Look for 6'2", 285-pound defensive tackle William Sutton to be a disruptive force for Arizona State this fall. Academically ineligible last year, the sophomore had a monster spring... . Commissioner Larry Scott has revitalized the Pac-12. The conference's new 12-year deal with ESPN and Fox is worth a reported $3 billion and will more than double each school's annual cut of broadcast revenue... . The Department of Justice last week sent a letter to the NCAA asking, among other questions, why there was no postseason playoff for Division I-A, indicating the government may be investigating potential antitrust violations by the BCS. Given the tawdry revelations produced by the Fiesta Bowl inquiry, the discovery process is sure to terrify conference commissioners and bowl officials.
This is an article from the May 16, 2011 issue