Football head coach Jeff Hafley and former basketball head coach Jim Christian were the highest-paid employees at Boston College for the 2021 fiscal year (FY21), according to the annual 990 tax filings. Hafley earned $2,938,035 and Christian—who was fired in February 2021 after six and a half years at BC—earned $1,428,053.
The Hidden Revenue Behind Non-Revenue Sports
With COVID-19 forcing administrations to re-evaluate their athletics budgets, schools like Dartmouth are making the hard choice to cut non-revenue sports like its swimming and diving team. Amid the uncertainty, it is important to appreciate the hidden value non-revenue sports bring to both schools and their athletes.
The Week in Photos: 1/21 – 1/26
This week, The Heights covered the men’s and women’s hockey games, a men’s basketball victory, a play, and Art After Dark. Here’s the week summed up in photos.
NCAA Proposal to Pay College Athletes Crafted to Buy NCAA Time, Not to Implement Significant Change
The NCAA’s top decision-makers voted unanimously on Tuesday that the association would start to consider modifying its rule that currently exempts student-athletes from profiting on the commercial use of their identity. The NCAA is starting the process of providing student-athletes “the opportunity to benefit from the use of their name, image and likeness in a…
Men’s Basketball Team to Host Annual Run for Cancer
BC men’s basketball is partnering with Coaches vs. Cancer to host its sixth annual 5K run to raise money for cancer patients.
BC Athletics to Drop “News” From Twitter Handles
Beginning on Friday, BC Athletics’s antiquated four primary Twitter accounts will now each have a fresh, new handle.
A Year in Boston College Athletics, 2015-16
It’s been 428 long games, plus countless meets, but our time covering Boston College Athletics has come to an end for this year. Here are our stories from 2015-16.
For New BC Women’s Club Basketball Team, a Shot at a National Title
The new women’s club basketball team has become a formidable force on the court to compete in national championships.