News Stand Archives - May 2011 to October 2011
October 31
Rivals.com: Week 10 Watch: LSU-Alabama...and More
SI.com: Stanford Handled Adversity; Now LSU and Alabama Get Their Turns
ESPN.com: Remembering Classic 1 vs. 2 Encounters
Times-Picayune: Sides Debate Whether Loser of LSU-Alabama Deserves a Spot In National Title Game
Rivals.com: BCS Analysis: Good News For Stanford, Oklahoma
Washington Post: West Virginia Leaving Big East for Big 12; Timing of Move Unclear Amid Bickering   

October 28
South Carolina's The State: BCS Does Its Job Almost Every Season

October 27
ESPN.com: College Gameday Kickoff: Coming Out Of The Shadows
Associated Press: NCAA Poised to Make Sweeping Changes

October 26
FOX Sports.com: Time To Give Boise State BCS Shot
ESPN.com: Saluting the Heros of Week 8

October 25
Associated Press: NCAA Weighing $2,000 Payments to Student Athletes
New York Post: West Virginia Lined Up to Leave Big East For Big 12
USA TODAY: Missouri Not Quite Ready To Tell Big 12 Goodbye for SEC

October 24
ESPN.com: Teams Make Mark By Playing Spoiler
SI.com: Texas Tech's Shocking Upset of Oklahoma Shakes Up BCS Race
Rivals.com: Week 9 Watch: Lessons Learned
Associated Press: OU, Wisconsin Fall, LSU-Bama Set for 1 vs. 2 Game
Wall Street Journal: The True Meaning of College Football

October 21
USA Today: NCAA's Move to Academic Standards May Keep Teams Out of Bowls
Associated Press: Congressman Urges Hearings On College Sports
Denver Post: A Plus-One is Best Way to Crown National Champion 
Birmingham News: Q&A With Former SEC Commissioner Roy Kramer On Conference Expansion

October 20
Kansas City Star: Both MU and Big 12 Could Have Done More To Prevent Departure

October 19
New York Times: Big East's Fate: Others Control Ball
CBS Sports.com: McMurphy's Law: History Says LSU or 'Bama Will Make Titile Game

October 18
ESPN.com: A Deeper Look at the BCS Picture
Houston Chronicle: Big East Invites UH To Join Conference
New York Times: Missouri Moves Closer to Joining SEC

October 17
SI.com: With Few Upsets, BCS Title Race Lacking Usual Excitement
ESPN.com: Sparty's Win Sets Up Showdown
Rivals.com:  Week 8 Watch: A Barnburner?
New York Times: Conference Shake-Ups and B.C.S. Tweaks
Times-Picayune: LSU Football: Game vs. Alabama Is BCS' Version of Playoff Game
Wall Street Journal: BCS Complaint Line Forms Here
CBS Sports.com: CUSA, MWC Consolidate Into One For Football
CBS Sports.com: It's SEC and Big 12, Then Everyone Else In BCS Title Race
Sporting News: Computer Polls Can't Keep LSU, Alabama From Being 1-2 In First BCS Standings

October 16
ESPN.com: College GameDay Final

October 14
USA Today: Big East Could Face Uncertain Hold On BCS Spot

October 13
ESPN.com: College Gameday Kickoff: Road to Excellence
Sun Belt Conference: Sun Belt Conference Commissioner Wright Waters to Retire in July 2012
New York Times: Auburn Is Cleared in Investigation Into Newton

October 12
Times-Picayune: Sailing's J/22 World Championships Begin Today On Lake Pontchartrain
Sports Illustrated.com: In Realignment Circus, Desperate Big East Will Likely Lose AQ Status
Newport News Daily Press: Teel Time: Did Virginia Tech Really Lose Money On Last Season's Orange Bowl?
New York Times: Missouri to Play in the Big 12 Next Season, and Then Decide

