HIRINGWest Virginia’s Oliver Luck to join NCAA staff This is a big hire for a big job.
FIRINGMichigan marketing guy resigns, supposedly for “infinity and power” remarkSaying the wrong thing at the wrong time can have devastating consequences.
FACILITIESOle Miss Releases Vaught-Hemingway Expansion PlansSeating capacity will rise to 64,038 in 2016.
FIRE/HIREMost/least disappointing coach changes rankedThose fertile minds at Deadspin have spent a lot of time analyzing which coach changes have panned out. And which haven’t.
HAVES/NOTSA (Football) Tale of 2 UniversitiesClips Guest CommentaryThe guest authors describe administrators "feeling the necessity to spend ever more funds on high coaches’ salaries and fancy facilities lest they suffer athletic humiliation and the wrath of irate alumni and fans."
ACADEMICSUT Announces Creation of the Center for Sports Leadership and InnovationThe center was created “to leverage our stature as a premier research and sports institution and enhance the character development of young student-athletes.”
ACADEMICSDoing the Coach a Favor What seemed to be a gray area turned out to be black & white.
AD REPORTSyracuse athletic director Daryl Gross' impact on basketball through 10 yearsThe basketball program at Syracuse hasn't changed much during Daryl Gross' 10 years as athletic director. It just keeps winning. ￼
FANSCollege football attendance: Home crowds drop to lowest in 14 years Home/barroom giant screens, lack of connectivity, noon games, night games, guarantee games . . . whatever the reasons, there are less fans in stadiums.
IVYIvy League gaining attention by being competitive in non-conference games There is no conference tournament, and the NCAA bid goes to the team standing tallest after the regular season.
REFORMThe 2014 Influence List Of the nine influencers selected by the Chronicle of Higher Education, two were singled out for making their mark in college sports.
SALARIESFootball Assistant Coach salaries From the numbers-oriented people at USA Today comes a monster ranking of 1,168 D1 assistant football coaches.
SBJ FORUMIMG SportsBusiness Journal Intercollegiate Athletics Forum Clips Eyewitness Report Here's our we-were-there, fly-on-wall reportage of the 13th annual Forum.
AWARDSNational Football Foundation Awards BanquetClips Eyewitness Report The biggest amateur football event of the year is an overload of tributes, superlatives and recognition.
TECHDartmouth Athletics Partners with SportsBoard to Streamline DP2Dartmouth is starting with SportsBoard’s revolutionary mobile player assessment solution for recruiting, season, camps, and strength & conditioning.
FANDOMSportsmanship — a love of the gameClips Guest CommentaryOur guest author writes about “a respect one athlete has for another,” a respect that one true fan has for another, win or lose.
CONTRACTSCoaching Carousel 101: Negotiating College Coaching Contracts An expert in the field highlights some of the key areas of focus that coaches and their representatives should be mindful of when drafting an agreement with a university.
NCAAThe NCAA has turned into an organization that deserves the 'death penalty'Clips Guest CommentaryOur guest author, a member of the Penn State Board of Trustees for 33 years, describes "what seems to be bullying, bluster, and bluffing and possibly outright lies" by NCAA officials to exact an agreement from a then-new Penn State president.
REVSCollege football has become a growth industry in Mississippi Clips Guest CommentaryOur guest author makes the point that Ole Miss and Mississippi State “cause a lot of money to be moved around,” and that movement boosts the state’s level of economic vitality.
SALARIES36 Presidents of private colleges earned over $1M in 2012Although not quite in the same compensation stratosphere as coaches, some private school presidents are orbiting pretty well.
NCAAWho can fix college sports? NCAA seems to think the same people who broke them Clips Guest CommentaryOur guest author has little faith in the fox-in-henhouse eventuality of NCAA governance.
SUSTAINABILITYCheer UAB's courageous leadership in exiting football Clips Guest CommentaryOur guest author offers his take on the first termination of a D1-A football program in almost 20 years.
GAME PREPHotel lodging for home games is a necessity in big-time football Keeping an eye on players is almost as important as drills and conditioning. And a lot more expensive.
DRINKING4 Campuses Respond to Risky Drinking Part 3 in a series on college drinking.
EYEWITNESSThe SEC Championship Weekend as experienced by the son of the Clips Editor (faux)Clips Eyewitness Report Yes, my son did go to the game, and yes, my son is a very accomplished writer, but no, he did not write a Clips Eyewitness Report. So I wrote it for him.