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Media should routinely report coaches' bonuses for winning NCAA games

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by John Affleck, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. John Affleck

    John Affleck New Member

  2. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Hey, put it in the box score!
  3. Twirling Time

    Twirling Time Well-Known Member

    Just get a copy of the coach's contract and look it up. Easy peasy.

    Might be worth a notebook item at best. I highly doubt that Jane Public will clutch her pearls over it.
  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Related to it, I was kinda glad LSU refused to play in a postseason tournament. Prestige of the NIT aside, it's not like the players are getting paid anything extra for playing in it..
  5. Big Circus

    Big Circus Well-Known Member


    Let’s Appreciate What Ben Simmons Just Pulled Off
    Donnie in his element likes this.
  6. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I love it when the whole system can be mocked.

    That being said, players in Simmons's shoes really should take a couple of business classes during their half-year of schooling, just to help them make their money work for them.
  7. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Yeah, I'm sure Ben Simmons will get tons out of a class involving compound interest and derivatives.
  8. TigerVols

    TigerVols Well-Known Member

  9. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    TV, wouldn't that dovetail with when they started getting sued for all the money they weren't giving athletes?
  10. SFIND

    SFIND Active Member

    Maybe they're being audited.
    SpeedTchr likes this.
  11. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    Say hi to Ben and Casey.
  12. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Yeah. Not sure what he meant by "the last year for which the NCAA has posted audited numbers on its website."

    But their audited financial statement for their fiscal year that ended August, 2015 is on their website (it shows revenue of about $912 million):

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