October 11
ESPN.com: Season's Second Act Promises Surprises
CBS Sports.com: McMurphy's Law: Big East Wants 12 Members, But Who Will It Get?
Associated Press:  TCU Joins Big 12 Nearly 15 Years After Exclusion
Assocaited Press: Big East Looks At 12 Teams for Football

October 10
ESPN.com: College Football Midseason Review
SI.com: Reality Check Weekend Offers Rude Awakenings for Texas, Others
Rivals.com: Week 7 Watch: Halfway Home
Rivals.com: Monday With Mike: A Look At The Unbeatens
ESPN.com: College Gameday Final: Awaiting the Initial BCS Standings
LA Times: The BCS and the Unbeaten
Boston Globe: Power Move By ACC
NY Daily News: Big East Footabll Courting Air Force, Army and Navy to Join Conference, Replace Those Who Bolted

October 7
ESPN.com:  College Game Day Kickoff: From the Frying Pan...
LA Times:  Author of Fiction Attacks the BCS
New York Times:  Loss of T.C.U. Imperils Big East's Football Future

October 6
ESPN.com:  Report:  Missouri Hopes To Join SEC

October 5
The Statesman: Missouri Decides To Consider Leaving Big 12

October 4
ESPN.com:  Solving the Sport's Psychological Issues  
CBS Sports.com:  McMurphy's Law: Don't Rule Out A 'Bama-LSU Title Rematch
Times-Picayune: New Orleans Saints Sell Superdome Naming Rights to Mercedes-Benz  
CBS Sports.com: Neinas Doesn't Need Big 12 as Much as Big 12 Needs Him
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Sorting Through College Sports' Realignment Upheaval 
Boston Globe:  Big East Ready to Expand

October 3
SI.com:  Five Surprising Undefeateds Make Marks As Conference Contenders
ESPN.com:  Texas, OU Unbeaten Ahead of Red River
Rivals.com:  Week 6 Watch: Bucks Start Here
Arizona Republic: College Football Thriving, and BCS Deserves Some Credit
ESPN.com: Who Is Chuck Neinas?
Birmingham News: Is SEC Reconsidering Idea For Own TV Network?
Tulsa World:  Spreading the Wealth:  As Big 12 Withers, Other Conferences Thrive With Equal Revenue Distribution

September 30
ESPN.com: BCS is actually pretty damn good idea

September 29
ESPN.com: GameDay Kickoff
Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Big 12 needs to expand just to survive
Birmingham News: SEC enters new world with unanswered questions about expansion
Miami Today: Orange Bowl attempts to pass ticket sale slump
USA Today: More financial help for NCAA athletes on the way

September 28
Associated Press:  Slive:  BCS 2-Team Conference Limit Reconsidered
Sporting News:  With Addition of Texas A&M, Expansion Scorecard Heavily Favors SEC
Sacramento Bee:  A Lonely Voice For Loyalty in the Big 12

September 27
ESPN.com: Dashing Through A Chaotic Month
CBS Sports.com:  McMurphy's Law:  UNM's Locksley the Latest to Join JoPa's List
ESPN.com:  Texas A&M Welcomed to SEC

September 26
Washington Post:  SEC: Texas A&M To Become Member Next July After Apparently Clearing Legal Hurdles
ESPN.com:  Florida Faces Pivotal Two-Week Stretch
Hartford Courant: For Conference Realignment, Football Is King
Kansas City Star: Will MU Follow Texas A&M Out of Big 12 Into SEC?
Sports Illustrated: LSU and Alabama Set For De Facto National Championship Matchup
Rivals.com:  Week 5 Watch: Title Game Previews?

