Major changes may be on the way for NASCAR this year. The sport is considering a proposal where only the top 10 drivers after 26 races would be eligible to win the championship. Those 10 would compete over the final 10 races of the season.
The discussions come after Matt Kenseth won the 2003 Winston Cup Championship despite only winning one race during the year. Ryan Newman won eight races but finished sixth in the final standings.
Ohio State wide receiver Santonio Holmes pleaded not guilty in Franklin County Municipal Court Thursday to charges of disorderly conduct. Holmes, backup OSU quarterback Troy Smith, and five women were charged following a fight outside a dorm in November. It was the night after Ohio State defeated Purdue. Smith's due in court next month.
-KSU QB Ell Roberson starts despite the sexual assault allegations and team curfew violations. Buckeyes jump out to a 21-0 first half lead, only to see the Wildcats creep back to make it a one-possession game late. Craig Krenzel wins the game's offensive MVP for his 4 TD passes, 2 each to Michael Jenkins and Santonio Holmes. Jenkins finishes with 96 yards and becomes the Buckeye record-holder in receiving yardage. Defensive...
-Marc Denis makes 37 saves for the shutout, Blue Jackets win 2nd consecutive road game, not to mention their 2nd road win total for the year. The game marked the debut of new Head Coach Gerard Gallant, who played briefly with Tampa towards the end of his career. Rotislav Klesla scored the winning goal for Columbus into an empty net after Lightning goalie John Grahame mishandled the puck.