Big 12 Expansion: Add Memphis and Cincinnati

As another day goes by, it’s another day the Big 12 (10) Conference finds its way back into the news for the comically wrong reasons. At its football media days earlier this week, the Big 12 decided to do two things: 1) not drop sanctions on Baylor for its bumbling of the sexual assault saga,…

Welcome to the Network Club, ACC

FINALLY. After years of rumors, upon rumors, upon rumors, fans – including myself – of the Atlantic Coach Conference got the news we’ve been waiting to hear since 2010. The ACC is getting a network.  Glory, glory hallelujah. Here is the details from Luke Decock’s column in Raleigh, NC’s “News and Observer”: “After six years…

Women’s Sports Owes Pat Summitt

Man, 2016 has turned into one sorry year for celebrity deaths. First, it claimed Phife Dawg from my favorite rap group, “A Tribe Called Quest”.  Then sadly, it claimed Prince.  Shortly thereafter, Muhammad Ali.  Then Gordie Howe. And if 2016 wasn’t through taking our celebrities, it claimed someone who was a pioneer in women’s sports….

Hey Big XII, Expand Already!!!

Nice to see the Big 12 Conference in the news for the wrong reasons – again. In the classic case of “no BLEEP, Sherlock”, the numbers run by some research contractor called Navigate Research told commissioner Bill Bowlsby and the rest of the Big 12 the obvious: it has a 4-5 percent better chance (yeah I know,…

NCAA Letting UNC Slide – BIG Time

This long, seemingly never-ending saga the NCAA has going with the University of North Carolina has more than run its course.   With the latest notice of allegations, the NCAA is having its objectivity with discipline the big schools questioned yet again. UNC released its amended notice of allegations from the NCAA on Monday.  Like the…

UConn Women Great for College Basketball

It’s been a minute since I’ve ranted on this blog. I’ve been busy with business travel the last couple of weeks, coupled with the demands of fatherhood and husbandly duties.  Oh, and sprinkle a training or two in there as well. In other words, life took over for your boy. However, being busy doesn’t mean…

Navy Joining the ACC in 2018

To the fans of the Atlantic Coast Conference, as well as the fans looking for Notre Dame to join the ACC, the following news should be music to your collective ears. The Naval Academy, long rumored to be an ACC suitor, has announced that it will accept the conference’s invitation and will become a member…