Etheridge: Conference Consolidation’s Impact on the Road to OmahaSEC Extra
“When Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept for there were no more worlds to conquer.”
College football’s media partners have forever altered the landscape, not just for pigskin but the other sports sitting voiceless in the backseat on a voyage to a new era. For college baseball, hardly even an afterthought in the equation, the sport’s power conferences and programs are being consolidated.
The scales of financial inequity are tilting even more in a sport already bursting with it.
Many have railed regarding the proximity (or lack thereof) in several of these conference realignments. Conferences were once region-based.[…]