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SEC commissioner Mike Slive plans to retire July 31

(USA Today) — Southeastern Conference commissioner Mike Slive has announced his retirement, and acknowledged he is beginning treatment for prostate cancer.

Slive, 74, who is widely considered to be one of the two most powerful leaders in college athletics along with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany, has been the SEC’s commissioner since 2002. 504 more words

SEC News

B1G Commish: Michigan's mistake with Shane Morris is 'a teachable moment'

The Michigan Wolverines won’t face sanctions from the Big Ten Conference for their ill-advised decision to place a concussed Shane Morris back in the game Sept. 244 more words

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Big Ten sends recommendations to NCAA regarding student-athlete welfare

In recent weeks some college programs have announced initiatives meant to improve the student-athlete experience, with four-year scholarships and programs meant to help those who leave school without a degree return to campus among the benefits. 332 more words

Big Ten issues public statement about desire to provide enhanced benefits

ROSEMONT, Ill. – The Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday that it has notified the NCAA of initial recommendations designed to provide enhanced benefits for student-athletes that are members in good standing with their individual universities as part of the NCAA’s new autonomy governance structure. 263 more words