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UMass to Leave MAC in 2015

Mar 26th, 2014 | By | Category: Atlantic 10 Expansion & Realignment, Featured News, MAC Expansion & Realignment, NCAA Conference Expansion & Realignment, school news
University of Massachusettes Amhearst Conference Realignment

UMass will leave the MAC conference following the 2015 season. The school joined the conference as a football-only member upon upgrading to FBS in 2011. Per the agreement with the MAC, if UMass were to reject an all-sports MAC invitation, that the conference could force the school to leave. Upon UMass rejecting that invitation and […]

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2013 College Football Coaching Changes

Dec 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: College Football Coaching News, College Sports School News, Editorial, Featured News, NCAA News, school news
2013 College Football Coach Changes

  Updated on 1/23/14:  As the 2013 season progresses, schools will be lining up to make coaching changes. Here is a look at the current college football coach openings and hirings. The coaching changes here are for the 2013season and will carry over as into next year for the 2014 college football coach changes.   […]

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Penn St. Set to Start D1 Hockey – Big Ten Hockey Conference Coming

Sep 13th, 2010 | By | Category: College Hockey Expansion & Realignment, Featured News, NCAA Division Upgrades, school news

It appears that Penn St. is set to upgrade it’s club hockey team to a full Division 1 program. It might not be the most groundbreaking news for college sports fans, but the implications are quite big. In sponsoring hockey, there will now be (6) Big Ten schools sponsoring hockey: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Michigan, Michigan St., […]

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No Colorado Announcement Coming Wednesday

Jun 8th, 2010 | By | Category: Big 12 Expansion & Realignment, Featured News, Pac-12 Expansion & Realignment, school news

Update (6/8/10):  Looks like nothing came out of the meeting today at Colorado. Instead, they simply discussed their options since they did NOT receive an invitation from the Pac-10, which had been rumored to have happened today. Nothing is set in stone, but based on a meeting that took place today at Colorado, the school […]

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Louisiana Budget Scenario – Closing 8 of 14 Universities Discussed

May 15th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured News, NCAA News, school news

In what is certainly a “worst case scenario”, Louisiana education officials discussed ways to combat the current budget problems. One long-shot scenario discussed included closing down 8 of the current 14 public universities. The schools mentioned would include: Nicholls State University, McNeese State University, Southern University at New Orleans, LSU at Alexandria, LSU at Shreveport, […]

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North Dakota Board Retires Fighting Sioux Nickname

Apr 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured News, school news, Summit League Expansion & Realignment

Sad day for Sioux fans. But a Summit League invite will be the reward. All (4) Dakota schools will soon be in the same conference thanks to this move. The Summit League has stated that they would not invite North Dakota until the nickname issue was resolved, something that took 4 years. There hasn’t been […]

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Savannah St. To Join MEAC

Mar 10th, 2010 | By | Category: expansion, Featured News, MEAC Expansion & Realignment, school news

It’s been a long time coming for Savannah St. After years without a home, they finally have gotten into the MEAC. From the MEAC: “The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) announced today that Savannah State University has been extended provisional membership to the MEAC beginning July 1, 2010, as voted on by the conference’s Council of […]

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Notre Dame Reconsiders Stance on Football Independence

Mar 9th, 2010 | By | Category: Big Ten Expansion & Realignment, expansion, Featured News, school news

Notre Dame athletic director Jack Swarbrick says the possible expansion of the Big Ten could create changes in major college football that force the Fighting Irish to give up their football independence. The Big Ten and Pac-10 have both said they are exploring the possibility of adding schools. Swarbrick says that looming realignment changes could […]

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Ole Miss Mascot: From Colonel Reb to Admiral Ackbar?

Feb 26th, 2010 | By | Category: College Sports School News, Featured News, school news

Tuesday, the students voted in favor of a new mascot & the favorite is Admiral Ackbar. No, really. When the Ole Miss administration voted to chuck Colonel Reb as the school’s official mascot in 2003, chances are they didn’t have Admiral Ackbar in mind as a replacement.However, it appears that long after concluding his illustrious […]

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Stetson University Considers Football

Feb 19th, 2010 | By | Category: Featured News, NCAA Division Upgrades, school news

Stetson is currently a member of the Atlantic Sun conference and would look to join the Pioneer Football League, a non-scholarship league. A-Sun member Jacksonville is also a member and Mercer has expressed some football interest. If Stetson and another southeast school like Mercer were to join the Pioneer, you could potentially see (2) divisions […]

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