USC coach Steve Sarkisian says the Trojans are “extremely disappointed in Josh.” Shaw is a fifth-year senior, a team captain and a key starter in USC’s defensive secondary.
Beamer, 67, will begin his 28th season on the sidelines with the Hokies on Saturday. He has indicated recently that he has no plans to retire anytime soon.
The Power 5 conferences in college athletics have been granted unprecedented power. No matter the upcoming changes, John Thompson III says Georgetown and the Big East will keep pace.
Every measure should be in place to prevent heat-related illness. How much trouble and expense is involved in having a tub of ice water on the sideline? The National Athletic Trainers’ Association says victims who are submerged within 30 minutes of collapsing have a 100 percent survival rate.
Ohio State, which beat Navy in Columbus in 2009, will be closing out a two-game series with the Midshipmen. The Buckeyes will earn $850,000 for playing the game at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, which is about a 45-minute drive from Navy’s campus in Annapolis.
USC has received calls contradicting Josh Shaw’s claims about his two high ankle sprains. Coach Steve Sarkisian didn’t discuss the discrepancies in detail after practice, but said the school will “continue to vet” the story.
Shaw was taken to the hospital where he was diagnosed with two high ankle sprains and will be out indefinitely. He said his 7-year-old nephew was traumatized, but physically in good shape.
Ewing and sports agent David Falk, combined to make a hefty pledge to the school’s construction of the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center.
The 6-foot, 200-pound Brewer, a Lake Travis, Texas, native comes from a long line of quarterbacks. His father, Robert, played quarterback at Texas, as did his grandfather, Charlie. His uncle and great uncle were quarterbacks at Texas and Texas Tech, respectively.
Maryland opens its season Nov. 14 at home against Wagner, beginning a non-conference slate that includes games against Arizona State, Virginia at Oklahoma State.
An impressive list of alums has some Virginia Tech fans calling the school DBU (Defensive Back University). Kyshoen Jarrett, Detrick Bonner, Kendall Fuller and Brandon Faycson — this year’s starting secondary — hope to follow a well-worn path to the NFL.
The national conversation rarely includes any sports outside of football and basketball. But Maryland has gone all-in on all of them. Not just the revenue producers, but also the other 16 sports (six for men, 10 for women) that athletic director Kevin Anderson shepherds.