Quote of the Day

"No honor, no trust. I think there's really a lack of honor and a lack of trust throughout college athletics right now. It's very unhealthy."
-- Baylor Univ. AD Ian McCaw, on the current landscape regarding conference realignment. (CBSSPORTS.com, 9/18)
Monday September 19, 2011 Vol. 18 — No. 6 Print This Issue

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  • Modern Family

    Syracuse and Pitt will have to pay $5M exit fee to join the ACC

    The ACC Sunday introduced Syracuse and Pittsburgh as conference members “in a move that was as swift as it was stunning,” with the two schools “citing the desire for more long-term financial stability,” according to Pete Thamel of the N.Y. TIMES. The move “could be a harbinger of more moves around the country.” Before they move from the Big East to join the ACC, Syracuse and Pittsburgh are “contractually obligated to wait more than two years and pay a $5 million exit fee,” but they “could negotiate an earlier exit.” ACC Commissioner John Swofford said, “In all my years of collegiate administration, I’ve never seen this level of uncertainty and potential fluidi ...

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  • Promises, Promises

    ESPN continues to assure rates won't jump due to "MNF" deal.

  • The Amazing Race

    Diet Mountain Dew to replace Amp as Dale Jr.'s primary sponsor for 16 Cup races.

  • Justified

    Lexi Thompson's record-setting win could force LPGA to alter age limit.

  • Freshly Minted

    Stride gum names new flavor after Shaun White.

  • Tokyo Drift

    A's could open '12 season against Mariners in Japan.

  • Game Of Thrones

    Recent poll shows Redskins are seen favorably by just half of DC's sports fans.

  • Mourning A Legend

    Influential basketball exec, Big East founder Dave Gavitt dies at 73.

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