Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Reporters' Notebooks

Larry Stewart, Los Angeles Times: USC officials have complained to ESPN about a disclosure by ABC's Brent Musburger of what they consider privileged information.

John Koblin, New York Times: Rutgers is facing big cuts in its budget and has cancelled hundreds of classes, but the football team has helped ease the pain (registration).

Doug Segrest, Birmingham News: A look back at the winners and losers of a memorable weekend.

Steven M. Sipple, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska's Bill Callahan is defending his conservative play calling against USC.

Robbie Andreu, Gainesville Sun: Turns out some comments made by ESPN's Lee Corso got the Florida defense fired up for its game against Tennessee.

Phil Stukenborg, Commercial Appeal: Joe Lee Dunn was fired as defensive coordinator at Memphis (registration).

Mike Huguenin, Orlando Sentinel: One thing is clear after "Showdown Saturday." USC, although young, is to be feared.

Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The SEC is showing its strength and the ACC is in a world of hurt (registration).

Jim Young, Greensboro News-Record: North Carolina State coach Chuck Amato wants to know why the critics are always picking on him.

Susan Miller Degnan, Miami Herald: A 1-2 start appears to be having an impact on prep players who are considering Miami (registration).

Bill Sanders, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Miami coach Larry Coker was a no-show Monday at a gathering in Atlanta at which he was to be the keynote speaker (registration).

Chris Dempsey, Denver Post: There is little to like about the play of Big 12 teams thus far.

Terry Hutchens, Indianapolis Star: Indiana is using a high-tech device to monitor players for concussions.

Doug Lesmerises, Cleveland Plain Dealer: Crewcut Charlie Weis doesn't have much practice licking wounds, but his Notre Dame team was left bloodied by Michigan.

Jake Curtis, San Francisco Chronicle: USC is very hard to please and Duke is just glad to be alive.

Ken Goe, Oregonian: Washington State quarterback Alex Brink is taking the brunt of the criticism for the Cougars' struggles.

Desmond Conner, Hartford Courant: The Big East was once thought to be unworthy of its BCS affiliation. Now it has the upper hand.

Stephen Tsai, Honolulu Advertiser: Hawaii defensive coordinator Jerry Glanville missed the bus after the Rainbows' 42-13 victory over Nevada Las Vegas.

Rob Biertempfel, Tribune-Review: My Space and Facebook continue to present problems for coaches and athletic administrators.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

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