Arizona coaches and AD receive contract perks ... in oil and gas?

Thursday May 29th, 2014
A wealthy donor could give Rich Rodriguez (right) incentive to remain in Tucson for years to come.
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It will be interesting to see whether other schools follow suit. If Mark Helfrich wins the Pac-12 at Oregon this year, would he be offered a small stake of Nike in lieu of more up-front cash? If Josh Pastner leads Memphis to the Final Four, could he command a piece of FedEx to stay? Pastner probably wouldn't get a crack at his alma mater, because Miller has 175,000 reasons to stay that could grow more valuable with each passing year.

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