Friday Sports Briefs: College Players Union Edition

Doyel: Players Union Will Not Ruin College Sports Gregg Doyel of CBSSports.com takes issue with what he calls the “DEFCON 1 scare tactics” that NCAA and conference leaders have used to argue against the formation of unions in college sports. John Calipari Compares NCAA to Soviet Union Kentucky coach John Calipari takes issue with the […]

Friday Sports Briefs

Savannah State’s “Money Grab” Gene Wojciechowski of ESPN.com writes that Savannah State will receive a total of $860,000 for playing Oklahoma State and Florida State in football this season.  Savannah State, a FCS program, played Oklahoma State last weekend and lost 84-0.  They face Florida State next.  Even Savannah State’s coach seems to be questioning the school’s scheduling.  This […]

“Another Outrage” Concerning NCAA Transfer Rules

In what ESPN’s Mike Greenberg described as “another outrage in the NCAA,” Florida International University (FIU) has denied basketball player Dominque Ferguson permission to contact other schools regarding a potential transfer.  Ferguson reportedly appealed the denial, but his appeal was unsuccessful.  Ferguson sought to leave FIU for a number of reasons, including the departure of his coach, […]