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NFL Rumors – St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers Moving to Los Angeles

Posted on 13 Jan, 2016, by in NFL

After 21 years, Los Angeles is getting an NFL team and maybe even two. The St. Louis Rams will be moving to the second biggest city in the United States, and the San Diego Chargers have an option of doing so as well. The Oakland Raiders? They seem to be left behind a little bit, and can only make their move away from Norther California if the Chargers decline. More

College Football Schedule – Big Ten vs SEC is an Excellent Idea

Posted on 19 Nov, 2015, by in College Football

In the search of making sure strength of schedule doesn’t harm your playoff chances or rankings by the College Football Playoff committee, Bert Bielema, the Arkansas head coach, is offering a college basketball like idea which pits the SEC against the Big Ten on an annual basis, to help with the issue of finding FBS teams to schedule for a non conference game. More

College Football Rumors – Big 12 Want BYU & Florida State More Than Anyone Else

Posted on 16 Dec, 2014, by in NFL

There are a lot of names being thrown around when it comes to the schools the Big 12 will go after if and when it tries to expand, which might cause another wave of massive realignment in college football. BYU, currently independent and Florida State, the crown jewel of the ACC, stand high above the rest as the two programs the conference would most like to add. More

College Football Rumors – Big 12 Offering Cincinnati to Join

Posted on 9 Dec, 2014, by in NFL

It didn’t take long for the Big 12 to get their expansion plans on their way. Following the snub from the College Football Playoff committee, it seems the conference is starting to think hard and strong about expansion, letting the University of Cincinnati know they’re on their shortlist. More

NBA Realignment – What, Where and Who?

Posted on 27 Nov, 2014, by in NBA

The NBA is changing. Adam Silver isn’t David Stern, and doesn’t seem to be obsessed with his own ego and image, at least not now. One of the first things for him to address and soon is the difference that’s just been widening between the Western and Eastern teams, which can be solved by changing the playoff format or going with a more drastic realignment. More

College Football Realignment – SEC Isn’t About Being Fair

Posted on 29 Apr, 2014, by in NFL

It’s hard to find someone who isn’t disappointment with the decisions made by the SEC to keep their schedule at eight conference games and with a set cross-division rivalry, which makes things quite easy for teams like Alabama who have to face Tennessee each season, while LSU seem to be stuck with Florida, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg in terms of “fairness”. More

College Football Realignment – SEC Not Changing Too Much

Posted on 28 Apr, 2014, by in NFL

The moving and shaking in College Football of recent years which included the SEC becoming a 14-team conference calls for some shifts in scheduling. The latest decision maintains the eight conference games schedule which includes one set game against a non-division rival which aligns with history and tradition, and in the future, to improve the strength of schedule situation, will also force each team to play against a team from a power conference. More

College Football Realignment – Super Conferences Want to be Alone

Posted on 22 Jan, 2014, by in NFL

The most recent set of talks among NCAA administrators seems to be another step for the Big 12, ACC, Big Ten, Pac-12 and SEC to separate themselves from the rest of the competition by trying to give themselves more political power, and eventually another financial and competitive advantage. More

College Football Realignment – Turning the ACC into a North/South Conference

Posted on 1 May, 2013, by in NFL

Not everything in college football realignment is about changing the face of the conference by adding or losing schools. Sometimes, a conference can become stronger and more appealing by making changes from within, like the ACC should do by dumping the coastal and Atlantic format, instead turning to a North-South division format from 2014. More

Rangers FC – Boycotting Scottish Football Reorganization

Posted on 14 Mar, 2013, by in Soccer

It’s easy to see why Rangers and their fans feel that the new proposal to run Scottish football into a 12-12-18 league format isn’t to their liking, pretty much meaning that despite winning promotion from the third division this season, they’ll remain in the lowest tier of the sport in Scotland because of needless innovations. More