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Big 12 reprimands Baylor coach who was on Oklahoma sideline

IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 Conference issued a public reprimand Thursday against the Baylor assistant coach who was on the sideline during an Oklahoma home game. 383 more words

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ESPN isn't all in on college football betting info, but says it's serving fans

The “Cover Alert” was too much for ESPN’s John Wildhack, too.

When ESPN broke into coverage of a game Sept. 4 to show a highlight of Western Michigan scoring a touchdown against Michigan State to pull within 34-17 – and to make sure everyone knew the betting line was 18 1/2 – Wildhack, the network’s executive vice president of programming and production, was watching. 695 more words

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Big 12 commish discusses possibility of player boycott

With college athletics undergoing a period of change, from ongoing litigation regarding the use of athletes’ names, images and likenesses to the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC being granted autonomy, it’s a good time to address the current climate and how schools are preparing for the future. 402 more words

Big 12 commissioner says NCAA athletes may stage boycott in the future

At least one major conference commissioner is worried that there will be a day when college athletes refuse to get on the field.

In an event at the National Press Club on Monday, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said that the fight over money and rights for student-athletes may culminate in a boycott from by the student-athletes one day. 117 more words


ESPN's shifting line on college football betting information

In the fourth quarter of a blowout college football game last Friday night, the announcers threw the broadcast back to the ESPN studios for an important development, accompanied by a highlight. 1,386 more words

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Enough of eight. Four teams is the right number for the Playoff

Guessing what year the College Football Playoff expands to eight teams is practically a sport within a sport by now, having started the moment the four-team playoff was conceived and rising almost to the level of foregone conclusion after Year 1. 971 more words

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News from Baylor, Clemson, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Rutgers, Southern Cal and Virginia Tech(x2)

**  The Big 12 plans to institute a policy that would forbid its schools from accepting into their programs a transfer whose violent acts had resulted in discipline at a previous school.  557 more words