Cincinnati fired head coach Rick Minter Monday after the Bearcats 5-7 season. Minter, the coach at UC for the last 10 years, failed to generate enough of a fan base and create national exposure, sources said. Cincinnati offered Minter another position in the athletic department.
KR/QB Troy Smith and WR Santonio Holmes identified as the two Buckeyes involved in altercation last Sunday... the two players were allegedly breaking up a fight involving four women... no Buckeye will be charged, but head coach Jim Tressel has said there will be some disciplinary measures taken in-house
Reds GM Dan O'Brien named four finalists Tuesday for the Reds managerial position. The list includes:
1) Dave Miley - interim manager last season 2) Jerry Manuel - White Sox Manager 1998-03 3) Brian Graham - director with Pirates last two years 4) John McLaren - ast. coach TB mgr. Lou Pinella last 12 seasons
The Reds hope to name the new manager by next week.
Licking Valley 63 Valley View 60 F/4OT -Brandon Sadowski nails 29-yd FG in 4th overtime to win it -Panthers advance to state semis to face Kenton at Dublin Coffman on Friday night
Amanda-Clearcreek 13 Shenandoah 12 -Aces drain final 7:00 of game, taking a knee on the Zeps' 1-yard line to end it -Zeps lose RB Roman Barnett (reaggravated ankle injury) early in 2Q, did not come back -QB Keith Selock: 2 rushing touchdowns, but Zeps missed xtra pt and 2-pt...
Prosecutors say Maurice Clarett's testimony to NCAA investigators was voluntary, and therefore should be used in his trial concerning alleged falsification of a police report... Clarett's lawyers have been trying to say that testimony was forced, and therefore should not be used for the trial
Ohio State signed three members for the 2004-05 recruiting class Tuesday. The Buckeyes landed Jamar Butler (Lima Shawnee) and Matt Terwilliger(Troy) from the state of Ohio. Ohio State also signed Jermyl Jackson from Fort Union Military Academy in Virginia.