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October 8, 2013

Game attendance drops as college football fans shun a bad deal


In this day of big-time, big-money athletics, it seems odd that universities are struggling with so many challenges. Whether it’s alums grumbling about higher prices or students looking for a better time, athletic directors should be learning that bigger doesn’t always make better. It’s simple: college football fans don’t need to look at the scoreboard to know they’re getting a bad deal.

Tom Lindley is a sports columnist for the CNHI News Service. Reach him at

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