Thursday, April 13, 2006

Reporters' Notebooks

Chris Conley, Commercial Appeal: Memphis police are backpedaling in their explanation of how Alabama booster Logan Young died and are now calling it a "death investigation" rather than a homicide or an accident (registration).

Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune: Officials had planned to switch Aaron Taylor from his job as studio analyst on ABC's college football show to a role on ESPN, but Taylor surprised everybody last week by saying he was leaving to pursue other interests.

Reid Hanley, Chicago Tribune: Haven't had time to keep up with developments involving Big Ten teams this spring? This will get you up to speed.

Greg Johnson, Los Angeles Times: As mentioned on this site last Friday, former USC quarterback Matt Leinart cut his ties with agent Leigh Steinberg.

Jeff White, Times-Dispatch: Two more Virginia players have been arrested in connection with a March 3 break-in and subsequent brawl at the Delta Upsilon fraternity.

Chip Cosby, Lexington Herald-Leader: Kentucky tailback Rafael Little dislocated a bone in his right wrist and underwent surgery. He should be full strength in the fall.

Eric Crawford, Louisville Courier-Journal: Patrick Carter had stops at Florida and Georgia Tech, but he has found a home at Louisville.

Associated Press: The Poinsettia Bowl moved its game to Dec. 19, giving it the leadoff spot in the postseason.

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