Running back Anthony Brown has quit Southern California’s football team, and coach Steve Sarkisian was stunned Thursday by Brown’s apparent accusations of racism against him on social media.
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said Wednesday the team has suspended four players for this weekend’s season opener, a day after a report of an alleged hazing altercation that left a redshirt freshman walk-on receiver with a possible concussion.
Dimitri Patterson disputes the New York Jets’ version of his mysterious absence. The suspended cornerback said in a statement to ESPN on Thursday that the Jets’ claims that he went missing for 48 hours without notifying the team are “completely false.”
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Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian says he shares blame with the athletic department for publicizing cornerback Josh Shaw’s bogus story about injuring his ankles while saving his nephew from drowning. Sarkisian also said Thursday that the suspended Shaw could “potentially” return to the Trojans at some point this season.
NFL players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell.
The NFL fined Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning $8,258 for taunting Houston Texans safety D.J. Swearinger, ESPN.com reported Thursday.
Senior wide receiver Devante Davis repaid the loyalty UNLV showed him by twice deciding to stay with the Rebels for another season. He should end his career as one of the greatest receivers in school history.
Senior Devante Davis is the face of UNLV’s wide receivers, but this is a deep group that goes into Friday’s 7:30 p.m. season opener at Arizona.
UNLV thought it had no shot at a bowl bid after a low Academic Progress Rate number. But when the Rebels later found out they would be eligible, that gave the program extra life.