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 …

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 …

Grading the Conferences’ Bowl Performances

Atlantic Coast Conference: It is no secret that the BCS era hasn’t been kind to the Atlantic Coast Conference. Entering the season the ACC had won just a single BCS title, appeared in just three title games and had the worst record in the BCS bowls (3-13) among AQ conferences. …

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This website is currently under construction but when completed we will focus on the political factors that drive major sports decisions. We will provide commentary on conference realignment, exploitation of student athletes, and the impact of big money on sports.