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  1. 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
  2. Texas Longhorns AD proponent of 8-team playoff

    David Ubben

    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.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2013
  3. 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
  4. Breaking down the Big 12 football bracket

    David Ubben

    It's hard not to wake up with a smile on your face on a day like today. Sure, I cover football, but the first two days of the NCAA tournament are two of the best of the year. In just a few hours, 16 college basketball games will tip off and we'll do ...

    Blog | March 21, 2013
  5. Which was a bigger WVU disappointment?

    David Ubben

    The NCAA Tournament bracket was released on Sunday night, but 13-19 West Virginia was, of course, absent. Coach Bob Huggins turned heads when before the season he had this to say about his team being picked sixth in the Big 12. "If we're the si...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  6. Roundup: Special spring break, playoffs

    David Ubben

    The weekend is over, and outside of the state of Texas getting blanked in the NCAA tournament bracket, it was mostly a quiet one across the Big 12 football landscape, but here's a taste of what you missed while the blog was quiet. Cotton Bowl offi...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  7. Congratulations are in order

    David Ubben

    Here's a special thanks from all of you for making the tournament great, even for a football blog. We had 749 people sign up this year, but wvewe1 took home the title with the "Brown 1" bracket. Here's guessing the reader is a newcomer to the blog...

    Blog | April 03, 2012
  8. Setting the stage for tonight's game

    David Ubben

    We're nearing the end of the NCAA tournament, which means we're nearing the end of the Big 12 Blog bracket pool. Here's where we stand heading into tonight's finale: Okstatecowboy14 and his bracket are holding solid at the top of the charts, and w...

    Blog | April 02, 2012
  9. Briles loving Baylor's hoops success

    David Ubben

    WACO, Texas -- Baylor's football team enjoyed its second 10-win season in school history, but it also boasts two basketball teams in the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, too, after a pair of wins over the weekend. Add all that up, and Baylor's got...

    Blog | March 20, 2012
  10. Lunch links: Is the Big 12 payday right?

    David Ubben

    Nice weekend for George Thornton, who's on top of the Big 12 Blog Challenge after the tournament's first weekend. He's got 510 points and is in the 100th percentile. Yours truly is holding it down in the 61st percentile with 400 points. Just loomi...

    Blog | March 19, 2012
  11. Clarifying the Big 12's new marketing push

    David Ubben

    The Big 12 won't be unveiling its new promotional campaign at the Big 12 Tournament in Kansas City from March 7-10. League spokesman Bob Burda corrected Big 12 commissioner Chuck Neinas' comments to ESPN.com earlier this week, clarifying where the...

    Blog | February 24, 2012
  12. Big 12 preparing a league-wide facelift

    David Ubben

    DALLAS -- The Big 12 will unveil an all-new promotional campaign at the Big 12 basketball tournament in Kansas City from March 7-10, commissioner Chuck Neinas told ESPN.com at Wednesday's conference commissioners' meeting. "We're in the process of...

    Blog | February 23, 2012
  13. Time for the Big 12 version of the ESPYs

    David Ubben

    Oklahoma State cornerback Brodrick Brown and linebacker Shaun Lewis are nominated for an ESPY for this absolute masterpiece of a defensive teamwork play (and you can vote for them to win here as the No. 6-seed in our 16-play tournament). But with ...

    Blog | July 06, 2011
  14. Roundup: KU makes its hire, Aggie arrest

    David Ubben

    Here's what happened around the Big 12 while its baseball teams were getting KO'd in the NCAA tournament over the weekend: Kansas hires its linebackers coach Turner Gill needed a linebackers coach and said he wanted to get one by the end of th...

    Blog | June 06, 2011
  15. Mailbag: New faces, title teams and top 25

    David Ubben

    Thanks for all the questions this week. I'll be out covering the Big 12 tournament over the weekend, so if you can't get enough of me, head over to our college basketball page. Kyler Roach in San Marcos writes: What true freshman that has enrolled...

    Blog | March 11, 2011
  16. Lunch links: Iowa talks big

    David Ubben

    Tommy Tuberville's newest controversial comments: "America's national debt is over 10 trillion dollars, and that is a mistake."..."World Cup officials have missed a few goals this tournament, and they should have gotten them right."..."I just think d...

    Blog | June 30, 2010