SEC MTGSEC spring meetings preview: Eight issues facing the conference this offseasonFrom NCAA violations to recruiting wars, the SEC has plenty to discuss this week.
REALIGNMENTThe Weekend Update on the Big Ten ExpansionClips eFlashHerein is a thorough and credible scenario of what could transpire at the Big 12 meeting in Dallas this week.
CONFERENCESPower 5 conference revenues grow 33% in one yearThe Power 5 conferences had a huge payday in 2014-15.
MORAL DEBILITATIONDark side of sports harder to ignoreOur guest author quotes writers Maxim Gorky and Louis Menand to illustrate the depths to which sports have plummeted.
REALIGNMENTWichita State is researching conference optionsCollege Sports Solutions’ report is due at the end of May, and it will give WSU an idea how it is regarded by other conferences
TECHHow Apple Notes became a major player in college sports recruitingPure simplicity: no elaborate video, no news outlet reporting them on its airwaves. Just a Twitter account, two words, a couple of emojis and a hashtag. Done.
RECKONINGBREAKING NEWS: Briles fired, Starr demoted, McCaw on probationClips eFlashBaylor’s Saturday night massacre unfolded just an hour ago. Now the beginning of the end begins.
HIRING/FIRINGPower 5 Hiring-Firing: U-Washington AD In; Baylor President Out?Clips eFlashIn Washington a new "marriage" is just beginning, but at Baylor the honeymoon is as good as over.
APPARELWhy the biggest college sports apparel deal ever isn’t such a big dealUCLA’s $280 million apparel deal with Under Armour should come as no surprise. But the deal won’t keep the "biggest ever" crown for long.
LEADERSHIPWhy we will not -- and should not -- have a college football commissionerCollege football embracing biases and chaos is just one reason why a commissioner for the sport would simply never work out.
GRAD TRANSFERSGrad transfers aren't ruining NCAA basketball, no matter what coaches sayThere's absolutely nothing wrong with someone wanting a better opportunity. Except for grad transfers?
TRANSFERSDavis Webb's move to Cal reveals what's right about graduate transfersAn absurd amount of quarterback talent has spent time in Lubbock of late.
INCLUSIVENESSMaking Exclusive Clubs More InclusiveIs there still a place on campus for student groups with limits on who may join?
WOMEN COACHESWomen shut out of head coaching gigs in men's college and pro sportsAmericans don't blink at the prospect of men coaching women's sports teams, but the prospect of women coaching men's teams is basically a non-starter.
REALIGNMENTBillionaire pitches hard for University of Houston entry into Big 12Clips eFlashIf supposedly it ever happens, there will be two supposedly new additions to the Big 12 Conference. Herein is presented a strong case that the University of Houston should be one of the two.
TRANSGENDERNorth Carolina must brace for possibility of sports event boycotts over HB2The controversial law could impact upcoming NCAA tournaments in state.
ISSUESRedskins, transgender bathrooms and college grad job skillsThe Sunday NY Times included several profound and revelatory articles about off-the-field situations.
MOVINGA step-by-step guide for coaches moving across the countryParents get it why a new job is/can be a great opportunity. If kids can be convinced to buy in, then the move becomes immensely easier.
LEADERSHIPCloser look at the gender gap from within college sportsThe author probes the various factors contributing to a â€œdearth of diversity.
SLIPPERY SLOPECommercialization Abuses Tainting SportsFrom a business perspective, sport has never been stronger, but the author points out there is an increasingly dark side to the sport landscape.
FITNESSAnd the fittest city in the US is:People in the top 3 fittest cities tend to walk more because they use public transportation, have greater access to parks and lower cardiovascular and diabetes-related issues.
CONSENSUSCan B1G build consensus for reforms?Although not in completely harmonious agreement at the Big Ten meetings, the Big Ten ADs appear to have succeeded in taking on a holistic approach by solicitously agreeing on the issues at hand.
LEADERSHIPJim Delany keeping Big Ten calm, ahead of the game and richDelany has innovated his way to making Big Ten schools fabulous sums of money, and he is on track to make those schools an even more ridiculous amount of money.
NICKNAMESNative Americans aren't offended by Redskin Name, PC Bros riotAnother chink in the armor of Hostile and Abusive?
CONFERENCESPac-12 finances with SEC and Big Ten comparisonsClips Guest CommentaryIn his inimitable numbers-and-comments style, Jon Wilner presents Pac-12 990s.