Thursday, June 21, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press: Hoping to deepen its appeal to hard-core sports fans, Yahoo Inc. is buying Brentwood, Tenn.-based The deal will intensify Yahoo's competition with News Corp.'s online division, which already owns

Chip Towers, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Legendary Georgia announcer Larry Munson, citing declining health, likely will not travel with the team to road games this fall.

Mark Rein, Scottsbluff Star-Herald: Former Nebraska and NFL standout Roger Craig on the 2007 Cornhuskers: “I think they will be great. I think this is their breakout year."

Ferd Lewis, Honolulu Advertiser: The next Boise State? Talk that Hawaii could be the Cinderella of the 2007 season is not going over well in Boise.

Kate Hairopoulos, Dallas Morning News: Southern Methodist backup quarterback Corey Slater, who played in six games last season, is leaving the team.

Marcus Nelson, Palm Beach Post: Athletic director Pete Garcia is in a rush to turn things around at Florida International.

Associated Press: The Ramblin' Wreck, the vintage car that has led Georgia Tech onto Grant Field since 1961, was wrecked as it was being towed to Savannah to be used in a wedding.

And here is today's mystery link.

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