Meet the commanders-in-chief
As the college landscape evolves, so does the job of the conference commissioner
In the constantly shifting power structure of college athletics, conference commissioners have become almost presidential.
They have commander-in-chief accessories: private jets, police escorts, a team of publicists, big salaries, power suits. (In fact, Barack Obama is probably seen more often in public sans coat and tie than Southeastern Conference commish Mike Slive.)
They have commander-in-chief responsibilities: setting agendas, pushing policy, building consensus, ...
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