Chapter 6 Highlights

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Chapter 6 Highlights: Cost containment, then and now

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As the 2009 football season began, sports budget trims continued nationwide.

History is repeating itself as cost reduction efforts were undertaken by the NCAA in 1975 and again in 1990.

Budgets are being modestly cut, but there appear to have been few, if any, substantive changes to the way athletic programs do business.