Thursday, July 20, 2006

Reporters' Notebooks

Pete Bosak, Centre Daily Times: Lavon Chisley, a defensive end who was kicked off the Penn State team before last season because of poor grades, is a "person of interest" in a grisly stabbing death of a student (thanks to Kevin for the tip).

David Barron, Houston Chronicle: The NFL Network has acquired broadcast rights to the Houston Bowl. The network earlier acquired broadcast rights to the Insight Bowl.

Joe Walljasper, Columbia Tribune: Another day, another raid on prep talent in Missouri. This time Georgia made the score.

J.P. Giglio, Raleigh News & Observer: We just lifted this sentence from Giglio's story: Duke suspended starting quarterback Zack Asack for plagiarism (registration).

John Niyo, Detroit News: Breaking down what must go right and what can go wrong for Michigan and Michigan State.

Natalie Meisler, Denver Post: Adding to the confusion, the Mountain West Conference game of the week will be telecast by OLN, which will be renamed in September.

Tony Phifer, Coloradoan: Wyoming coach Joe Glenn was fuming after his team was picked to finish ninth in the MWC. "We're going to be out to prove people wrong."

Anthony Gimino, Tucson Citizen: The father of Arizona quarterback Willie Tuitama reached a plea agreement on two felony charges of securities fraud.

Hogs, Hill, SEC: Hollywood could be coming to Bentonville. USC appears set to arrive in Bentonville, Ark., four days before it opens against Arkansas in nearby Fayetteville.

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