September 23
USA TODAY:  Big 12 Seeks Reforms To Ensure Stability As Beebe Departs
New York Times:  TV Deal May Help Secure the Big 12

September 22
ESPN.com:  What Realignment Means For BCS
USA TODAY:  Texas AD DeLoss Dodds Says School Is Focused On Big 12 Future
Kansas City Star:  Dan Beebe Working On Agreement To Exit Big 12
New York Times:  After Weeks of Jitters, a Sense of Calm
CBS Sports.com:  Bit By Bit, College Football Is Imploding Before Our Eyes
LA Times:  Pac-12 Slows the College Football Expansion Train For Now

September 21
Rivals.com:  LSU Defense Young But Hasn't Lost Bite
ABC News/ESPN Sports:  Superconferences Still On Hold As Pac-12 Stays Put
LA Times:  Pacific 12 Conference Won't Expand For Now
ESPN.com:  Search For Stability Sets Off Panic
Press-Register:  Whatever Happens With Conference Realignment, It Won't Ruin The College Game
Sporting News:  Slive, SEC Hold The Strings While Other Conference Puppets Dance

September 20
Associated Press:  Big East, Big 12 Officials Talk Merger
Associated Press:  Big 12's Fate Rests With Oklahoma and Texas
Reno Gazette-Journal: MWC, C-USA Considering Football-Only Merger
The Coloradoan:  Mountain West Looking To Add Teams
Sports Illustrated: Realignment's Musical Chairs Would Leave Several Schools In The Dust  
New York Times:  The Geography of College Football Fans (and Realignment Chaos) 

September 14
CBS Sports.com:  McMurphy's Law:  Report Cards For New Coaches
USA Today:  Big 12's Prospects of Holding Together Grow Dimmer
Orangebloods.com:  What's Next For Texas?
CBS Sports.com:  Tuesday Top 10:  Most Exciting Players In College

September 13
Birmingham News: Why College Football Still Remains Great
Fathead.com:  Q&A Time with Bill Hancock, Executive Director of the Bowl Championship Series
The Statesman:  Sources:  Texas Has Three Viable Realignment Options

September 12
New York Times:  On the Field, All Is Well
CBS Sports.com:  Auburn Can Win, Georgia Can Lose and Robinson Can Play
Sports Illustrated:  Quarterback Situations Determining Fates of Several High-Profile Teams
New York Times:  NCAA Strife, and How to Ease It
ABC News/ESPN Sports:  Scandals Give Way to Thrilling Football Weekend
San Antonio Express:  Big 12 Survival Hopes Surge 
The Oklahoman:  SEC Official Expects Texas A&M Will Be Cleared; Expanded Pac-12 Might Not Use Division Scheduling Model

September 10
Times-Picayune: St. Paul's Edges Acadiana 15-14 In Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic
Times-Picayune: Curtis Roars Past Westgate 27-7 In Allstate Sugar Bowl Classic
St. Tammany News:  Late TD Seals Seals Comback Win For Wolves

September 9
New York Times:  Stall In Realignment Process Gives Big 12 Hope
American-Statesman:  UT Independence Fraught With Peril
New York Daily News:  Rumors Fly About Notre Dame and Texas Football Landing In Big 10 By 2014 If Major Changes Hit

September 8
Rivals.com:  Texas A&M Accuses Big 12 of Backtracking
CBS Sports.com:  Bowl System Will Be "Chaos" If Big 12 Implodes
Associated Press:  Slow Pace of Realignment Hurts College Football
TV Eyes.com:  ESPN News
San Francisco Chronicle:  Pac-16 Football Makes Sense As Tradition Fades
CBS Sports.com:  When A&M Move Gets Done, Who'll Be The SEC's Lucky 14?
Grantland.com:  S-E-C!  S-E-C!  S-E-C!
Sports Illustrated:  Mass Realignment Would Alter BCS' Future; The Question Is:  How?

