Posts Tagged ‘Mark Emmert’

‘The Times They Are A Changing’ – Whether NCAA Likes it or Not

By Posted on: April 16th, 2014 in Baseball, Basketball, Featured Article, Football 2 Comments »
NCAA2.0

When news broke Tuesday of the NCAA’s change in the meal policy for student athletes it hardly registered a blip on the sports media radar screen as a big deal. The governing body’s Legislative Council approved a change that will now allow unlimited meals and snacks to all Division I student-athletes, including walk-ons. That’s big Continue Story…

Johnny ‘Rotten’ or Johnny ‘Right On Time’?

By Posted on: August 9th, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 12 Comments »

If you’ve browsed any college football news within the past couple of weeks and haven’t noticed Johnny Manziel’s name you are either a liar or a … well you’re just a liar. The reigning Heisman Trophy recipient has once again made headlines; this time for potentially much more serious actions.It was revealed recently that Manziel Continue Story…

Has the NCAA Become A Paper Tiger?

By Posted on: June 27th, 2013 in Football 12 Comments »
In cahoots with the NCAA

Somehow, it’s Auburn’s fault that Oregon and Mississippi State got off light. At least in the court of public opinion. We totally got away with the Cam bit, right?      War Eagle, everybody. We interrupt our usual Thursday preview spot, to examine a few recent NCAA findings. A November to remember must wait a bit. Continue Story…

Friday from the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: May 10th, 2013 in Baseball, Featured Article, Football, News 19 Comments »

When Keeping it Real Goes Wrong – Bob Stoops is not a believer in the SEC’s elite status despite every logical indication that he’s wrong. In the article, he goes on to say that the SEC’s perceived quality is nothing more than “propaganda.” By default, Stoops does have a point. The media is a little Continue Story…

From the Eagle’s Nest

By Posted on: March 1st, 2013 in Featured Article, Football 7 Comments »
From the Eagle's Nest

Greetings once again Tiger fans. Let’s take a more illustrated look back at the week in college football.  

How Much Do New NCAA Rule Changes Benefit the Student-Athlete?

By Posted on: January 22nd, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 15 Comments »
ap-ncaa-convention-emmert-4_3_r536_c534- Mark Emmert

  NCAA President, Mark Emmert addressing the National Convention in Grapevine, Texas. “Founded more than one hundred years ago as a way to protect student-athletes, the NCAA continues to implement that principle with increased emphasis on both athletics and academic excellence.” That’s the way the National Collegiate Athletic Association describes itself on its national web Continue Story…