Conference Realignment Moving Day 2014

The date July 1st may not seem significant to the casual college football fan, however it marks a pivotal moment for a number of institutions as they officially transition or “join” a new conference. For legal reasons the majority of these new schools/conferences are prohibited from claiming membership with each other until this date. So… Continue reading Conference Realignment Moving Day 2014

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Chris Peterson Gets it Right

Last season I came across a video of University of Houston coach Tony Levine unveiling a new uniform for his team. The player reactions were great, but the best part of the video was Levine’s prank. Levine originally unveiled a different uniform with the intent of pranking his players. While the prank worked it felt… Continue reading Chris Peterson Gets it Right

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Is the American a Power Conference?

I saw an interesting tweet from the AAC listing five reasons why the AAC should be considered a power conference. Not a ‘Power’ conference? pic.twitter.com/JqKxPxVy7F — The American (@American_Conf) April 2, 2014 While the AAC is having a great year, AAC fans in my opinion should be embarrassed over this tweet. For starters “power conference”… Continue reading Is the American a Power Conference?

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Q&A on Northwestern Unionization

What was the ruling? A regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that college athletes meet the definition of an employee, and an athletic scholarship counts as compensation. This paves the way in allowing student-athletes to from a union. Should this ruling come as a shock? No. The NCAA should have known this… Continue reading Q&A on Northwestern Unionization

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