100 THINGS TO FOLLOW IN COLLEGE BASKETBALL 2017-18, 11-15

The Open Man College Basketball 100 continues. If you missed Part 1, check it out here. Every Thursday until tip-off of the 2017-18 college basketball season, The Open Man is counting down storylines. Part 2 dives into the SEC, top recruiting classes and NCAA Tournament dreamers. 11. SEC: It Just Means More? John Calipari restored…

4 Week 1 FCS Games Power Five Could Lose

Power Five programs schedule FCS opponents for one reason: pick up a confidence-building W. There's a reason so many such matchups dot the first weekend of the college football season -- or that the SEC loads up on them the week before Thanksgiving. Inevitably though, some of the sport's power brokers learn to #FearTheFCS. And…

July 29 News: Dan Mullen Proposes 5-Year Eligibility

Mississippi State head coach Dan Mullen proposed an intriguing idea that extends five years of eligibility to players who exceed a certain grade point average. As he said to AL.com, the concept is pretty simple at its core: "Instead of punishing guys for doing bad, why not reward guys for doing good?" Dan Mullen's pitch…