The Supreme Court Pass on the O’Bannon Matter, and What Comes Next
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The Supreme Court Pass on the O’Bannon Matter, and What Comes Next

October 5th, 2016 | by Jeff Troxclair
On Monday of this week, the nation’s highest court declined to consider the highest profile challenge to the NCAA’s amateurism principles. In a move that surprised almost no one, the Supreme Court of the Unites States’...
The NCAA’s New “Enhanced” Targeting Rule Fails Its Initial Audition
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The NCAA’s New “Enhanced” Targeting Rule Fails Its Initial Audition

September 20th, 2016 | by Jeff Troxclair
It’s not hyperbole to suggest that no issue threatens college football’s long-term viability – not conference expansion, or the oft-rumored breakaway of the Power Five, or even shifting spectator demographics –  more...
College Athletics Next Great Money Issue: Overtime Pay and the FLSA
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College Athletics Next Great Money Issue: Overtime Pay and the FLSA

September 18th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
Over the last couple of years, the vast majority of conversations across the country concerning the increased costs of doing business in college athletic departments have focused on the angst associated with this past August’s...
Louisville’s Cost of Attendance Gap Is A Sign Of Potential Problems
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Louisville’s Cost of Attendance Gap Is A Sign Of Potential Problems

August 20th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
While the start of August annually signifies the looming onset of both another academic year and college football season, a different sense of anticipation accompanied the beginning of this year’s summer swan song. After the...
UVA Study Highlights Inadequacy of NCAA Concussion Policy
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UVA Study Highlights Inadequacy of NCAA Concussion Policy

August 13th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
Back in May, the Social Science & Medicine journal published a study that documented how concussions among college athletes are suffered, treated, and reported. And while college football players were curiously omitted from...
Dan Mullen’s Audacious Plan To Reward Deserving Incoming Student-Athletes
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Dan Mullen’s Audacious Plan To Reward Deserving Incoming Student-Athletes

July 31st, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
Save for the occasional pointed barb or rare sojourn into the unfamiliar arena of transparency, it’s not an overly controversial opinion to state that the weeks surrounding  the various conference “Media Day” events...
Big 12 Media Days Renews Realignment Discussion
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Big 12 Media Days Renews Realignment Discussion

July 23rd, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
Outside of a few excellent sound bites, this week’s official Big 12 Media Days event heralding the onset of the college football season provided little in the way of concrete information regarding the conference’s future...
Why The Austin Nichols Saga At Memphis May Signal An Irrevocable Change To Transfer Rules
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Why The Austin Nichols Saga At Memphis May Signal An Irrevocable Change To Transfer Rules

July 16th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
Over the course of the past two weeks, an increasingly heated transfer-related battle has played out along the west Tennessee banks of the Mississippi River, as the University of Memphis and its former-standout basketball player,...
Vanderbilt AD Williams Cautions Entertaining Any Future NCAA Divisional Split
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Vanderbilt AD Williams Cautions Entertaining Any Future NCAA Divisional Split

July 10th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
Back in April, I wrote a piece which discussed Notre Dame Athletic Director Jack Swarbrick’s candid vision for the future of college athletics. At the time, Swarbrick heavily foreshadowed seismic changes in the college sports...
The Case Against George O’Leary As UCF AD, Interim Or Otherwise
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The Case Against George O’Leary As UCF AD, Interim Or Otherwise

June 30th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
Last week, a somewhat surprising college athletics succession story appeared on sports tickers everywhere, accompanied by relatively little national fanfare (at least relative to what we feel it merited). The University of...
My Interview with New UAB Athletic Director Mark Ingram
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My Interview with New UAB Athletic Director Mark Ingram

June 15th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
It’s not hyperbole to say that perhaps no athletic director in the country has had a more eventful first few weeks on the job than Mark Ingram, UAB’s current Athletic Director.  Hired to be the new head of the Blazers’...
Addressing The One And Done Issue In College Basketball
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Addressing The One And Done Issue In College Basketball

May 22nd, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
In a week that saw significant, and almost universally lauded, changes to some of the major rules governing men’s basketball, the most important harbinger of change regarding the future of the NCAA came from Rosemont, Illinois....
The Antiquated Notion of Permission in the NCAAs Transfer Process
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The Antiquated Notion of Permission in the NCAAs Transfer Process

May 14th, 2015 | by Jeff Troxclair
Exactly one week ago, former Notre Dame starting quarterback Everett Golson announced that he would be transferring to another school after graduation day in South Bend, opting to take graduate courses and spend his remaining...