"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."
Maybe it's a State of Indiana thing? Not to be outdone by terrible ND and Purdue videos, the Indiana Athletic Department has released it's own RAWK MUSIC video highlighting a half empty stadium and a bunch of white kids rapping.
Be proud, our math made it!
"TWIS collects the collective spleen of the CFB internet and half-sympathizes, half-mocks it. This week: 353 West Virginia gifs! No Santa for UNC fans! A sad shirtless fat man! Platitude spewing morons! The only guy in Wisconsin who didn't call Jen Bielema something horrible! Kenya massacre anti-perspective!"
NCAA Exec Committee to gradually restore Penn State football scholarships
How great is this for Penn State? Better late than never.
Edit: The NCAA Executive Committee may also consider additional mitigation of the postseason ban in the future depending upon Penn State’s progress.
The Slate "Hang Up and Listen" podcast interviewed Ramogi Huma, the President of the National College Players Association yesterday.
He discussed briefly the Association's goals, the "APU" slogan, and how they generally wanted to attain those goals. Notably, he said they weren't advocating for a full free market, but weren't against it either. It's probably 15 minutes in and worth a listen.
- Stipend for scholarship athletes to cost of attendance
- Lifetime health insurance coverage for sports-related injuries
- Commitment to allocate funds for concussion research, tracking, and treatment
I was listening to 89x this morning, and they are reporting that Lions WR Nate Burleson broke his arm in two places in a one car accident.
Edit: It was confirmed by the Lions