Big East lunch links: Pitt's Sheard arrested
July, 19, 2010
By Adam Rittenberg | ESPN.com
In the belly of the Beast.
- Bad news for Pitt, as star defensive end Jabaal Sheard has been indefinitely suspended following his arrest for assault this weekend, Paul Zeise writes in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.
- Another USC player might be Big East-bound, this time to Cincinnati, Scott Wolf writes in the Los Angeles Daily News. Cincinnati's season-ticket sales have eclipsed 20,000 for the first time in team history, Bill Koch writes in The Enquirer.
- The clock is ticking, but Louisville coach Charlie Strong still plans to name a starting quarterback before preseason camp kicks off in August, C.L. Brown writes in the Louisville Courier-Journal.
- USC transfer D.J. Shoemate is officially in the fold at Connecticut, but the Huskies will play their best running back, Chris Hunn writes. A Connecticut judge increases bail for a man charged in connection with Jasper Howard's death, David Owens writes in the Hartford Courant.
- Former West Virginia standout Major Harris is humbled by his Hall of Fame enshrinement, MetroNews' Kyle Wiggs writes. Speaking of Hall of Famers, former Syracuse coach Dick MacPherson remains as passionate as ever about the game, Bud Poliquin writes in The Post-Standard.
- A preview of Syracuse in 2010 from the Charleston Gazette.
- Rutgers comes in at No. 43 in the Orlando Sentinel's countdown of the nation's top teams.
- South Florida comes in at No. 49 nationally in Pre-Snap Read's countdown of FBS teams, Paul Myerberg writes. The Bulls add walk-on tight end Jake Carlton, Greg Auman writes in the St. Petersburg Times.