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College football notes: Pryor's lawyer: SI '90 percent wrong'

The lawyer for Ohio State quarterback Terrelle Pryor questioned the facts in a Sports Illustrated article on the Buckeyes' NCAA problems, saying Thursday the story is "90 percent wrong."

Columbus attorney Larry James also said there is nothing out of the ordinary about the cars Pryor has driven or purchased. "I think there's a misperception about Terrelle, there's a misperception about the overall program as brought about in part by the Sports Illustrated article that everybody's just taken to the bank," James said Thursday.

"We stand by our reporting," said Scott Novak, a spokesman for SI.

James also provided the purchase agreement for the 2007 Nissan 350Z with more than 80,000 miles that Pryor has been driving to workouts this week. Pryor's mother signed for the car, which cost $18,401.56, trading in a Dodge Charger worth $7,253. And he confirmed that Pryor's driving privileges have been reinstated after he showed proof that he was insured.

Justice to meet with BCS

The Justice Department's antitrust division will meet with the BCS this summer, following up on concerns the department raised with the NCAA about the post-season format. Executive director Bill Hancock said Thursday that he agreed to provide a background briefing on how the BCS operates.

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