Tag Archives: NCAA

Dec 5

Conference Realignment Ruining Tradition

By: Matt Maxson

This weekend may have been the last time we watch Texas battle Texas A&M while eating leftover turkey sandwiches and pie with our families. The Aggies are on their way out of the Big XII and heading to the SEC starting next year. Those that grew up hanging on every minute of the Backyard Brawl between West Virginia and Pittsburgh may be in the same boat with the Mountaineers heading to the Big XII and Pitt moving to the ACC. Now, there are even reports

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Feb 12

Josh Luchs Joins University Compliance Officers at UO Law Conference

By: Michael Miller

On January 28th, The Sports and Entertainment Law Conference, put on by the University of Oregon Law School, addressed the issue of sports agents and NCAA compliance in one of its five panels. The panel consisted of two Associate Athletic Directors in charge of NCAA compliance, former NFL and Oregon wide receiver Keenan Howry, and former NFL agent Josh Luchs.  Luchs, who has recently been in the spotlight for his tell-all interview with Sports Illustrated where he confessed to paying players, was strategically placed between…

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Jan 28

Connecticut Coaching Hire Elicits Donor Outrage

By: Michael DeMartini

The University of CoPhoto by Dougtonennecticut recently hired Paul Pasqualoni as its Head Football Coach. Pasqualoni brings a respectable 107-59-1 Division I head coaching record to Storrs, accumulated during his 14-year tenure from 1991-2004 at Syracuse University. Amassing a 64% winning percentage in upstate New York is an accomplishment, considering it’s neither located in a traditional recruiting hot bed, nor is it a “sexy” destination for 17 and 18 year old prospects. The mark is even more respectable in light of his successor Greg Robinson’s 21% win…

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Jan 27

Fox Inks Deal with Pac-12 to Air Championship Game

By: Rob Coppola

It didn’t take long for the Pac-12 to ink a deal for its inaugural football championship game after its exclusive negotiating window with ESPN expired in December. The newly expanded conference inked a one year $25 million deal with Fox to start off the new year. The deal, as reported by the New York Times, includes $14.5 million for the championship game itself and an additional $10.5 million for additional cable football and basketball games for the network to air. The one year deal signals…

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