Mid-American RUMORS & NEWS

  • Kent State OC Andy Sowder has issues with electric whistles

    Larry Brown Sports "Kent State offensive coordinator Andy Sowder on Saturday pointed out some issues he has observed with the use of electric whistles. Referees in college football are using electric whistles to try avoiding the spread of COVID-19. Sowder observed that players are making more late hits..." September 06

  • Alabama football may be on the hook for more than $3.5M for canceled non-conference games

    USA Today "The move to a 10-game, SEC-only schedule could have the University of Alabama obligated to pay out more than $3.5 million to schools that were originally contracted to play the Crimson Tide in Tuscaloosa in the 2020 season. Alabama had scheduled home games against Georgia..." August 04

  • Inside Iowa State's unique non-conference football contract with Ball State

    USA Today "Iowa State’s recently announced non-conference football game against Ball State on Sept. 12 not only represents on-the-fly scheduling, but also provides a peek into what could be out-of-the-box wording of non-conference athletic event contracts. For example,..." July 29

  • Ex-College Football Player Shot In Liquor Store Fight

    TMZ "The NYPD says it apprehended the shooting suspect late Wednesday afternoon. "Great investigative work done by the 105 Precinct Detective Squad, Queens South Homicide, Sergeant Castle, Detective Covatti & the rest of Team Castle from Regional Fugitive Task Force for..." July 29

  • Former Kent State football player dies in shooting in central Ohio

    Cleveland.com "A man who played football at Kent State was killed early Sunday morning in a shooting in rural area just southeast of Columbus, reports say. DeVante’ Strickland, 27, of Columbus, was taken to Fairfield Medical Center after the shooting but died of his wounds, the Lancaster..." July 28