Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach has apologized on social media for posting a tweet that drew criticism from Bulldogs players and an assistant professor at the school before it was deleted. Leach’s tweet had more than 4,000 likes on Thursday morning, the newspaper said. Mississippi State assistant sociology professor and author Margaret A. Hagerman chastised Leach and wrote that lynching jokes are incredibly offensive anywhere and “especially in Mississippi.”
On a special edition of the the Yahoo Fantasy Football Podcast, Liz Loza and Eric Edholm break down NFL Prospect CeeDee Lamb and the key stats that defines the former Oklahoma wide receiver. Subscribe to the Yahoo Fantasy Football Podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.
Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn’t believe extending preseason camp for college football teams around the country is necessarily the best way to get them ready for the season. “If you look at statistics historically on concussions, injuries … the most concentrated time that you practice and not play is in fall camp,” Saban said on a conference call with reporters.
Pac-12 Networks' Ashley Adamson learns how former ASU quarterback Gus Farwell is providing hope during uncharted times from his balcony in Barcelona. Farwell, a member 1996 Sun Devil football program, belts out opera to his neighbors and later posts the clips on social media. They've caught the attention of hundreds around the globe going through similar experiences.
Pac-12 Networks' Ashley Adamson learns how former ASU quarterback Gus Farwell has united his Barcelona community during the global pandemic by singing from his balcony. The clips on social media have traveled much far and wide online, showing a sign of hope during the chaos. See the whole interview during "Pac-12 Playlist" on Thursday, April 2 at 7 p.m. PT/ 8 p.m. MT on Pac-12 Network.