POWERNCAA governance, Autonomy and Star WarsClips Guest CommentaryOur guest author spins a life imitates art observation deriving from “Star Wars” in which the Emperor straight-facedly proclaims that “in order to insure security and continuing stability, the republic will be reorganized......for a safe and secure society!” Meanwhile, dissenters are slain
SPINGoodell delivers perfect press conference for his idiot nationClips Guest CommentaryOur guest author provides an astute, insightful, pull-no-punches analysis of Roger Goodell’s damage control press conference on Friday.
GENDERNumbers unacceptable for women in decision-making roles A commentary from SBJ points out successes for women in college sports management, but still a ways to go.
ROUNDBALLFor Pete’s Sake: The Men Who Won Cal’s Sole NCAA Basketball Top Title Remain UnitedThe men who won the NCAA basketball championship convened for a joyous 2-day reunion in Berkeley: a banquet at the Lafayette Park Hotel, followed by lunch at Haas Pavilion the next day.
TURF BATTLEIs the US Senate making a power play for the NCAA?Clips eFlashThe feds are looking for places to look good. Look out NCAA!
NCAANCAA starts national search for new executive vice presidentThe new position will oversee all Academic and Membership Affairs, the Eligibility Center and Enforcement.
INCLUSIVENESSNew 11-University Alliance Plans Efforts to Help Graduate More Needy StudentsThe institutions in the new University Innovation Alliance, to be formally announced next week.
LEADERSHIP What do you do when your FB Coach resigns unexpectedly just two games into the season? Well, if you’re SMU AD Rick Hart, you move forward in a positive, can-do spirit. And you write an open letter to solicit student fan support.
F40Which coaches desperately need to win Saturday?Clips Guest CommentaryForty names, games, teams and minutiae making news in college football.
CONCUSSIONSBoston becomes 1st city with safety laws for college athletesThe Boston City Council on Wednesday approved health and safety measures for NCAA athletes who play in Boston, including requiring a neurotrauma consultant at every D1 football, ice hockey and men's lacrosse events.
LONGEVITYSports CEO longevity in the spotlight Despite the iffy nature of Roger Goodell’s Commissionership, running sports leagues is one of the most consistent CEO jobs around.
HIRING2014 National Football League Racial and Gender Report Card The Report Card is issued by The Institute for Diversity and Ethics in Sport (TIDES) at the University of Central Florida.
COACHING Tigers enjoy success through positive coachingClips Guest Commentary An encouraging high-five instead of a “what are you doing out there” has seemed to work wonders for Mizzou VB coach
EXCEPTIONS1st-and-10: Citadel-FSU incident shines spotlight on bigger issue Clips Guest CommentaryOur guest author asks why the attitude is so often to protect college players who have engaged in wrongdoing.
DAVID/GOLIATHStanford Rising Belying the old wives’ (husbands’?) tales that academically rigorous universities can have good football teams.
STADIUMSThe best SEC FB fan experience Which SEC stadium is the best? That's in the eye of the beholder.
IMAGEThe College Football Grid of Shame As season begins, we rank everyone on how good—and how shameful—they are.
LABORCheerleaders vs. NFL Teams: A Fair-Wage FightPep squads challenge some clubs' pay practices; a parking pass and game access.
CLUB SPORTSLiberal Education: At This College, Videogames Are a Varsity Sport School in Chicago offers scholarships For 'League of Legends' team.
REFORMNCAA, conferences want scholarship lawsuits dismissed The NCAA and a group of 11 D1 conferences filed a motion to dismiss lawsuits challenging the NCAA's scholarship limits, arguing the claims contradict a ruling from the same judge in the Ed O'Bannon case.
NCAAPenn State’s NCAA Sanctions Are Gone; Confounding Feelings RemainAlthough the sanctions have been lifted, there is still much mending to be done within the Penn State community.
FB FASHIONThe Official Guide to College Frat Bros (from the Top 25 Football Schools)In honor of the blessed return of college football, the young-adult lifestyle website Thrillist has tracked down “bro”* specimens from every single one of the AP Poll's Preseason Top 25 football schools.
FANTASY FBFantasy Football, Real Sanctions Fantasy is a stark reality due to NCAA regs.
REFORMDon’t Reform NCAA – Replace It Clips Guest CommentaryHere’s as strong a case as can be made for actually bailing out of NCAA and ceding oversight of college sports to Congress.
NCAAA Rally in the Valley Clips Eyewitness ReportEveryone knew it wouldn't be a quiet night. Here is an eyewitness account of the rally that swept State College late Tuesday night.