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  1. Big 12 divvies up $198 million

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The Big 12 announced distributions of $198 million to its 10 member schools for the 2012-13 school year on Friday, the final day of the league's spring meetings. Eight Big 12 schools will receive $22 million, while newcomers TCU a...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  2. Eight-team playoff? Not so fast, my friend

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds made headlines when he championed an eight-team college football playoff Thursday at the Big 12's spring meetings, despite the four-team version still being more than a year away. "It's a baby ...

    Blog | May 31, 2013
  3. Texas AD: Proponent of eight-team playoff

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The inaugural game of the College Football Playoff's four-team tournament is still more than 19 months away, but Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds says it's merely a step in the right direction. "It's a baby step. It's a good s...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  4. More notes from Big 12 spring meetings

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- The big topic of conversation at the Big 12's spring meetings Wednesday was doing the league's part to help piece together the College Football Playoff selection committee, but plenty more took place inside the meeting room, too. Her...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  5. Bowlsby outlines playoff committee picks

    David Ubben

    IRVING, Texas -- Bob Bowlsby spent 66 nights in a hotel when he was on the committee that puts together the NCAA men's basketball tournament bracket. Now that college football is a season away from entering the playoff era, the Big 12 commissioner...

    Blog | May 30, 2013
  6. Checking in on Day 2 at Big 12 meetings

    David Ubben

    The Big 12's second day of spring meetings came and went on Thursday in Kansas City, Mo., with no real news after the conference reaffirmed its commitment to 10 members on Wednesday. Until the new configuration of the BCS is settled (i.e., what fo...

    Blog | June 01, 2012
  7. Checking in on Big 12 spring meetings

    David Ubben

    The Big 12's spring meetings kicked off with the league's athletic directors meeting in Kansas City on Wednesday, and made it clear beforehand that expansion would be only informally discussed. Still, the questions had to be asked, and they were a...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  8. Lunch links: RG3 and Luck ... teammates?

    David Ubben

    This is real. Beware if you produce nightmares easily. The Big 12 may have its new commissioner in place by spring meetings at the end of April, reports Chuck Carlton of the Dallas Morning News. As each day goes by, it becomes clearer how big a...

    Blog | April 24, 2012
  9. Time to set your calendars, Big 12 fans

    David Ubben

    With spring practice all finished and students headed away from campuses for the summer, it's official: We're in the longest stretch of the year for college football fans. Big 12 spring meetings are later this month, but college football news will...

    Blog | May 19, 2011
  10. Many deserve credit for saving the Big 12

    David Ubben

    At the Big 12 spring meetings two weeks ago, commissioner Dan Beebe shared his thoughts on college football's possible expansion after reports surfaced that teams from his conference would be jumping to the Pac-10 to form the first "super-conference"...

    Blog | June 15, 2010
  11. Who's talking? No surprises

    David Ubben

    Texas president Bill Powers came and left last week's spring meetings without speaking publicly. He did the same over the weekend in Austin. Missouri and Nebraska have offered little to no insight regarding future realignment. Meanwhile, school...

    Blog | June 08, 2010
  12. Five things we learned at Big 12 meetings

    David Ubben

    There's been plenty of development and rumors since the Big 12 spring meetings closed on Friday afternoon, but taking that into account, here's what we learned during a contentious week. 1. So much for a secretive process. Big 12 commissioner Dan ...

    Blog | June 07, 2010
  13. Beebe places Big 12 hopes in 'process'

    David Ubben

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.-- In Dan Beebe's perfect world, Nebraska and Missouri would have pledged unqualified commitments to the Big 12 weeks ago. It would have pulled together a conference some feel is being torn apart by the initiative of the Big Ten and P...

    Blog | June 04, 2010
  14. Little is clear at Big 12 meetings

    David Ubben

    KANSAS CITY -- Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe took one route, outrunning the gaggle of cameras and microphones into a hotel elevator. Colorado athletic director Mike Bohn went another without answering a question. But reached on his cell phone by the ...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  15. Today's meeting focused on Big 12

    David Ubben

    KANSAS CITY -- Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione addressed the media late on Thursday afternoon, insisting that any talks from today's meetings centered completely around the Big 12 and matters related to the conference. He maintained that ...

    Blog | June 03, 2010
  16. Missouri not 'shutting ears' or commenting

    David Ubben

    KANSAS CITY -- The Big 12 spring meetings' third day is at its halfway point, and though no formal interviews will be conducted until late Thursday afternoon, Missouri Tigers chancellor Brady Deaton stopped and answered a few questions. Or, perhap...

    Blog | June 03, 2010