Charles Goldberg and Kevin Scarbinsky, al.com: Sports agent Kenny Rogers claimed he witnessed the father of Auburn quarterback Cam Newton tell two Mississippi State coaches that the school would have to pay to sign the player.
Sports Radio Interviews: Charles Barkley on the asking price for Newton: "If that guy only asked for $200K for Cam Newton they should fire him anyway."
Tony Barnhart, Atlanta Journal Constitution: The Newton story is reaching critical mass.
Mark McCarter, Huntsville Times: An open letter to Newton: You messed up, kid.
Dennis Dodd, CBS Sports.com: In college football, as in life, cheating is worth it.
Larry Brown Sports: The Newton investigation: Why now and where it is coming from?
Bud Withers, Seattle Times: Just a guess here, as college football and its multi-controversies hit the homestretch: Auburn's toast. And if it is, another guess: Texas Christian or Boise State is going to find itself playing in the Bowl Championship Series title game.
Losers With Socks: Quicken by Newton.
Chip Brown, Orangebloods.com: Texas stands to increase its TV revenue by $12 million per year thanks to an agreement reached with ESPN to distribute the Longhorn Network on cable systems beginning in the fall of 2011. The sources said the deal is for 10 years and guarantees Texas $12 million annually on top of the TV revenue Texas would receive as part of the Big 12's current television contracts with ABC/ESPN and Fox.
Argus Leader: Check out the roll on this amazing 86-yard punt. Thanks to Sean!
Benn Hodapp, Valley Community Newspapers: A look at the off-field life of David Lambros, a retired police officer who has been a Pacific 10 Conference official since 2001.