Purdue football coach Jeff Brohm, in Chicago for Big Ten media days, threw out the first pitch at Saturday night’s Chicago Cubs game. He also talked about why he’s still the head football coach at Purdue after turning the program around.
Lamar Jackson is new to the NFL, still just three days into his first training camp, but the Baltimore Ravens’ first-round draft pick already seems to understand, at least implicitly, the old adage about the backup quarterback being the most popular guy in town.
In-state basketball star Dontaie Allen landed a new scholarship offer from Louisville on Sunday. The Cards are just the latest school to extend an offer to the 2019 recruit. Kentucky has also been recruiting Allen.
John Schnatter, the founder of Papa John’s dealing with a public relations firestorm, said Friday he feels he was goaded into making the racist comment by his company’s former marketing firm, but he accepts responsibility for the repercussions.
A few Louisville players called for the removal of the Papa John’s name from the university’s football stadium Thursday following the publication of a racist comment by John Schnatter, the company’s founder and former U of L trustee.
Former Louisville assistant Jordan Fair, who was fired in the wake of the FBI investigation into alleged basketball corruption but never charged, has returned to the sidelines as a coach at the AAU level.