Kentucky AD Letter to John Calipari, Mark Stopes

Mitch Barnhart recorded two decades of good work as a college principal while working as a relative of a hermit. He’s the dean of athletic directors for the Southeastern Conference, he was chair of the NCAA men’s basketball selection committee, and he built a Kentucky Top 10 athletic department—there’s a lot on his resume to … Read more

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey is open to major changes to March Madness

He is probably the most influential person in college athletics, said Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey On Thursday he wants to take a “fresh look” at the NCAA men’s basketball tournament — perhaps with an eye on expanding the existing 68-team stadium. Sankey warns that he is “not ready to make headlines there yet.” But … Read more

Aidan Hutchinson sings Billie Jean in Hard Knocks: Video

1. The new season of strong blows She got off to a great start last night thanks to rising Lions defensive lineman Aiden Hutchinson. Singing for beginners during boot camp was a staple of strong blows Throughout the show’s history, however, the Michigan star took things to another level with his thrilling rendition of Michael … Read more

Big Ten, ESPN breakup is another sign of a growing division in college sports

Hard to believe today, given reported an imminent breakup of ESPN and the Big Ten Conference, But once upon a time, it was suspected that this connection was strong enough to determine who won the Heisman Prize. Twenty-five years ago, during what may be the most contentious and controversial of Heisman’s races of them all, … Read more