Never again let me criticize college football for rewarding 70 teams with bowl games. Because college basketball is now doing the same thing. And then some.
This year - this week - March has increased, unprecedented Madness.
Ohio State, Duke, Pittsburgh and Kansas are the No. 1 seeds as ... More >>
Rick Barnes: Deja boo all over?Welcome to March. The madness can't be far behind.
Been getting into college basketball the last few weeks. Some quick thoughts:
Kansas is the best team I've seen. BYU is more than just Jimmer Fredette. The Big East is the best conference. And, uh oh, Texas ... More >>
The man who saved a conference: Dan BeebeWho's the commissioner/savior/magician of the Big XII Conference, David Blaine?
In a death-defying, last-second escape that would make the famed illusionist proud, Big XII commissioner Dan Beebe has somehow kept his league alive and, I think, wel ... More >>
Bye-bye Big, um, Red?Since 1994 we've enjoyed the Big 12 Conference. Offices based here. Alumni living here. Championship games played here.
Savor it. Because, perhaps as early as Friday, it begins to crumble.
With the Big 12 having slapped a Friday deadline on Nebraska to essentially comm ... More >>
R.I.P, Big 12?
Certainly looks so, as the Pac 10 over the weekend empowered commissioner Larry Scott to proceed with plans for expansion. In other words, let the raiding of the Big 12 Conference commence.
Last week, news surfaced of the Pac 10's plans, which center on adding Texas, Texas A&a ... More >>
The gentleman, referred to as "The Cornman" by Texas and Nebraska fans alike crowding Section 308 of Jerry Jones's EnormoDome, sat directly in front of me during last night's Big 12 Championship. He was friendly and funny -- not a big taunter, he let the costume do the heavy lifting. Not sure we ... More >>
If Memory Serves chronicles moments from my dining past, perhaps explaining why I'm so damn warped.My first wife's clan would gather at least once a year in the middle of nowhere, otherwise known as Columbus, Nebraska.Yes, first wife--for some reason my firm belief that life revolves around telev ... More >>
10. Story out of Lincoln, Nebraska of all places - apparently the writer was in Dallas for the Big 12 Media Days - says at Cowboys Stadium there is for sale $800,000 suites in which you can purchase a $90 pizza. That's about $11 a slice by my sportswriter math. However, Dallas Only Dail ... More >>