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FAU Expert: Expanded Playoff Will Improve College Football
The College Football Playoff will look much different in 2024, rightly giving national championship aspirations to more teams and introducing a “March Madness” vibe to the traditional holiday season, according to a sports management expert at Florida Atlantic University.
FAU Expert: New NCAA Transfer Limitations are Essential
New NCAA legislation to limit student-athlete transfers was a necessary adjustment that will help improve the college sports landscape and ultimately benefit the players themselves, according to a sports management expert at Florida Atlantic University.
NIL Deal Could Be Game-changer for Amateur Athletes in Smaller Sports
A Clemson University lacrosse player’s landmark name, image and likeness (NIL) deal could be the catalyst for similar arrangements for amateur athletes who play non-revenue-generating sports, according to a sports management expert at Florida Atlantic University.
Shyra Johnson, MBA Sport Management Student: Among Nation's Youngest Sports Agents
Shyra Johnson made history by becoming one of the nation’s youngest certified sports agents when she passed the National Basketball Players Association’s Agent Certification Exam at just 21 years old.
FAU’s Sport Management MBA Ranked No. 11 Worldwide
Florida Atlantic University’s MBA in Sport Management program again improved its rankings among the world’s top 40 postgraduate sport management degrees. FAU improved to No. 11 worldwide for 2022 from No. 19 last year, according to SportBusiness, a London-based global intelligence service. Among U.S. schools, FAU jumped to No. 10 from 14. SportBusiness said the 11th annual rankings are based on two surveys, one by course officials and the other by alumni who graduated in 2019. In compiling the rankings, the company also worked with a seven-person advisory board.
Celebration of Life for Jim Riordan Set for April 28
The College of Business will hold a Celebration of Life on April 28 for Jim Riordan, Ph.D., who founded FAU’s MBA in Sport Management Program in 2000.