Roundup: Mike Leach settles great hot dog sandwich debate
The debate is over – if Mike Leach says that a hot dog is not a sandwich, then a hot dog is not a sandwich, dammit.
Colorado cornerback Anthony Julmisse was arrested on domestic violence allegations Thursday night and has been suspended indefinitely from the team, reports Brian Howell and Amelia Arvesen of BuffZone.com. The Buffs open fall camp Saturday, and Julmisse had been expected to compete for a starting cornerback spot.
At Pac-12 Football Media Days, USC football coach Clay Helton said that O.J. Simpson will not be welcomed back at USC (College Football Talk). Included in that, Helton said that Simpson will not be invited to watch practice, according to an interview he did with the Orange County Register (CBS Sports on the link).
Another tidbit from Pac-12 Football Media Days – Oregon coach Willie Taggart harbors no hard feelings toward new Utah wide receiver Darren Carrington. Taggart dismissed Carrington from the Oregon football team earlier in the month for off-field issues.
Jeff Eisenberg of Yahoo Sports explains why the Darren Carrington situation worked out well for both Utah and Oregon.
Adam Jude writes about the longtime rivalry between Washington quarterback Jake Browning and USC linebacker Cameron Smith. They’ve been going against each other since they were 8-year-olds playing in the Sacramento area, and Pac-12 Football Media Days gave the two an opportunity to hang out.
Gina Mizell discusses Oregon State running back Ryan Nall’s growth as a leader, as exemplified by him being one of the Beavers’ player representatives at Pac-12 Football Media Days.
It’s gotten to the point that Katie Ledecky taking second in the 200-meter freestyle finals at the FINA World Championships is major news because it’s the first time she hasn’t won a World/Olympic title in 14 tries (Yahoo Sports). She still had a great World Championships.
Arizona men’s basketball will face Texas A&M in the Valley of the Sun Shootout at Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix on Dec. 5 (ArizonaWildcats.com). It’s part of a doubleheader that also features Grand Canyon playing St. John’s.
Former Pac-12 Player and Defensive Player of the Year Jorge Gutierrez has agreed to play in Italy with Aquila Trento, according to international basketball website Sportando (it’s a very reliable source).
UCLA alum Sigi Schmid was named head coach of LA Galaxy on Thursday. Schmid is the Bruins all-time winningest men's soccer coach, leading the program to three national championships over 19 seasons.
Doug Haller of AZCentral.com details how Todd Graham is determined to fix Arizona State's defensive problems.