3:00 PM: The B.C. Lions on Friday officially announced Jeff Tedford as their new head coach. The former Cal head coach had played QB for four different CFL teams and was on the Calgary Stampeders coaching staff of current Lions general manager Wally Buono.
2:45 PM: The Gainesville Sun reports Florida QB Treon Harris and defensive backs Jalen Tabor & J.C. Jackson were pulled over Saturday with bags of marijuana in the car. The players weren't charged with possession because the car wasn't theirs, but Harris is facing charges of driving without a license.
2:30 PM: The Buffalo Bills announce that running back C.J. Spiller has been activated off the injured reserve list. Spiller suffered a collarbone injury during the Bills' 17-16 victory over the Minnesota Vikings on October 19.
2:15 PM: Robert Parks, a cheerleading coach at a Salem, Oregon, gym, was arrested on charges of sexting & sending nude photos of himself to a 14-year-old girl.
1:30 PM: Robin Leach of the Las Vegas Sun reports the inaugural game of Vince Neil's Las Vegas Outlaws Arena Football team against the L.A. KISS next March may feature mini-concerts by Motley Crue & KISS before & during the game.
1:00 PM: Phillies second baseman Chase Utley released a statement on Jimmy Rollins joining the Dodgers: "The Dodgers are very lucky to acquire a player like Jimmy. I've said it time and time again that Jimmy makes everyone around him better."
12:45 PM: Former Notre Dame football coach Lou Holtz said about the Fighting Irish's OT loss to Northwestern this year: "Absolutely, that shocked me. We lost to them many years ago (1995) and everyone was bitching and moaning. But that was the opening game."
12:00 PM: East Carolina University is considering renaming a dorm originally named after Charles B. Aycock, a former North Carolina governor who was against educating African-Americans. In a speech over school funding, Aycock referred to whites as "thoroughbreds" and "negroes" as "commoner stock".
11:45 AM: The San Diego Union-Tribune reports the Padres are acquiring outfielder Justin Upton from the Atlanta Braves for four other players.
11:30 AM: Penn State & BYU will face each other in the NCAA women's volleyball national title game on Saturday in Oklahoma City. The Nittany Lions defeated Stanford while the Cougars defeated Texas on Thursday to advance.
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