Lester Munson and Paula Lavigne, ESPN.com: A detailed examination of the antitrust lawsuit expected to be filed by Utah attorney general Mark Shurtleff against the Bowl Championship Series. Two legal experts say Shurtleff has a strong case, especially if files in the right place. Indiana law professor Gary Roberts said that that "if you sue the BCS in Salt Lake City or Boise or Honolulu, you have a sure winner. But if you sue in Columbus or Tuscaloosa or Baton Rouge, you may not do so well."
Alan Schmadtke, College Gridiron 365: David Carruthers, one of the men responsible for the online gambling website BetOnSports.com, pleaded guilty in a federal court in St. Louis to running the illegal operation.
John Ourand, SportsBusiness Journal: ESPN is preparing to allow cable and satellite distributors to swap ESPN Classic for its college network, ESPNU. The move would put Classic, currently in more than 63 million homes, on a sports tier. ESPNU is in about 25 million homes, mainly on digital basic tiers. ESPNU will pick up a significant part of the network's Southeastern Conference schedule.
Chad Lawhorn, Lawrence Journal-World: The days of discounted athletic tickets for Kansas faculty and staff are at least temporarily over as the university battles a tightening budget. Kansas provost and executive vice chancellor Richard Lariviere announced that the university would not offer the 20% discount to employees and Kansas retirees.
Brett McMurphy, Tampa Tribune: South Florida receiver Jessie Hester said he suffered torn ligaments in his left ankle in Saturday’s scrimmage. He’ll have to wear a cast on his left leg below the knee for four-to-six weeks.
Bobbi Roquemore, Dallas Morning News: Margus Hunt, a discus thrower from Estonia, is giving football a shot. After a tryout with Southern Methodist coach June Jones, the 6-foot-7, 280-pound Hunt was extended a scholarship offer. Jones believes Hunt can become a contributor at defensive end.
Brian Dohn, Los Angeles Daily News: Quarterback Chris Forcier, who was granted a release from UCLA, was looking at Ball State and Purdue for possible transfer options.
Donnie Webb, Syracuse Post-Standard: Quarterback David Legree has left the Syracuse team, two days after coach Doug Marrone picked Ryan Nassib as the starter.
Brett Vito, Denton Record-Chronicle: Germaine Dawson's girlfriend told police that the former North Texas player was headed to Dallas to sell marijuana on the night that he was killed.
Zac Boyer, Hartford Courant: Connecticut junior linebacker Kijuan Dabney was arrested early Sunday morning after getting involved in a fight at the Student Union on campus.
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