NCAA Board Hands 5 Biggest Conferences More PowerThe power conferences will now have the ability to create their own rules.
Big 12 Commissioner: 'Cheating Pays'"There's a lot of change coming," Bob Bowlsby says.
SEC Commissioner Slive Continues Push For Big Five Autonomy"Things are different and expectations of student-athletes are different," Mike Slive said.
Wisch: NIU Should Push For Big 12 MembershipIn the money-driven culture of collegiate athletics, the Chicago market and continued gridiron success make NIU appealing.
Heisman Watch: Boston College's Andre Williams Rushes In To The MixWith the competition wide open for the Heisman Trophy, Boston College running back Andre Williams has become a bit of a rising contender.
College Football Spotlight: Biggest Question Now Is Michigan State Or Oklahoma State?The easy question is to ask if Ohio State is better than Baylor, but the real question should ask if Michigan State is better than Oklahoma State. That is the most important question over the next few weeks, but it will not matter if Alabama and Florida State run the table to collide in Pasadena.
Heisman Watch: Baylor's Bryce Petty Keeps Bears In BCS HuntBaylor's Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.
College Football Spotlight: The Week We Have All Been Waiting ForThis 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.
Rothstein Files: Previewing The 9 Major Conference Tourneys With PredictionsJim 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.
Kansas, K-State Favored As Big 12 Tourney OpensKansas State and Kansas tied for the regular-season Big 12 title, but that doesn't mean they feel very good about themselves entering the league tournament.
Wisch: Does College Football Need A 13-Game Regular Season?College football seems to just keep getting bigger.
WVU Settles Big East Lawsuit, Will Join Big 12West Virginia University announced Tuesday it has settled a lawsuit with the Big East for an unspecified amount, clearing the way for the conference power Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July in time for the fall football season.
Big 12 Officially Invites West Virginia To Join ConferenceThe Big 12 on Friday invited West Virginia to join the league next season, giving the conference a replacement for Missouri and dealing another setback to the beleaguered Big East.
West Virginia To Big 12 Not Done DealWest Virginia appeared to be the choice of the Big 12 presidents after a Monday board of directors' meeting, but now Big East rival Louisville is back in the picture.
Big Ten Misses Top Spots In 1st BCS Standings LSU, Alabama, Oklahoma and Oklahoma State hold the top four spots in the first BCS standings, setting up two potentially huge conference games that could determine which teams play for the national title.