Thursday, July 31, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Jeff McLane, Philadelphia Inquirer: Penn State announced that defensive tackles Chris Baker and Phil Taylor have been booted off the team. The move comes days after ESPN's "Outside the Lines" questioned whether Penn State players that had gotten in trouble with the law were being disciplined enough.

ZagsBlog: Heisman candidate Pat White is upset that West Virginia doesn't have more African American players on its baseball team. Athletic director Ed Pastilong issues a statement saying the "university is committed to diversity."

Marcus Nelson, Palm Beach Post: Howard Schnellenberger, 74, received a new contract from Florida Atlantic.

Rick Bozich, Louisville Courier-Journal: How much did quarterback Brian Brohm lose by deciding to return for his senior season at Louisville? Minimum $7 million, with some estimations as high as $33 million.

Chip Towers, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Georgia offensive lineman Clint Boling had drunk driving charges against him reduced to reckless driving, meaning he likely won't get suspended.

Kyle Veazey, Clarion Ledger: Three Mississippi State players have been re-admitted to the university after each pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstructing an arrest.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Note to Pat White:

College baseball is a rich kids sport. With the average baseball player getting 1/3 of a schollie if he is lucky. Most minority/poor kids opt for the minor leagues.