A seven-member steering committee with the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors is working to provide wealthier conferences with "a range" of autonomy and hopes to have a new structure in place by August.
Conner Mertens, a kicker on Willamette University's football team, did something last week that no other college football player in the United States has ever done: He came out publicly while an active player.
Lane Kiffin dumped at the airport, Rick Pitino embarrassed on the radio, Matt Schaub mocked by a restaurant in his own city. Who says being a sports figure is easy? This week dished up full servings of humiliation.
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.
Ohio State University has announced a $5.8 million retirement package for former president Gordon Gee (ghee) following his departure from the university after comments jabbing Roman Catholics and Southeastern Conference schools.