NFLWhat I missed about missing the NFL Draft: very little Despite the drama and hype and expense, the draft is still a crapshoot.
VENUESDel Conte: ‘I understand angst’ on TCU-Ohio State football changeHome-and-home with Ohio State has been changed to one neutral site game at AT&T Stadium in Dallas.
MEDIAFormer ESPN executive John Wildhack reacts to cuts at network during local radio appearanceFormer insider offers perspective on ESPN cuts.
NFL DRAFTEver wonder how rookie salary compensation is figured out? Here are 2017 NFL Draft 1st round rookie salary projections.
SPONSORSNike, Under Armour, Adidas not interested in deal with Lonzo BallThe three companies were not interested in a deal because Ball insisted that they license his upstart Big Baller Brand.
DRAFTChristian McCaffrey, Leonard Fournette did just fine in the NFL draftHere's why others will follow their lead.
MEDIAESPN is not dying, but it is surely downsizingClips eFlashYears of cord-cutting and jumbo fixed rights fees have hit the Worldwide Leader hard. Very hard.
ODDSRecord $439.5 million bet on basketball in MarchThe books kept a record $41.2 million of bets on basketball, making March 2017 by far the most lucrative basketball month ever for the house.
S-E-CConferences and schools with the most NFL Draft successIn the 81-year history of the NFL Draft, 385 SEC players have been picked in the first round — more than any other conference.
AGENTSThis black sports agency reps more HBCU players in the NFL than any other firm These two agents also handle more than 40 other pro football players.
RACEImplicit bias and the NFL draftTeams don’t recognize how unconscious attitudes about race affect which players they select. By Brandi Simeo Starkey, The Undefeated, 4-27-16
AMATEURISMJudge Dismisses NCAA Labor LawsuitThe claim was denied because of "the long tradition of amateurism in college sports." Oh please.
OVERPARENTING?Are your kids focused on just one sport? The NCAA’s leader has a message for you: Stop it!
NON-QUITTERSThe agent of misfit boys prepares his longshots for the 2017 NFL DraftHow Markeeth Taylor has become a last chance for NFL hopefuls like LeBeaux Cooper.
BK OK?Altering start of the season won't solve all of college basketball's problemsThe football gorilla overlap! 16-18-20 game conference schedules! Less cupcake games!
WORKPLACEIs there a "divisive presence" in your athletic department?Clips eFlashThis is the Day Four account of the gender and sexual orientation discrimination trial being brought by Jane Meyer, former Sr. Associate AD versus the University of Iowa.
POSITIONSWhich college football teams are producing the most NFL draft picks?Here are "Linebacker U," Quarterback U," "Running Back U," etc., over the past decade.
ROMAN SPRINGCollege Football: Tuscaloosa, Columbus and . . . . .Rome?Clips eFlashEasily impressionable S-A's are falling for $10,000 video screens on lockers, 90-foot slides and lazy rivers. Does a trip to Rome trump those?
INJURIESInjured Indiana athletes describe isolation, poor treatment by staffOutside the Lines investigated injured rowers who say they were mistreated at Indiana University.
PREZ HIREHiring a female president isn't a catch-all for Baylor's sexual assault problemIf you thought sports were separate from politics, think again.
MGMTManagement class offers inside look at intercollegiate athletics"Intercollegiate Athletics as a Business" is taught by former Purdue AD Morgan Burke and dean emeritus Richard Cosier.
S-A EXPERIENCEJim Harbaugh and Michigan football take on RomeThe trip was described as "cultural, educational and international football experience."
HYPEFlorida's Go-To Stadium Economist Is A Hack, A Shill, And Also Not An EconomistCynical words about estimates and projections for facilities construction.
WORKPLACEJane Meyer vs. University of Iowa trial very trying for allAmong the alleged transgressions: insubordination, gender and sexual orientation discrimination, retaliation, etc.
BIGReally Haves, Haves and Sorta HavesClips eFlashHey, Nick Saban, the NCAA is coming to limit the size of your football staff. Alabama is widely believed to have the largest staff in college football