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Klarinet Archive - Posting 001379.txt from 1998/04

From: Bill Hausmann <bhausman@-----.com>
Subj: Re: budget cutbacks
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 1998 23:25:17 -0400

At 09:26 PM 4/23/98 -0500, Roger Garrett wrote:
>On Thu, 23 Apr 1998, Bill Hausmann wrote:
>> At the college level, it is my understanding that only the University of
>> Notre Dame actually MAKES money with its football program (not including
>> alumni contributions which may arise indirectly from it).
>
>You've gotta be kidding Bill.....this has been standard knowledge for
>years....and completely on the up and up! A Bowl Game alone brings a
>tremendous amount of revenue to a university. All the top rated schools
>in athletics make big money.....I mean BIG BIG money.
>
Yes, but they SPEND big money, too! Take away that bowl revenue and they
are in the hole for the year! Notre Dame makes money even without a bowl
bid (TV contract, licensing on a NATIONAL level, etc., you know). A bowl
game means more funding for academic scholarships, etc.

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