Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Reporters' Notebooks

Kevin Scarbinsky, Birmingham News: Nick Saban, the new sheriff in T-town, is soft on crime.

Mike Bianchi, Orlando Sentinel: A Rhodes Scholar says Florida State's academic cheating scandal was no secret.

Adam Rose, All Things Trojans: USC's Pete Carroll now has his own line of clothing, available — of course — at his website.

Glenn Guilbeau, Shreveport Times: Expected starting quarterback Ryan Perrilloux is likely to remain on indefinite suspension through Louisiana State's spring practice.

Bob Holt, Northwest Arkansas Times: Arkansas is raising ticket prices, with general admission seats going from $35 to $45 a game.

John Lyon, Springdale Morning News: A Little Rock nightclub that admitted former Arkansas running back Darren McFadden although he was under 21 will be fined $500 and put on probation for a year but will not have its liquor license suspended.

Shawn Courchesne, Hartford Courant: Connecticut announced that coach Randy Edsall agreed to a contract that will pay him an average of $1.5 million a year over the next five years.

Ferd Lewis, Honolulu Advertiser: Attendance to Hawaii games hit a 23-year high in 2007, with an average of 41,325 a game. Plus, Sheraton Hotels has signed a two-year extension as title sponsor of the Hawaii Bowl.

Wyndam Makowsky, Stanford Daily: The infatuation with the 40-yard dash may be coming to a close inside of NFL front offices, but analysts and many fans still treat it as gospel.

Allison Voris, Kansas State Collegian: Kansas State running back James Johnson was stabbed five times early Sunday, according to police.

Philip Fisher, Campus Press: Training Ralphie, the Colorado mascot, is no bull. Thanks again to UWire.


Anonymous said...

Kansas State running back James Johnson allegedly was stabbed five times early Sunday, according to police.

Not sure about the use of "allegedly" in that sentence. Do you have reason to question the nature of his injuries?

dawizofodds said...

Thanks for having our editing back on that one. You are correct and the correction is noted.