David Levinthal, Dallas Morning News: The new agreement with the Cotton Bowl means Oklahoma and Texas will pocket $4.7 million each from the Red River Shootout beginning in 2008.
James T. Hammond, Columbia State: The South Carolina trustees are seeking to rein in an athletic department that is said to be making large financial deals without required board approval.
Jeff Arnold, Ann Arbor News: Michigan has approved plans to build a $26.1 million indoor practice facility that will be ready in 2009.
Omar Kelly, Sun-Sentinel: Fullback James Bryant, who was suspended three times last season for undisclosed reasons, is leaving Miami.
Troy Phillips, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: What is former Washington State quarterback and NFL flop Ryan Leaf up to this spring? He's the golf coach at West Texas A&M.
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