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College Football Rumors – BYU, Houston Most Popular Expansion Targets for Big 12

Posted on 21 Jul, 2016, by in College Football

ESPN conducted a survey among Big 12 coaches about the upcoming conference realignment and expansion, with the BYU Cougars and Houston Cougars getting the most votes. More

College Football Rumors – Big 12 Considering BYU, Cincinnati, UConn, Memphis, Houston, UCF & Colorado State for Expansion

Posted on 20 Jul, 2016, by in College Football

It looks like the Big 12 is moving ahead with its plans to expand the conference, as BYU, Cincinnati, UConn, Colorado State, Memphis, Houston and UCF have all been in touch with different members of the conference, hoping they’ll be the ones to get picked. More

NBA Rumors – Division Titles Won’t Mean Anything

Posted on 23 Jul, 2015, by in NBA

The NBA is moving forward with its plans of tweaking the playoff seeding, and will likely approve a change that makes divisions, or at least division titles, meaningless, as seeding for the playoffs in both conferences will be based on the eight teams with the best record, regardless of division titles. More

SEC – Texas A&M & Missouri Teaching Us It’s an Overrated Conference

Posted on 2 Dec, 2013, by in NFL

It was hard to argue with the continuous brainwashing about the SEC being the best conference in College Football as they claimed six consecutive national championships, but the immediate success of Texas A&M and Missour over the last couple of years after coming over from the Big 12 as part of the huge conference realignment wave teaches us that it might not be as strong as some may think. More

How the New East-West Divisions Will Look Like in the Big Ten

Posted on 20 Mar, 2013, by in NFL

After a few seasons of going with a Leaders and Legends divisions as part of the expansion of the Big Ten, the ongoing conference realignment struck a bit more sense into those running the conference, going with a geographical split in 2014, with renaming and a bit of shuffling around into East and West divisions. More

Notre Dame Fighting Irish – An ACC Team from July

Posted on 12 Mar, 2013, by in NBA, NFL

It wasn’t a surprise, but it was probably the final nail in the coffin of the former Big East, which will have a new name by the time Notre Dame joins the ACC with all of its athletic program, except for the football team, for now. More

College Football Realignment – Big Ten Trying to Swallow the ACC

Posted on 21 Feb, 2013, by in NFL

In 2014, the Big Ten, or B1G as others prefer, is going to be a 14 team conference, wit Maryland (from the ACC) and Rutgers (from the Big East) joining the conference that’s mostly been about the Midwest for so many years, but in its own attempt to become a Super Conference, is leaning South, trying to break up the ACC. More

Florida State Seminoles – Soon a Big 12 Team

Posted on 5 Dec, 2012, by in NFL

There’s no stopping progress, and it seems to constant tectonic movements in College Football aren’t over. Next up on the realignment schedule? Florida State thinking about joining the Big 12, leaving the ACC, or at least hoping to. More

2012 College Football – New Faces of the Big 12 and the SEC

Posted on 19 Jun, 2012, by in NFL

Summer is here, which means that College Football is just around the corner. A continuing twist that seems to be increased in the 2012 season will be the arrival of new teams to their new conferences, with West Virginia leaving the Big East for the Big 12 and the new SEC arrivals – Texas A&M and Missouri looking to make the biggest splash. More

Big Ten + Pac-12 = Big Pac-24?

Posted on 29 Dec, 2011, by in Featured

There’s no doubt 2011 was the big year of College sports realignments, making the most news, of course, with the changes in College Football. From the SEC slowly creeping in on anything valuable in the Big 12, to the Big East becoming an all nation conference. The new collaboration between the Big Ten and the Pac-12 may result in a new mega conference. More