• LA police threaten 'further action' if not paid to staff USC games
    Dr. Saturday

    LA police threaten 'further action' if not paid to staff USC games

    NOVEMBER 28: USC Trojans take to the field before the game against the UCLA Bruins at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. The Los Angeles Police Protective League issued a letter to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Police Commissioner Matthew Johnson saying the police who take care of security for USC home football games “will be compelled to take further action” if they are not paid for their services. According to the letter, on-duty police officers have been steered away from their normal duties to help police USC home football games without additional compensation.

  • Ohio State DC Greg Schiano cited for crash with bicyclist
    Dr. Saturday

    Ohio State DC Greg Schiano cited for crash with bicyclist

    Greg Schiano is in his first season as defensive coordinator at Ohio State. Ohio State defensive coordinator Greg Schiano was issued a traffic citation Wednesday. Last Thursday morning, Schiano’s truck hit a bicyclist, resulting in a ticket for “failure to obey a traffic-control device.” The ticket is a minor misdemeanor, per the Columbus Dispatch.

  • At last, West Virginia and Pitt agree to revive their historic rivalry
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    At last, West Virginia and Pitt agree to revive their historic rivalry

    In the five years since both schools declared they were leaving the Big East to join other conferences, West Virginia coach Bob Huggins has always pushed to get longtime rival Pittsburgh back on his schedule. West Virginia and Pitt announced Thursday that they’ve agreed to a four-year series that will begin during the 2017-18 season. The Panthers will host the basketball version of the Backyard Brawl in 2017 and 2019 and will visit Morgantown in 2018 and 2020.