Archive for June, 2010

Gowalla Wars: SEC Football Stadiums

A couple of months ago I did a rundown of where SEC football stadiums stand in terms of Foursquare checkins. It’s only right that I do the same for the stadiums as Gowalla spots, especially considering I’m a much bigger user of Gowalla than Foursquare these days. These rundowns are meant to be benchmarks to [...]

If A&M is headed to the SEC, who becomes the 14th team?

And now in the fast-changing world of reported impending conference moves, Texas A&M is believed to be leaning toward joining the SEC rather than following Texas into the would-be super conference we shall call the “Pac-16″ for now. The Aggies would be a good addition for the SEC, what with their historical rivalries with Arkansas [...]

So will the Big Ten have a championship game?

Now that the Big Ten Conference will have 12 members come 2011, there is a “presumption” that the conference will go the SEC route and split into two divisions with a blockbuster football championship game at the end of the season. But Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany – on record saying a title game is [...]

A Pac-16 … without a championship game?

So it appears the Big 12 is a day or so from complete implosion. Nebraska is expected to jump to the Big Ten, which would open the door for Texas, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and Colorado to align with the Pac-10. And Missouri, Kansas, Kansas State, Iowa State and Baylor will end [...]

The Pac-10 / Big 12 Merger

Most of the rumors of impending conference shifts this off season have been easy to ignore. But this week’s bombshell out of (a Yahoo company and well-respected outfit) that the Pac-10 is prepared to absorb half of the Big 12 to create a 16-team mega-conference can’t be easily dismissed. It’s an out-of-the-blue concept and [...]

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