Quote of the Day

"Issues of personnel decisions made by selection committees in the context of executive committees -- those are not conference matters."
-- Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany, on whether the conference will get involved in the Rutgers/Julie Hermann controversy. (N.Y. POST, 6/4)
Tuesday June 4, 2013 Vol. 19 — No. 186 Print This Issue

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