Mark Berman, Roanoke Times: Department of Opps: An error caused some online Virginia Tech season-ticket buyers to have funds taken from their bank accounts to pay for old tickets they had already paid for.
Levi Pulkkinen, Seattle Post-Intelligencer: A look at six Washington financial backers, including former Everett mayor Ed Hansen, who says, "Frankly, I will make no further financial contributions ... until and unless a new football coach is hired." Plus a look at the impact of winning on contributions.
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: He's breaking down the Atlantic Coast Conference's Coastal and Atlantic divisions.
Nate Allen, Northwest Arkansas Times: Mississippi coach Houston Nutt, his wife Diana, brothers Danny and Dickey Nutt were in attendance when the Rebels played host to Arkansas.
Dave Dye, Detroit News: Chances like this don't come along often, but Michigan State has an opportunity to close the gap with rival Michigan.
Brian Christopherson, Lincoln Journal Star: Nebraska's decision to move about 2,000 seats reserved for students from the lower half of Memorial Stadium to the upper half is creating an uproar.
Dave Curtis, Orlando Sentinel: Urban Meyer said he sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell asking him to re-evaluate how the league's draft advisory board projects the draft status of juniors considering leaving college early.
Jeff Rice, Centre Daily Times: Penn State tight end Andrew Quarless has been suspended indefinitely for an unspecified violation of team rules.
Lauren Bertolini and Matt Gelb, Daily Orange: Syracuse police chased down Orange players Paul Chiara and Mikhail Marinovich after they allegedly were caught breaking into the Manley Field House equipment room.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: First-year South Florida defensive tackle coach John Hendrick, an ordained minister, will not allow any profanity from players.
The Warriors Will Throw: Hawaii has unveiled the designs for its new home and away uniforms. So far the new unis are meeting with rave reviews.
Troy Phillips, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Todd Dodge, whose North Texas team gave up 45.08 points a game last season, is looking for help from several newcomers.
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