Report: Five Big 12 Teams Considered Jumping To The Big Ten

Realignment was the wildest time in college football, but with the exception of the Big East, the power conferences all came through OK. But according to a report from the Omaha World-Herald, the Big 12 was nearly eviscerated in 2010, with five of its stronger programs sniffing around the greener pastures of the Big… »7/27/15 2:35pm7/27/15 2:35pm

Oklahoma Tops Kansas On Last Second, High-Flying Tip-In

Kansas already clinched their 11th straight Big 12 regular season title, but they could've done without this gut punch from Oklahoma on the final day of the regular season. Oklahoma dumbly fouled Frank Mason III on a three-point attempt with five seconds left, and he made all three free throws to tie the game up at… »3/07/15 6:51pm3/07/15 6:51pm

Video: Art Briles Confronts Bob Bowlsby Over Big 12 "Co-Champs" Snub

Reader Alex L. sends along video he shot of Baylor coach Art Briles confronting Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby following the Bears' win over Kansas State on Friday. Briles said he was angry at the conference's insistence on co-champions—something he (accurately) predicted would strand Baylor on the outside of the… »12/08/14 12:25pm12/08/14 12:25pm

Big 12 Announces There Could Be Two "One True Champions"

Since it's believed the College Football Playoff selection committee will reward teams for winning conference championships, knots in the Big 12's undies tightened because the Big 12's highest rated team, No. 5 TCU, doesn't control its own destiny in winning the conference's championship. Afraid it might get left out… »12/02/14 2:08pm12/02/14 2:08pm

Iowa State A.D. Is Madder Than Hell About Big 12 Officiating

Iowa State athletic director Jamie Pollard gave a bizarre press conference today. With Cyclones' head coach Paul Rhoads standing a few feet away, Pollard goes after Big 12 refs for costing Iowa State football games. The Cyclones fell to 1-4 today after a loss to Oklahoma State. One particular play may stand out to… »10/04/14 4:55pm10/04/14 4:55pm

Kliff Kingsbury Morphing Into Charlie Weis Is Quite Disturbing

The Big 12 has a commercial with some of the conference's coaches morphing into each other, and that's how we get Kliff Kingsbury turning into Charlie Weis. This transformation can actually happen if Kingsbury screws up every major decision in his future. Don't do that, Kliff. You're too handsome to ever coach Kansas. »8/31/14 2:35pm8/31/14 2:35pm

Big 12 Commish Is Full Of Shit About Pay-For-Play Killing The Olympics

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby spoke to reporters during a press conference this morning, and spent a good deal of time painting a bleak picture of the future of college sports. What does Bowlsby see on the horizon, in a post-O'Bannon world? Athletes unionizing! Massive program cuts! The death of the Olympics! »7/21/14 12:40pm7/21/14 12:40pm

Texas A&M Picked Up Two National Championships, Two Conference Titles Over The Summer

You're looking at two photos of Texas A&M's Kyle Field, both via Rant Sports. The top was taken last season, the bottom snapped just this week. Pretend this is one of those "spot the differences" bar games, and see if you can tell what's new. Yep, the Aggies' history managed to get a lot more storied over the… »9/07/12 1:25pm9/07/12 1:25pm

ESPN Spokesman Comments On ESPN Spokesman's No-Comment On ESPN's Big 12 TV Deal

This morning, the Big 12 Conference officially announced a 13-year media deal shared between ABC/ESPN and Fox. But the news had already been reported earlier, yesterday afternoon, by college football reporter Brett McMurphy. That meant, given ESPN's attempts to keep its programming and editorial departments… »9/07/12 11:50am9/07/12 11:50am

Big 12, SEC Join Forces For Transparently Money-Grubbing New Year's Day Bowl

It's been a busy offseason for the Big 12 and the SEC. Both added two new teams to their conferences—the Big 12 replaced Texas A&M and Missouri, who defected to the SEC, with TCU and West Virginia—and their commissioners, Chuck Neinas and Mike Slive, shilled for the new four-team playoff that will follow the 2014… »5/18/12 3:45pm5/18/12 3:45pm

Oliver Luck On West Virginia Leaving The Big East: "Why Is Divorce So Expensive? Because It’s Worth It."

Every morning, the fine folks at Sports Radio Interviews sift through the a.m. drive-time chatter to bring you the best interviews with coaches, players, and personalities across the sports landscape. Today: Boeheim says Syracuse is just one of many potential champs. »2/17/12 2:50pm2/17/12 2:50pm