• James Conner receives clean scan before NFL Combine

    Larry Brown Sports "James Conner — and NFL teams interested in him — received good news on Thursday. The former Pitt fullback received a clean scan, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Conner announced in Dec. 2015 that he had been diagnoses with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. He went through chemotherapy, completing the..." February 24

  • Jim Harbaugh: I deserve ‘courage medal’ for enduring four seasons with 49ers

    Sportsnaut "Jim Harbaugh has remained mostly quiet about his tenure with the San Francisco 49ers since his “mutual decision” to leave the franchise. He’s taken a few veiled shots at the organization, but for the most part he’s been low key about taking shots at Jed York and Co. No longer. Speaking with..." February 23

  • Willie Taggart freezing out reporter who broke workout story

    Larry Brown Sports "Willie Taggart’s brief tenure as Oregon’s new head football coach has been rife with media tension. And he isn’t exactly making things better. Taggart is freezing out the reporter who broke the story about the team’s workouts that left three players hospitalized last month and led to the..." February 23

  • Ole Miss receives new notice of allegations from NCAA, self-imposes postseason ban

    SEC Country "The new notice includes eight new allegations, bringing the total to 21. Ole Miss chancellor Jeff Vitter, athletic Ross Bjork and head coach Hugh Freeze addressed the new notice in a 20-minute video posted by the university. " February 23

  • Michigan lands four-star DE Aidan Hutchinson

    Detroit News "Aidan Hutchinson, a four-star defensive end from Dearborn Divine Child, has committed to Michigan’s 2018 class. Hutchinson made the announcement Tuesday on Twitter, shortly after making a visit to Notre Dame. The 6-foot-6, 245-pounder is ranked No. 4 in Michigan by 247Sports composite..." February 22

  • Joe Williams briefly quit football at Utah, wants NFL to know why

    USA Today "Joe Williams heard his father’s screams from the next room as his sister lay in death’s grip. But Williams felt paralyzed, strapped down to his bed by shock and emotions. Nearly a decade later, through the start of a 2016 season in which he emerged as one of the most productive and puzzling..." February 20

  • Charlotte 49ers quarterback Kevin Olsen charged with rape, cyberstalking

    Charlotte Observer "Charlotte 49ers quarterback Kevin Olsen, brother of Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen, was arrested on rape charges Sunday afternoon in Charlotte. Olsen was charged with felony second-degree forcible rape, cyberstalking, assault on a female and second-degree forced sex. Charlotte..." February 20

  • USC makes another splash with LB Palaie Gaoteote commitment

    ESPN "USC landed one of the most coveted linebacker prospects in the nation on Sunday, as No. 1 outside linebacker Palaie Gaoteote announced his commitment to the Trojans. Gaoteote, the nation's No. 41 overall prospect, held offers from a who's who of college football royalty, including Alabama,..." February 20