Let’s calm down about potential NCAA transfer changes

Let’s calm down about potential NCAA transfer changes

There's a proposal on the table to change NCAA transfer rules that, if passed, would allow football and men's basketball players to switch schools and remain immediately eligible to play. If you listened to coaches, and former coaches now in the media, bemoan what a tragedy this would be you might think they were discussing…

Cutting Amateur Players Is Hypocritical Business

Cutting Amateur Players Is Hypocritical Business

The great Transfer Epidemic of 2015, and 2016, and 2017, and so on, is always a huge talking point in college basketball. With how some power program coaches handle cutting talent, however, that goes mostly without attention or the hoopla. The latter isn’t nearly as sexy as discuss, as it isn’t nearly as big with…

Graduate Transfer Restrictions Make No Sense

Graduate Transfer Restrictions Make No Sense

A graduate transfer embodies the very mantra the NCAA engrained into the masses for a generation: Going pro in everything but sports. It's technically true. The vast majority of college athletes will not play professionally; including high Div. I football players, only a fraction of whom will play in the NFL. Earning a degree --…

Power Five Power Move, NCAA Lawsuit Fallout has Many Good (and bad) Ramifications

Power Five Power Move, NCAA Lawsuit Fallout has Many Good (and bad) Ramifications

The NCAA has been around for a long time; so long, in fact, that some might call it the horror movie franchise reboot of governing bodies. However, just because the NCAA has existed for decades doesn't mean it has sufficiently upheld the virtues of its beloved ideal of amateurism. (more…)

Big Ten and Pac-12 Commissioners Talk Changes to College Sports

Big Ten and Pac-12 Commissioners Talk Changes to College Sports

Seismic shifts are on the horizon for college sports. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany and Pac-12 commissioner Larry Scott addressed some of the more pressing concerns and challenges ahead for revenue-generating sports in the major conferences in a Q&A session at the Commonwealth Club in San Francisco Wednesday. The entire discussion airs tonight on Pac-12…