GRAD TRANSFERSGrad transfers arenâ€™t ruining NCAA basketball, no matter what coaches sayThere's absolutely nothing wrong with someone wanting a better opportunity. Except for grad transfers?
TRANSFERSDavis Webbâ€™s move to Cal reveals whatâ€™s right about graduate transfersAn absurd amount of quarterback talent has spent time in Lubbock of late.
INCLUSIVENESSMaking Exclusive Clubs More InclusiveIs there still a place on campus for student groups with limits on who may join?
WOMEN COACHESWomen shut out of head coaching gigs in menâ€™s college and pro sportsAmericans donâ€™t blink at the prospect of men coaching womenâ€™s sports teams, but the prospect of women coaching menâ€™s teams is basically a non-starter.
REALIGNMENTBillionaire pitches hard for University of Houston entry into Big 12Clips eFlashIfâ€”supposedlyâ€”it ever happens, there will be twoâ€”supposedlyâ€”new additions to the Big 12 Conference. Herein is presented a strong case that the University of Houston should be one of the two.
TRANSGENDERNorth Carolina must brace for possibility of sports event boycotts over HB2The controversial law could impact upcoming NCAA tournaments in state.
ISSUESRedskins, transgender bathrooms and college grad job skillsThe Sunday NY Times included several profound and revelatory articles about off-the-field situations.
MOVINGA step-by-step guide for coaches moving across the countryParents â€œget itâ€ why a new job is/can be a great opportunity. If kids can be convinced to buy in, then the move becomes immensely easier.
LEADERSHIPCloser look at the gender gap from within college sportsThe author probes the various factors contributing to a â€œdearth of diversity.â€
SLIPPERY SLOPECommercialization Abuses Tainting SportsFrom a business perspective, sport has never been stronger, but the author points out there is an increasingly dark side to the sport landscape.
FITNESSAnd the fittest city in the US is â€¦People in the top 3 fittest cities tend to walk more because they use public transportation, have greater access to parks and lower cardiovascular and diabetes-related issues.
CONSENSUSCan B1G build consensus for reforms?Although not in completely harmonious agreement at the Big Ten meetings, the Big Ten ADs appear to have succeeded in taking on a â€œholisticâ€ approach by solicitously agreeing on the issues at hand.
LEADERSHIPJim Delany keeping Big Ten calm, ahead of the game and richDelany has innovated his way to making Big Ten schools fabulous sums of money, and he is on track to make those schools an even more ridiculous amount of money.
NICKNAMESNative Americans aren't offended by Redskin Name, PC Bros riotAnother chink in the armor of â€œHostile and Abusive?â€
CONFERENCESPac-12 finances with SEC and Big Ten comparisonsClips Guest CommentaryIn his inimitable numbers-and-comments style, Jon Wilner presents Pac-12 990s.
AD-SHIP'Cuse interim AD Dan French says search for permanent AD just getting startedFormer US attorney for the Northern District of NY named as the acting AD and Herm Frazier was promoted to Sr. Assoc. AD.
TIMEAthletics-Mandated time demands need to be addressed after surveyAn eye-opening survey commissioned by the NCAA had very different perceptions of time-management by athletes and coaches.
ESPNESPN's vision of its futureÂ isÂ good for sports fans, for now ï¿¼The annual ESPN upfront presentation impressed the easily-impressed media buyers in the audience.
SEXUAL ASSAULTSWould you send your daughter to Baylor? Coaches must speak up as oneIncidents and allegations are getting so out of hand at Baylor that systemic change is not only needed on campus but among football coaches as a whole.
CONFERENCESConference compensation report: Pac-12 Commissioner Scott $4m; Big Ten revs up 33%In words: comp is up, way up. In numbers: lotta zeroes.
FACILITIESBoston Collegeâ€™s plan will harm smaller sports, supporters sayUnder BCâ€™s announced plans, the Flynn Recreation Complex will be replaced by a new $100 million athletic center.
MEDIAMedia Circus: Suggestions for solving SportsCenterâ€™s struggles ï¿¼The Worldwide Leader held a press conference to mitigate, deny and generally obfuscate rumors (reality?) of a decline in their ratings.
ACADEMICSStudent-Athletes caught between business of college sports and educational mission of universitiesUC-Riverside researchers highlight a culture that promotes studentsâ€™ focus on athletics and may jeopardize their academic futures.
AD EXTRAORDINAIREOhio Stateâ€™s Gene Smith selected AD of the Year by SportsBusiness JournalSmith won the award -- one of the most prestigious in college sports -- for a second time.
CONCUSSIONSWomen Get Sports Concussions At Higher Rates Than MenAnd theyâ€™re often worse.