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Navigating Sports Business

Oct 26, 2022

Mississippi State Head Football Coach, Mike Leach, shares an ambitious plan for a two-tiered college football system:

  • Tier 1 = retain traditional amateurism, and student-athletes that play out their eligibility at one school receive a $150,000 bonus upon graduation.
  • Tier 2 = full on professionalism, with players being...

Oct 19, 2022

Ben Abbott - Ph.D scientist and Assistant Professor of Ecosystem Ecology at BYU - joins the show for a special episode as he shares facts behind climate change, and how the sports industry is already being impacted.


As a close friend to AJ, they discuss what we can do as an industry, and as individuals to work...

Oct 12, 2022

Kevin Warren - Commissioner of the Big Ten - highlights the recent work of the Big Ten's Equality coalition.


This summer, the coalition's Big Life Series provided 100 student athletes with the chance to travel to Selma and Montgomery, Alabama, engaging in an educational opportunity to develop their breadth of...

Oct 5, 2022

Patti Phillips - CEO of Women Leaders in College Sports - shares some interesting statistics on diversity in college sports, and what she and her organization are doing to improve those numbers.


She and AJ discuss the factors that lead to hiring decisions at the Athletic Director level, and the cultural biases that...