4:30 PM: Arizona football coach Rich Rodriguez said on Friday about Oregon's football facilities: "They change 'em out like port-o-potties. We don't have Brazilian hard wood floors but they're clean."
4:15 PM: Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers linebacker Derrick Brooks has been hired by the NFL & NFLPA as a new player appeals officer.
4:00 PM: Four Texas Longhorns football players have reportedly been dismissed from the team on Friday for violating team rules: Running backs Joe Bergeron & Jalen Overstreet, safety Josh Turner and defensive back Chevoski Collins.
3:45 PM: Members of the Denver Broncos' Ring of Honor say they knew owner Pat Bowlen was suffering from Alzheimer's disease before it was announced on Wednesday.
3:15 PM: Dallas Cowboys linebacker Rolando McClain was sentenced to 18 days in jail after being found guilty of disorderly conduct & resisting arrest in a 2013 incident in Decatur, Alabama. But McClain won't serve any jail time yet after his attorneys filed an immediate appeal.
2:45 PM: North Carolina QB Marquise Williams doesn't believe college players need to be paid: "Guys get food. We get meal checks. I don't understand. What else do you need? Do you need a Bentley in your driveway?"
2:15 PM: A 40-year-old Bemidji, Minnesota man was arrested on attempted murder charges for shooting a 17-year-old girl three times after she confronted him about riding his lawn mower through her yard. Chad Pickering is currently in jail on $1 million bail.
2:00 PM: A former Florida International University doctorate student says he deserves research credit on a sixth-grader's science fair project on evasive lionfish, a story that became big news in national media.
1:45 PM: New Dallas Mavericks player Chandler Parsons said it was a "pretty ridiculous statement" from former Houston Rockets teammate James Harden that Harden & Dwight Howard were the "cornerstones" of the Rockets and everyone else were "role players".
1:30 PM: The Charleston (SC) Post and Courier profiles the Cannon Street YMCA All-Stars, an all-black team who was not allowed to play in the 1955 Little League World Series after white teams refused to play them in local & regional tournaments.
1:15 PM: Bryant Gumbel of HBO's Real Sports questions why the Baseball Hall of Fame would induct Tony La Russa but keep Mark McGwire out: "It's hard to understand how the Hall can shame one and fame the other when their achievements are so interdependent."
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