September 7
The Register-Guard: Change Is In The Offing - And Soon For The Pac-12
Times-Picayune:  Nike To Build Turf Football Field At Joe Brown Park By Early January
Sporting News:  Mass Hysteria Coming Once Texas A&M Officially Departs

September 6
OrangeBloods.com:  Armageddon In College Realignment Looming?
CBS Sports.com:  Decades After The Dust Bowl, Oklahoma Looks West Once Again
ESPN.com:  Utah State, Uniforms Among Surprises

September 2
Sports Illustrated:  Under Emmert, NCAA Has Sunk Deeper, Lost Even More Credibility
Kansas City Star:  Big 12 Expansion Targets May Be West
The Statesman:  What's Next For Texas, OU, Big 12 and College Football?
The Birmingham News:  Now Come The Hard Questions For SEC In Conference Realignment

September 1
The Register Guard:  George Schroeder: Watch Out, Les: This 'Athlete' Gives Ducks The Edge
FOX Sports.com:  2011 College Football Predictions
Times-Picayune:  College Football Begins Tonight Facing Several Issues
Yahoo! News.com:  Texas A&M Plans To Leave Big 12 By July 2012
USA TODAY:  NCAA: 'Cheating Will Not Be Tolerated'
USA TODAY:  In College Football, Where Are The Enforcers?
USA TODAY:  Ten Must-See College Football Games To Watch This Season
Lexington-Herald Leader:  Bama, Georgia To Vie For SEC Title  
ESPN.com:  College GameDay Kickoff

August 31
USA TODAY:  After Tornado, Tuscaloosa Gets Lift From Crimson Tide
Pittsburgh Tribune:  Harris:  Big East Relevance Matter of Perspective
CBS Sports.com:  Will No. 1 Sooners Win The BCS Title?  History Suggests No

August 29
San Jose Mercury News:  Jon Wilner's College Football Preview:  BCS Earns A Tip of the Helmet
USA TODAY:  Losing Early Worse Than Losing Late In The BCS Chase
USA TODAY:  Are College Football Rivalries Getting Out of Hand? 
Boston Globe: Landscape Has Some Changes
LA Times:  BCS Forecast:  An Early Look At The Bowl Games
Rivals.com:  A&M, Big 12 Talk Saturday About What Exit Will Look Like
SI.com:  Alabama, Oklahoma Headline Preseason Bowl Projections
ESPN.com:  Dash Through Freaks, Schedules, More

August 26
Kansas City Star:  BCS To Justice Department:  Maybe Next Time
New York Times:  Texas A&M Acts On A Possible Move
CBS Sports.com:  Top 25 Games Of The Season (Or Why The SEC Still Rules)

August 25
Times-Picayune:  Tommy Moore Memorial Junior Tournament To Debut In December
Rivals.com:  Storylines To Watch This Season
New York Times:  If Texas A&M Is The SEC's 13th Team, Who's No. 14?

August 24
Athlon Sports.com:  Jim Delany Is The Most Powerful Man In College Football
Sports Illustrated:  College Football Bracket Busters?  Mark Cuban's Idea Could Work

August 22
Associated Press:  Boomer Sooner!  Oklahoma No. 1 In AP Top 25
New York Times:  College Football's Ugly Season, Facing Scandals of Every Stripe 
Houston Chronicle:  With A&M All But Gone, Big 12 Faces Uncertainty

August 18
USA Today: College Football Schedules Ruining Game That Was Once Good
USA Today:  Booster Allegations Start Talk Of 'Death Penalty' For Miami
ESPN.com: Miami Takes Its Turn On Wheel Of Scandal

August 17
Yahoo! Sports:  Renegade Miami Football Football Booster Spells Out Illicit Benefits To Players

August 16
CBS Sports.com:  Breaking:  NCAA Head Contacts CEOs On Realignment
New York Times:  NCAA Chief Suggets A Summit On Conference Expansion 

August 15
CBS Sports.com: Movement Not College Football's Problem -- Lack of Leader Is
Modbee.com:  College Game Filthy Rich

August 12
CBS Sports.com: Playoff Not Discussed At NCAA Meetings
SI.com:  Check The Sky For Pigs:  NCAA's APR Ruling The Result of Common Sense
Sporting News:  Source:  Report of Texas A&M Accepting SEC Invitation 'Just Not True'

