Trends in the Roles of College Athletic Directors

Steve Berkowitz and Jodi Upton of the USA Today recently featured an interesting article on collegiate athletic directors and their salaries, comparing them to CEOs of corporations.  (Also see their chart with the salaries of Division I athletic directors).  Both athletic directors featured, Mark Hollis of Michigan State and Dave Brandon of Michigan, have extensive […]

Another Coach Breaks the Rules, Receives Golden Parachute

Following the post “Three Million Reasons to Carefully Draft Coaching Contracts,” I came across an excellent article by John Gasaway of Basketball Prospectus, concerning the firing of the Indiana University Basketball Coach Kelvin Sampson.  Sampson, of course, was fired for essentially violating the same NCAA rules that he violated while head basketball coach at the […]