McNair Documents Reveal Little, But Tell Much

Last Wednesday, a new batch of documents released in the case of former USC assistant Todd McNair case. Among the many items contained in the documents obtained by the Orange County Register were emails between several high-ranking officials and Committee of Infractions (COI) officers discussing the handling of this case in a rather shady way. […]


How Necessary Are Alcohol Sales at College Football Games?

I write this commentary on alcohol sales at college football games on a picturesque, California Saturday. It’s just below 80 degrees, perfect to drink a beer on the beach. The only problem: alcohol of any kind is banned on the beaches of Southern California, the local municipalities’ response to beachgoers getting wasted and acting the […]


TBT: Conference Realignment Rumors and Rhetoric

Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Wednesday that the league will not start a new round of conference realignment, despite carrying just 10 members. The last era of conference realignment threatened the Big 12’s very existence, with members departing for the Big Ten and SEC, and Texas leveraging its clout to ostensibly take the […]

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Kudos to USC AD Pat Haden

Those in high-profile sports have a unique platform to reach the masses, and USC athletic director Pat Haden is using his to impact societal change. Pat Haden announced Tuesday that he is taking a stand against Indiana Gov. Mike Pence’s grandstanding by skipping the College Football Playoff committee meetings in Indianapolis. I am the proud […]


Racist Oklahoma Fraternity Video and The Silent Scourge

Video of Oklahoma fraternity members gleefully singing a racist song surfaced over the weekend, leading to a prompt response from the university — and from Oklahoma Sooners star linebacker Eric Striker. @rustysurette Eric Striker — IrishSooner (@IrishSooner) March 9, 2015 Oddly, there was more contrition coming from Striker and the Sooners football team as […]