American Family Insurance to replace Miller Brewing Co. as naming rights sponsor for Brewers stadium

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel–American Family Insurance will replace Miller Brewing as the naming rights sponsor for the Milwaukee Brewers stadium starting in 2021. The 15-year deal was announced by the Brewers and Madison-based American Family in a Miller Park news conference Tuesday afternoon. The financial terms will not be made public, and the new name for the […]

Little, JJL Motorsports Head to Homestead

Speedway Digest–On the heels of their fifth top-10 finish of the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season, Jesse Little and JJL Motorsports head to Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway, site of Friday night’s season-finale looking to end their season – the same way it started, with a top-10 finish in its Skuttle Tight Ford F-150. […]

A Story to Tell: Taking the National Stage

Athletics Administration Magazine – Armed with a soon-to-be NFL first round draft pick at QB, the Wyoming football program entered last season with high expectations, both on and off the field. The national spotlight was about to shine brightly on the University of Wyoming, and the Athletics Department in Laramie was in need of a […]

What will Josh Allen’s NFL career mean for Wyoming? Let’s look at some of his small-school predecessors

Earlier this year, Wyoming assistant football coach Mike Bath received a text from Ben Roethlisberger. Bath, a onetime college teammate of the veteran Steelers quarterback, had been quoted in a Cleveland Plain Dealer article comparing Roethlisberger to Josh Allen, the Wyoming quarterback Cleveland was then considering with its first overall pick in April’s NFL Draft. […]

Allen’s high profile was a boon for UW

by Lew Freedman of Cody Enterprise Who wouldn’t want a $159 million free gift? The debate over the compatibility of the mission of colleges educating their students balanced with the value of intercollegiate athletics has pretty much gone on for a century or more. Is it worth it? That has long been a question that […]

Study: Wyoming Cowboys Football exposure nets nearly $160 million

by Scott Breen of MontanaSports.com University of Wyoming Football generated a phenomenal amount of excitement and national exposure throughout this past year. As a part of that national exposure, the media exposure associated with Wyoming Football has been valued at over $159 million for the period from Aug. 1, 2017 through May 14, 2018. Joyce […]

Study values UW football’s media exposure at more than $159 million

Star-Tribune: University of Wyoming football generated media exposure valued at over $159 million for the period from Aug. 1, 2017 through May 14, 2018, according to the final results of a UW-commissioned study. Wyoming football received an inordinate amount of media attention last season because of quarterback Josh Allen, who in April became the highest-drafted […]

Transfer issue goes much deeper than UM’s Shea Patterson case

by Angelique S. Chengelis of The Detroit News Shea Patterson transferred to Michigan from Ole Miss, currently under NCAA probation that includes a two-year bowl ban, in December. It is now late April and while a decision from the NCAA regarding his appeal for immediate eligibility appears imminent, this lengthy saga has drawn attention to […]