After months of discussions and legal wrangling, it appears “unlikely” that Conference USA and the Mountain West Conference will merge, sources told Brett McMurphy of CBSSports.com.
“There is not much talk about a formal merger of the conferences into one conference entity in the near term, but that is still a future consideration,” a source said.
The two will likely still form some kind of alliance in order to share resources. This will aid in the negotiation of television contracts and non-conference scheduling.Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
CBS announced this afternoon that they will televised Navy vs. Notre Dame at 9 a.m. ET on Saturday, Sept. 1. The game will be played at Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland.
The broadcast team will feature Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the booth while Tracy Wolfson will report from the sidelines. Local time in Ireland at kickoff will be 2 p.m.
Aviva Stadium opened on May 14, 2010 and seats 51,700. The stadium is home to the Irish Rugby Football Union and the Republic of Ireland national football team.Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
ACC schools usually play some good non-conference opponents. After all, many of their rivals are SEC teams. The ACC also frequently schedules teams from the Big East.
There are several intriguing non-conference games this season and four are played at neutral site locations. Clemson and Miami are each featured twice.
Here is my pick for the Top 10 ACC non-conference games for the 2012 season:Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
Spring football practice is coming to a close for several FBS schools this weekend. That means it’s time for the annual Spring games, and there are 23 on television or online today.
Listed below is today’s schedule which kicks off with Navy at 11:45 a.m. ET. Several games will be replayed on networks such as CSS and the Big Ten Network. Read Full Story »Read Full Story »
The SEC is generally considered the best football conference. But their teams aren’t always known to have the toughest non-conference schedules.
Sure there are some cupcakes year in and year out, but there are also some great match-ups. And some of those are in-state rivalries.
Here is my pick for the Top 10 SEC non-conference games for the 2012 season:Read Full Story »Read Full Story »