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  1. K-State AD Currie earns national honor

    David Ubben

    Kansas State athletic director John Currie was one of four named the Under Armour AD of the Year. Kansas State has had one of the best seasons in the major sports of any program in the country. The football team captured a Big 12 title and a BCS b...

    Blog | June 10, 2013
  2. Eight-team playoff? Not so fast, my friend

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds made headlines when he championed an eight-team college football playoff Thursday at the Big 12's spring meetings, despite the four-team version still being more than a year away. "It's a baby ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. Texas AD: Proponent of eight-team playoff

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction. "It's a baby step. It's a good s...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  4. Texas Longhorns AD proponent of 8-team playoff

    David Ubben

    The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  5. Weis' juco revolution borne from necessity

    David Ubben

    DALLAS -- Charlie Weis remembers his wife's first response when he told her the school's athletic director had called and he was considering packing his bags and becoming the head coach in Lawrence. "Kansas?" That's the same reaction most high ...

    Blog | May 14, 2013
  6. Bowlsby, Beebe team up to talk Big 12

    David Ubben

    We haven't heard much from ex-Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe lately, who now does some consulting and is working with the new Big East. He joined his permanent replacement, former Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby at a panel in front of 200 stude...

    Blog | April 17, 2013
  7. One Big 12 rival is ready to play A&M again

    David Ubben

    Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds made headlines this week when he reiterated his stance against playing Texas A&M any time in the near future, though he admitted the game would likely happen at some point. Who gets to decide when? "They're...

    Blog | March 20, 2013
  8. Big 12 up for two Sports Business Awards

    David Ubben

    The Sports Business Journal's Sports Business Awards has released its list of nominees for the annual ceremony, and two awards could be heading to the Big 12. Oklahoma State athletic director Mike Holder is nominated for Athletic Director of the Y...

    Blog | March 19, 2013
  9. Lunch links: Boone Pickens on the map

    David Ubben

    Sloooowwwww daaaayyyyy. Oklahoma's swiped West Virginia's offensive line coach, according to WVU athletic director Oliver Luck. Boone Pickens talked one of his favorite subjects on Thursday: Oklahoma State football. Can Texas get its recruiti...

    Blog | February 15, 2013
  10. Big 12 fans are clear: Expansion is wanted

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 examined its expansion options at last month's athletic director meetings, and didn't sound like it was gearing up for a big move on the expansion front. If other leagues like the SEC or Big Ten make a move, that might change, but for now,...

    Blog | February 07, 2013
  11. Texas Tech makes Kingsbury its new coach

    David Ubben

    Texas Tech is bringing one of its legends back to campus. Former quarterback turned coach Kliff Kingsbury has been hired as the Red Raiders new coach, athletic director Kirby Hocutt announced in a video released on Twitter Wednesday evening. He'll...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  12. Big 12 sets mark for bowl eligibility

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 has nine of its 10 teams bowl eligible with one week left to play in the season, and it's officially the highest percentage of bowl-eligible teams of any conference ever, according to Steve Malchow, the associate athletic director at Iowa ...

    Blog | November 27, 2012
  13. NU's Tom Osborne talks Big 12 vs. Big Ten

    David Ubben

    It's been over two years since Nebraska announced its intentions to leave the Big 12 for the Big Ten, and nearly a year since it became official. After a full school year in the Huskers' new league, athletic director Tom Osborne sat down with the ...

    Blog | June 12, 2012
  14. Fun with Big 12 AD salaries!

    David Ubben

    USA Today released its annual survey of athletic director salaries, noting that they're rising almost as fast as coaching salaries. How did the Big 12 stack up? Here's how they ranked: DeLoss Dodds, Texas: $1,095,756 Joe Castiglione, Oklahom...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  15. Lunch links: The key to a good playoff

    David Ubben

    Quiet day on the links. I'm afraid it's officially officially the offseason. If we want a good playoff, people are going to have to compromise, OU athletic director Joe Castiglione tells Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman. Former Texas defensive coo...

    Blog | May 17, 2012
  16. Source: Bowlsby takes Big 12 commish job

    David Ubben

    Stanford athletic director Bob Bowlsby has accepted the Big 12 Conference commissioner job, with the announcement to be made Friday in Dallas, a source told ESPN.com's Andy Katz. Bowlsby replaces Dan Beebe, who was fired in September 2011 as th...

    Blog | May 03, 2012