My theory about how coaches feel about the issues roiling the NCAA and schools right now – primarily amateurism and unionization – is that the coaches don’t oppose the players’ interests out of a lack of sympathy (Dabo Swinney’s “they’re lucky to be here” attitude notwithstanding), so much as they don’t relish the potential threat to their control resolution of these issues might pose. 264 more words
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In a world in which six head coaches making more than $3 million a year sport losing records, do you really want to be the guy who fires a nine- or ten-win Mark Richt? 23 more words
ESPN has discovered the wide, wide world of sports gambling and the people running college football ain’t too happy about it.
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“I don’t think those are things that ought to be a part of the presentation of college football, but maybe that’s the environment in which we find ourselves,” said Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby, adding that he was “quite sure that all of (the Big 12’s presidents and athletic directors) feel as I do that it’s inappropriate.”