EXPANSIONMemo tells Big 12 officials to say expansion decision was unanimousThere’s a lot to be said for being on the same page, even if you’re not.
NON-EXPANSIONUConn compiled massive package for Big 12, touting academics and athleticsIt was a great presentation for a great candidate, but it was not to be.
NON-EXPANSIONUConn, others played for fools by the Big 12 Circus Freak ShowThe Big 12 said no to expansion, ending UConn's latest bid to move up to a spot in a Power Five conference.
REFORMSonny Vaccaro plans one last push against the NCAAClips eFlashThe indefatigable reformer just keeps moving forward.
PROTESTJohn Carlos: Protests and boycotts will change the worldThe 1968 Olympic bronze medalist says Colin Kaepernick is his hero because he has a blueprint for what will work.
COMPROMISEWhat really happened with LSU and FloridaThe inside story of what really happened with LSU and Florida.
BASKETBALLWith the season a month away, here's a quick primerThe roundball season is right around the corner.
COMEBACKWith new liver Savannah Rennie returns to Cal volleyball Savannah Rennie went from the Indiana University Transplant Center to the Cal hitting lines in a matter of four months.
COMPENSATIONWhat a swimmer thinks of student-athlete payA college swimmer articulates his objection to “the NCAA making incentives against a college education, or institutional greed bankrupting younger generations of their role models.”
P4PWhy the NCAA won't be paying college athletes anytime soonA pay-for-play model in college sports has a long way to go.
EXPANSIONSources: New wrinkle makes Big 12 expansion appear unlikelyNetworks might pay the Big 12 not to expand in order to eliminate the pro rata clause.
F40Forde-Yard Dash: 7 teams in position to make CFP without any helpForty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football (“Webfoot” jerseys burned separately in Eugene).
EXPENSESAs sports spending soars, programs scramble to keep upUNC-Charlotte’s addition of football drove expenses to rise by more than 75% between 2010 and 2014.
REFORMThe ROI of AthleticsSchools must consider fiscal conditions, the welfare of athletes, institutional impact, opportunity costs, and brand risks associated with athletics.
GENDER Big East’s Val Ackerman among female sports pioneers visiting the Vatican1st-ever Sport at the Service of Humanity conference was held at the Vatican last week.
FIRINGWhy big programs are firing coaches earlier in the season The trend of early firings has increased dramatically over the last four seasons, including 2016.
SCHEDULINGSEC commissioner wants LSU-Florida playedThe game may never happen if neither team is competing for a conference title game spot.
SUSTAINABILITYPac-12 hosts 1st conference-wide sustainability summitAnnouncement part of White House OSTP call to action to tackle climate through sports.
MOVEMENT?OU and TX could save the Big 12, but do they want to?The Big 12 is the smallest Power 5 league, and, ah, "psychologically disadvantaged."
SCHEDULESACC affirms current football scheduling modelIt coulda been a 9+1 or an 8+2, but it stayed at 8+1.
FB SCHEDULINGSyracuse AD Wildhack talks ACC FB schedulingSyracuse AD John Wildhack was pleased with the ACC's decision about scheduling requirements for football.
TITLE IXO'Bannon, Title IX, and Student-Athlete CompensationEven if the O’Bannon case had moved forward, it would have run into an insuperable obstacle--Title IX.
CFPChair: Houston has done all it can via schedulingThe CFP chair is impressed with how the Cougars have tested themselves.
TITLE IXWhy Baylor is the CFB selection committee's worst nightmareThe seemingly perpetual cycle of disturbing news about the Baptist university in Waco, Texas continues.
AMATEURISMCourt’s refusal to hear O’Bannon case leaves player-pay issue unsettledSupreme Court lets stand lower-court rulings allowing compensation up to full cost of attendance.