Is Big 12 in danger? Chuck Neinas, man who once saved conference, gives his takeKevin Sherrington, The Dallas Morning News
Chuck Neinas ran the Final Four, College World Series, Big Eight and the visionary outfit that wrested the TV remote from the hands of the NCAA, turning college football into a money-making machine in the process. He sat on the USOC’s board of directors and chaired the NCAA Olympic and International Relations Committee. No job was too big. DeLoss Dodds once called him “the best administrator I’ve seen in 30 years in college athletics.”
And Texas’ former athletic director made that proclamation before his old boss pulled off his greatest trick of all:
Bailed out the Big 12, even as lifeboats were being lowered.
Feel like trying it again, Chuck?
“No [expletive] way,” he said.
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