Last year, Stanford made history and nobody knew. That we didn't make a fuss over it filling the men's basketball coach, football coach and athletic director jobs with African-Americans is a sign of real progress, writes Ivan Maisel.
The NCAA overhaul of its body of rules may call for the suspension of a head coach whose assistants commit violations, as well as fine a university up to five percent of its annual athletic budget based on the severity of the penalty.
The idea of expanding the athletic scholarship to cover the full cost of attendance is gaining traction. The ground beneath the debate has shifted thanks to the endorsement of some high-powered officials.
If you dropped one of today's athletic directors into a time machine and dialed up 1930, the first full season after the onset of the Great Depression, Mr./Ms. AD would recognize what ailed college sports.