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The Sports Archives – The Money in College Sports!

College sports is more than just weekend entertainment. College sports is a big business that keeps growing every year. NCAA Division 1-A alone brought in more than $6 billion in revenue in 2010. That’s more money than the GDP of … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – How Did Player’s Names on Football Jerseys Come About?

Have you ever wondered how the idea of placing a player’s name on the back of a football jersey came about?  It is no stretch of the imagination to find out that television had something to do with it. Evidently, … Continue reading

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The Sports Archives – The Business of College Sports

Despite its stated purpose as an amateur endeavor, the world of college sports is run incredibly similarly to a big business. The score of college sports is littered with multimillion dollar television contracts, monumental coach salaries, and even billions of … Continue reading

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