Recent content by sbillini

  1. sbillini

    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    To me, the above is one of two key points that are all that really matter. The two points are: 1. What is the mission here? - Ultimately, universities and, tangentially, the alums of those universities need to decide what the mission of college sports is. In a more purist point of view, it's an...
  2. sbillini

    Conference Realignment: Texas, Oklahoma to the SEC?

    https://www.espn.com/college-sports/story/_/id/31889044/texas-longhorns-oklahoma-sooners-tell-big-12-not-renew-grant-media-rights unofficially offical.
  3. sbillini

    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    My point started from your response (when you were responding as 0440tribute) to someone else who said that athletic depts are making hundreds of millions of dollars from football/basketball despite not showing a profit. you responded saying that actually, bowl games don't generate money for the...
  4. sbillini

    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    I guess I might be misunderstanding what you’re trying to say. When you say “NCAA” are you referring solely to the management entity and not the schools/conferences that consist of the “NCAA” and govern its existence? The I guess you might technically be right, but in a practical sense, football...
  5. sbillini

    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    I’m assuming this is sarcasm? If not, I think you’re grossly misunderstanding how the numbers work. Frankly I’m not exactly sure how the finances for specific games work. What I am sure about is a majority (if not a vast majority) of TV contract revenue is from football - which in turn is a...
  6. sbillini

    Name, Image, Likeness Rule

    It's not hard to show the institution you manage is not making money when your compensation is in no way tied to that institution making money in the first place. In fact, in those cases, you're often incentivized to show you're NOT making money (lest the parent institution seeing the $ comes in...
  7. sbillini

    Kofi Cockburn in the transfer portal

    Or...most likely, Big Tim doesn't know what he's talking about. Even KU people getting their shots in. :oops::cool:
  8. sbillini

    Trouble in Madison?

    looks like the recording wasn't started until after the meeting got started. i guess it could've been anyone that decided to record for a variety of reasons.
  9. sbillini

    Coaching Carousel

    um, yes there are? if alexander was 2nd in line to get the AC position (behind Chester), then he would've gotten it by now. But, it's pretty evident at this point that he isn't. if, for some reason, Gentry doesn't end up leaving (which obviously is a possibility since it's not official yet)...
  10. sbillini

    Coaching Carousel

    I'd guess 7 is the baseline at this point (i'm guessing he's going to demand more than Chester given his relatively more experience). Given OA is averaging 875k at UK, if we followed the same playbook as i'm speculating we did with Chin, then anything in the 8s would be larger than expected but...
  11. sbillini

    Coaching Carousel

    i would not at all be surprised if it's the same number that was offered to Chin to stay. BU basically telling JW - if we can't get Chin to stay with the pool you were able to put together, I want to make sure we apply it fully to whoever else we hire to reduce the chance we get a repeat of what...
  12. sbillini

    Coaching Carousel

    Sure. I generally agree with what you’re saying...except the empty offices stinking part. Don’t really get that. but if someone comes to offer u a job and, like u said, information about the job is pretty well known, why would you need to know who else turned that job down? Especially if it’s...
  13. sbillini

    Coaching Carousel

    if you were interviewing for a job, would you really base your decision on speculation on what others who were offered the job did? seems a bit strange. What others that were offered the job would be way down on my list of influencers to my decision given they likely had little to no additional...
  14. sbillini

    Orlando Antigua, Chin Coleman join Kentucky coaching staff

    there are other reasons to get creative with pay. Taxes being one of them (make it non-cash perks). Or deflate the headline number in case other assistants (at kentucky and otherwise) bogey themselves off a lower number. Not saying any of that happened here, and there are obvious limits on how...
  15. sbillini

    Coaching Carousel

    two high school age daughters. making them move that close to them being out of the house after spending 7 years at oregon. Not saying it won't happen, but could be a formidable obstacle. i'm sure JW will offer big $$...but i'm sure Oregon will be making some calls too (phil knight...you there?)...