Posts Tagged ‘the-college’

Lynn Swann says USC was ‘blindsided’ by alleged actions of administrator in college admissions scandal

USC athletic director Lynn Swann was in bed Tuesday when he received the call about the college admissions bribery scandal that would rock USC and several other schools around the nation. His phone rang twice around 7 a.m. before he finally picked it up the third time.

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Sports media: on ESPN’s ‘Megacast’ of college football’s national championship game

The New Year’s resolution was to carefully monitor caloric intake.

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Sports media: on ESPN’s ‘Megacast’ of college football’s national championship game

The New Year’s resolution was to carefully monitor caloric intake. ESPN’s carb-loaded coverage of the college football national championship game already tipped the scales. Not in our favor

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Former USC assistant coach Tony Bland pleads guilty in college basketball bribery case

Former USC associate head coach Tony Bland pleaded guilty to a felony count of conspiracy to commit bribery Wednesday as part of a deal with prosecutors in the college basketball bribery and corruption investigation. During a half-hour hearing in federal court in Manhattan, Bland admitted to receiving…

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Ohio State coach Urban Meyer’s influence is obvious, but ugly chapter has tarnished his resume

During his taxing 30-plus year rise from a defensive backs coach at a Cincinnati high school to the top of the college football world, Urban Meyer somehow had been to the Rose Bowl only once before he arrived Sunday morning with his Ohio State Buckeyes. At first, with the cameras set in front of..

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Bob Crocker, former scout for Kings, dies at 90

Bob Crocker, a former scout for the Kings and the New York Rangers and former assistant general manager of the Hartford Whalers, died on Saturday.

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USC scrimmage provides little work for quarterbacks as focus turns to run game

Two years ago, USC coach Clay Helton named Max Browne the starting quarterback over Sam Darnold on the third Saturday of fall camp, two weeks before the opener.

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Former MSNBC host Ed Schultz is dead at 64

Ed Schultz, the college football announcer turned liberal commentator who hosted “The Ed Show” for six years on MSNBC, died Thursday. He was 64. Schultz died of natural causes at his home in Washington, according to WDAY-TV in Fargo, N.D., where he started his media career in the early 1980s Schultz..

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Former MSNBC host Ed Schultz is dead at 64

Ed Schultz, the college football announcer turned liberal commentator who hosted “The Ed Show” for six years on MSNBC, died Thursday.

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Big Ten Network technicians in Chicago vote to unionize with IATSE

Big Ten Network technicians in Chicago have voted to unionize with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, a decision that will give representation to individuals who work in the control rooms of the college sports network’s headquarters. IATSE said Tuesday that the vote took…

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