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Selling Alcohol at College Sporting Events Makes Sense and Cents

Published by on May 22, 2013

College kids drink. It's a fact of life and no law will ever change that. Despite this fact, the NCAA and many states, cities and counties around the country have rules and regulations regarding the sale of alcohol at collegiate sporting events. Some of these rules are imposed by the schools themselves.

Why?

I don't understand limiting the revenue you could generate in college sports, especially when we see so many sports being cut around the country in the name of saving a few dollars. Collegiate sports are part of the fabric of our nation. When it comes down to a choice between cutting a sport or looking for ways to increase the revenue the sport generates, there shouldn't any question about what to do. Every opportunity to save the sport should be considered, including serving alcohol.

One sport that could use alcohol sales in order to boost both attendance and revenue is college baseball. If you look at one of the most recent NCAA Baseball Attendance reports, you'll see that 19 of the top 20 schools play in warm weather climates. You'll also notice no Big Ten school...

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