For the first time since Michigan State announced in early February that it had suspended three football players amid a sexual assault investigation, Spartans head coach Mark Dantonio addressed the media Tuesday. MSU will play its annual spring game on Saturday, but Dantonio, who previously had only issued a statement Feb. 28 saying he was “extremely concerned” about the situation, made it clear early on that he wouldn’t be talking about football. With something as serious as a sexual assault investigation looming over the program, Dantonio said it would be “trivial” to discuss on-the-field matters like the team’s quarterback battle.
It’s been a rough last few days, to say the least, for Hassan Childs. Over the weekend, the South Florida defensive back was hospitalized in stable condition after being shot Saturday night. Sunday, Childs was arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of misdemeanor marijuana possession in connection to a road rage incident the night he was shot. Childs allegedly pointed a gun at least twice at a man, Jovanni Jimenez, and his family and was ultimately shot three times by Jimenez. Jimenez hasn’t been charged as he’s claimed self-defense. To add insult to literal injury, the senior safety has now been dismissed from his football team by first-year Bulls head
Jim Harbaugh elaborated on a political tweet with Politico. Jim Harbaugh isn’t one to sit in silence if he has something to get off his chest. Both the football and the political worlds learned that last month through a Harbaugh tweet in response to reports of the Trump administration reportedly defunding legal aid for the underprivileged.