Meyer to take indefinite leave

Florida head coach Urban Meyer announced today that he will be taking an indefinite leave of absence from the Gators’ program. Meyer, 45, is meeting with the media at Allstate Sugar Bowl, along with his athletics director and some players. He will take leave instead of a full resignation, as was announced yesterday. The championship-winning … Continue reading

Sunday Links

While the Giants get booed off the field in their last game at the Meadowlands, here is what else is going on in sports: The ramifications of yesterday’s huge Urban Meyer news. A devastating loss for Florida football — and college football. Apparently the Redskins’ $100 million man isn’t too pleased with the defense. Joe … Continue reading

Florida’s Meyer steps down as head football coach

Two-time national championship-winning head coach says it is time to focus on health Urban Meyer is stepping down as the head football coach at Florida, athletics director Jeremy Foley announced Saturday. The resignation is apparently in response to multiple hospital visits after Meyer felt chest pains around the SEC Championship game. In a release from … Continue reading

Chris Henry Reportedly on Life Support

Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver Chris Henry is in serious condition at a Charlotte, N.C.-area hospital after what police are calling a domestic dispute with his fiancée. Henry reportedly suffered serious head injuries after falling out of the bed of a moving pick-up. Charlotte-Mecklenburg police said an argument began at the home of Henry’s fiancée, about eight … Continue reading

Locker to return for senior season

Washington quarterback Jake Locker has announced that he will return for his senior season, a release from the school said today. Locker, maybe the most heralded quarterback recruit in the history of school known for great quarterbacks, took just over a week to make the decision following the Huskies’ back-to-back blowout wins over Washington State … Continue reading

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NFL Trouble Makers

What would another week in the NFL be without a quick check of the police logs? Before tomorrow’s games get underway we have a couple players in trouble with the law, a story about a guy who is known for being in deep (dog) sh**, and two men who have effectively been put on probation by their … Continue reading

Weis done at Notre Dame

Saying its expectations on the field have not been met, Notre Dame fired coach Charlie Weis on Monday after five seasons. A brash offensive coordinator with the NFL champion New England Patriots when he was hired five years ago, Weis excited the Irish faithful with back-to-back appearances in BCS bowl games in his first two … Continue reading

Texas outscores, outlast A&M

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Colt McCoy threw four touchdown passes and dashed 65 yards for another score, and No. 3 Texas overcame a huge game by Texas A&M quarterback Jerrod Johnson to wrap up an undefeated regular season with a 49-39 win over the Aggies on Thursday night. In a splendid all-around performance that … Continue reading

College Basketball Preview: Pac-10

Pac-10 men’s basketball could look a lot like Pac-10 football in 2009 – convoluted. The perennial power, UCLA, will not remain such, having lost enough players to fill an entire NBA team in the last few years. The returning champion lost its best player as Jon Brockman graduated from Washington. And the league’s best player, … Continue reading