COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS & NOTES, URBAN MEYER, NICK SABAN, TOP 25

Ohio State Buckeyes places Urban Meyer on paid administrative leave. Meyer knew about the domestic violence allegations against former wide receivers coach Zach Smith in 2015, according to college football reporter Brett McMurphy. Other Ohio State football news, this year’s Ohio State-TCU game at the Dallas Cowboys’ AT&T Stadium has already been selected as ABC’s “Saturday … Read moreCOLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS & NOTES, URBAN MEYER, NICK SABAN, TOP 25

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS-ALABAMA-NOTRE DAME-USC-OKLAHOMA

As we kick off our 2018 ranking of the top 100 players in college football, here are nine more who didn’t make the cut but could still be lined up for big seasons. By JOAN NIESEN Which SEC quarterback will do more for his team this fall: Nick Fitzgerald or Drew Lock? Which explosive Sunshine State … Read moreCOLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS-ALABAMA-NOTRE DAME-USC-OKLAHOMA

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL FIRST ROUND ANALYSIS-DETROIT TIGERS TAKE CASEY MAZE FROM AUBURN

Here are the first round picks in the Major League Baseball 2018 Draft, information from CBS Sports 2018 MLB DRAFT FIRST ROUND ANALYSIS 1 TIGERS RHP Casey Mize, Auburn. Widely considered the favorite for the top overall pick for the last several weeks, Mize pitched to a 3.07 ERA in the regular season, striking out 140 … Read moreMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL FIRST ROUND ANALYSIS-DETROIT TIGERS TAKE CASEY MAZE FROM AUBURN

MICHAEL BARI SHOW FIRST ROUND NFL DRAFT SELECTIONS

Since everyone puts out a mock draft, here is my version. You never know about trades so teams can get a specific player or stock pile picks. Obviously everyone talks about the number of first round QB’s but there are plenty of quality in this draft. The Cleveland Browns should trade the first pick. I … Read moreMICHAEL BARI SHOW FIRST ROUND NFL DRAFT SELECTIONS

COLLEGE BASEBALL REPORT-FLORIDA GATORS STILL TOP TEAM

The league placed six teams in the new D1Baseball.com Top 25, which was released on Monday. The league fell from eight teams in the rankings the previous week as both LSU and Georgia were dropped from the Top 25 entering Week 11. By Nick Cole The baseball team’s weekend home sweep of Penn State extended the winning … Read moreCOLLEGE BASEBALL REPORT-FLORIDA GATORS STILL TOP TEAM

COLLEGE FOOTBALL-COLLEGE BASEBALL REPORT

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Nick Saban’s huge success at Alabama means that his teams are always going to supply their share of preseason story lines, but this year features a particular doozy. Rising sophomore Tua Tagovailoa, the hero of the Crimson Tide’s comeback win in the national championship game, is battling rising junior Jalen Hurts, the 2016 Southeastern Conference … Read moreCOLLEGE FOOTBALL-COLLEGE BASEBALL REPORT

COLLEGE FOOTBALL OFF-SEASON BRINGS CONTROVERSY

University of Michigan police are reportedly investigating a series of threats made apparently towards Jim Harbaugh through the Twitter account with the name of a football player on Michigan’s 2017 roster. By Nick Bromberg For the first time in a decade, Jim McElwain isn’t in charge of an offense or a full team, and the new Michigan assistant … Read moreCOLLEGE FOOTBALL OFF-SEASON BRINGS CONTROVERSY

COLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS-HERM EDWARDS ASU MAKING NOISE

The NCAA sends many messages about athletics being a mere elective compared to the overarching noble pursuit of a degree. Compare that to the message Herm Edwards sent to his players this week: You can keep your scholarship, but if you’re not good enough as a player you’ll be dropped from the roster. By Dennis Dodd … Read moreCOLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS-HERM EDWARDS ASU MAKING NOISE

NCAA BASEBALL TOP 25 POLL

NCAA LATEST BASEBALL TOP 25, from NCAA.com 1 Oregon State 18-1 1 2 Florida 18-4 2 3 Stanford 14-2 3 4 Arkansas 16-4 5 5 Mississippi 19-2 8 6 Kentucky 14-6 4 7 Florida State 16-4 7 8 Vanderbilt 15-5 13 9 Auburn 19-2 15 10 Texas Tech 17-5 6 11 Indiana 15-4 14 12 … Read moreNCAA BASEBALL TOP 25 POLL

AUGIE GARRIDO WINNINGEST COACH IN COLLEGE BASEBALL

Legendary Cal State Fullerton Titans and Texas Longhorn Baseball former head coach Augie Garrido, the winningest coach in college baseball history, was hospitalized last night after a very serious medical situation. The season is barely a month old, and there already have been 10 no-hitters in Division I baseball. Hofstra’s John Rooney and Seamus Brazill combined … Read moreAUGIE GARRIDO WINNINGEST COACH IN COLLEGE BASEBALL