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Gold Rush For College Sports Means Higher Salaries, More Peripheral Jobs

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The Washington Post reports "Since 2004, many athletic directors have seen their pay soar and have gone on hiring sprees, surrounding themselves with well-paid executives and small armies of support staffs to help their premier teams..."

College sports is a billion dollar industry, and millionaire coaches aren’t the only ones cashing in. Schools are giving increasingly-large salaries to administrators, and employees holding jobs that didn’t exist a few year ago.

For WOSU’s sports show After the Score, Steve Brown and Thomas Bradley spoke with Washington Post reporter Will Hobson, who recently wrote about the increase in college athletic spending.

Click the play button below to hear their conversation