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  • Alabama trustees approve $6.9-million salary for Nick Saban

    Alabama football Coach Nick Saban's new $6.9-million salary, unanimously approved Tuesday by the school's Board of Trustees, represents everything that is wrong, and right, with college athletics. Saban's pay package will make him one of the highest-...
  • College sports' billion-dollar issue: Who pays freight on pay-to-play?

    The commissioner of one college conference recently compared the state of the NCAA to that of a delicate ecosystem being threatened by the heat of what is shaping up to be a long and litigious summer. Ed O’Bannon’s lawsuit against the NCAA,...
  • Central Florida's George O'Leary: SEC 'like South during Civil War'

    Central Florida football Coach George O'Leary may be channeling former Union Army Gen. George Custer. O'Leary this week lashed back at Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive for Slive suggesting that the five power conferences might break...
  • Teel Time: U.Va., Virginia Tech among top 40 nationally in athletics revenue

    Teel Time: U.Va., Virginia Tech among top 40 nationally in athletics revenue
    Virginia and Virginia Tech ranked among the top half of the ACC’s eight ┬ápublic schools in 2012-13 athletics revenue but not among the top 25 nationally. USA Today’s database of revenue, expenses and student-fee subsidies, an annual...
  • Will Muschamp said he would like Gators to stop scheduling FCS opponents

    Will Muschamp said he would like Gators to stop scheduling FCS opponents
    DESTIN — UF coach Will Muschamp said he would like to see the Gators stop scheduling Football Championship Subdivision opponents in the future. UF athletic director Jeremy Foley said it is a nice idea in theory, but the art of building a college...
  • SEC commissioner Mike Slive threatens Division IV if autonomy for Big Five is rejected

    SEC commissioner Mike Slive threatens Division IV if autonomy for Big Five is rejected
    DESTIN – Moments after announcing another record payday for the SEC, commissioner Mike Slive fired a shot over the bow at the NCAA, courtesy of the the nation’s most powerful conference. Approve legislative autonomy for the Power Five...
  • SEC football continues to dominate the off-season

    The Southeastern Conference is so dominant in football that even its off-seasons are more exciting than all the other leagues'. The SEC ended a flashbulb fling on Friday in Florida with Commissioner Mike Slive's state of the union speech to close the...
  • Gators to visit Kansas in basketball on Dec. 5 in SEC/Big 12 Challenge

    Gators to visit Kansas in basketball on Dec. 5 in SEC/Big 12 Challenge
    The Florida Gators will visit national power Kansas on Dec. 5 in the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the SEC announced Wednesday. The Gators beat the Jayhawks 67-61 on Dec. 10 in Gainesville, but each team will be replacing some key pieces next season. UF...
  • SEC announces football scheduling format, will stick with eight games

    SEC announces football scheduling format, will stick with eight games
    The SEC's long-awaited plans for future scheduling in football ultimately will not change the teams the Florida Gators face each season. The SEC announced Sunday evening members schools agreed to continue to play eight conference opponents each season....
  • ACC joins SEC and opts to stay at eight-game football schedule

    ACC joins SEC and opts to stay at eight-game football schedule
    The Pac-12 and Big Ten conferences have both officially been played for (football) fools. On Monday, the Atlantic Coast Conference joined the Southeastern Conference in announcing it would stick to an eight-game league schedule. So much for the...
  • Expansion helps SEC dominate first round of NFL draft

    Expansion helps SEC dominate first round of NFL draft
    Just what the Southeastern Conference needed: more bragging rights. Not only has the league won nine of the last 16 national titles in football, it also clearly won conference realignment. The SEC's 11 first-round picks in Thursday's NFL draft...
  • Teel Time: ACC retains lame status quo with 8-game conference football schedule

    Teel Time: ACC retains lame status quo with 8-game conference football schedule
    The decision is flawed, the addendum pointless and the roll out odd. Otherwise, the ACC’s announcement Monday that the league is retaining an eight-game conference football schedule was a little slice of heaven. No sooner had league officials...