Investigating the business of college athletics: Indianapolis
Pulitzer winner Buzz Bissinger headlined this free workshop on how to dig into the finances of your local colleges’ athletic programs. Bissinger, the best-selling author of ‘Shooting Stars,’ ‘Friday Night Lights’ and ’3 Nights in August,’ offered tips on how to turn the numbers of college sports into a compelling narrative.
Here is a link to the video recording of our March 10 workshop on
VIDEO: Investigating the Business of College Athletics
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