August 11
ESPN.com:  Summit Could Spark Major NCAA Changes
Sporting News:  Texas A&M To SEC Noise Gets Louder

August 10
Seattle PI.com:  NCAA Calls For New Scholarship Rules At Retreat

August 9
SI.com:  Utah's Pac-12 Success (of failure) Will Have Far-Reaching Implications
ESPN.com:  Q&A With SEC Commissioner Mike Slive
SI.com:  Ten Reasons To Embrace College Football After A Year of Scandal
CBS Sports.com:  After Summer of Turmoil, NCAA Football Needs Feel-Good Stories
USA TODAY:  NCAA Retreat Set To Tackle Several Critical Reform Issues

August 8
ESPN.com:  Big Changes Coming To NCAA
ESPN.com:  Jim Delany, Mike Slive Battle Off The Field
Tulsa World:  Cotton Bowl Hoping For BCS Bowl Status
USA TODAY:  Marketers Reshape How College Teams Sell Tickets

August 5
USA TODAY:  Oklahoma Leads Way At No. 1 In USA TODAY Preseason Poll
CBS Sports.com:  Life In The Circus:  Nothing Quite Like Media Days
SI.com:  Hold The Parade:  Pac-12 No Longer In Plum Realignment Position
Times Picayune:  Allstate Sugar Bowl Prep Football Classic To Feature Curtis, St. Paul's versus Acadiana, Westgate
The Advertiser:  Acadiana, Westgate Set Date In Dome
New Orleans.com:  New Prep Football Doubleheader Part of Superdome Revival

August 4
CBS Sports.com:  Brave New World For Big East Commissioner
SI.com:  Do's, Dont's For Division Alignments, Impact Transfers; More Mailbag 

August 3
New York Times:  On TV, if Not on Field, Big East Is Still a Big Deal
Boston Globe:  Big East Looks To Cash In
NY Daily News:  TCU Football A Huge Addition To Big East, Conference Should Expand and Add Army, Navy and Air Force  
LA Times:  Be In The Know About The Coming College Football Season 

August 2
CBS Sports.com:  College Football Faces Landmark Month Off The Field

August 1
Idaho Stateman:  Mountain West Want To Modify Non-AQ Revenue Distribution Equation
LA Times:  No Seismic Shift, But Still A Shake-Up For Pac 12, Other Conferences
Cleveland Plain Dealer:  Big Ten Football:  An Old Face With A New Game
CBS Sports.com:  Larry Scott Wants Meaningful, Quick NCAA Reforms

July 29
SI.com:  The College Connection
Chicago Tribune:  Delany to Big Ten Coaches:  Watch Your Step
SI.com:  Larry Scott Has Pac-12 Poised For Future.  What Lies Ahead?

July 28
The Business of College Sports Blog:  BCS Payouts vs. March Madness Payouts
LA Times:  Pac-12 Network Is Coming
ESPN Media Zone:  ESPN 2011 College Football Game Schedule
Chicago Tribune:  Setting Table For Big Ten Season
SI.com:  Rewriting NCAA Rulebook

July 27
Star-Telegram:  An Interview With The Enemy - Chatting With BCS Mouthpiece Bill Hancock
CBS Sports.com:  Pac-12 Has Never Been Better -- Or Worse
Rivals.com:  Big 12 Commish Knows Doubters Looking For Cracks

July 26
Arizona Republic:  ASU:  Bowl Games Brought In $355 mil to Arizona Economy
ESPN.com:  Big 12 Focus Remains On Longhorns
CBS Sports.com:  Foes' Grumbling Won't Force Big 12 Hammer From Texas' Hands
Macon.com:  Pacific 12 Conference Likes Its Show Despite Holes In The Marquee

July 25
Boston Globe:  Swofford Wants Colleges to Regain Control
CBS Sports.com:  Speech Won't Be Last You Hear On Slive's Proposals
LA Times:  SEC Media Days:  The Most Eventful 'Nonevent' In Captivity

