Are segments coming to NASCAR races? According to ESPN, NASCAR is making changes to the way races are run and the way points are awarded in the Cup Series in 2017. The announcement of the changes is reportedly set for 6 p.m. ET.
Richard Childress was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame on Friday. The NASCAR Hall of Fame’s five newest members were inducted Friday night. The hall welcomed team owner Richard Childress, team owner Rick Hendrick, driver Mark Martin, team owner Raymond Parks and driver and broadcaster Benny Parsons
Is Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh talking to an official or pondering what he’ll do in Italy? Michigan may be getting even more adventurous for its spring practices in 2017. According to Rivals’ TheWolverine.com, Michigan is considering traveling to Rome for a week of spring practices and there could
Larry Scott was Tennessee’s tight ends coach in 2016. Tennessee filled its offensive coordinator vacancy with someone already on staff. The school said Friday it had promoted tight ends coach and special teams coordinator Larry Scott to coordinator.
San Diego State’s current lease at Qualcomm goes through 2018. San Diego State would like to stay at Qualcomm Stadium for four more seasons. With the San Diego Chargers now the Los Angeles Chargers, the Aztecs are set to be the main occupant of Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego.
Gabrielle Lyons resigned from Baylor in the fall of 2015. Another former member of Baylor’s Title IX department has accused the school of wrongdoing. According to ESPN’s Outside the Lines, Gabrielle Lyons — who worked with former Title IX coordinator Patty Crawford at the school — initially filed a
Ricky Williams was a first-round pick in the 1999 NFL draft. Former Texas running back and Heisman Trophy winner Ricky Williams was searched by Tyler (Texas) police in the parking lot of his hotel after he went for a walk in the city on Jan. 11. Williams was in town for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose
A Mississippi state representative wants NCAA investigations to take place within a specific timeframe. Ole Miss is currently in the midst of an NCAA investigation that was extended following the May revelations regarding the football program.
Jacob Vollstedt (L) was injured with fellow linebacker Kyle Forney in a Tuesday crash. Northwest Missouri State players Cole Forney and Jacob Vollstedt suffered injuries after the car they were driving in on a Missouri interstate hit a slick spot and overturned Tuesday night. According to the Missouri
Some parts of Houston have gotten a ton of rain recently. The Houston area has undergone a deluge of heavy rain over the past few days and the school couldn’t avoid any flooding. Rice tweeted Wednesday morning that entrances to campus were blocked off due to high water and the football field was completely
Parrish Cobb came to Oklahoma after he was released from Baylor. Per the Waco Tribune, police believe Cobb and another man were involved in three robberies from Jan. 7 through Jan. 10. Cobb was the allegedly the driver of the vehicle while co-defendant Ayorinde Jelani Gibson allegedly got out and robbed
The unofficial first race of the Cup Series season has another new name. Daytona International Speedway said Wednesday that the Clash, the exhibition race that kicks off Speedweeks every year at Daytona, would be sponsored by Advance Auto Parts. The race, formerly the Sprint Unlimited, didn’t have
The NCAA could be implementing an early-signing period for football recruits soon. The Division I Football Oversight Committee is moving forward with a proposal that would open a 72-hour signing period for high school recruits in December. The timeframe would correspond with the current December signing
Anthony Herbert was 20. Anthony Herbert, an offensive lineman at Northern Michigan, died a short time after participating in morning workouts with the team Tuesday. “What caused his passing is unknown at this time and right now our concern is for Anthony’s family, friends, teammates, coaches and team
Oregon began offseason workouts on Jan. 10. Oregon has suspended strength coach Irele Oderinde for a month without pay after three players were hospitalized following offseason conditioning workouts. The Oregonian reported Monday night that offensive linemen Doug Brenner and Sam Poutasi and tight
Jake Browning threw 43 touchdowns and nine interceptions in 2016. According to the Seattle Times, Browning recently underwent shoulder surgery on his right (throwing) shoulder for an injury he suffered in the Huskies’ win over Arizona State in November. The report said Browning’s recovery is expected
Deshaun Watson is going to be a first-round pick. Clemson coach Dabo Swinney thinks anyone who grades Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson as a second-round pick needs to find a new line of work outside of scouting. Swinney was asked about draft grades for his former quarterback on Tuesday’s Rich Eisen
The location of Ben Boulware’s tattoo was apparently dictated by Howard’s comments. Clemson linebacker Ben Boulware has apparently decided to let ESPN commentary dictate the location of a national championship tattoo. Boulware tweeted a picture of a fresh College Football Playoff trophy tattoo Tuesday
Spavital was announced as West Virginia’s offensive coordinator Saturday afternoon. “West Virginia is a great place for not only me, but my wife, Mehgan, as well,” Spavital said in a school statement. Cal offensive coordinator Jake Spavital has reportedly found a new job as the Bears have found a new
Bob Diaco was fired after three seasons at UConn. Bob Diaco has a new gig two weeks after being fired by Connecticut. Nebraska announced Saturday morning that Diaco would be the team’s new defensive coordinator.
Western Michigan was the non-Power Five representative in the New Year’s Six bowls. Western Michigan turned to a former player to replace P.J. Fleck. The Broncos introduced Tim Lester as the team’s new head coach Saturday morning.
Ohio State AD Gene Smith introduced Urban Meyer as the team’s coach in 2011. The College Football Playoff selection committee is reportedly trading one Big Ten athletic director for another. According to ESPN, Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez will be replaced by Ohio State athletic director
Alabama WR ArDarius Stewart (13) and OT Cam Robinson (74) are heading to the NFL. Alabama junior offensive lineman Cam Robinson, cornerback Marlon Humphrey and wide receiver ArDarius Stewart said they were heading to the NFL on Friday. Humphrey had two interceptions and 36 total tackles.
Oregon is reportedly getting its offensive coordinator from Alabama. According to Rivals’ DuckSportsAuthority.com and other outlets, Alabama assistant coach Mario Cristobal will be hired as Willie Taggart’s offensive coordinator and run game coordinator.