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  1. Does early signing make sense for B1G?

    Brian Bennett

    Momentum seems to be building for creating an early signing period in college football. The Conference Commissioners Association will discuss the idea as part of its agenda at a meeting later this month. As with many things in life, the devil is i...

    Blog | June 04, 2014
  2. New challenges invigorate Jim Delany

    Brian Bennett

    Jim Delany offered a simple explanation as to why his 2011 contract extension was never announced or reported until Adam wrote about it last week. "Nobody had ever asked," Delany told ESPN.com Well, OK. Now we know that the Big Ten commissioner...

    Blog | June 19, 2013
  3. B1G submits 'dozens' for playoff committee

    Brian Bennett

    Each of the major conferences have been asked to nominate people for the new College Football Playoff committee. The list from the Big Ten was both lengthy and diverse. Commissioner Jim Delany told ESPN.com on Friday that the league submitted "doz...

    Blog | June 14, 2013
  4. Jim Delany still No. 2 in commissioner pay

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten remains the king among football conferences in total revenue created and distributed among its member schools. But the leader of that kingdom remains only No. 2 in terms of his own income. USA Today reports that Big Ten boss Jim Delany...

    Blog | May 20, 2013
  5. Division names not high on ADs' agenda

    Brian Bennett

    Can Legends stand the test of time? Will Leaders fall by the wayside? The Big Ten's division names, which have been subject to mocking and ridicule since the day they were announced, might be on their last legs. Commissioner Jim Delany has said th...

    Blog | January 30, 2013
  6. Keep it simple with B1G division names

    Brian Bennett

    So Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said this week that the league will consider changing division names when Maryland and Rutgers join in 2014. This has led to a lot of people offering their own new division names for the conference, most of them whi...

    Blog | January 16, 2013
  7. B1G could change Legends, Leaders names

    Brian Bennett

    The Big Ten could decide by June whether to replace the Legends and Leaders names for its divisions in 2014, colleague Brett McMurphy reports. McMurphy spoke to league commissioner Jim Delany, who said changing the division names is an option when...

    Blog | January 14, 2013
  8. Delany: New division alignment not set

    Brian Bennett

    We passed along a report on Monday from colleague Brett McMurphy that Maryland and Rutgers would join the Leaders Division, with Illinois switching to the Legends. Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany refuted that report as Rutgers officially joined th...

    Blog | November 20, 2012
  9. A few more Big East notes

    Brian Bennett

    Here are a few more Big East notes from media day, courtesy of associate commissioner Nick Carparelli. 1. I have gotten a lot of questions about how the Big East intends to distribute all the money that it will receive from outgoing programs West ...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  10. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Traded in rainy Newport for rainy Orlando. Cincinnati will benefit from money coming into the Big East from Pitt, Syracuse. The Big East is closing in on a commissioner. Who could it be? Desmond Conner of The Hartford Courant with good notes,...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  11. Video: Delany on scandals, schedules

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany talks about the Penn State and Ohio State scandals, and news of the conference likely staying with eight league games in the future....

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  12. Delany: B1G to stay at eight league games

    Brian Bennett

    CHICAGO -- Don't expect to see a nine-game Big Ten schedule any time soon. Commissioner Jim Delany said at Big Ten media days Thursday that league schools are "of a unanimous mind to stay at eight games" in the conference schedule. The dissolut...

    Blog | July 26, 2012
  13. Notes from Big Ten call on Penn State

    Brian Bennett

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany and Iowa president Sally Mason -- chairwoman of the league's council of chancellors and presidents -- spoke to reporters for about 30 minutes on Monday about the Penn State sanctions. In case you missed it, the Big ...

    Blog | July 23, 2012
  14. Report: Big Ten office could fire coaches

    Brian Bennett

    As part of the fallout from the Penn State scandal, the Big Ten could soon give commissioner Jim Delany and the presidential leadership council the power to fire coaches who abuse their power. That's according to a report this morning in the Chron...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  15. Big East lunchtime links

    Brian Bennett

    Star power coming to the Big East. Interim commissioner Joe Bailey is on the offensive. Too little, too late? UConn has gotten a commitment from an offensive tackle ... from Belgium. Athlon gives a shout out to Louisville center Mario Benavid...

    Blog | July 09, 2012
  16. Q&A: Interim commissioner Joe Bailey

    Brian Bennett

    I had a chance to catch up with Big East interim commissioner Joe Bailey on Wednesday to get his thoughts on the future four-team playoff and where the Big East fits into the picture. Here is what he said. How does the future four-team playoff imp...

    Blog | June 27, 2012