Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Peter Hall, Legal Intelligencer: The debate over disclosure of Penn State coach Joe Paterno's salary goes before the state Supreme Court.

Emily Badger and Dave Curtis, Orlando Sentinel: The NCAA ban on text messaging might already be obsolete.

Mike Huguenin, Orlando Sentinel: A look at the coaches who are on the hot seat entering this season.

Guy Cipriano, Centre Daily Times: NCAA president Myles Brand: "Music students practice a lot and take a full load academically and graduate in four, five or six years. Why can't athletes?"

Maureen Groppe, Gannett News Service: Supporters of improving academic performance for college athletes are facing "sort of a wall of fire" as teams face unpopular penalties for not meeting NCAA standards.

Greg Stoda, Palm Beach Post: Florida State coach Bobby Bowden has his critics of late, but he has won over this writer.

Chip Alexander, Raleigh News & Observer: North Carolina State coach Tom O'Brien talks about his first five months on the job.

Barry Jackson, Miami Herald: If Randy Shannon has as much success as a head coach as he has had raising money, Miami football will be in great shape.

Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Miami officials are nearing a decision on whether to move home games from the Orange Bowl to Dolphin Stadium.

Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: The decision to allow teams to play a 12th game looked good on paper, but it ended up cheating fans.

Eric Sondheimer, Los Angeles Times: Incoming USC recruit Marc Tyler, son of former NFL running back Wendell Tyler, ran at full speed for the first time since breaking his left leg last fall.

Baton Rouge Advocate: Make your plans now. The 2007-08 bowl schedule has been released.

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