Friday, August 17, 2007

Reporters' Notebooks

Michael Murphy, Houston Chronicle: Doctors have determined that Houston offensive lineman Jerrod Butler was stricken by sudden cardiac arrest when he passed out Monday during a weightlifting session

J. Brady McCollough, Kansas City Star: Former Arkansas receiver Andrew Norman has notified Kansas that he will not be a Jayhawk after all. It's unclear where Norman might be headed.

Kate Hairopoulos, Dallas Morning News: Southern Methodist, which averaged a Conference USA-low 15,428 fans per game last season, has launched a $750,000 advertising campaign to get fans back in the program.

Dan Hinxman, Reno Gazette-Journal: Nevada coach Chris Ault's three-year contract extension was approved, securing the longtime coach through 2012.

Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: South Florida senior defensive end Woody George was arrested and charged with a felony count of grand theft relating to a missing parking boot.

Michael Rothstein, Fort Wayne Journal Gazette: Notre Dame nose tackle Derrell Hand, charged with soliciting a prostitute, will enter a pretrial diversion program that will avoid a trial.

Howard Fischer and Ryan Finley, Arizona Daily Star: Arizona defensive end Louis Holmes pleaded guilty to criminal damage and must enroll in an anger management course.

Here is today's mystery link (language warning).


Anonymous said...

from the "who gives a damn department"...smu actually has a really nice stadium.


Anonymous said...

A player is arrested for soliciting a prostitute. Not really newsworthy unto itself. But when that players name is Hand, well heck, that's funny right there! It would appear Mr. Hand was tired us using it and ventured out into the night for a solution. Tough break soldier. Better get that hand ready again.