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Season-Ticket Holders Greatly Trim Georgia's Shortfall
Season-ticket holders opting out of football attendance in favor of donating to a COVID relief greatly reduced the University of Georgia's projected deficit.
February 18, 2021
Email Criticizes Stanford Bonuses Amid Sports Cuts
An anonymous athletic department staffer circulated an email critical of Stanford University's decision to award bonuses even as 11 sports have been eliminated.
February 8, 2021
HS Football Championship a Boon for Louisiana Parish
A Louisiana parish saw a big economic impact from its opportunity to host the Louisiana High School Athletic Association’s Prep Football Classic over a four-day period this past December.
February 2, 2021
University of Virginia Athletics Expects More Layoffs
The University of Virginia on Friday announced layoffs in its athletic department as part of measures to mitigate the financial impact of the pandemic.
February 1, 2021
Fans in Stands Key to Warriors' Revenue Projections
The financial impacts of COVID-19 continue to hit the athletics industry at all levels as Golden State Warriors owner Joe Lacob confirmed this week.
January 29, 2021
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NCAA Revenue Drops 50 Percent in 2020
The financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the NCAA is finally coming into view as a new audit reveals plummeting revenue for the association in 2020.
January 26, 2021
Auburn Manages Profit Despite Ongoing Pandemic
The Auburn University athletics department appears to have skirted any major financial impact from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
January 25, 2021
Indianapolis Expects $100M Boost from March Madness
Indianapolis is still projecting a $100 million economic boost from March Madness despite Marion County health officials refraining from a decision on whether fans will be allowed at the tournament.
January 8, 2021
Ohio State's Voluntary Pay Cut Savings Exceed $1M
Ohio State University will save more than $1 million after asking athletic department employees to take 5 percent pay reductions during the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 7, 2020
Central Florida Athletics Scrambles to Cover $12M Loss
The University of Central Florida athletics department is hoping that deferring a loan and increasing an existing credit line will help the department deal with expected losses in excess of $12 million.
November 20, 2020
Eight U. of Tennessee Football Staffers Reject Pay Cuts
Eight University of Tennessee football staff members have refused pay cuts as part of an effort to mitigate budget shortfalls brought on by the COVID pandemic.
November 16, 2020
William & Mary Reinstates Seven Varsity Sports
William & Mary is stepping back from a previous decision to eliminate seven men’s varsity sports, as the university now looks to take a phased approach that will allow for a gender equity review paired with exploration of alternative solutions leading to
November 6, 2020
Nine in 10 UTEP Athletics Employees Take Furloughs
The University of Texas at El Paso athletic department is expecting nearly 90 percent of its employees to furlough this fiscal year — some for half the year.
November 5, 2020
Football Alum Matt Purdy Tries to Save Hawkeye Sports
Having recorded three top-10 times in school history last season as a University of Iowa freshman swimmer, Ryan Purdy was prepared to captain the team as a sophomore. Then, suddenly, there was no team. One of four sports cut in August by the university, c
November 5, 2020
Arizona Eliminates 21 Full-Time Athletics Positions
The University of Arizona athletic department announced the elimination of 21 full-time positions as a cost-saving measure during the COVID-19 pandemic.
November 3, 2020
UConn Pays $250K to Settle Pay-Discrimination Case
The University of Connecticut paid nearly $250,000 total to seven female employees, including five in athletics, over pay disparities with male counterparts.
October 20, 2020
Iowa Has Paid $230K to Put COVID Athletes in Hotel
The University of Iowa athletic department has paid $230,000 to house COVID-positive student-athletes in hotels since June, even as the department cuts sports.
October 20, 2020
Badger Coaches Extend Voluntary Pay Cuts
The University of Wisconsin athletics department has released a cost-reduction plan that involves extending voluntary pay cuts for top coaches at the school.
October 16, 2020
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Stadium & Arena
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