Michael Slive

Michael Lawrence Slive was an American attorney and college sports executive. Slive was the commissioner of the Southeastern Conference, a college athletics association, from 2002 until 2015. As part of his role as the SEC Commissioner, he served as the coordinator of the Bowl Championship Series for the 2006 and 2007 regular seasons. He was a member of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee through September 2009 and served as the chairman of the committee for the 2008–09 academic year. He retired as commissioner effective July 31, 2015.


No. 1 Louisville breezes past EKU; No. 2 Kansas also wins

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jordan Nwora scored 26 points, Steven Enoch had 23 and No. 1 Louisville shot...

discovered 3 months ago on Associated Press
McCormick paces Tigers over Saint Louis

J’Von McCormick scored 20 points in a breakout performance and Auburn survived tough stretches in a back-and-forth game to beat Saint Louis 67-61 on...

discovered 3 months ago on Dothan Eagle
Auburn's smallest player has big day in Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama--If there was an Most Valuable Player award given after the Mike Slive Classic it would have gone to Auburn senior J'Von McCormick.

discovered 3 months ago on 247Sports
Key takeaways from No. 12 Auburn’s 67-61 win against Saint Louis

Auburn’s ninth win of the season was far from pretty, but it got the job done. The 12th-ranked Tigers improved to 9-0, remaining perfect on the season, with a 67-61 win against Saint Louis on ...

discovered 3 months ago on MSN News
3 takeaways: J'Von McCormick puts Auburn on his back in win over Saint Louis

J'Von McCormick shined, the defense bailed out another slow start and Auburn finally got going from...

discovered 3 months ago on MSN News
No. 12 Auburn beats Saint Louis in Mike Slive Invitational

The teams struggled to generate offense early, but the Tigers used physical defense, feeding into...

discovered 3 months ago on MSN News
Today in sports: 12/14/2019

Today's TV, radio and local sports listings:

discovered 3 months ago on Traverse City Record-Eagle
Tigers move up in Top 25 with 8-1 opponent next for Pearl's team

AUBURN, Alabama--Slightly more than a month into the season the Auburn basketball Tigers are the...

discovered 3 months ago on 247Sports
Auburn, 1 of basketball’s 5 remaining unbeatens, can learn from last week’s near defeat

Auburn is 8-0, but Bruce Pearl believes "we’ve got a ways to go.” The Tigers play Saint Louis in...

discovered 3 months ago on Montgomery Advertiser
Auburn feels Saint Louis is toughest foe to date

Anfernee McLemore said Auburn learned a valuable lesson from its overtime scare against Furman in its last game on Dec. 5. If it wants to be a top 25...

discovered 3 months ago on Dothan Eagle
Butler Trip to Baylor Highlights Top 25 College Hoops Slate

Butler's trip to Baylor this week probably wouldn't have mentioned a merit when a list of intriguing...

discovered 3 months ago on US News & World Report
'Get ya a burner phone': An all-access look at Lane Kiffin's SEC homecoming

Lane Kiffin leans over and peers out the window as the University of Mississippi school plane crawls...

discovered 3 months ago on ESPN
Tigers expect major challenge in Mike Slive Classic matchup

AUBURN, Alabama--Senior Anfernee McLemore said that Auburn will face the most talented team so far...

discovered 3 months ago on 247Sports
Live Updates: Auburn basketball vs. Saint Louis

Updates from Legacy Arena in Birmingham as Auburn looks to improve to 9-0.

discovered 3 months ago on Birmingham News
Auburn’s 2nd year to play in the Mike Slive Invitational in Birmingham

The Auburn Tigers are in the 'Ham to play St. Louis Saturday at Legacy Arena at the BJCC for the ...

discovered 3 months ago on WBRC Fox 6 Birmingham
Auburn's Bruce Pearl previews Mike Slive Invitational vs. St. Louis

Auburn will play St. Louis on Saturday 3 p.m. at Legacy Arena

discovered 3 months ago on Alabama's 13
View-Masters, flash drives and 3-D glasses: All helped Tampa land the college football title game

Before Tampa could win the bidding war to host this year's College Football Playoff National...

discovered 3 months ago on Tampa Bay Times
Magic City Newsmakers: eCO Credit Union, The Foundry, BCRI, Birmingham Public Library and more -...

Good works from local companies and news from Birmingham area nonprofits.

discovered 3 months ago on The Business Journals
Demanding SEC Back on Schedule With Quick Firings

It wasn’t a surprise because Luke was some sort of accomplished coach; his record declined from 6–6 to 5–7 to 4–8 in three seasons, and he was just 6–18...

discovered 3 months ago on Sports Illustrated
Out-played, out-coached, but still undefeated

AUBURN | Not a lot went right for No. 14 Auburn Thursday night, but Bruce Pearl wouldn’t have it any other way. The Tigers fought back for an 81-78 win...

discovered 3 months ago on Rivals
Auburn men's basketball: Things to like, areas to improve after 7-0 start

AUBURN -- Bruce Pearl did what any Division I men's basketball coach would do when given an eight-day break between games. He drove out to Young's Plant Farm on Airport Road in Auburn and made ...

discovered 3 months ago on MSN News
Opinion: Time is right for an SEC team to hop on the Lane Kiffin train

Once reviled by SEC fans, fired by Nick Saban and frequently admonished by the late SEC commissioner...

discovered 3 months ago on USA Today
Sankey: Arkansas beneficial for SEC

SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said Monday that he's confident the University of Arkansas will make the right head coaching decision for its football...

discovered 4 months ago on Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Two from the SEC, again? How the College Football Playoff is designed to create controversy

When the subject of the College Football Playoff came up recently, Barry Alvarez was asked one of...

discovered 4 months ago on CBS Sports
Oregon's Dana Altman stretches the point about selection committee overemphasizing non-league games

A decade ago, when the late Mike Slive was serving as chair and gifting the NCAA men’s basketball...

discovered 4 months ago on Sporting News