The National Collegiate Athletic Association football record book roams over 19 pages and tracks everything from the standard team and individual achievements to the arcane, such as the most touchdown passes caught by a freshman and most blocked extra points for a career. Some NCAA marks for the major-college Football Bowl Subdivision are broken regularly, others rarely. Here are a dozen records that could last a lifetime, or more.
Big 12 Conference: Texas A&M withdrew from the conference earlier this month, upset at rival Texas' $247 million cable television deal with ESPN that does not have to be shared with other conference members.
The International Dark-Sky Association recognized Sark Island, which is about 80 miles off the south coast of England, for the quality of its night sky. Sark thus becomes the latest in a select group of dark sky places around the world, and the first island.