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Bret Bielema

Massive Coaching Salaries Are Justified

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 02.09.2013 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

The move by Bret Bielema to accept a higher paying job at the University of Arkansas weeks before his team is slated to play in the Rose Bowl raises an age-old question: Are massive football and basketball salaries for coaches at institutions of higher learning justified?

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Len Berman | Posted 02.04.2013 | New York
Len Berman

So the Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema up and left to coach at Arkansas. Didn't matter that he signed a contract extension at Wisconsin through 2016. Doesn't matter that if Wisconsin's football players want to go play for Arkansas they'd have to sit out a year.

Wisconsin Coach Leaves For Arkansas

AP | KURT VOIGT | Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Bret Bielema watched from afar in April as Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long handled the difficult circumstances surroun...

REPORT: Arkansas Lands New Coach

AP | KURT VOIGT | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Bret Bielema is taking his brand of power football to Arkansas, leaving Wisconsin after seven seasons. Arkansas released a...

Wisconsin Coach Not Surprised By Wilson

AP | Posted 10.27.2012 | Sports

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Some people might be surprised that rookie Russell Wilson is the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback. His college coach isn'...