• State Funding Could Be Tied to Reinstating UNM Sports

    by Jason Scott February 2019

    Last year, the University of New Mexico board of regents voted unanimously to cut four athletics programs: men’s soccer, men’s and women’s skiing, and women’s beach volleyball.

  • Washington State Baseball Facility Met with Resistance

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    Washington State has approved a $10 million facility for its baseball program, but some at the school are now calling foul on how the new stadium will be funded.

  • Wisconsin Athletic Department Seeks $159M Budget

    by Andy Berg February 2019

    The University of Wisconsin-Madison athletics department is looking to secure a lot more for the coming fiscal year.

  • Ole Miss Reserve Fund Takes $16M Hit During Bowl Ban

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    How costly can a bowl ban be? The University of Mississippi reports that its athletic department reserve fund took a $16 million hit during the two years the Rebels football program was sidelined from post-season play.

  • Maryland's Big Ten Membership Not Lifting Football

    by Paul Steinbach February 2019

    The University of Maryland hoped membership in the Big Ten Conference would help elevate its football program, but that has not been the case.

  • Can Los Angeles Stadium Bring New Financing Model?

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    On schedule to be completed by 2020, the future home of the Los Angeles Rams and Chargers is three and a half times the size of Disneyland and twice as big as Vatican City. At a cost of well over $5 billion, the development includes a 70,240-seat stadium (with expanded capacity of 100,000 for special events) and a 6,000-seat performance center under one roof, surrounded by a 298-acre complex of office buildings, shops, restaurants, residential units, hotels and parks. A 250,000-square-foot West Coast headquarters for NFL Media and the NFL Network will be constructed on the site in stages.

  • New Mexico Democrats Offer $2M to Save Sports

    by Andy Berg January 2019

    The embattled University of New Mexico athletics department got some support from democratic state lawmakers who introduced legislation to hopefully save sports at the school that were on the cutting board.  

  • Report: Charter Planes Used More by Men’s Teams

    by Jason Scott January 2019

    When it comes to college sports, charter plane travel can be a major boon, allowing coaches to save time and fly exactly when needed.

  • U. of Wisconsin Merging Food Service, Concessions

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    The University of Wisconsin athletic department has opted to outsource its entire food-service business and place it in the hands of a single vendor.

  • UConn AD Says Deficit Won't Impact Capital Projects

    by Paul Steinbach January 2019

    The University of Connecticut, five years removed from winning both the NCAA men's and women's basketball tournaments, has reported a $40.5 million athletics budget deficit in 2018.