Tuesday March 4, 2014
SEC: Commissioner Mike Slive told AL.com he plans to return for the 2014-15 academic year. Slive, 73, entered 2013-14 with a year remaining on his contract.
Missouri: Tim Stedman, who has spent the past eight seasons at Michigan State as the associate athletic director for development, has joined the administration at Missouri as the associate athletic director for advancement.
NCAA: The NCAA rules committee is allowing FBS conferences the choice to move to eight-man officiating crews. Big 12 used them on an experimental basis last season, and the SEC is working with eight-man crews this spring. With the Big 12 last year, the eighth official oversaw defensive substitution opportunities.