Sports-betting stocks slumped on Monday amid growing concerns that college football will be cancelled entirely this fall due to the coronavirus pandemic. The MAC on Saturday became the first to cancel its college football season. On Monday, sportscaster Dan Patrick said on his talk show that the Big 10 and […]
A group of collegiate athletes in the Pac-12 conference threatened to boycott the upcoming season over concerns over the coronavirus and racial inequities. The group published a letter to the conference in The Players Tribune featuring a list of demands that must be met for players to return to the […]
We made it to championship weekend! College football is set for a huge weekend of games as teams make one final push to add a quality win to their resumes in hopes of impressing the selection committee and earning a spot in the playoff. While our picks last week went […]
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[credit provider=”Getty Images/Ronald Martinez”] Major changes to the college football landscape got underway in 2010 when we found out Utah and Colorado would be going to the Pac-12 and Nebraska was on its way to the Big 10.There have been more shakeups since, with Syracuse and Pittsburgh headed to the […]
The two Rose Bowl conferences, the Big 10 and the Pac-12, announced Wednesday that they’ll put together a partnership including inter-conference scheduling and television network tie-ins. USA Today has the details — as Big 10 commissioner Jim Delany notes, this is essentially conference realignment without any realignment:
[credit provider=”LA Times” url=”http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/sports_blog/pac10_tournament/page/3/”] The Pac-12 is going where no college conference has gone before: China.The league’s commissioner Larry Scott is going on a four-day tour of China in order to launch an initiative to expand the league’s sphere of influence overseas, Pete Thamel of the New York Times reports.
[credit provider=”AP” url=”http://www.apimages.com/Search.aspx?st=k&remem=x&kw=mike+sherman&intv=None&shgroup=-10&sh=10″] When we talk about conference realignment, we often get sidetracked talking about money, markets, television sets and, on rare occasion, academics. If Rutgers is ever a draw to the Big 10, it’s because of “the New York market,” not anything Greg Schiano has (or hasn’t) accomplished. Missouri […]
Want to know why the Big East is bleeding schools and why several universities have abandoned the Big 12? Just look at the television contracts and the associated revenue streams for those conferences compared to the other BCS conferences.
[credit provider=”Wikimedia Commons”] On the heels of the ACC’s big announcement, the Pac-12 is actively discussing the additions of Texas and Oklahoma, according to ESPN.The Pac-12 also hopes to add Big 12 schools Oklahoma State and Texas Tech to form the much-discussed 16-team “superconference.”
[credit provider=”AP Images”] A new report says Oklahoma is planning to apply to join the Pac-12 conference, effectively killing the Big 12 and shaking up conference alignments once again.The report comes from an unnamed source at OU, but Chip Brown at Texas site Orangebloods.com has been one of the leading […]
Utah beat Montana State 27-10 in its first game as a member of the Pac-12 conference last night.