Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Morning Six Pack: June 20, 2012

imageThis is the longest day of the year, so it pays to start early. Here are six college football stories from around the country.

Even in June, football rules sports talk

The summer solstice is obviously upon us, since the NBA playoffs are still going on, football recruiting is a hot topic and Southeastern Conference Football Media Days are less than a month away.

Ohio State Supremes rule for the Buckeyes

Ohio State emerged largely victorious in a lawsuit it faced from ESPN regarding public records requests. In a unanimous decision Tuesday after nearly a year of legal wrangling, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled the university had acted correctly in most cases of shielding records the broadcast giant requested last year in the wake of the extra benefits scandal that rocked the Buckeye football program and led to the end of Jim Tressel’s tenure as head coach.

Unexpected 'confession' adds odd twist to Harvey Updyke's first day in court

Harvey Updyke's apparent confession to a student newspaper reporter during a break in court Tuesday threw a wild twist into the first day of jury selection in his long-delayed trial.

Dodd: Say goodbye to BCS -- or name, at least

College football*s 14-year old postseason label will go away when the new playoff structure is determined according to a source intimately involved in the process. While that move was largely expected at some point, the commissioners have been busy first determining the playoff structure itself.

WVU's Holgorsen getting love for his scheming skills

His arrival at West Virginia was met with curiosity, but Dana Holgorsen's hire looks good in hindsight.

Former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino sells house at $550,000 loss

Bobby Petrino sold his Fayetteville home for $1.7 million, according to a warranty deed filed Monday.

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