Former Ohio State president says ‘three to four’ Buckeyes could benefit from name, image, likeness payments

Michael V. Drake formally retired as Ohio State's president on Tuesday, and he spent the first day of retirement doing the most college president thing possible -- talking to Congress about NCAA regulations. Drake was part of a contingent of College Sports, Inc., leaders who spent Wednesday...

Zoom call – Connecting state coaching associations

Yesterday, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer floated a suggestion to the MHSAA to consider moving contact fall sports to the spring as a result of a recent uptick Gretchen Whitmer floated a suggestion to the MHSAA to consider moving contact fall sports to the spring...

Morgan Scalley to remain on staff at Utah, with massive pay cut

After a near month-long investigation into racist comments made by defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley, Utah has announced he will remain on staff, with a near 50 percent pay cut and without the title of head coach-in-waiting. In exchange for keeping his job, Scalley has agreed...

K-State will not expel student for George Floyd tweet, promises diversity and inclusion efforts

Following similar pushes at Mississippi State, Texas and Oklahoma State, Kansas State players over the weekend pledged to boycott all team activities as long as one of their fellow students remained enrolled. K-State student Jaden McNeil last Thursday sent a tweet -- since deleted for...

Tennessee delays start of high school football season

While Michigan debates whether or not to push its high school football season to the spring, Tennessee has pushed back the opening of its season at least one week. Tennessee governor Bill Lee has extended his state's State of Emergency through Aug. 29, making it...

Michigan governor asking state to postpone high school football to spring

Michigan governor Gretchen Whitmer held a coronavirus briefing on Tuesday afternoon, and reports from the event indicated Whitmer would prefer the 2020 football season to be pushed to the spring of 2021. While Whitmer does not have the power to unilaterally flip-flop seasons, hers is...

Iowa announces budget, pay cuts

Iowa on Tuesday announced $15 million in budget cuts to help bridge a budget shortfall induced by COVID-19. Iowa had planned to spend $127.5 million in Fiscal Year 2021, but will now spend $112.5 million. The majority of the cuts will come in the form...

Report: SEC Media Days postponed

SEC Media Days, originally planned for July 13-16 will not take place on those days John Talty is reporting. Earlier this month the SEC had announced that media days would be held virtually this year; but now even the timing is changing. Talty's report adds that...

How should older coaches handle this season?

Major League Baseball and the NBA are in the process of returning to action, which means it's time for players and coaches in both leagues to declare whether they're in or out. This week, we learned that two coaches had their decisions made for...