What if next Rose Bowl is exclusively on Facebook?

Maybe not the next, but it could happen soon.

A recent story in the Sports Business Daily reports that the digital media companies have been working furiously to seal sports rights deals, so much so that it has “energized league executives” … because they see these deals as a way to keep rights fees high during the next round of media negotiations.

One has to assume the NCAA and college conferences are viewing it the same way.

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No more pistol offense in Fayetteville?

You can now carry a concealed handgun into an Arkansas public school — but some of you will have leave it outside if you’re going to the football game.

According to a story from CollegeFootballTalk.com, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed House Bill 1249 that will allow anyone to carry a concealed handgun into public buildings, but to a football game is a no-no because that’s a “sensitive area.”

How ironic that most people carry a concealed handgun near their sensitive areas.

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KU using seatbacks to get seats back

Kansas University, according to a recent article in the Sports Business Journal, has become the latest school to work with IMG College to offer its fans a seatback chair with the purchase of a football season ticket.

KU is hoping the partnership will help boost ticket sales. The Jayhawks program averaged just 25,828 fans in 50,071-seat Memorial Stadium last season.

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