The sight of quarterback Michael Cummings going down — and then limping to the sideline — was the defining moment from Kansas football coach David Beaty’s first spring game, which finished with the first-team Blue squad recording a 20-7 victory over the second-team White squad. Cummings, a fifth-year senior, could be in line to start at quarterback in the fall. On Saturday, he was limited to just four-of-eight passing for 43 yards before leaving early in the second quarter.
In the middle of the Memorial Stadium turf, Michael Cummings grabbed at his left knee and rolled onto his side, writhing in pain. A collection of Kansas teammates surrounded the senior quarterback. From his spot on the sideline, David Beaty craned his neck and tried to see what was going on.
Josh Rosen had to wait his turn in his first appearance at the Rose Bowl as a UCLA quarterback on Saturday. When the Bruins return on Sept. 5 for their season opener, the true freshman might be the first man up.
Malcolm Phillips, 88, from Newton has long been associated with football and coaching around East Mississippi ever since he played football at East Central Community College in Decatur in the early 1940s.
Less than two days before her six-month bone marrow biopsy check-up at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, Sylvia Hatchell — the winningest active coach in women's college basketball — was in her blueberry patch in Fairview.
Coach Bruce Weber is optimistic about the future, describing the loss of six underclassmen in the same year as necessary growing pains on the way to success. He thinks the Wildcats can win with a new batch of recruits. Problem is, his recruiting caused the growing pains.