The NCAA football oversight committee will wait until next week to complete a plan for matching sub-.500 teams with bowls if there are not enough bowl-eligible squads to fill 40 games. 362 more words
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The panel that handles day-to-day policy matters for NCAA Division I schools has asked its Football Oversight Committee to meet next week to address how the association should proceed if the number of Bowl Subdivision schools qualifying for participation in a bowl game ends up being smaller than the 80 needed to fill out this season’s lineup of 40 bowl games. 404 more words
It has made for an interesting story, the idea that the Big 12 intentionally backloaded this season’s schedule to feature matchups of its best teams during November. 780 more words
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
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
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
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