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-NCAA RULE CHANGES-RANKING TOP COACHES RB’S

The NCAA shook up the sleepy college football offseason Wednesday by announcing two groundbreaking rule changes that will have major and immediate ramifications. Starting this season, Division I football players can now participate in up to four games in a season without losing a year of eligibility, and all college athletes will no longer need … Read moreCOLLEGE FOOTBALL NEWS-NCAA RULE CHANGES-RANKING TOP COACHES RB’S

NATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE ROUND UP

BRYAN COLANGELO the general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers is still firmly denying a report that he has used multiple burner accounts on Twitter to criticize members of the organization and star center Joel Embiid. BARBARA BOTTINI wife of Bryan Colangelo with new evidence showing she is the ghost tweeter and owner of the burner accounts. … Read moreNATIONAL BASKETBALL LEAGUE ROUND UP

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 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

SPRING COLLEGE FOOTBALL-MEANS COLLEGE FOOTBALL RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER

Barrett Sallee writes Alabama and Notre Dame last met on the gridiron in January 2013 in Miami, where the Crimson Tide stomped the Fighting Irish 42-14 in the BCS National Championship Game to claim the 2012 national championship. Its last meeting with Texas was in January 2010 in Pasadena, when it topped the Longhorns 37-21 to claim the 2009 national title. … Read moreSPRING COLLEGE FOOTBALL-MEANS COLLEGE FOOTBALL RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER