members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and other Christians, having Real Salt Lake home games on Sundays conflicts with their religious beliefs.
'Cheated': New Book Examines UNC 'Paper Class' Scandal
by Kelsey Dallas Deseret News March 2015
Published March 15, the book details a broken model for life as a student-athlete, focusing on a flawed NCAA eligibility system that rewards players for remaining eligible at any cost.
NFL Blackout Policy Taking Timeout in 2015
by Jerry Zremski and Vic Carucci, News Staff Reporters March 2015
The NFL blackout rule appears to be on its way to the football graveyard.
Opinion: NCAA Women's Tourney Could Use Date Change
by Christine Brennan, USA TODAY Sports March 2015
It's that time of year again, time for every American to focus on the basketball games being played by men and all but ignore the basketball games being played by women.
Daryl Gross Out as Syracuse AD, Boeheim to Retire
by Michael Gaio March 2015
Syracuse Athletics is experiencing a major shakeup. Daryl Gross is out as Syracuse athletic director, The Syracuse Post-Standard reports, and men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim plans to retire in three years, the university announced.
Comcast to Partner with Braves, Outfit New Stadium
by Greg Bluestein, Tim Tucker, J. Scott Trubey; Staff March 2015
Cable giant Comcast will provide high-tech infrastructure for the new Atlanta Braves stadium and become an anchor tenant in the mixed-use project planned for next door to the ballpark, a move expected to spur more development, the team is set to announce today.
Marketing Madness: NBA Touts Players' College Roots
by Bruce Horovitz, USA TODAY March 2015
The NBA, which might seem to be a direct competitor for the eyeballs and backsides of sports fans this time of year, for this first time will run ads this month that actually embrace the NCAA's annual basketball tournament and championship series.
Opinion: SEC's Search for Slive Successor Lacked Vision
by AB Staff March 2015
The SEC did the expected Thursday. It hired Greg Sankey as conference commissioner. And for that, it needed a search committee? What did it search? The office?