SIZEFuture of College Football: Baylor wins with innovation, 400-pound TELaquan McGowan’s body fat is 35%, he runs a 5.32 in the 40 and muscles up 41 reps on the bench at 225 pounds.
RECRUITINGAnalyzing the transfer & commitment patterns of top 100 recruitsTransfers, commits and decommits have been exactingly quantified by researchers at Sports Illustrated.
BK COACHINGAnalyzing the movement of coaches and assistants across college hoopsD1 roster instability is not solely a player issue; coaches move frequently as well.
MEDIADisney CEO: "Inevitable" that ESPN will get unbundledClips eFlashDisney CEO Bob Iger said ESPN will peel away from the traditional pay TV bundle. He said, “I think ESPN becomes a business sold directly to the consumers.”
SANCTIONSThe Ghost of Reggie Bush: Looking Back 10 Years LaterThe surprising thing about doing a deep dive on Reggie Bush’s Heisman season is how shallow the water is.
MEDIA DAYSHas the Pac-12 passed the SEC as college football's top conference?At the Pac-12 football media days, the packets of SPF 30 sunblock made available to attendees could also double as protection from the optimism.
STEROIDSMLB Steroid Users Should Lose A Third Of Their StatsThis Cooperstown time of year brings on renewed, uh, skepticism of hitting records achieved during baseball’s “steroid era.”
RECRUITINGBest opportunities outside of team sportsThere are now more than 350 educational programs training tomorrow’s leaders in the world of sports.
O'BBreaking News: Appeals Court grants stay in O'Bannon caseClips eFlashOn Friday it was announced (or is "denounced" a better word?) that a 3-person Federal Appeals Court in the Ninth District has granted a stay in the O'Bannon case.
FBColleges and Universities Offering Football Increases to All-Time High of 773Four new schools will take the gridiron, three NCAA and one NAIA.
TECHHow to manage volatile landscape for content distributionClips Guest CommentaryThe most immediate technological hit to live content is emanating from smartphone apps….Periscope and Meerkat being two prime examples.
TEXAS FBCollege Football Identity Crisis: Can Charlie Strong Save Texas From Turning Into the No-Star State?It’s no secret that UT fans have a reputation for entitlement and impatience.
MOMSPregnant and on-air: Women in sports media on managing job, motherhoodIt has become common to see pregnant women delivering (or covering) sports news.
EVIDENCEShould we all smash our old cellphones?Clips eFlashTom Brady allegedly directed one of his peeps to obliterate his cellphone. Is that really effective?
RECRUITINGLevo Q&A: Senior Client Partner of Korn Ferry’s Global Sports PracticeLiz Boardman is responsible for securing top talent for leading sports leagues, teams, and conferences at the pro and college level.
MEDIADisney CEO: "Inevitable" that ESPN will become unbundledClips eFlashNo less than Disney CEO Bob Iger said on CNBC Monday morning that “there’s an inevitability” to ESPN peeling itself away from the traditional pay TV bundle.
CFPThis lame take shouldn't gain steam: Notre Dame should be barred from CFPClips Guest CommentaryMissouri coach Gary Pinkel and Clemson's Dabo Swinney recently discounted Notre Dame’s indy status as not CFP-worthy.
FUNDRAISINGUniversity of Minnesota Duluth Athletics: Another record-setting year for fundraisingThe $1.33 million raised is nearly a 300% gain over the $460,000 raised just four years ago.
FBHow is college football addressing its new safety crisis?Football is still popular as a spectator sport, but its future remains cloudy as parents of future players grapple with relatively new medical data that suggest the repeated head collisions required to play football cause long-term damage.
RECRUITINGBoom in Academic Poaching Is Fueled by Visions of Economic DevelopmentTexas is laying out millions to lure premier cancer scientists from other universities across the country, and the state is drawing criticism and skepticism as well as envy and emulation.
BIG5 storylines at Big Ten football media dayThe Big Ten coaches and big-name players will descend Chicago this Thursday and Friday for the annual media day festivities.
CONCUSSIONSA Different Perspective on ConcussionsConferences want to provide medical officials with a bird’s-eye view in the replay booth, allowing them to re-watch injuries via instant replays.
MEDIA“Worldwide Leader in Sports” jettisons top talentClips eFlashGetting to the top in any category of business, sports or geo-politics is REALLY tough. It’s even tougher to STAY at the top.
SOOIEUnique animals: Razorbacks gaining mental, physical edges under BielemaWhat are warthogs to some are wild pigs and sooies to others. But they are Razorbacks to the Arkansas faithful.
FACILITIESWinter construction for new arena at U-Maryland Baltimore CountyIt’ll be a Brave New World for UMBC.