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  1. Where does the Big 12 commish rank?

    David Ubben

    Earlier today, we looked at the pay for athletic directors around the league, but what about the men up top? USA Today researched and released the pay for each conference commissioner, and former Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe earned $1.7 million i...

    Blog | May 24, 2012
  2. BCS leaders meet again Wednesday, continue to look at possible op...

    David Ubben

    "Playoff" was hardly the word of the day at the final meeting of college football's commissioners to discuss the future of the sport's postseason. "Metaphor" was more apt.

    Story | Conversation | February 22, 2012
  3. Lunch links: College football's biggest issue

    David Ubben

    Congratulations to Kirk Bohls and Berry Tramel, who were both honored by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association as the sportswriters of the year in Texas and Oklahoma, respectively. The championship recipe for Texas? Look at Ala...

    Blog | January 11, 2012
  4. Q&A: Dan Beebe talks LHN, Big 12 future

    David Ubben

    The Longhorn Network doesn't launch until Aug. 26, but it's already been the subject of plenty of discussion and prompted the league's athletic directors to meet last week in Dallas in the midst of more realignment rumors and problems that had to be ...

    Blog | August 08, 2011
  5. A look at Dan Beebe's recent pay raise

    David Ubben

    A pay raise from 2008 to 2009 pushed Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe's salary to just under $1 million, according to tax records acquired by the Associated Press. Beebe was paid $661,000 in 2008, but received a raise to $997,000 for 2009. Big 12 ...

    Blog | June 21, 2011
  6. Mailbag: New name, best RBs, UT hype

    David Ubben

    Thanks again for all the questions. Enjoy your snowless weekends. I know I will. As for All-Star Saturday Night: Give me Chris Paul, Kevin Durant and Blake Griffin. Jason in Austin, Texas, writes: Ubbs, I've been talking to some friends about new ...

    Blog | February 18, 2011
  7. Beebe, Delany talk expansion, playoff

    David Ubben

    Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe took part in a forum in New York earlier this week alongside other conference commissioners, including the Big Ten's Jim Delany, and of course, expansion and a college football playoff were topics of discussion. In sh...

    Blog | December 09, 2010
  8. What we learned in the Big 12: Week 12

    David Ubben

    We'll see Nebraska play angry the rest of its season. Generally, I'm not a fan of dwelling on officiating after a game. It accomplishes very little and wastes plenty of breath, a bit like screaming at a brick wall. An apology is the best you can expe...

    Blog | November 21, 2010
  9. Lunch links: Detailing Nebraska's exit

    David Ubben

    Cole Hazard just got a call saying he has 89 minutes left to live ... from himself. Nebraska wasn't on the Big Ten's original list of targets, and the school was generally happy in the Big 12 before being warned by a tipster in January that they ...

    Blog | August 31, 2010
  10. Big Ten's Delany dishes on Beebe

    David Ubben

    At last week's Big 12 media days, commissioner Dan Beebe joked that he was in negotiations with Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany to switch the names of the conference, but later mentioned that he'd heard of leagues (wink-wink) whose names didn't ma...

    Blog | August 03, 2010
  11. Big 12 name change on the table

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe began his response with a joke, but it had some truth to it. "I'm in communication with [Big Ten] commissioner Jim Delany now about a swap," Beebe said of his conference's name. I get a bit annoye...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  12. Lunch links: Who told Suh 'You stink?'

    David Ubben

    Iowa State defensive back David Sims, the 2009 Big 12 Defensive Newcomer of the Year, was formally charged with unauthorized use of a credit card, reports Randy Peterson of the Des Moines Register. The charge is an aggravated misdemeanor and Sims has...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  13. High anticipation for Beebe to follow Osborne's lead

    David Ubben

    Days before his school left for the Big Ten, Nebraska athletic director Tom Osborne made a plea for patience. "Eventually, all the facts will come out," he told the Lincoln Journal Star. In an open session with Nebraska's board of regents, he ...

    Blog | June 14, 2010
  14. Get used to purgatory, Missouri

    David Ubben

    Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany followed his protocol, placing a call to Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe on Friday morning to notify him that they would be accepting Nebraska's application into the Big Ten. Beebe had no further comments on Nebraska'...

    Blog | June 11, 2010
  15. Lunch links: Red carpet for Big Red

    David Ubben

    Berry Tramel at The Oklahoman says the Pac-10 should invite Colorado ahead of Baylor. Nebraska fans might all mail's Dennis Dodd a fruit basket after reading this flowery plea to Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany regarding the Huskers. ...

    Blog | June 10, 2010
  16. Nebraska to Big Ten ... on Friday?

    David Ubben

    A Big 12 school's executive told the Omaha World-Herald on Tuesday that he expects Nebraska to leave the Big 12 for the Big Ten as early as Friday, ahead of the Big 12's deadline reported previously. Lee Barfknecht writes: Direct confirmation fro...

    Blog | June 09, 2010