EQUALITYWhat's Karl Marx Doing In These Arguments Against College Athlete Pay? Clips Guest CommentaryOur guest author invokes the Marxian equality model to make his argument that a double standard is being made regarding recent statements about the “effort” being made by football players relative to say, swimmers.
THE FAN EXPERIENCENew York Times article features DaktronicsClips eFlashDaktronics plays outsized role as giant scoreboards proliferate.
MEDIASEC Network 5th Most Lucrative Sports Channel In Country?Clips eFlashThe SEC-ESPN joint venture might bring in $700 million in its first year.
MKTGWhy does Syracuse's break-up with IMG matter? A look at multimedia rights and college football Syracuse's multimedia rights negotiations could play just as big a role in SU's national football relevance as any decision head coach Scott Shafer makes.
SUBSTANCE ABUSERates of excessive drinking among student-athletes fallingNCAA substance use study shows fewer student-athletes drinking heavily, but more are using prescription painkillers and ADHD meds.
RE-DOReopening NCAA Investigations Rare but Not Unprecedented At ACC Media Days, the reopened investigation into UNC's academic scandal was discussed. Musing and ruminating ensued.
DIRECTBig 12's Bowlsby rips NCAA enforcement, says 'cheating pays' The commissioner is as unsubtle as a person can be, leaving no doubt where he stands.
SCHEDULINGNon-Power 5 leaders fight back Maybe the head-on approach is not the best approach?
GOVERNANCEIs It Time for a National Sports Commission? Clips Guest Commentary“Sports policies and operational decisions turned out by . . . autocratic power brokers usually reflect win-at-all-costs (WAAC) and profit-at-all-costs (PAAC) mentalities and aren't always in the best interests of participants, fans or the games themselves.”
SPORTS LAW5 Plaintiffs Reach Agreement With UConn in Sexual-Assault Lawsuit University officials announced a $1.3-million settlement for a federal lawsuit filed by five female undergraduates who said that it had mishandled their complaints of sexual assault.
LEADERSHIPSunday NY Times’ 7,100 word feature about former Penn State President Graham Spanier A rush to judgment? An unreasonable expectation to know everything? An NCAA jurisdictional over-stretch? You decide.
P4PPutting a value on student-athletes Here’s a semi-scholarly analysis on which student-athletes might be paid, and how much.
AUTONOMYBig 5 Autonomy moves forwardClips eFlashD1 Steering Committee green lights governance overhaul; Aug. 7 Board vote next.
O'BANNONO'Bannon, NCAA await judge's rulingDetermining the NCAA's control of the marketplace and players' piece of the pie.
FAN EXPERIENCEWhy College Football Is Studying Major League Soccer To Fix Its Mysterious Attendance Woes, the Sport Looks Far Afield—to Professional Soccer
FOOTBALLColleges and Universities Continue Adding Football Teams in 2014 Seven new schools will take the gridiron in the fall, increasing the number of schools offering football to 767.
MEDIASports Rights Behind Fox's Bid For Time Warner?Fox is big, but can get much bigger with expanded sports properties.
PARITYSEC imbalance When will the West's dominance over the East end?
COACHESSouth Carolina's energetic Spurrier still on top of his game -- and winning The second-oldest head coach (69) at a BCS school pranced around the SEC Media Days “like an elf on Five-Hour Energy.”
OBJECTIVITYSEC enters new world How will the conference cover itself on its own TV channel?
MEDIAWhat you’ve been waiting for?... June stats for online sports entities. Yeah, ESPN and Yahoo Sports and Bleacher Report did well, but Clips [Yes, Clips!] finally made the list. Sorta.
ACADEMICSProfessor blasts UNC and its athletic heroes in defense of Rashad McCants Professor muses on the machinations of the alleged instances of academic fraud at Chapel Hill.
MEDIAESPN makes a bet on Paul Finebaum The formerly notorious media personality has—improbably, successfully—upgraded his reach from a dozen southeastern states to the entire USA.
CFPFour critical questions that will determine the 2014 CFB Playoff It's a new era in college football, and with it comes a slew of new questions.
SALARIESDetails on salaries of Stanford and Northwestern FB coaches revealed Federal tax returns have revealed comprehensive compensation info for David Shaw and Pat Fitzgerald.