BUDGETSCutting Everything … Except Athletics Some Wright State faculty members wonder why the university’s athletics budget is protected, but nothing else is.
COMPENSATIONCollege ADs Are Busy Limiting Athlete Pay as Their Own Salaries SkyrocketClips eFlashThe gaps between the haves and nots continues to grow.
NLIChris Spielman's lawsuit against Ohio State could set monumental precedentClips eFlash Former All-America linebacker Chris Spielman's lawsuit against Ohio State and licensing partner IMG College may induce dozens of similar cases. SI's legal expert explains.
COACHINGKevin Sumlin knows real pressure, and being on Texas A&M's hot seat ain't itThe Aggies' AD may have put Sumlin on the hot seat, but he's not too worried about it.
PROWESSMove over SEC, there's a new glamour division in college footballThe ACC Atlantic is the only division that has the defending national champion (Clemson), the defending Heisman Trophy winner (Louisville’s Lamar Jackson) and a preseason top-two team (Florida State).
SEXUAL ASSAULTSDeVos Hints at Changes in Title IX Enforcement Education secretary, after day of meetings on campus sex assaults, says that “many things are not working well.” Advocates fear she will loosen requirements of colleges.
DRAMANutt versus Ole Miss: He said they saidAn especially accusatory lawsuit was served at the beginning of the SEC Media Days. Brilliant!
LAWSUITThe timing of the Nutt-Ole Miss lawsuit was brilliantDespite numerous story lines swirling arounds at the SEC Media Days, there was plenty of discussion of the outa nowhere lawsuit.
MEDIATop 20 most watched sporting events in the US. . . . . for the first half of 2017.
LEADERSHIPWVU’s Gee remains staunch on Baylor, Big 12 issues WVU president spoke where the fire is hottest: Baylor’s flagship radio station, ESPN Central Texas.
SPONSORSHIPForget Texas and Corona. Here are the perfect alcohol pairings for college football programsHere are some other matches that make sense.
LISTS30 bucket list items college football fans need to experienceThere's always room for discussion and disagreement, but here's a list as credible as any.
COACHINGClemson, Cal leading the way in career training Clips eFlashA number of Clemson coaches are shifting their focus to a different sales pitch to lure football players.
THE FIRSTLocker Room Talk: First day of NBA free agency should be called Big O DayOscar Robertson is the reason today’s players can choose where to play and make megamillions.
CONFERENCESDonna DeMarco named COO at American Athletic ConferenceDeMarco has been responsible for the day-to-day management of the AAC office and is the primary liaison and administrator to its 13 member institutions.
RECRUITINGNational recruiting service settles deceptive claims suit in New York National Scouting Report, was alleged to "contain false claims about the success of their recruiting programs."
HIRINGFiguring out what's next for Matta, Crean, JT3 and moreFiguring out what's next for Matta, Crean, JT3 and more Once laudable coaches get fired every spring.
RANKINGSOhio State captures the men's Capital One Cup The Capital One Cup is awarded to each of the best men's and women's D1 programs in the country.
CONCUSSIONSWhy does it seem like nobody cares about female concussions?Clips eFlashWhen it comes to looking deeper into the experience of concussions among female athletes specifically, researchers for the most part have been uninterested, unwilling or unfunded.
GEARMonmouth Begins Partnership with Under ArmourUnder Armour will provide uniforms for all 23 D1 sports, with 567 student-athletes plus coaches and staff.
LITIGATIONLast-ditch effort to reframe Joe Paterno's legacy fizzles out The high-profile lawsuit was billed as the family fighting back against a rush to judgment that had cost Paterno his job.
MEDIATraining camp is in the eye of the beholder. Bring it on. Much has changed, from a media standpoint, since I started watching football practice in earnest.
MEDIAOnline media, according to Clay Travis (and Nick Infante too)Clips eFlashFrom Clay Travis of Outkick the Coverage comes a burst of profound thoughts about the state of online journalism in his "Is Sportswriting Dead?" article.
MEDIASBJ article about the good and bad of ESPNClips eFlashThe uninterrupted rise of ESPN (The Worldwide Leader of Sports) has been interrupted.
T9Nine Questions about Title IX with Debbie YowOne of the most successful female Power 5 ADs talks about the 45th anniversary of Title IX.