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The Rising Tide: Why and How Cobranded Group Licensing Works

OneTeam Partners Senior Vice President of Licensing Malaika Underwood writes on the benefits and implementation of group licensing in the NIL era.

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How Much Money Can An Expanded College Football Playoff Generate?

AthleticDirectorU and Navigate present financial projections for an expanded 12-team College Football Playoff (CFP).

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Shifting College Sports Landscape May Bring End To US Olympic Dominance

Arkansas professor Dittmore analyzes the impact of the shifting college athletics landscape on the US Olympic model and offers ideas on how the USOPC and NCAA can work together to their mutual benefit.

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An Analysis Of College Basketball and Football Coaching Hires

Football and basketball coaching changes are heavily analyzed and scrutinized due to their impact on a school's financial trajectory. In 2020-21, the average salary for FBS head coaches was $2.7 million while 36 men’s basketball head coaches reportedly made at least $2.7 million in total pay.

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2021 Autonomy 5 Baseball Head Coach Compensation Survey

WME's Bob Lattinville reviewed all forms of 2021 compensation for the head baseball coaches at Autonomy 5 institutions. The review included coaches’ employment agreements and related documents. In conjunction with this analysis, the research considered applicable biographical and performance data.

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From Philly, With Love: Maisha Kelly Comes Home

As the leader of the Dragons, my philosophy will be simple - We don’t have an opportunity to help others in our community, but rather the obligation.

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College Athletic Leaders Want Independent Football Oversight

AthleticDirectorU & Qualtrics surveyed executive leaders across the FBS landscape on if an independent leadership model would better serve the collective interests of the subdivision.

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College Athletics Individual Team Social Media Rankings

With the ever-growing impact of social media, here are the teams that are excelling on social in their respective sports.

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NCAA Leadership Survey: Spring 2021

AthleticDirectorU and Athlete Viewpoint surveyed Division I athletic directors and commissioners on a number of topics and the state of the association.

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The Path To The Collegiate Esports National Championship

Ahead of the 2021 Collegiate Esports National Championship, a look at the different models for successful Esports programs.

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An Examination of Identity Roles and Transition of Graduate Student-Athletes

An academic perspective on the transition for graduate student-athletes, the identity-balance and applications for administrators, students, academic advisors and more.

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Characteristics Of A Successful Division I Athlete-Specific Leadership Program

An examination of the facets of successful athlete-specific leadership programs, how to track their impact on student-athletes and measuring the improvement of participants.