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  • Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby says cheating pays in the NCAA

    Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said this week it's easier for athletic programs to cheat these days because the NCAA has become overwhelmed with other legal issues that occupy its time and energy. "Enforcement is broken," Bowlsby said Monday at Big...
  • 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...
  • SEC not far off from reclaiming college football crown

    SEC not far off from reclaiming college football crown
    HOOVER, Ala. — Something was noticeably absent from last week's Southeastern Conference football media days. From the moment you stepped into the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, there seemed to be something a bit off about the whole affair. Where...
  • 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...
  • Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach

    Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach
    Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Texas A&M coach punts when asked about Johnny Manziel

    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...
  • 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...
  • SEC's Slive to NCAA: Change or else

    SEC's 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 conferences. In his 13th year as SEC boss, Slive said he...
  • 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...