Posts Tagged ‘Mike Slive’

NCAA Fought Mike Slive and Slive Won

By Posted on: July 19th, 2014 in Football, News 3 Comments »
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                                                                                                                                  (photo:AP,Butch Dill)In his opening remarks at SEC Media Days, SEC Commissioner Mike Slive stared down the NCAA in a game of chicken and the NCAA blinked. Speaking at the opening of the media event, Slive reiterated the Big 5 Power Conferences’ threat to break a way from the Continue Story…

2014 – A Historic Year for SEC and College Football?

By Posted on: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Article, Football, News 9 Comments »
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                                                                                                                      (photo:Mark Gentry,USAToday)If you didn’t get a chance to see SEC Commissioner Mike Slive’s opening remarks at SEC Media Days, you missed what is probably the most important news that will come out of the Hoover meetings this year. Commissioner Slive said 2014 was going to be “a historic Continue Story…

Change on the Horizon for SEC as Part of NCAA Super Division

By Posted on: May 28th, 2014 in Basketball, Featured Article, Football, News, Other Sports 6 Comments »
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                                      SEC Commissioner Mike Slive (photo:Marvin Gentry,USAToday) The spring meetings of the South Eastern Conference got underway yesterday in Destin, Florida. And for the first time in several years SEC scheduling is not the hot button issue. That Continue Story…

Do Slive Comments Signal the End of Auburn-Georgia?

By Posted on: April 23rd, 2014 in Football 10 Comments »

If you are of a certain age, you remember how big the Oklahoma-Nebraska rivalry used to be in the Midwest. Once thought untouchable, the game is now a distant memory. Like that series, conference realignment threatens to kill the Deep South’s Oldest Rivalry.SEC Commissioner Mike Slive made headlines on Monday when he announced that a Continue Story…

How About a Cold One in Jordan-Hare Stadium?

By Posted on: March 10th, 2014 in Football 16 Comments »
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Fraternity boys across the South must be pinching themselves today. Is it really true? Might the SEC allow beer sales during college football games? They are at least going to take a look at it.SEC officials plan to discuss the subject during league meetings this spring, with an eye on perhaps allowing neutral site games Continue Story…

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

By Posted on: January 22nd, 2013 in Featured Article, Football, News 15 Comments »
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  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…