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Conference Realignment

61 Years of Tradition Gets Slam Dunked and the Rest Is History

Richard-John Mensing, Jr. | Posted 05.13.2014 | Sports
Richard-John Mensing, Jr.

As a founding member of the ACC, Maryland's loss in the second round of the ACC Tournament signaled the end of 61 years in the conference. Come next season the Terps will be playing in the Big Ten.

Is the NCAA Losing Its Identity?

Gregg S. Lipman | Posted 04.15.2013 | College
Gregg S. Lipman

I would strongly urge the NCAA to take back some branding equity building control and start thinking about how these haphazard groupings of schools will affect their brands -- and its own organization -- in the long run.

Division II and Division III Athletes Excel in the Classroom and on the Field

Jake Fischer | Posted 03.04.2013 | College
Jake Fischer

Many D-II and D-III student athletes were and still are talented enough to play at the D-I level, but academics and school size of D-II and D-III institutions are more suited for students who purposefully attempt to be as successful in the classroom as they are on the field.

WHAT HAPPENED?

Posted 09.13.2012 | Sports

Once upon a time, the major conferences in college sports seemed to make geographic sense. It was simple. The schools in the Atlantic Coast Conference...

Congress Should Investigate Conference Realignment Decisions

Brian Frederick | Posted 11.23.2011 | Sports
Brian Frederick

It's up to the public to ask of these university leaders: which is more important -- television revenues for entertainment or public subsidies for education? Because the two are diametrically opposed.

In Search of Gold

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The free market determines the price paid to colleges and conferences for televised games. If there are only four major conferences, there certainly is the possibility of something less than a free market.

Erin Andrews Interview: Sportscaster Talks NCAA Expansion, 'Dancing' & More

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Erin Andrews was hanging out with John Cena and Tony Parker in New York last night, working with Gillette to select a group of youngsters who would re...

Colorado WILL Join The PAC-10

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

The University of Colorado will announce on Friday that the school will leave the Big 12 and join the Pac-10. Colorado will likely join fellow Big 12...