Tag Archives: SCOB

Endowment shows commitment to School of Accountancy and students

October 3, 2018
By Clif Lusk

A pair of brothers has established an endowment in Troy University’s Sorrell College of Business.

Thomas (’81) and Stephen (’83) Bedsole have created the Bedsole Endowed School of Accountancy Fund to support activities that advance the School of Accountancy.

“Stephen and Thomas, and their CPA firms, are long supporters of our accounting program and our…

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Sports betting may not be ‘best bet’ in Alabama

September 19, 2018
By Daniel Sutter

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled last May that states could legalize sports betting.  New Jersey, Delaware, West Virginia and Mississippi have joined Nevada in offering legal sports betting, and about twenty other states have taken steps toward legalization.  Should Alabama join this crowd?

The size of the sports betting market is one argument in the…

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Economics and Aaron Rodgers’ New Contract

September 11, 2018
By Daniel Sutter

The Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers just signed a contract extension making him the NFL’s highest paid player.  Can economics make sense of athletes’ enormous salaries? And are such salaries justified?

Top athletes now make eight figure salaries; Mr. Rodgers’ four-year contract extension will pay at least $134 million, including $67 million before the end of…

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