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Saturday Millionaires

How Winning Football Builds Winning Colleges

By Kristi Dosh

Last year Football Bowl Subdivision college football programs produced over $1 billion in net revenue. Record-breaking television contracts were announced. Despite the enormous revenue, college football is in upheaval. Schools are accused of throwing their academic mission aside to fund their football teams. The media and fans are beating the drum for athletes to be paid. And the conferences are being radically revised as schools search for TV money. Saturday Millionaires shows that schools are right to fund their football teams first; that athletes will never be paid like employees; how the media skews the financial facts; and why the TV deals are so important. It follows the money to the heart of college football and shows the real game being played, covering such areas as:



Myth #1: All Athletic Departments Are Created Equal

Myth #2: Supporting Football Means Degrading Academics

Myth #3: College Football Players Could Be Paid Like Employees

Myth #4: Football Coaches Are Overpaid

Myth #5: A Playoff Will Bring Equality to College Football

Myth #6: Only a Handful of Athletic Departments Are Self-Sustaining



The business of college football is unlike any other business. Saturday Millionaires takes you behind the scenes and teaches you how to understand the industry from the inside out, touching on such subjects as conference realignment, pay-for-play, conference television networks and where all those millions go at the end of the day.

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Publish Date

2013

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9781118386651


Format: Book
Author: Dosh, Kristi
Title: Saturday millionaires : how winning football builds winning colleges / Kristi Dosh.
Publisher Date: Nashville, Tennessee : Wiley, [2013]
Subject: Football -- Economic aspects -- United States. College sports -- Economic aspects -- United States Universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance
Isbn: 9781118386651 (hardback) 1118386655 (hardback)
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Call Number: 796.33263 Dos
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Bib Id: 446793

Format: Book
Author: Dosh, Kristi.
Title: Saturday millionaires : how winning football builds winning colleges / Kristi Dosh.
Publisher, Date: Nashville, Tennessee : Wiley, [2013]
Description: 156 pages ; 24 cm
Subjects: Football -- Economic aspects -- United States.
Subjects: College sports -- Economic aspects -- United States
Subjects: Universities and colleges -- United States -- Finance
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: Preface -- Introduction -- Chapter 1: Does Football Pay for Itself (Even if the School Pays for Football)? -- Chapter 2: Are Coaches Overpaid and Bowl Appearances Overrated? -- Chapter 3: Why Student Athletes Can Never Be Paid -- Chapter 4: Conference Realignment -- Chapter 5: Why AQs Should Form their Own Division -- Chapter 6: Call Them What You Want, but There Will Always be Non-AQs -- Chapter 7: What Makes a Good AD? Chapter 8: Why Notre Dame Grads Are Paying More for Cable So Indiana Grads Can Watch Their Team -- Chapter 9: What Has Football Done For Us? 8 Reasons Football Raises the University.
LCCN: 2013024461
ISBN: 9781118386651 (hardback)
ISBN: 1118386655 (hardback)
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