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  • Teel Time: Swofford sounds hard line on ACC, Maryland court fight

    Teel Time: Swofford sounds hard line on ACC, Maryland court fight
    GREENSBORO, N.C. -- A court-mandated deadline for mediation passed earlier this month, but ACC commissioner John Swofford sounded anything but conciliatory Sunday regarding the league’s legal dispute with the University of Maryland. The...
  • NCAA proposal would give power conferences more autonomy

    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive, in his annual state-of-the-league address this week in Alabama, quoted Dwight D. Eisenhower, Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill to emphasize the importance of fundamentally reforming intercollegiate...
  • Fan-friendly guide to new College Football Playoff

    Fan-friendly guide to new College Football Playoff
    Virginia Tech entered the 2005 ACC championship game against Florida State 10-1 and ranked fifth nationally. An Orange Bowl bid and potential matchup with Penn State seemed inevitable. But a loss to the unranked Seminoles dropped the Hokies to 10th in the...
  • SEC's Mike Slive talks playoffs, the NCAA and his future

    SEC's Mike Slive talks playoffs, the NCAA and his future
    HOOVER, Ala. - As Mike Slive gets set to begin his 12th year as commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, the league continues to thrive. Slive spoke with the Orlando Sentinel about the new College Football Playoff, the uncertainty surrounding...
  • Mizzou's Ivey finds answers beyond weight room

    COLUMBIA, Mo. The 2007 Big 12 football championship game had just ended in San Antonio, Texas. Confetti fell on the victorious Oklahoma Sooners. On the Missouri sideline, senior defensive tackle Lorenzo Williams sat on the bench, flooding his face with...
  • Texas A&M coach punts when asked about Johnny Manziel

    Texas A&M Coach Kevin Sumlin proved he was already in midseason obfuscation form by bringing his punter, Drew Kaser, to SEC media days on Tuesday. "I hope you all saw him," Sumlin said during his allotted slot at the Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Ala. "I...
  • Slive to NCAA: Change or else

    The Sports Xchange Slive to NCAA: Change or else Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is ready to take his league and go elsewhere if the NCAA Division I board does not adopt sweeping changes that would lend autonomy to the five major...
  • Change or else, SEC commish tells NCAA

    Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive is ready to take his league and go elsewhere if the NCAA Division I board does not adopt sweeping changes that would lend autonomy to the five major conferences. In his 13th year as SEC boss, Slive said...
  • SEC's Mike Slive reiterates push for autonomy among Power 5 conferences

    SEC's Mike Slive reiterates push for autonomy among Power 5 conferences
    HOOVER, Ala. — Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive’s passion for history was on display Monday during his speech kicking off the league’s annual football season preview event. He quoted Muhammad Ali, former U.S. President...
  • Horns, Aggies, Tide, Trojans part of 2016 college football blockbuster

    HOOVER, Ala. Make sure your remote or your DVR is ready. College football is preparing to showcase a blockbuster trio of games on the same day in 2016, with all three taking place in Texas. Adding to an already powerhouse schedule on Saturday, Sept. 3,...
  • Pinkel, Missouri out to surprise once more

    The Sports Xchange Pinkel, Missouri out to surprise once more Most of the preseason buzz about Missouri follows a thesis of what the Tigers lost in top-line personnel. Co-SEC defensive player of the year Michael Sam, edge rusher and second-round pick...
  • INSIDE SLANT

    The Sports Xchange NFL Team Report - San Diego Chargers - INSIDE SLANT Chargers' forecast: Sunny, chance of success As the San Diego Chargers prepare for their first training camp workout on July 24, they hope to sustain and improve the momentum they...