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Analysis: Women's college outdoor track grosses $32.3 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: Men's college outdoor track grosses $31.2 million

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Southern California men's outdoor track tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $900,000 – or $32,149 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College women's golf grosses $146 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Baylor University women's golf tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting nearly $1.2 million – or $90,955 per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College baseball grosses $684 million

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Louisiana State University baseball tops the list of highest grossing programs, reporting more than $6.4 million – or $182,464 per athlete – in 2016, followed by Florida State University ($6 million), Vanderbilt ($5.9 million), UT Austin ($7 million) and University of Mississippi ($5 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

114,405 U.S. borrowers in default on student loans from private, nonprofit schools

From Higher Education Tribune

Everest University in Florida, Liberty University in Virginia, and International American University of Puerto Rico - Aguadilla Campus reported the largest share of borrowers from private, nonprofit institutions who defaulted on school loans they started repaying in 2014, according to the latest disclosure from the U.S. Department of Education.

Analysis: College athletics grossed $31,832 per athlete in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Georgia grossed $352,349 per athlete in 2016 – the highest of all athletic programs that year, followed by University of Texas at Austin ($346,947 per athlete) and Louisiana State University ($315,988 per athlete), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College sports raked in $18.1 billion in 2016

From Higher Education Tribune

University of Texas at Austin grossed $207 million in 2016, making it the highest-grossing college sports program that year, followed by Ohio State University ($176 million) and University of Alabama ($174 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College women's basketball grosses $903 million

From Higher Education Tribune

Stanford women's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with more than $21 million – or $1.5 million per athlete – in 2016, followed by UConn ($9 million), Baylor ($7.6 million), Florida State ($7 million) and Vanderbilt ($5.2 million), according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Analysis: College men's basketball grosses $2 billion

From Higher Education Tribune

Though excluded from the NCAA tournament, University of Louisville men's basketball tops the list of highest grossing programs with nearly $44 million – or $2.9 million per athlete – in 2016, according to a Higher Education Tribune analysis of the latest federal data.

Saltwater anglers welcome move to change federal quota rules

Saltwalter anglers operating in federally controlled waters are warmly welcoming moves in Congress to change the way fish stocks are managed and assessed.

McGlinchey Stafford’s Florida arm gains Negrin, Hartsell

The Florida branch of law firm McGlinchey Stafford PLLC recently revealed the addition of two new attorneys, Dorothy “Doris” Negrin and Gabriel Hartsell, for its Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville offices, respectively.

Sarofsky accepts position with McGlinchey Stafford’s Florida hub

National firm McGlinchey Stafford PLLC today announced that Mahra Sarofsky has joined its Fort Lauderdale office to serve as “Of Counsel” for commercial litigation work based on her expertise in real estate, credit and bankruptcy matters.

First National Bankers Bank finalizes merger with Independent Bankers' Bank of Florida

First National Bankers Bank (FNBB) announced Sept. 25 that it has completed its merger with Independent Bankers' Bank of Florida (IBB), expanding its footprint and increasing its customer base across the Gulf South.

First National Bankers Bank, Independent Bankers' Bank of Florida complete merger

First National Bankers Bank said late last week that it has completed its merger with Independent Bankers' Bank of Florida, based in Lake Mary, Florida, expanding its footprint and increasing its customer base across the Gulf South. Independent Bankers' Bank of Florida is a state-chartered bank providing credit, investment and payment services for community-based financial institutions.

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