Hazy, hot and, you know. Must be time for college football players to report for fall practice. Dawg days.
A look around the landscape — league expansions and contractions. A decade ago it was folly to think of Texas A&M in the SEC, Nebraska in the Big Ten, Pittsburgh in the ACC.
We grind inexorably on toward super conferences, expanded football playoffs and college hoops sold out to television, too. Survival-minded basketball coaches today shrug at what fans want and are more concentrated on personal celebrity, marketing, winning, more money and power.