5:00 PM: Indiana sophomore receiver Caleb Cornett has been suspended following his arrest for punching another man on a Bloomington street early Wednesday morning. Police classified the incident as a "mutual physical confrontation" and neither man was charged.
4:45 PM: The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association turned down a request from ESPN to live televise a Ashwaubenon vs. Bay Port high school football game because it would mean moving the game from a Friday to a Sunday.
4:15 PM: Florida Atlantic QB Jaquan Johnson says about facing Nebraska & Alabama in the Owls' first two games of the season: "If we go out with the right mental state we can beat anybody."
3:45 PM: Former Alabama defensive lineman Ozell Powell was shot & killed in an apartment complex at Greenville, Alabama on Wednesday. 22-year-old Eric Simmons was arrested on murder charges in the death of the 40-year-old Powell.
3:00 PM: New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs said in a press conference Wednesday that "We failed the young women" in the Lobos' women's soccer program after two players were hospitalized after excessive drinking in an alleged hazing incident. The players later left the team & the school.
2:45 PM: Chicago Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro has been placed on the team's bereavement list after four close friends & family members of Castro were killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday.
2:15 PM: The Indianapolis Star reports Purdue University might consider action against the 20th Century Fox film "Let's Be Cops" for using the school's name without permission. Purdue had previously turned down a request from Fox to use the school's name & logo.
2:00 PM: Taney Dragons pitcher Mo'ne Davis helped ESPN earned a 3.4 overnight rating for Wednesday's game, the highest-ever Little League World Series rating on the network.
1:45 PM: Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that despite facing marijuana possession charges, Steelers RBs Le'Veon & LeGarrette Blount are still scheduled to play in tonight's preseason game against the Philadelphia Eagles.
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