Monday, May 21, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Barry Jackson, Miami Herald: More indications Miami will move to Dolphin Stadium in 2008. Boosters and board of trustee members were given a tour of the facility and received a sales pitch from stadium owner Wayne Huizenga.

Teddy Greenstein, Chicago Tribune: The Big Ten will not be adding a ninth game to the conference schedule.

Joe Walljasper, Columbia Tribune: Big 12 commissioner Kevin Weiberg says that in the short term, it is doubtful the conference will pursue a dedicated network much like the Big Ten.

Sean Keeler, Des Moines Register: Iowa State, at the urging of coach Gene Chizik, plans to hire a full-time chaplain for the team.

Mike Huguenin, Orlando Sentinel: Eight teams in Division I-A have eight home games, and half of those (Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Vanderbilt) are in the Southeastern Conference.

Jon Wilner, San Jose Mercury News: Analyzing California coach Jeff Tedford's "new" contract.

Paul Finebaum, Mobile Press-Register: What if Alabama had hired Bobby Bowden 20 years ago instead of Bill Curry?

Scott Rabalais, Baton Rouge Advocate: A breakdown of Louisiana State's opponents and other SEC teams.

Bryan Mullen, Tennessean: A team-by-team look at the SEC and how the teams might fare this fall.

Matt Markey, Toledo Blade: An update on the installation of FieldTurf at Ohio State and Bowling Green.

Dan Wolken, Commercial Appeal: Conference USA now has six guaranteed bowl slots, up from five last season.

Joedy McCreary, Associated Press: Meet East Carolina, the team playing the role of the bad guys in a season opener at Virginia Tech.

Associated Press: Longtime season-ticket holders at Virginia may have to increase their foundation donation or be assigned to less desirable seats.

Will Leitch, Deadspin: Is that South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier relieving himself at Augusta National?

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

The guy peeing is wearing a hat, not a visor. Not Spurrier.