Scheduling Home Non-conference Games Has Become Impractical For Some Programs
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Scheduling Home Non-conference Games Has Become Impractical For Some Programs

November 30th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
This is not your dad’s college basketball scheduling, nor your big brother’s for that matter. Scheduling has changed significantly in recent years and the folks at home are feeling it the most. Gone are the days of an...
Michigan State Has A Plan To Push Their Brand Nationwide
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Michigan State Has A Plan To Push Their Brand Nationwide

November 23rd, 2016 | by Javier Morales
Exposure in college athletics is mostly thought of in terms of a televised game, but what about the vast majority of time when a school is not playing? A game is in a two- to three-hour window on national television allowing...
Streaming Options Like Facebook Live Puts Content Where Your Recruits Are
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Streaming Options Like Facebook Live Puts Content Where Your Recruits Are

November 18th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
In this growing mobile-technology world, it is wise to think of how people, particularly those recruits in high school, can view a product on the screen of their cell phone as opposed to a 65-inch high-definition TV. If...
Don’t Miss An Easy Opportunity To Offer An A La Carte Fan Experience
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Don’t Miss An Easy Opportunity To Offer An A La Carte Fan Experience

November 14th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
The fan experience at college football games has reached a new level with schools such as Ohio State offering an a la carte menu of activities at the stadium if people are willing to pay the price. The idea may sound fun and only...
Are External Factors Hurting The Pac-12 and Big 12’s College Football Playoff Chances
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Are External Factors Hurting The Pac-12 and Big 12’s College Football Playoff Chances

November 2nd, 2016 | by Javier Morales
Is it only a coincidence that the Pac-12 and Big 12 in the first two years of the College Football Playoff (CFP) have featured the fewest amount of teams and probably will be on the outside looking in again this season? Or is...
As Basketball Season Arives Pay-for-Play Is Once Again Up For Debate
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As Basketball Season Arives Pay-for-Play Is Once Again Up For Debate

October 26th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
The saying “time is money” is of extreme importance to former Duke All-American basketball player Shane Battier, especially when it comes to the debate over whether college athletes should be paid. The pay-for-play...
It Will Take More Than A New Stadium To Make UNLV’s Power 5 Dreams Come True
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It Will Take More Than A New Stadium To Make UNLV’s Power 5 Dreams Come True

October 19th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
The sports radio talk shows in Las Vegas are buzzing over the approved $750 million funding from the state of Nevada toward the construction of a $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat domed stadium. Some fans and broadcasters are showing...
UPDATED: Bring On The Early Signing Periods For More Parity In College Football
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UPDATED: Bring On The Early Signing Periods For More Parity In College Football

October 18th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
UPDATE: This article has been updated with corrections provided by Susan Peal, NCAA Director of Governance, NLI. The full transcript of her comments can be viewed here. We highly recommend reading them, as they aptly describe...
Always Remember, Money Can’t Buy You Happiness… Or Wins
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Always Remember, Money Can’t Buy You Happiness… Or Wins

October 7th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
Tons of money brings more pressure to win and puts jobs on the line in a week’s notice. That’s why college football coaches like Oregon’s Mark Helfrich and Texas’ Charlie Strong are scorching hot on the...
What Kind Of Situation Is Left Behind When A Coach Is Fired Midseason?
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What Kind Of Situation Is Left Behind When A Coach Is Fired Midseason?

September 27th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
A fact of life: Power struggles do not put into account the underlings. We see it with families when parents divorce. The kids must fall in line, although many are adversely affected for years to come. We see it in politics....
Some Early Attendance Woes A Byproduct Of Scheduling
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Some Early Attendance Woes A Byproduct Of Scheduling

September 21st, 2016 | by Javier Morales
At places like Notre Dame, Alabama and Ohio State, a sellout crowd is commonly a certainty no matter who they are playing, especially if those traditional college football powerhouses are in the top 10. At Washington, a one-time...
Referee Suspensions: Do They Fix The Problem?
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Referee Suspensions: Do They Fix The Problem?

September 14th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
The Mid-American Conference and Big 12 are not saving face by suspending the referee crew and video replay officials who worked Oklahoma State’s controversial loss at home against Central Michigan last week. It’s too...
National Anthem Controversy Familiar To The NCAA
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National Anthem Controversy Familiar To The NCAA

September 7th, 2016 | by Javier Morales
Long before Colin Kaepernick made national headlines by not standing for the national anthem, college athletics were immersed in a similar controversy in the 1960’s and 1970’s. Those were tumultuous times with the...