Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Reporters Notebooks

Brent Schrotenboer, San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego State games at Qualcomm Stadium have cost city taxpayers more than $310,000 in losses the past two years.

Barton Deiters, Grand Rapids Press: Michigan's Kevin Grady blew a 0.281 — more than three times the legal limit — when he was arrested for driving while intoxicated on July 2. The police report said an officer asked the running back for a number between 12 and 14 and Grady answered "15." When asked whether Mickey Mouse is a dog or a cat, Grady answered "dog."

Terry Hutchens, Indianapolis Star: Indiana quarterback Kellen Lewis says too much partying led to his suspension last March. "I must have thought I was in Los Angeles, Calif., or something," he said. "I got into the rock star mentality and I took it way too far."

Mike Fields, Lexington Herald-Leader: Jerrell Greene, a standout running back who committed to Kentucky in April, was kicked off his high school team and won't play his senior season. Greene was charged with first-degree robbery in June after he allegedly tried to steal cough medicine from a Kroger pharmacy and got in a fight with store employees before he was arrested. Thanks to Scott.

C.L. Brown and Jody Demling, Louisville Courier-Journal: Scott Long, Louisville's most experienced receiver, is likely to miss the opener against Kentucky after breaking a bone in his left foot. And Justin Burke, a quarterback at North Carolina State, is transferring to Louisville.

Ian Rapoport, Birmingham News: A copy of CBS' preliminary TV schedule for games this fall is working its way around the blogosphere.

Ryan Autullo, Toledo Blade: Bowling Green's secondary has set a goal of 33 interceptions this season.

Tom Kubat, Louisville Courier-Journal: Purdue running back Jaycen Taylor injured his right knee and could miss significant time.

Bobbi Roquemore, Dallas Morning News: Justin Willis, a junior who has started 22 of the last 23 games and holds Southern Methodist's team record with 51 career touchdown passes, was demoted to third string.

Lonnie White, Los Angeles Times: Transfer Kevin Craft has been named UCLA's starting quarterback.

Sandra McKee, Baltimore Sun: Jordan Stuffy has been named Maryland's starting quarterback.

Dugan Arnett, Lawrence Journal-World: Kansas is suddenly down to one kicker on its roster.

Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: South Florida defensive line coach John Hendrick, who suffered a heart attack July 1, returned to practice after being cleared by his doctors.

Bryant-Jon Anteola, Fresno Bee: Fresno State defensive coordinator Dan Brown, who had been recovering from brain cancer, underwent additional head surgery but is expected to coach this season.

Joe Ovies, 850 The Blog: Veteran columnist Frank Dascenzo is retiring from the Durham Herald-Sun.

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1 comment:

Los Angeles Criminal Attorneys said...

Frank Dascenzo is retiring from the Durham Herald-Sun??? No way, i havent heard!

Cheers,
Eva