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RONALD L. BARABAS &
MICHAEL K. WHEELER

It’s very common, at one time or another, for the average sports fan to feel like he can run his favorite team better than the club’s owner or manager. What happens though when many such fans, who spend [...]

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Sina Weibo, China’s popular Twitter-like microblogging service, has filed for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission, opting to go public in the U.S. rather than Hong Kong.  As the largest asset of Chinese Web-giant Sina, Weibo has grown impressively since its creation in 2009, boasting [...]

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University of Alabama Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban, who has been hailed as one of college football’s great coaches, is in the news again.  And no, not over allegations of oversigning, oversigning again, using medical scholarships, or just generally being reviled by LSU fans [...]

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The saga of shifting NCAA conferences has written a new chapter.  Last Tuesday, Sept. 6th, the Southeastern Conference (SEC) voted to accept Texas A&M as their 13th member, provided that the members of A&M’s old conference, the Big 12, waive their right to sue. The Big 12 commissioner sent a letter on [...]

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2010-2011 Bowl Season: Conference Rankings by Dollar

On January 13, 2011 By Joe Cesta

It’s that time of year again, when Southern pride swells after the SEC claims another BCS National Championship, this time as a result of Auburn’s 22-19 victory over the Oregon Ducks on Monday night. Fans of other conferences can look forward to another year of the grating sounds of those incessant “SEC! SEC! [...]

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Mark Cuban Mocks SEC

On October 27, 2010 By Michael Quinlan

Money is not really an issue for Mark Cuban. As the outspoken, self-made billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks, Cuban has been fined a staggering $2 million by NBA Commissioner David Stern over the years.  Whether he is fined for criticizing NBA refs via his Twitter-feed, criticizing NBA refs during a post-game [...]

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Raise your hand if you don’t want to see at least some sort of playoff in college football. Those of you who are college and university presidents and/or Athletic Directors are excluded from voting due to your obvious financial self-interest. The fact is, most fans of major college football are in favor of at least [...]

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