Saturday, August 9, 2014

The Big Five conferences get autonomy: Will college athletes reap the benefits?

Pay to Play?
The NCAA board of directors have voted (16-2) to grant autonomy to the Big Five college football conferences.

The Big 12, ACC, Pac 12, SEC and Big 10 are now empowered to govern themselves and push through rules changes as they see fit.

Make no doubt about it, this is a huge seismic shift in college sports as we know it -- and not just football. The three R's -- repercussions, reverberations and ramifications are epic.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Coming to America: 2014 American-African Summit

A wise man once stated: Better late than never.

African countries, with 6 out the top 10 fastest growing economies in the world, has finally come on the American radar.

But, late to the party, USA has to play catch-up to China, Russian, India, Japan, Brazil and the European Union.