college football http://wlrn.org en Canes Marketing Encourages Fans To "Go To Fewer Games" http://wlrn.org/post/canes-marketing-encourages-fans-go-fewer-games <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The University of Miami Hurricanes have had trouble filling Sun Life Stadium in the past. It is far away from campus, and attendance often does not fill even the lower bowl.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">So the marketing team at the athletics department tried something a little unconventional: They created <a href="http://caneswatch.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2014/06/06/in-new-ad-miami-hurricanes-tell-fans-to-go-to-fewer-games/" target="_blank">an ad calling on fans to "GO TO FEWER GAMES."</a></span></p> Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:00:17 +0000 Carla Javier 34301 at http://wlrn.org Canes Marketing Encourages Fans To "Go To Fewer Games" When Florida Broke The Color Barrier In College Football http://wlrn.org/post/when-florida-broke-color-barrier-college-football <p>If college football, &nbsp;desegregation and civil rights sound like an unlikely triple option play to you, it certainly didn&rsquo;t to Samuel G. Freedman.</p><p>Freedman has written the book <em>Breaking the Line,</em> which lays out a both tumultuous and triumphant time, when college football became the catalyst for integrating both the sport and the colleges themselves.</p><p>The year was 1967, when Florida A&amp;M University and Grambling College of Louisiana played for what was known as the black college championship.</p> Fri, 04 Oct 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Kelley Mitchell 21595 at http://wlrn.org When Florida Broke The Color Barrier In College Football