Iowa appoints Beth Goetz as interim athletic director to take over when Gary Barta retires

Iowa has named assistant athletic director Beth Goetz as acting athletic director until at least early 2024, the school announced Thursday. Goetz temporarily replaces Gary Barta, who will retire Aug. 1 after 17 years with the Hawkeyes. Here’s what you need to know: Iowa named Goetz, 48, assistant athletic director in September after serving as … Read more

Why Oklahoma and Georgia finally canceled their series: “We talked about everything”

DESTIN, Fla. — The idea came before the Rose Bowl, when Georgia and Oklahoma officials were hanging out, marveling that it would be the first time the two programs had played each other. Two great programs, linked through history for suing the NCAA and winning the Supreme Court. Within a few years, an agreement was … Read more

Streaming college football games weighs heavily on fans. Michigan State-Washington is just the beginning

We were the lucky ones one afternoon during Week 1 of the 2007 college football season. As students at Michigan State, my friends and I had Big Ten Network in the dorms. So when we walked out of Spartan Stadium and heard Appalachia State was heading to Michigan, we ran to the nearest dorm and … Read more

Fox goes all-in with Deion Sanders’ Colorado football team, at least in September

Deion Sanders, aka Coach Prime, did something that seemed unthinkable a year ago. He did Colorado Must-See TV football — at least in September. Fox Sports Wednesday announced that Colorado — which went 1-11 last season — will appear in the network’s first two Big Noon Kickoff games this fall. The Buffs open Sept. 2 … Read more

Michigan Recruiting: Legacy rookies and 5-star QB fuel Wolverines resurgence

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Panel discussions and photo ops weren’t part of the recruiting process for Steve Frazier and his Class of ’95 teammates. It was a good year to be a freshman at Michigan, as evidenced by the careers of Charles Woodson and Tom Brady. In today’s world, it would be hard to imagine … Read more

Saban says college football is heading towards a less competitive balance

Offer this item Share this article without paywall. RALPH D. RUSSO Associated Press DESTIN, Fla. — Alabama coach Nick Saban said college football is not a business that operates like the NFL and warned that without more uniform rules on player compensation, only the biggest players spendthrifts would compete for championships. Saban met with reporters … Read more

Kirby Smart: Georgia soccer players arrested for speeding are punished

DESTIN, Fla. — Georgia soccer players arrested this year for speeding are being punished, coach Kirby Smart said Tuesday, but he declined to announce what that punishment entails. “Everyone wants to know what the punishment is. Well, the players know what the punishment is,” Smart said at the SEC Spring Meetings. “And it’s important for … Read more

BOZICH | 3 reasons to be excited about Louisville football from Athlon Sports Yearbook | Sports

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — The pools just opened. The NBA Finals are in two days. NCAA baseball regionals are (over)booked for the weekend. But it’s never a bad time to talk about college football, is it? LAW. Especially when the first college football preseason yearbook hit newsstands and is full of encouraging tidbits about the … Read more

Predictions for Boise State, Memphis

Business Content 21+ Less than a week after the Power Five win totals plummeted, bettors are back with win totals for the Group of Five. The biggest benefits to the future of preseason college football often come from the lower-tier FBS conferences. Much like the Power Five, a shift has taken place in the realignment … Read more