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Latest Michael Slive Items
Southeastern Conference players have mostly been content to let league administrators and coaches take up the drumbeat for NCAA reform - not that they're complaining.
The SEC has discussed several changes to the current system, including full cost-of-attendance scholarships and providing long-term medical coverage to college athletes. The NCAA's board of directors will vote on the Big Five's autonomy request in August.
The Southeastern Conference sent a strong message to the NCAA on Friday: provide the Big Five some autonomy or they'll form their own division.
SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said Tuesday the NCAA's rules regarding relationships between athletes and agents don't allow for players to make the best judgments about when to leave school early.
Autonomy will be the hot topic when Southeastern Conference officials, coaches and athletic directors gather for spring meetings.
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive doesn't think college athletes should have employee status, but believes there is some common ground with the proposal from the five power leagues and a union movement.
The Southeastern Conference's efforts to upgrade men's basketball remain a work in progress.
Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive took time away from bragging about his thriving league to point out that "important questions need to be answered" about how the NCAA governs college athletics.
The Southeastern Conference's basketball tournament is ready to settle down.