Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said Wednesday that Division I football and basketball might be better served by following Major League Baseball's model, in that players are allowed to sign professionally right out of high school.
Jim Delany has led the Big Ten since 1989 and upped the conference's women's sports participation numbers. Val Ackerman picks his brain in her latest edition of Man Up.
The Big Ten, which perhaps kicked off the latest realignment in college athletics, is standing pat.
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany ended his self-described "silent phase" in order to tell reporters at the BCS meetings that he had no news to report concerning his conference's expansion plans.
Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany said cable TV giant Comcast should apologize for remarks that he claimed were "intended to denigrate institutions and teams" in his conference.