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Jack Ford, CBS News Legal Analyst, on Gambling and College Athletics

How colleges and universities leverage their sales inventory while creating support across campus is crucial in today’s environment. In this edition of Conversations on College Athletics, Trip Durham and Dan Migala have a very open discussion about sales creativity, sponsorship trends, and the notion that none of us should ever settle.

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Why Communications Staffs May Be Significantly Impacted By Sports Gambling

A condition of conference membership requires schools to license their rights to the conference, which distributes revenue equally among member institutions, and should, in theory, benefit the schools. But women’s gymnastics and men’s lacrosse are both niche sports which enjoy large, loyal fan affinity and an increasing number of youth athletes. Imagine a situation where niche sports content is delivered directly to a growing market in places where the market and enthusiastic fan bases exist.

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The Power Of Social Media: Pitt’s Lyke & SM2’s Cecil

ADU visits with Anton Goff of St. John's, and Lenny Kaplan, of NJIT about developing a fan base in crowded markets such as New York and New Jersey.

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From The Chair Hosted By Mike Hamilton: Arkansas’ Hunter Yurachek

In this episode of From the Chair, host Mike Hamilton speaks with Joe Hamilton, Director of Athletics at Colorado State University. Hamilton talks about the benefit of having a new on-campus stadium. CSU decided to build on-campus as opposed to renovating the existing stadium which was located four miles off-campus. Hamilton discusses how this decision and execution has brought a new energy on campus. The conversation also touches on his leadership influences, the importance of detaching every once in while, and who he follows on Twitter.

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2017-2018 FBS Athletics Directors’ Compensation Survey

We reviewed all current forms of compensation for the athletic directors at National Collegiate Athletic Association member institutions of the Football Bowl Subdivision (“FBS”).[1] We analyzed these employment agreements and related documents (the, “Contracts”), which were obtained in partnership with USAToday, and created a sortable database of primary compensation (click here to view the FBS

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Experts’ Roundtable: Baseball Sport Administrators

In general, a Chief of Staff provides a buffer between a Chief Executive and that executive's direct-reporting team. The Chief of Staff generally works behind the scenes to solve problems, mediate disputes, and deal with issues before they bubble up to the Chief Executive. In this Experts' Roundtable, ADU reached out to a few who serve in the unique position of Chief of Staff to find out about the intricacies of holding such a title. This includes insight from the athletics department view, perspective from a president's office, and thoughts from someone who serves in the role within a football office.