Dan Wolken covers college football and occasionally other things for @USATODAY. Send news tips, story ideas and requests to dwolken@usatoday.comDan Wolken covers college football and occasionally other things for @USATODAY. Send news tips, story ideas and

By focusing on Harbaugh, SEC's camp ban effort misfired

usatoday.com — Of all the ridiculous things that emanated from the Southeastern part of the country during this year-long imbroglio over whether schools can hold college football camps outside their geographic era, nothing topped the faux concern that somehow Jim Harbaugh setting up shop in Georgia or Florida for a few days was somehow going to turn college football recruiting into a year-round circus.

New UNC Notice of Allegations focuses on women’s basketball

usatoday.com — The University of North Carolina, which once faced the possibility of a broad NCAA infractions case that characterized years of academic fraud as an impermissible benefit, received an amended Notice of Allegations on Monday that appears to bring more focus to issues in women's basketball and a failure to monitor relationships between academic advisers and the African-American Studies department.

For Big Ten, Jim Delany, new deal is a stunningly big deal

usatoday.com — When the final numbers are in, they're going to be staggering. If there's anything we can glean from John Ourand's report Tuesday in the Sports Business Journal about the Big Ten's first step toward its new media rights deal, that much seems certain.

Opinion: Swann Hire Shows History Repeats Itself at USC

abgameday.info — Copyright 2016 Gannett Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved They don't call it "La La Land" for nothing. The University of Southern California exists in a perpetual state of self-glory, where its euphoria over past athletic accomplishments is viewed as the antecedent of those to come.

George Karl interested in UNLV basketball coach opening

usatoday.com — Recently fired Sacramento Kings coach George Karl is making a push to land the suddenly open coaching position at Nevada-Las Vegas, USA TODAY Sports has learned. A person with knowledge of the situation, speaking on the condition of anonymity due to the private nature of the coaching search, said Karl has already had initial dialogue with school officials about the job.

Don't blame UNLV coach Chris Beard if he leaves for Texas Tech

usatoday.com — A mere 19 days ago Chris Beard agreed to become the head coach at UNLV, leaving Arkansas-Little Rock after just one season. For the journeyman basketball coach, whose career had taken him through junior colleges and semi-pro leagues and Division II before finally breaking through, it represented the opportunity of a lifetime.

Opinion: Swann Hire Shows History Repeats Itself at USC

athleticbusiness.com — Copyright 2016 Gannett Company, Inc. All Rights Reserved They don't call it "La La Land" for nothing. The University of Southern California exists in a perpetual state of self-glory, where its euphoria over past athletic accomplishments is viewed as the antecedent of those to come.

Tubby Smith reaches deal to become Memphis' coach

usatoday.com — Memphis has reached a deal with Texas Tech's Tubby Smith to take over as its men's basketball coach, USA TODAY Sports learned on Thursday. A formal announcement is expected soon, according to a person with knowledge of the deal who is not authorized to speak publicly.

For USC and its AD job, past performance better not predict future results

usatoday.com — They don't call it "La La Land" for nothing. The University of Southern California exists in a perpetual state of self-glory, where its euphoria over athletic accomplishments past is viewed as the antecedent of those to come.

Memphis targets Tubby Smith as next coach

usatoday.com — Memphis has had significant contact with Texas Tech basketball coach Tubby Smith and could be targeting him to replace Josh Pastner, a person informed of the process told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because of the private nature of the matter.
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