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Conference realignment: How 60 years of tradition were killed behind closed doors
The recent move of Maryland to the Big Ten made news in the world of college sports. The manner in which various leaders made the move happen should concern college football fans. We discuss…
Published December 4, 2012 - 5:20pm
Why Chizik was never going to last at Auburn
Gene Chizik will always be to Auburn football what Barry Switzer was to the Dallas Cowboys. Both won championships while others received the credit.
Published November 26, 2012 - 7:32pm
Maryland gets a Big Ten bailout
Maryland has become the Big Ten’s 13th member. S.M. Oliva cuts through the rhetoric and gives you the cold hard reality of the move.
Published November 19, 2012 - 5:51pm
New college football postseason will utilize six “access” bowls
More details have emerged on the postseason structure that college football will move to starting in 2014.
Published November 14, 2012 - 3:50pm
NCAA changes violation structure, expands regulatory burden on football programs
The NCAA is eliminating the major and secondary violation labels and going to a more complicated four-tier violation system. We dissect what this means for major football programs.
Published November 13, 2012 - 2:44pm
Get ready to bet on football… in Canada?
As the NCAA continues to fight recent moves by the state of New Jersey to allow sports gambling, Canada is taking steps to become the “Vegas of the north.”
Published October 23, 2012 - 1:45pm
Could college football eventually compete with the NFL?
Few football fans realize that college football actually has structural advantages which should ensure its long-term success while the NFL faces numerous challenges in the years ahead.
Published October 16, 2012 - 11:47am
Spurrier’s local media feud reveals cracks in the facade of sports journalism
If there’s anything that defines the Ball Coach, it’s his frank honesty. He’s an anomaly in that sense among coaches.
Published October 9, 2012 - 2:34pm
Why Arkansas should consider firing AD Jeff Long
Arkansas is expecting Jeff Long to make the right hire for their next head coach. But there’s nothing in Long’s past performance that should give the Hogs confidence.
Published October 1, 2012 - 6:00pm