Lew Perkins pulls out a business card. It's for USA Boxing. He's on the Board of Directors.
"Talk about daily drama," Perkins said Saturday, breaking into a laugh after we spent 15 minutes at Rentschler Field discussing the daily drama of Big 12 expansion.
Big Lew didn't know much about the wild world of boxing when he accepted the invitation from the sport's amateur governing body earlier this year. That didn't matter. He knows marketing. He knows administration. Still doing sports consulting work at 71, Perkins was once a heavyweight in the heavyweight world of big-time college athletics.
At his best, his supporters will tell you, he knows how to move...