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Jim Delany and Big Ten step back from freshman eligibility discussion

He is not admitting defeat on the subject, but Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany is now stepping back on the topic of freshman eligibility. For now at least. 233 more words

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Reform is in the air: Creating a global education experience

ROSEMONT, Ill. – A global education experience. That’s a mouthful. And that’s also the goal of Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany for every student-athlete.

Live it, learn it, know it. 1,346 more words

Tom Dienhart

Grad transfer rule comes under scrutiny at Big Ten AD meetings

ROSEMONT, Ill. — During the recent meeting of Big Ten athletic directors, many topics were discussed. And one of the more prominent issues was that of graduate transfers. 958 more words

Tom Dienhart

B1G $$$: Latest Big Ten Federal Tax Return shows League Raking in Hundreds of Millions in Cash, Jim Delany making Big $$$

The Big Ten is raking in the cash more than any other college conference according to their latest federal tax return, according to the USA Today. 488 more words

For Big 12 football championship, the right move is no move

PHOENIX — One week after Bob Bowlsby suggested his league had to do something about being left out of the first College Football Playoff, the Big 12 decided to do nothing — and that’s the right thing to do. 1,209 more words


Big 12 eyes title game to burnish Playoff credentials

IRVING, Texas — In describing the prevailing attitude at the College Football Playoff’s annual meetings, its executive director went for a folksy idiom.

“Don’t fix it,” Bill Hancock said, “if it ain’t broke.” 1,359 more words


NFF Supports Delany On Year Of Readiness

The National Football Foundation has put out a statement regarding Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany’s position that freshman athletes should be ineligible for competition.

“The National Football Foundation is extremely supportive of Jim Delany and the Big Ten’s efforts to strengthen the balance between athletics and academics,” said NFF President & CEO Steve Hatchell. 62 more words