EXPANSIONNeo-Expansionism, Big 12-styleClips eFlashThe on-again off-again Big 12 Conference expansion talk is on again. Big time.
EXPANSIONBig 12 expansion a near-certainty as it aims to avoid being left behindThe Big 12 will explore expansion, and it’s almost certain that it will add teams. The real question is how many?
EXPANSIONBig 12 expansion now alive, well and likely after being presumed deadA hot topic of discussion for the past year, expansion discussions are only going to intensify now that the Big 12 has surprised many and changed its course.
EXPANSIONThe Big 12 wants to expand after all, so who will it be?To add teams or not to add? The Big 12 now says it will, but what team is the right fit?
EXPANSIONISMQuestions abound as Big 12 takes first step toward expansionTuesday’s announcement that the Big 12 will evaluate other schools for possible expansion brings about an abundance of questions.
BONDINGWhat The 10 Most Viewed Sports Events Tells Us About Our Bond With The NFL, NBA And College SportsFor single game popularity, the NFL garners supremely dominant viewership numbers.
SEXUAL ASSAULTSSome Reflections On Baylor Scandal Demonstrate A More Business As Usual ApproachA 2010 study found that although male college athletes comprised 3.3% of the total male population, they represented 19% of sexual assault perpetrators.
SALARIESExecutive Compensation at Private and Public CollegesAlthough not in the same stratosphere as many of the highly paid college coaches, many chief executives do pretty well themselves.
MBKCreighton's Bruce Rasmussen Named Vice Chair of NCAA's MBK CommitteeRasmussen will work alongside Michigan State AD Mark Hollis (this year’s chair), before serving as chair for 2017-18.
RECRUITINGInside the up-transferring boomWhich schools are winning & losing?
TITLE IX'Unwarranted Criticism' of Sexual Assault GuidanceMore than 80 groups come to the Department of Education's defense over criticism of how it interprets and enforces Title IX.
MEDIASources: ACC Network to launch by August 2019Sources say that the ACC and ESPN have agreed to a 20-year deal.
MEDIAWhat's the Cheapest You Can Watch Football?What's the cheapest you can watch football? You can get the SEC football for just $75 and every NFL and college football game for $180.
MEDIAPac-12 Networks: Major breakthrough with CoxCox has agreed to place the Pac-12 Networks’ National feed on its Southern California and Arizona systems.
AD HIRERhoades-to-Baylor: Chapter 355 of the AD FunnelClips eFlashBaylor's Rhoades hire affirmed prevailing theories associated with greener pastures, sinking ships and ambitious hopes for the future.
CIRCUS FOOTBALLUS2016 SEC Media Days superlatives: Biggest shock, best quote and moreThe circus is over but plenty went down in Hoover, Alabama, at the SEC Media Days, so we decided to hand out some cheers to the best of the week.
RACEWhat college football could teach America about raceSEC players and coaches have been dealing with the country's recent race problems and may have a model on how to take a step forward.
CONTROLHugh Freeze: No coach can control everything the NCAA expects us toOle Miss' coach was in the firing line on Thursday at the SEC Media Days, taking responsibility while trying to deflect criticism.
DIVERSITY2016 NBA Racial and Gender Report CardThe 2016 NBA Report Card confirms the League’s commitment to and record for racial and gender hiring practices.
MEDIASEC FB Media Days: Day OneClips eFlashOther than the CFP and Final Four, the SEC FB Media Days are the grand kahuna on the college athletics media calendar.
HIRINGSyracuse's John Wildhack 'feels so right' just like new ADs always doThe new AD hire seems to be a great choice, but that was the case with seven critical Syracuse hires over the past 12 years, with a whole mixed bag of results.
APPARELHere are the top 20 college sports apparel deals (for now)Apparel deals have been leapfrogging one another in dramatic fashion, and those leaps are expected to continue.
ASSAILTSTestimony in documents allege Joe Paterno knew of child abuse in 1976John Doe 150 said in a 2014 deposition that he informed Joe Paterno the day after a 1976 incident that Jerry Sandusky molested him while he showered.
ASSAULTSSEC can trust its coaches to go soft on disciplining misbehaving playersTrusting coaches and administrators on second chances for women beaters is—at best—dicey.
SEXUAL ASSAULTSSEC still lacks answers for how to further deal with 'serious misconduct'Though the SEC was at the forefront of passing a player misconduct rule for transfers, it still does not know how to deal with incoming freshmen.