New York Post wins for best World Cup headline after the Ghana loss: "This sport is stupid anyway." America, the beautiful.
The Columbia Tribune's David Briggs looks at the possibility of Missouri starting its own TV network.
Meanwhile, the startup costs for Texas' network mean trying to earn big money will be a big risk, report Mark Rosner and Kirk Bohls of the Austin American-Statesman.
Should the Big Ten or Big 12 change its name? Brian Christopherson at the Lincoln Journal Star tackles the question, and the answer is probably what you thought.
Former coach Ron Prince's ambitious scheduling has put Kansas State in an awkward position, writes Tim Bisel in the Topeka Capital-Journal. Here are Bill Snyder's thoughts on the issue from a few months earlier, also.
Texas Tech chancellor Kent Hance takes the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal's Matthew McGowan through the realignment process from Texas Tech's perspective.
Bowl officials aren't complaining about what the new Big 12 has to offer, reports Dave Matter of the Columbia Tribune.
Iowa State's newest recruit is ready for a family in-state rivalry.
The Oklahoman's Brandon Chatmon looks at how each position on the OSU defense breaks down between current players and incoming recruits.
Nebraska receiver Niles Paul pleaded guilty to a minor in possession of alcohol charge stemming from a May incident and was ordered to pay $400.
Turner Gill beat out Florida State for an offensive lineman from California, reports Matt Tait of the Lawrence Journal-World.
Berry Tramel of The Oklahoman says Oklahoma and Texas are attached at the hip--and it's best for both.
Lee Barfnecht at the Omaha World-Herald surveys Nebraska's assumed financial gains after joining the Big Ten.
Life is good for former Colorado linebacker and new Hall of Fame inductee Alfred Williams, Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post reports.