Friday, February 22, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Adam Rose, All Things Trojan: The newest member of Facebook lists his interests as teaching coaching, playing basketball and surfing. Meet Pete Carroll, coach of the USC Trojans.

Phillip Fulmer, Knoxville News-Sentinel: Yes, the byline is correct. The Tennessee coach writes a guest column in response to Tuesday's column by John Adams, the paper's sports editor. Thanks to Richard at Map Game Day.

Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune: Former Duke coach Ted Roof's stay at Louisville lasted only a month. He has been hired as defensive coordinator at Minnesota.

Andy Hamilton, Iowa City Press-Citizen: Iowa's Kirk Ferentz had his contract extended through the 2012 season.

Ben Smith, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: The Georgia House voted, 142-10, to stop making out-of-state university mascot tags if neighboring states don't return the favor. Glad we finally got that settled. Thanks to the Get The Picture.

Greg Johns, Seattle Post-Intelligencer: Washington officials are trying to pump new life into their stalled $150 million proposal for state funding to help renovate Husky Stadium.

Ebonique Wool, Daily Illini: A year later, the Chief Illiniwek debate remains at Illinois. Thanks to UWire.

Boi From Troy: Another price hike for USC season ticket holders, pushing Trojan ticket ticket prices up 65% in the past five years.

Associated Press: ESPN must provide the relatives of George Gipp with any materials it has related to the exhumation of the Notre Dame halfback's body, according to a ruling in a lawsuit stemming from the exhumation.

Another one bites the dust. The Albuquerque Tribune will publish its final edition Saturday, ending an 86-year run.

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