Dennis Dodd

CBS Sports Senior Writer /

Big 12 considering private equity investment of up to $1 billion for as much as 20% of conference

The proposed deal with a Luxembourg-based firm would bring a massive influx of cash to the league

Charlie Baker brings fiery presence NCAA has long needed as president aims to keep organization relevant

The NCAA president is tasked with keeping the organization afloat amid a constantly shifting college sports landscape

Threat from gambler spurred police protection for 2023 College World Series team

State-sponsored sports betting has created all sorts of issues throughout college sports

Mike Leach's legacy endures through his family as College Football Hall of Fame nod remains out of reach

The legendary Leach remains ineligible for induction by falling short of the required career winning percentage for a coach

NCAA president committed to challenges ahead as pending antitrust settlement paves way for player compensation

Charlie Baker gave his first in-person remarks on Monday in the wake of the landmark House v. NCAA settlement agreement

Inside the future of Florida State: AD Michael Alford offers perspective amid potential ACC exit

The third-year FSU AD is at the forefront of the school's attempt to potentially leave the conference

Meet Jeffrey Kessler, the attorney who has the NCAA on the ropes after latest win vs. powerful sports leagues

Kessler, the lead attorney in the House vs. NCAA case, plans to see the settlement through

Big Ten, SEC demands for College Football Playoff bids on pause as leaders look to assess future landscape

Chatter around expanding the playoff system in 2026 has cooled significantly in recent months

Nick Saban, Urban Meyer appear on 2025 College Football Hall of Fame ballot in first year of eligibility

Saban and Meyer are two of the most successful college football coaches of the modern era

Greg Sankey's frustration with the NCAA reaches boiling point: 'Sometimes you have to be a jerk'

The SEC commissioner has become more agitated in recent months and was set off by a question Thursday about his experience with the NCAA

SEC leaders argue 9-3 record is good enough for expanded College Football Playoff; do they have a point?

The 13-person selection committee has seldom been under such scrutiny before a season started

Why baseball programs could get more scholarships, football eliminate walk-ons after House v. NCAA settlement

The way that different sports are funded and how many scholarships are awarded could be changing

House v. NCAA settlement paves way for private equity to infiltrate college football as landscape evolves

Private equity money being added to the fold will create more separation between the haves and have nots

Meet Ramogi Huma, whose decades-long crusade for fairness in college athletics is finally coming to fruition

If you don't know his name, you certainly know what he has wrought

Can the Iowa offense evolve? Tim Lester tasked with casting jokes aside by implementing new-look approach

Lester is out to drastically improve an Iowa offense that has been the butt of jokes in recent seasons

Dennis Dodd has covered college football for CBS Sports since it was CBS SportsLine in 1998. Since then, nearly every BCS/CFP postseasons in the championship era. He is one of only seven media members to cover all 16 BCS title games. Dennis has chronicled conference realignment as well as the start of the College Football Playoff. He's dabbled in March Madness, NFL, MLB, Stanley Cup Playoffs and believes the College World Series is severely underappreciated. A Missouri graduate and former award-winning FWAA president, he previously worked for numerous outlets including The National and the Kansas City Star.

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