Chatelain: After conference shuffling, it's hard to tell the winning hands
The SEC grades well in realignment, with stars Luke Joeckel and Johnny Manziel, top, boosting Texas A&M's image.
Posted: Monday, April 22, 2013 12:00 am
Conference commissioners want TV sets more than trophy games. They want 24-hour programming on league networks and league championship games in new domes. They want to shower their schools with enough cash to build the next level of corporate suites.
The motives of conference expansion are rarely limited to the actual product on the field. That's why declaring winners and losers in the realignment game is tricky.
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Monday, April 22, 2013 12:00 am.