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Week 2 recap, Big 12 adds four members, commissioner Bob Bowlsby - Sept. 13, 2021

Kurt's Korner: Life in Big 12 Country

Kurt recaps Week 2 of the Big 12 Conference's football season. Plus, the Big 12 adds four schools and commissioner Bob Bowlsby talked Big 12 realignment ahead of Baylor's home opener against Texas Southern. Twitter: @KurtsKorner_ | @KurtisQuillin Facebook: Kurt's Korner | Kurtis Quillin


13 Sep 2021

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Alliance between Big Ten, ACC and Pac 12, Bob Bowlsby and Shania Twain - Tuesday Show Hour 1

KXnO Sports Fanatics

The guys dedicate most of the first hour talking about the alliance between the Big Ten, ACC and the Pac 12. They also get into the press conference, Bob Bowslby and if he is a part of the problem or solution and Shania Twain.


24 Aug 2021

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Bob Bowlsby, Big 12 declare war on ESPN; pumping breaks on playoff expansion & ACC, Pac-12's next moves in realignment

The Andy Staples Show & Friends: A show about college football

Andy and Max Olson trampoline back into the realignment fray! With programs eyeing new uniform patches, hesitancy about an expanded playoff format has surfaced. What's given rise to playoff expansion apprehension? Who has their feet on the breaks? Bob Bowlsby and the Big 12 have declared war on ESPN. Why did Bowlsby accuse ESPN of tampering with the Big 12? Is legal action a realistic possibility? Plus, what's the ACC and Pac-12's move in this realignment madness?Follow Andy on Twitter: @Andy_StaplesFollow Max on Twitter: @max_olsonSave 33% on an annual subscription to The Athletic by visiting: theathletic.com/andystaples Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


31 Jul 2021

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Bob Bowlsby Fires Both Barrels at ESPN, The Emotional Marine, and More - Thursday Hour 1

Murph and Andy

Bob Bowlsby Fires Both Barrels at ESPN, The Emotional Marine, and More - Thursday Hour 1


29 Jul 2021

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Bob Bowlsby comes out swinging for the Big 12, Ben Kercheval on the Big 12, Cubs speculation

Miller & Condon on KXnO

Bob Bowlsby comes out swinging for the Big 12, Ben Kercheval on the Big 12, Cubs speculation


29 Jul 2021

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The Flagship Exclusive: Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby weighs in on 12-team CFB Playoff expansion

Horns247 Podcasts: Longhorn Blitz, The Flagship, and State of Recruiting

The College Football landscape is set to undergo a lot of changes in the coming years. Not only will student-athletes be eligible to profit off of their name, image and likeness, the College Football Playoff is also heading towards change with the looming 12-team expansion model likely to go into effect in the next few years. On this week’s interview edition of The Flagship Podcast, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby joins the show for an exclusive discussion about the pending changes headed towards college athletics. Bowlsby, who was one of the four members of the Division I working group who came up with the 12-team expanded playoff model, goes in depth on the behind the scenes discussions he and his colleagues had while formulating the new playoff model and what this means for all conferences. Bowlsby weighs in on how this change will enhance the regular season schedule, particularly due to the fact that more teams will still be in contention for a College Football Playoff spot late in the season, which is not always the case with the current four-team CFP structure.Bowlsby talks about how this model will impact independent teams, like Notre Dame, and why the few independent programs may be on the negative side of the decision to expand to the 12-team model.The Big 12 Commissioner also discusses the new name, image and likeness legislation set to begin in some states starting July 1. Bowlsby gives his opinion on how NIL laws will impact student-athletes and predicts the NCAA will in fact come up with some regulations prior to the July 1 start date after spending the last 20 months hesitating to take initiative on the NIL concept.In addition to an overall look at the changes headed to college football, Bowlsby weighs in on the Big 12 Conference teams and if the College Football Playoff changes will alter the league’s current regular-season scheduling.College football fans won’t want to miss this loaded interview edition of The Flagship Podcast. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


25 Jun 2021

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WIBN Speaker Series: Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby

State of Wrestling by the NWCA

Bob Bowlsby has been the Commissioner of the Big 12 Conference since 2012. A native of Waterloo, Iowa, Bowlsby wrestled at Minnesota State Moorhead as a college athlete before getting into the world of college athletics administration. After leaving Moorhead, he took a job in athletics at Northern Iowa before ascending to the role of Athletics Director. He left UNI to take the same job at the University of Iowa. At Iowa, Bowlsby led the Hawkeyes athletic programs for 16 seasons, overseeing the merger of the men’s and women’s departments into one cohesive system. In 2006, Bowlsby headed to Stanford, where he was the Athletics Director for until he left for the Big 12 in 2012. Bowlsby will discuss his career and what it takes to lead a team, work with differing factions that pull decisions in every direction, trusting your team before diving into the landscape of college sports and the health of Division I wrestling. 

The WIBN Speaker Series is part of the NWCA’s State of Wrestling Podcast.

1hr 17mins

22 Jan 2021

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Bob Bowlsby on the Big 12's decision to move forward, 61-58 and more

SicEm365 Podcast

Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby answers question from the SicEm365 Radio team about the decision to move forward with the 2020 season for now and his take on the 2014 Big 12 football season.

24 Aug 2020

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The Flagship: Exclusive interview with Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby

Horns247 Podcasts: Longhorn Blitz, The Flagship, and State of Recruiting

The Big 12 Conference is moving forward with plans to play the 2020 college football season this fall. After the Big Ten and Pac-12 made the decision to postpone football amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Big 12 stood its ground, joining the ACC and SEC as the Power Five conferences that intend to play football this fall.As a special treat for The Flagship Podcast listeners, Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby joins the show for an exclusive, one-on-one interview about the upcoming football season as league officials continue to monitor the ongoing fluid landscape of COVID-19. Bowlsby weighs in on all of the details that went into the conference's decision to move forward with the fall football season, including in-depth intel on the testing protocols schools will be required to administer this year. The Commissioner discussed the importance the Big 12 placed on not only ensuring the safety of its college football players during these unprecedented times, but also how the league made it a point of emphasis to include the student-athletes in the decision making process, ensuring their voices are heard and all questions are addressed.The topics discussed on this special episode of The Flagship Podcast include the most important factors that went into the Big 12 board of director's decision for a fall football season, the hurdles the league will face in the event medical professionals provide different facts that would be a cause for concern for the safety of student-athletes, how dependent the Big 12 is on the ACC and SEC continuing to go forward with a fall schedule, the testing plan the Big 12 will require of its member institutions, the importance the conference put on not taking the decision to play or not out of the hands of student-athletes, the unity of the Big 12 board of directors throughout this process, the difficulty conference commissioners are facing in leading throughout this pandemic, why the most self-disciplined teams and players will be the ones to likely come out on top, the decision to include student-athletes in discussions with league officials and what officials have learned from the 25 Big 12 football players who were included in the talks and what would happen to other fall sports if the football season schedule changes.Catch all of that and much more from the Big 12 Commissioner in The Flagship Podcast's exclusive interview with Bob Bowlsby. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


21 Aug 2020

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Hour 2 - Mitch Holthus, Bob Bowlsby Presser Sound

The Zone

8-12-20 The Zone talks to Mitch Holthus, the Voice of the Chiefs on Training Camp and more, plus we hear from Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby's Presser.See omnystudio.com/policies/listener for privacy information.


12 Aug 2020