SEC http://wrkf.org en FRIDAY: Campaign Analyst Charlie Cook; La. Secretary of State Tom Schedler; SEC's Herb Vincent http://wrkf.org/post/friday-campaign-analyst-charlie-cook-la-secretary-state-tom-schedler-secs-herb-vincent <p>Jim Engster is out and Jim Nickel is in as his guest host. Starting us out today as the first guest is Charlie Cook of the Cook Political Report. He and Jim discuss who is running for Congress throughout the country come November, who is officially signing off to run, what will happen in the U.S. Senate and House come January 2015, and much, much more.</p><p>Louisiana Secretary of State Tom Schedler joins us in the studio to discuss election season leading up to November 4th. He discusses when you can vote, where you can vote, how to vote early, how to vote absentee, how much it costs the state to conduct a statewide election, etc...</p><p>Associate Commissioner of Communications for the SEC Herb Vincent joins us over the phone to close out today's show. He discusses the new SEC channel, explains who owns it (which is a collaboration between SEC and ESPN), and much more.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 15:07:04 +0000 Frank Barnett 30815 at http://wrkf.org NCAA Votes To Give New Autonomy To Big Conferences http://wrkf.org/post/ncaa-votes-give-new-autonomy-big-conferences Elite college sports conferences can set their own rules about sharing profits with student-athletes and other matters, <a href="http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/media-center/news/board-adopts-new-division-i-structure#highlights">under a new policy</a> adopted by the NCAA's Division I Board of Directors on Thursday.<p>The new rules would allow the most powerful athletic conferences to offer enhanced benefits to student-athletes, a move that would likely include boosting scholarships to match students' actual costs of living and improving health care benefits — a particular area of concern w Thu, 07 Aug 2014 18:48:00 +0000 Bill Chappell 30464 at http://wrkf.org NCAA Votes To Give New Autonomy To Big Conferences NCAA Vote Could Boost Student-Athletes' Benefits, Big Schools' Power http://wrkf.org/post/ncaa-vote-could-boost-student-athletes-benefits-big-schools-power Major college sports programs could take a significant step today toward sharing their wealth with the student-athletes whose performances help line their coffers.<p>The NCAA Board of Directors is expected to vote this afternoon on a plan to restructure Division I athletics, which would give the five biggest athletic conferences autonomy in making certain rules and provide so-called enhanced benefits to student-athletes.<p>Following the vote, there will be a 60-day period for all 351 Division I schools to weigh in. Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:39:31 +0000 Tom Goldman 30457 at http://wrkf.org NCAA Vote Could Boost Student-Athletes' Benefits, Big Schools' Power THURSDAY: Political Consultant Gus Weill; and SEC Sports Analyst Paul Finebaum http://wrkf.org/post/thursday-political-consultant-gus-weill-and-sec-sports-analyst-paul-finebaum <p>Famed Louisiana political consultant Gus Weill&nbsp;joins today's show to talk with Jim about what he knows best: Louisiana Politics. They discuss the upcoming TV debates between La. Senate hopefuls, the Fairness Ordinance, Edwin Edwards running for Congress, and much, much more.&nbsp;</p><p>Also, SEC sports analyst Paul Finebaum&nbsp;closes out today's show to discuss his new book <em>My Conference Can Beat Your Conference: Why the SEC Still Rules College Football</em>. He and Jim talk about the teams to beat in SEC football this upcoming season, Coach Les Miles, and more.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 07 Aug 2014 15:08:45 +0000 Frank Barnett 30448 at http://wrkf.org In Shocking Upset, Auburn Beats Alabama With A Historic Play http://wrkf.org/post/shocking-upset-auburn-beats-alabama-historic-play <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXze67n4X7M</p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 17:03:00 +0000 editor 19492 at http://wrkf.org In Shocking Upset, Auburn Beats Alabama With A Historic Play