The Wise Decision: After nearly unanimous disapproval, the Big Ten will reconsider its “Legends” and “Leaders” division names in January. “We’re trying to build fan bases, not push them away,” commissioner Jim Delaney said. Honesty, humility and open dialogue is always preferable. Lakes and Plains is problematic. Do you put both Michigan schools and Northwestern in the “Plains” or Nebraska/Iowa in the “Lakes?” But, something geographic “Superior,” “Huron” or “Erie” could work. Also, reexamine the names concept. “Schembechler” and “Hayes” might be too soon, but “Stagg,” “Grange” or “Yost” would reflect the conference’s traditions without offending anyone. At least start with different letters. If you could avoid a “Decision” style presentation, that would be great as well. Now, about the logo… [Big Ten Blog]
Not a red card.
Should not have been a yellow.
Ben Simmons’ cousin was struck and killed in a hit-and-run accident on Saturday morning.
Adam Silver and other NBA employees participated in Sunday’s New York City Gay Pride Parade.
Toby Alderweireld scored off a header in the 10th minute to give Belgium an early 1-0 lead on Hungary.
Done and dusted.
Heck of a strike.
Life appears to be better at the lake.
Allez les bleus