July 24
Times-Picayune:  Marshall Faulk Proud to Take Stage With His Former High School Coach, Wayne Reese

July 23
Times-Picayune:  LSU's Patrick Peterson, Kimberlyn Duncan to Receive James J. Corbett Award

July 22
Times-Picayune:  Jim McCafferty Excelled In All Areas During His Career at Loyola

July 21
ESPN.com:  Slive Wants To Alter Landscape
SI.com:  Slive's Suggestions Constructive, But Unlikely To Be Implemented   
CBS Sports.com:  SEC Boss Slive Hopes Bold Proposals Will Lead To Change
LA Times:  The SEC Is Second To None In College Football
The Birmingham News:  Mike Slive Has Too Much To Do To Retire As SEC Commissioner Anytime Soon
Times Picayune:  UNO'S Javonne Brooks Will Be First Volleyball Player Inducted Into Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame

July 20
CBS Sports.com:  Real Football Talk Returns As Media Days Bring Relief
CBS Sports.com:  SEC Commish Slive Senses That NCAA Change Is Coming
Times-Picayune:  Marshall Faulk Hopes His Success Inspires Children of New Orleans
Times-Picayune:  BCS Not Looking To Get Money Back From Ohio State 
The Birmingham News:  SEC Divisions Turn 20 Showing Remarkable Balance
The Advertisor.com:  BCS Director Defends Format
NCAA.org:  Presidential Retreat Q & A With NCAA President Mark Emmert 

July 18
The Tennessean: Sun Belt Coaches Ponder Playoff
Times-Picayune:  LSU Football Coach Les Miles Gets A Blast From the Past During Stop In New Orleans
ESPN.com:  Myth of Exploited, Impoverished Athletes
ESPN.com:  College Athletes Deserve To Be Paid
ESPN.com:  College Athletes Are Already Getting Paid

July 15
ESPN.com:  Full Cost of Attendance Gains Traction

July 14
Times-Picayune: Renovated Super Dome Gets A Trial Run For The 2012 Final Four
sportsNOLA.com: Final Four 2012: Super Dome Upgrades Should Improve Fan Experience
ESPN.com: The View From Inside
Anderson Independent Mail: SEC Media Circus Just Around The Corner July 11
Associated Press: Ohio State Vacates 2010 Wins, Sugar Bowl
Endid News & Eagle: Feds Should Stay Out of BCS
sportsNOLA.com: Allstate Sugar Bowl Announces LSU's Duncan and Peterson as 2011 Corbett Award Winners

July 8
Times-Picayune: Ohio State's decision will not lead to trophy for Arkansas

July 7
CBS Sports: Delany Doesn't Rule Out NCAA Split
Times Picayune:  Sugar Bowl, Greater New Orleans Sports Hall of Fame Announce Award Winners
Florida Times Union:  More Conference Realignment Is Coming
Sports Illustrated: Utah's Holy War Edge, Oregon's Uncertain Future; more Mailbag

July 6
USA Today: NCAA Could See 'Fundamental Changes' In Way It Operates
CBS Sports: Temple Recruits:  Move To Big East Coming Soon

July 5
Hattiesburg American:  C-USC, MWC Seek Best Path to BCS Bowls
Cedar Rapids Gazette:  Do You Like the BCS?

July 1
Associated Press: BCS Exec. Director Meets With DOJ Officials
USA Today: NCAA Moratorium Stands; No New Bowls For Up to Three Years
Arizona Republic: Fiesta Has to Be On Same Page As IRS, BCS
CBS Sports: Conference Realignment Now Official, Teams Feeling Way Along
Associated Press: Scott Officially Debuts New Pac-12 Friday
Idaho Statesman: Boise State Embraces A New Era - And Plenty of Challenges - In Move to Mountain West
Chronicle of Higher Education: NCAA Reorganizes Its Investigative Unit

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