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Jay Christensen produces The Wiz Of Odds.

Associated Press: Floyd Keith, the director of the Black Coaches and Administrators, said his group is considering filing a civil rights lawsuit against the NCAA over the lack of black coaches at the Division I-A level.

Mike Hlas, Cedar Rapids Gazette: A year ago, Shonn Greene was unloading trucks at a furniture store for $8 an hour. What do former co-workers say now about the Iowa running back?

Chuck Carlton, Dallas Morning News: Texas' Mack Brown said he will consider not participating in the coaches poll next season. "I don't think coaches should vote. I'm going to have to do a lot of soul-searching to see if I continue to vote."

Jimmy Burch, Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Texas officials have filed an appeal with the NCAA requesting a sixth season of eligibility for receiver Jordan Shipley.

Adam Clark, Daily Collegian: A former Daily Collegian photographer will be tried on felony riot, failure to disperse, disorderly conduct and criminal mischief charges for his role in the postgame riot after the Penn State-Ohio State game.

Gentry Estes, Mobile Press-Register: Alabama and Virginia Tech have finalized plans for a Sept. 5, 2009 game in Atlanta's Georgia Dome.

Anthony Gimino, Tucson Citizen: Arizona is likely going to have to pay Mike Stoops more money now that the coach has been mentioned as a possible candidate at Iowa State.

Shandel Richardson, South Florida Sun-Sentinel: Miami starting quarterback Robert Marve won't be with the team for its Emerald Bowl matchup against California. He has been suspended by coach Randy Shannon for a violation of team rules.

Scott Wolf, Los Angeles Daily News: Two USC assistants engaged in an argument about playing time for receiver Vidal Hazelton during halftime of the Notre Dame game. Two days later, Hazelton announced his plans to transfer.

Rob Moseley, Eugene Register-Guard: Oregon receiver Chris Harper said he won't be transferring to Kansas State. "I would be a liar if I said I never thought about it. ... But I never said anything about transferring."

Kevin Gorman, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: A year ago, Phil Bennett was out of work after being fired as Southern Methodist's coach. Now the Pittsburgh defensive coordinator's services are in demand.

Kyle Ringo, Boulder Daily Camera: No, Colorado's Dan Hawkins is not on the hot seat. Who says? His boss, athletic director Mike Bohn.

Paul Buker, Oregonian: Please welcome the Village People, your halftime entertainment at the Sun Bowl.

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