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Deion Sanders’ fiery halftime speech sparks Jackson’s status in Rout

Jackson, Miss. – When first-year Grambling State coach Hue Jackson led his troops into the locker room trailing 21-17 in the SWAC’s most electrifying showdown, Jackson State coach Deion Sanders was rightfully upset . JSU had not won at home against Grambling since 1999 despite defeating GSU in the unprecedented spring campaign of 21. After …

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NCAA Athlete Compensation Complaint Takes ‘Aggressive’ Next Step.

A new government entity is joining the growing movement to have athletes considered employees. The US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) may soon begin what a legal expert describes as an “aggressive investigation” into whether unpaid college athletes are being discriminated against because they are not fairly compensated. The EEOC recently referred to an employment …

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2022 College Football Tickets: Penn State-Auburn, Week 3’s Most Popular Games

The demand ranking is Sports Illustrated‘s weekly look at the games and sporting events that are driving the most demand for tickets across all sports, including college football, NFL, NBA, golf, tennis and more. Here is this week’s list of the most wanted seats in college football. The Sun Belt teams beat Notre Dame, Texas …

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NIL’s influence on university recruitment is a key issue in the new bill

One of the most powerful Republicans in the US Senate is reintroducing a bill to govern name, image and likeness (NIL) that would “preserve the unique amateur nature of college sports,” he says. Sen. Roger Wicker (R., Miss.), the ranking member of the committee believed to have jurisdiction over any NIL legislation, is proposing a …

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College Football Week 1 Recap: Brian Kelly and LSU are in trouble

Hello, my name is Kevin Sweeney. The Cavaliers are fun again. Enjoy the long weekend and we’ll be back in your inbox on Tuesday. In today’s SI:AM: šŸˆRecapitulating week 1 of the CFB šŸŽ¾Tiafoe defeats Nadal šŸ’¼ The most powerful man in college football If you’re reading this on SI.com, you can sign up to …

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College Football Saturday Live Blog: Key Scores, Analysis and Reaction

Despite sports’ best attempts to distract us with a summer of transfer portal talk, realignment, the NIL, and governance (oh, and a little College Football Playoff expansion thrown in for good measure) , we have reached week 1. Sometimes it can be hard to remember why we like sports, but a fun Thursday night to …

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Another packed list of music, community theater and art in the parish of St. Tammany | News from the community of St. tammany

LIVE MUSIC cajun: Bruce Daigrepont and his Cajun Band perform in concert Sept. 7 behind the St. Parish Public Library. Tammany to Pearl River. The 6pm concert is free, but bring seats to enjoy the show. A rain date is set in case inclement weather cancels the performance. The show is sponsored by The Friends …

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NIL: Power 5 commissioners urge Congress to take action

Power 5 conference commissioners say boosters are inducing high school and transfer athletes to attend their affiliate universities with “payments mislabeled as NIL,” and are encouraging Congress to outlaw such actions. In a two-page letter obtained by Sports Illustrated and sent to Senators Tommy Tuberville (R-Ala.) and Joe Manchin (D-WV), the most powerful officials in …

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