Featured Story

Pac-12 Launches New Pilot Program Looking To Reduce Length Of Football Games

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 27 / 17

Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott yesterday announced the "most significant effort yet to counter the ever-expanding length" of football games, according to Zach Helfand of the L.A. TIMES. The conference will "launch a pilot program" during some nonconference games that will "experiment with game-shor...

Read More

Tags: Colleges, Pac 12

More Stories

07/27/17
C-USA Coaching Hires May Bring Media Attention

Regional and national media may "take a closer look" at "what is going on" in Conference USA this fall after Lane Kiffin took over as FAU football coach and Butch Davis became coach at FIU, according to Brett Vito of the DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE. The attention Kiffin brings to C-U ...

Tags: Colleges

07/27/17
Villanova AD Talks Pavilion Hoops Tickets

Villanova men's basketball season-ticket holders in September are "going to find out what the new price points are going to be" as the Pavilion undergoes a "major renovation" ahead of the '18-19 season, according to Dick Jerardi of PHILLY.com. Villanova AD Mark Jackson said, "The only folks we&rsquo ...

Tags: Colleges

07/26/17
Sun Belt Conference Prioritizing CFP Appearance

Sun Belt Commissioner Karl Benson said that the league has "refocused its priorities" toward earning a spot in the CFP by "scheduling games in a way that gives its teams the highest chance of being the top-ranked champion," according to Brooks Kubena of the ARKANSAS DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE. That includes " ...

Tags: Colleges

07/25/17
Illinois Could Ban Athletes With Assault History

Illinois AD Josh Whitman said that the athletic department is "drafting a proposed ban on players with a history of sexual assault or domestic violence," according to Shannon Ryan of the CHICAGO TRIBUNE. Illinois is "finalizing the language and nuances." Whitman said that the policy would be "s ...

Tags: Colleges, Big Ten

07/25/17
Big Ten Changes Course On FCS Opponents

The Big Ten is again "giving its 14 teams the option" of scheduling FCS teams for football games after ending the practice before last season , according to Mike Carmin of the Lafayette JOURNAL & COURIER. Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany said that schools "will have the opportunity to sched ...

Tags: Big Ten, Colleges

07/25/17
Kentucky Hoops Doubles Student Ticket Price

Kentucky yesterday announced a move to "double the price students must pay" for tickets to men's basketball games next season, a move the school hopes will make students "more motivated" to attend, according to Jerry Tipton of the LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADER. UK Dir of Strategic Communications Guy Ramse ...

Tags: Colleges

07/21/17
Plonsky A Controversial Figure Within Univ. of Texas

Univ. of Texas Women's AD Chris Plonsky begins her 29th year at the school this fall, but there "appears to be no more polarizing person in the Texas athletic department," according to Chip Brown of HORNS DIGEST. Plonsky is described as everything from a "huge asset to a destructive, divisive f ...

Tags: Colleges

07/19/17
AAC Continues To Push For "Power Six" Moniker

AAC Commissioner Mike Aresco yesterday continued to make his "push for the league to be considered the sixth 'power' conference in college football," according to Conyers & Anthony of the HARTFORD COURANT. Speaking at the AAC's media day, Aresco said, "The conference is clearly on the cusp of gr ...

Tags: Colleges, AAC

07/19/17
Big 12 Adding Replay Command Center For Football

The Big 12 will "utilize a command center as a third-party, off-site replay booth that can communicate in realtime -- without any lengthy broadcast delay -- with officials in the stadium for all home Big 12 games in which a Big 12 replay official is in use," according to Jason Elmquist of the STILLW ...

Tags: Colleges, Big 12

07/18/17
Big 12's Bowlsby Eyeing Next Contract Extension

Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby yesterday said that his next contract extension "likely will go through" the '24-25 school year, which coincides with the end of the conference's current TV contracts, according to Randy Peterson of the DES MOINES REGISTER. The new media negotiations "likely will star ...

Tags: Colleges, Big 12

Video Powered By - Castfire CMS Powered By - Sitecore

Report a Bug