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Talking Bull: Problems at Syracuse

Scandal Sheets:

Syracuse police investigating Bernie Fine about molesting boy in 1980s - ESPN
Two former Syracuse University ball boys say they were molested by associate head basketball coach Bernie Fine, starting in the late 1970s and continuing into the 1990s.

Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician - For Syracuse Orange Fans
Like a sick joke, I was literally in the middle of a piece called, "Penn State Scandal: What Can The Syracuse Community Learn?" when news broke that Bernie Fine was being accused of molesting a child (and then children).

Mizzou Suspends Gary Pinkel, Freezes Salary After DWI Arrest -
After a Wednesday evening DWI arrest, Missouri Tigers football coach Gary Pinkel will be suspended from the program for one week without pay, Mizzou athletic director Mike Alden announced in a video.

Rose Bowl would welcome Penn State Nittany Lions if it earns bid - ESPN
The chief administrative officer of the Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio says if Penn State wins the Big Ten title, the Nittany Lions will be free to play in the top-tier postseason game as far as he's concerned.

BCS changes for the better or worse?

BCS proposes only handling national championship game, sources say - ESPN
According to sources with direct knowledge of meetings held in San Francisco earlier this week, the suggested change calls for the BCS to sever its direct ties with the so-called BCS bowls -- the Allstate Sugar Bowl, Tostitos Fiesta Bowl, Discover Orange Bowl and Rose Bowl Game presented by Vizio -- and concentrate solely on arranging a No. 1 vs. No. 2 national championship matchup.

Buffalo Sports

Unbeaten Bulls take on Inconsistent Tigers - Sports - The Spectrum - University at Buffalo
The Bulls (2-0) will take their unbeaten record and noteworthy stat-lines to New Jersey to face the erratic Princeton Tigers (0-2) on Saturday.

Tony Lock Commits to Wrestle at Buffalo - Buffalo Athletics
The Buffalo coaching staff continued its early recruiting period with another high-profile commitment from a New York State standout. The Bulls announced the signing of Pioneer High School senior Tony Lock, a state championship runner-up who also has extensive national experience and a work ethic that has impressed the UB staff.

Bo knows commitment for UB Bulls - UB Football - The Buffalo News
But it's not as if Quinn must resort to words to express the high esteem in which he holds Oliver. The proof is right there in the statistics. UB running backs have 253 carries on the season. Oliver, a 5-foot-8, 200 pounder, has all but 10 of them. He's not the primary back, nor the featured back. He's simply The Back, a permanent fixture.