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An update on NCAA lawsuits that could impact college football

An update on NCAA lawsuits that could impact college football

As various lawsuits impact the NCAA, Skip Oliva analyzes the various directions that the NCAA might take and how it could impact college football in the future.

Published September 27, 2012 - 10:14am

What does Notre Dame shacking up with the ACC mean for the SEC?

What does Notre Dame shacking up with the ACC mean for the SEC?

The ACC announced today that Notre Dame is joining the conference in a unique way. What this means for college football, the conference landscape and the upcoming playoff system.

Published September 12, 2012 - 1:30pm

SEC football on Thursday nights?

SEC football on Thursday nights?

College football had evolved and thrives as a Saturday sport. Just look at the name of this website

Published September 11, 2012 - 6:40pm

Paying players? Here’s how it could happen

Paying players? Here’s how it could happen

Paying college football players has been a hot topic in recent years, but most fail to understand the path that might lead to such a reality. We analyze some current lawsuits which might lead to CFB players getting paid.

Published September 4, 2012 - 4:02pm

How coaches like Saban & Spurrier can win the fight against concussions

How coaches like Saban & Spurrier can win the fight against concussions

The fact that all coaches, notably SEC coaches, are hyper-competitive is actually the greatest asset football has in trying to address the concussion problem.

Published August 28, 2012 - 6:01pm

Should video game producers pay licensing fees to football players?

Should video game producers pay licensing fees to football players?

Intellectual property will be the death of college football. As previously discussed, universities have become more aggressive in attacking every perceived “exploitation” of their football identities, and now some former players want to get in on the act.

Published August 23, 2012 - 3:16pm

Report: The long-term battle between sports leagues and gambling

Report: The long-term battle between sports leagues and gambling

Sports and gambling go together like peanut butter and jelly. The NCAA and the professional sports leagues know this, yet for decades, they’ve maintained a puritanical opposition to any legal acknowledgment of sports gambling. Last week, the NCAA, NFL, NBA, NHL and MLB sued New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to prevent sports gambling in Atlantic City casinos.

Published August 14, 2012 - 1:30pm

Should American Football be an Olympic Sport?

Should American Football be an Olympic Sport?

With the Olympics in full swing, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has made headlines claiming that American football should absolutely be an Olympic sport. We examine the possibility of the sport becoming a part of the international competition known as the Olympics.

Published August 6, 2012 - 6:14pm

Why college football should ignore the casual fan

Why college football should ignore the casual fan

I grew up in New York. I watched the New Year’s Day bowls and a lot of Notre Dame and Miami games. I attended a college without a football team. I currently live in a city with an ACC school. I am the “casual fan” of college football. And the absolute worst thing college football leaders could do is change their product to attract people like me.

Published July 26, 2012 - 4:15pm

Why Erin Andrews leaving ESPN doesn’t matter to football fans

Why Erin Andrews leaving ESPN doesn’t matter to football fans

Erin Andrews recently left ESPN for Fox Sports. This move barely registered with most college football fans—who care about the product, not the presenters—but the sports media treated it as a headline story.

Published July 10, 2012 - 8:33am