Gary Klein and David Wharton, L.A. Times: The NCAA ruled that USC receiver Dwayne Jarrett violated an "extra benefits" rule and must apply for reinstatement of his eligibility.
Scott Wolf, L.A. Daily News: Receiver Whitney Lewis is reportedly leaving USC and could be headed to a Division I-A or Division II team.
Associated Press: Former ABC sideline reporter Lisa Guerrero, who was last spotted in the January issue of Playboy, has been named West Coast correspondent for "Inside Edition."
K.J. Pilcher, Cedar Rapids Gazette: Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany confirmed that the conference is considering the establishment of its own cable TV network (subscription, so story is in comments).
Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska and Penn State have been in discussions about a home-and-home series.
John Helsley, Oklahoman: Oklahoma offensive guard Brian Simmons suffered a knee injury during a conditioning drill (registration).
Michael Kiefer, Arizona Republic: Former Arizona State safety Mitchell Freedman was convicted of raping two women in 2003 and could face more than 100 years in prison.