TIMINGIt's time for Dan Mullen to strike while the iron is hot and plan his exitClips eFlashMississippi State has been good to Mullen, but he should be the next Bulldog to upgrade.
APPARELBig Red Business: Stripes versus the SwooshClips eFlashNebraska and Louisville have signed record-setting long-term contract renewals with Adidas,
DYNASTYHow realignment knocked Notre Dame off its pedestal It has been almost three decades since Notre Dame won a national championship.
NBATop 100 NBA Players by the Colleges Where They StarredWhen it comes to college basketball programs that produce top-100 talent, Kentucky laps the field.
MOVING UPBlue collar to blue chipHow Memphis QB Riley Ferguson went from washing fences to NFL prospect.
RELIGIONBYU isn't the only school that could ask if religion is the obstacleWhen Jerry Falwell Sr. founded Liberty in 1971, he declared Liberty’s ambition was to “compete at the highest level” of college athletics.
HATEWho Hates The Patriots The Most?Football fans were polled to gauge the most and least-liked NFL teams across the nation.
CFPCFP executive director Bill Hancock talks playoffScheduling intent, SOS impact, margin for error and the potential for a two-loss semifinalist are all discussed.
LEADERSHIPGene Smith is ready for double duty with Ohio State and the CFP The Ohio State AD is an expert at separating dual responsibilities, and doing a great job at both.
STAFFINGSamford Athletics Announces Staff RestructuringSamford AD Martin New says the school's new media rights deal will allow for reallocating resources and personnel to help fulfill their strategic plan.
1-&-DONENCAA symposium shows college basketball taking another step toward working with the NBA The NCAA is trying to help the best players better prepare.
ACADEMICSOn Pat Forde’s “Changing Notre Dame without changing Notre Dame” Our guest author outlines the struggle for regaining their football prowess without chipping away at their academics.
F40Forde-Yard Dash: Gauging the rise of the Big 12 and the fall of the SEC West Forty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football (“Rutgers Is Back – Unfortunately” T-shirts sold separately in Piscataway, N.J.):
MEDIAWill Ed Cunningham's Decision to Leave Football Push Others to do the Same?In a recent interview, the broadcaster elaborates on why he made the choice to step away.
LGBTQStudy by Athlete Ally shows Pac-12 scores highest in LGBTQ inclusionOther conference scores: ACC (68.8), Big 10 (65.2), Big 12 (56.3), and the SEC (56.0).
T9What DeVos Can't ChangeEdSec's Title IX speech implied she could end many Obama policies. But many policies on campus sexual assault investigations are enshrined in law.
INSURANCEHow athletes get insurance and figure out what their bodies are worthMore and more top NFL draft prospects and college programs are taking out loss-of-value insurance policies.
DADMeet College Football's Version of the Ball FamilyEquanimeous St. Brown is a Notre Dame receiver. Osiris St. Brown is Stanford freshman. Amon-Ra St. Brown is a 5-star recruit. The dad is out to make the world remember his sons' names.
BOOSTERSAs Ole Miss' defense begins, a larger question: Is cheating really this rampant?Clips eFlashHere's an eye-opening, jaw-dropping exposé about booster payments in the hundreds of thousands of dollars offered to more than a few football players.
FB JESUSChanging Notre Dame without changing Notre DameClips eFlashThe quest to regain football dominance will be difficult but not undoable.
COMEBACKCan Syracuse football return to glory? The 1987 team still believes . . . .
SLEEPWhat does a title get you? In Clemson's case, a nap room (and a slide, a mini golf course, a bowling alley, a barber shop, a hydrotherapy room, turf Wiffle Ball field, a 30-yard cold tub and other ridiculous amenities).
LEADERSHIPU.Va. athletic director Craig Littlepage retiring He has worked more than three decades at U.Va., and in retirement he will have an unspecified role in the president’s office.
ANALYSISA College Football Team’s Season Isn’t Over At 0-1Clips eFlashWhat's the likelihood that a college football team could make a run for the championship even thought it loses the first game of the season (like FSU did to Alabama)?
F40Can FSU contend without Deondre Francois? Forty names, games, teams and minutiae (ball security training videos sold separately at Georgia State, the only team in the nation to be a minus-four turnover margin after one game).