DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — Steve Spurrier has a plan to pay football players — and it wouldn’t cost schools or conferences a dime.
DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The hottest topic at the Southeastern Conference’s annual meetings has nothing to do with national championships or NCAA violations. It has to do with what league Commissioner Mike Slive calls “fundamental fairness” to recruits. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 2B)
ST. LOUIS—The St. Louis Cardinals placed one of the National League’s top winners on the disabled list, and expect the league’s best hitter to go on the DL, too.
Kyle McClellan, who is 6-2 with a 3.86 ERA in his first year in the rotation, strained a hip flexor muscle in the first inning Monday against San Francisco when he landed awkwardly. (more…) (June 2, 2011, Page 4B)
Florida has the power. Vanderbilt has the pitching. South Carolina has the swagger. The three teams just finished one of the most entertaining regular-season races in recent Southeastern Conference history, finishing with 22-8 records for a three-way tie. Now the powerhouse programs are the favorites to win this week’s SEC Tournament that beings Wednesday at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala. (more…) (May 25, 2011, Page 7)
For a brief moment, Michael Dyer stopped running.
Not after the Rebels shot 69.6 percent in the second half, turning a close game into a 75-57 rout. (January 6, 2011, Page 6)
Filling a critical need on a coaching staff that went through a major shakeup after a 5-7 season, Texas hired Mississippi State defensive coordinator Manny Diaz to do the same job with the Longhorns. (more…) (January 6, 2011, Page 6)
MEMPHIS (AP) — Relatives and friends of Lorenzen Wright gathered Wednesday and grieved for the former NBA player who has been missing for 10 days, as police investigated the discovery of a man’s body outside of Memphis.
Wright’s uncle, Curtis Wright, told The Associated Press that police called the player’s father, Herb Wright, Wednesday afternoon with the news he had died. (July 29, 2010, Page 6)