Illinois Hires Ex-Big 12 CommishDan Beebe's firm to consult on claims of misconduct in athletic department
Dan Beebe Says Big 12 Now Taking Steps He ToutedNow that the Big 12 has moved to implement the ideas Beebe had pushed for in the past, he said it's "bittersweet."
Big 12 Commissioner Beebe OutIn a statement, the Big 12 said its board of directors and Beebe reached a "mutual agreement" for Beebe to leave the job immediately.
Big East, Big 12 Officials Talk MergerThe person, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said Monday there has been dialogue between athletic directors and high-level officials in the conference offices.
Texas A&M Accuses Big 12 Of Backtracking"We are being held hostage right now," Texas A&M President R. Bowen Loftin said on Wednesday.
A&M Spokesman Denies School Sent Withdrawal LetterThe statement by the school spokesman comes a day after The New York Times said on Monday night that university President R. Bowen Loftin sent a letter to inform the league it was leaving.
Texas A&M Tells Big 12 It Is Considering LeavingIf Texas A&M leaves the Big 12, the move could create a shake-up across college sports.
Big East Commish Reaches Out To Others"I thought it would be important for us to meet face-to-face and take the lead in trying to do things the right way."
Big 12 Tries To Keep A&M As SEC Considers AddingThe Texas A&M System board of regents has a meeting slated for Monday that includes an agenda item about conference alignment.
Big 12 Sharing The WealthSchools vote to give conference's lower-revenue schools a pay raise.