The power conferences will now have the ability to create their own rules.
“There’s a lot of change coming,” Bob Bowlsby says.
“Things are different and expectations of student-athletes are different,” Mike Slive said.
The Big Ten has sent 18 teams to the Final Four in the last quarter century but has just one champion.
With the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
By now, we have taken a glance at some of the SEC’s Heisman hopefuls like Manziel, McCarron and Murray. But what about the league’s second highest-rated passer, LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger?
This is the week college football fans have had circled on the calendar for quite some time. This is the week that will begin to truly shape the BCS Championship picture. This is the week we have been waiting for.
The Pac 12 has a few quarterbacks being talked about when discussing the Heisman Trophy this season. While Oregon’s Marcus Mariota may be considered the Heisman favorite at this point in the season, Oregon State’s Sean Mannion has been doing more than enough to stay in the running, and may be the ultimate sleeper pick this season.
Collins and Northwestern may be an ideal fit. It will certainly look and sound that way while it’s still all about appearances.
Ousted UCLA basketball coach Ben Howland, who was fired two days after the Bruins were eliminated from this year’s NCAA tournament, held a press conference Monday afternoon.
Jim Larranaga’s team has had a banner season, but they’ll likely have to beat Duke for a second time this season — this time with Ryan Kelly — to reinforce their potential to go deep in the NCAA Tournament.
College football seems to just keep getting bigger.
The Big Ten and Pac-12 have scrapped plans to schedule games against each other in all sports, with Pac-12 officials saying there were too many complications with football schedules to pull it off.
Pardon me while I laugh. I’m sorry. It’s a reflexive reaction I have when too many people around me are making their serious faces and speaking in grim tones. I’ll understand when you kick me out of class.
Unless there is a major surprise looming, the latest round of conference realignment will only produce a handful of changes. The 16-team superconference is again on hold.
The Big 12 is crumbling. Big East powers are fleeing to the ACC. And practically every American outside the 305 area code (that’s Miami) carries a personal vendetta against LeBron James. And for all of it, I put the blame on ESPN.
Last week, Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delaney said that conference officials discussed the possibility of paying their student-athletes.
The NCAA is hypocritical. It’s frustrating. And it’s fraught more inconsistencies than Alfonso Soriano’s swing. Or Carlos Zambrano’s head. But the NCAA isn’t dumb.
An NFL owner recently guaranteed that there would be a 2011 season, but if for some reason that doesn’t happen, there could still be football on Sundays.
NEW YORK — For years people in the Pac-10 — from players to fans — have complained about a lack of recognition and a so-called East Coast bias that caused the conference to be under-appreciated […]