College Football: Defending national champion
Dyer left Auburn after the 2011 season for failing a drug test, then was dismissed at Arkansas State last year after a traffic stop where Dyer was caught speeding was made public.
Vanderbilt had its first practice of fall camp Thursday, with coach James Franklin telling the Tennessean he was pleased with the first day. The Commodores spent two hours in helmets only, working on speed and agility.
The Lexington Herald Leader reports Porter was arrested last year after a sting operation yielded he was involved with the girl who was age 14 and 15 at the time.
The NCAA tournament selection committee will have a little more flexibility in placing teams in next year’s men’s tournament.
The NCAA issued a news release Thursday which calls for eliminating the prohibition of placing two or more teams in the same conference into a regional bracket unless nine or more teams from that conference are in the tournament. The new policy allows teams that met once during the regular season to play as early as the third round.
Teams that play twice against other teams during the season could not meet until the regional semifinals and teams that play teams three times cannot meet until the regional final.
NBA: Former Kentucky Wildcat John Wall signed his contract extension Thursday with the Washington Wizards. The contract extension is for five years and worth $80 million. Wall also announced he would give $1 million of the money to charitable organizations in the
PGA Tour: Webb Simpson fired a six under 64 and has a one shot lead over Henrik Stenson and a two shot lead on Ryan Moore and Tiger Woods among others at the Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club.