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College Athletics: Texas State loses money on athletic teams

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor
 
None of the 12 athletic teams at Texas State made a profit for the past two fiscal years based on budgetary documents that were released to the Daily Record through an open records request.
 
In fact, the Bobcats' football team, which posted a 7-5 campaign last season, actually operated at $3.27 million deficit during the 2015 fiscal year. 
 

College Athletics: Students subsidize the athletic department at Texas State

By JOE VOZZELLI
Sports Editor
 
So you’re a student at Texas State University, but you don’t go to any games.
 
You might be surprised to learn that you actually still support Texas State’s athletic department.
 
How so?
 
Well, every undergraduate and graduate (36,790 students for the 2014 fall semester) pays an athletic fee as part of their yearly tuition — regardless of whether they are sports fans or not. 
 

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