Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Unquiet on the Western Front: Justin Combs, Boise State stadium renovations, and more.

Much Ado About Nothing.
Conquest Chronicles looks at the controversy over Diddy's son, Justin Combs, getting a scholarship from USC. (Conquest Chronicles)

A Few Small Repairs. 
Chadd Cripe takes a look at the renovations being made to Boise State's Broncos Stadium, which includes the addition of 3,500 seats. (The Idaho Statesman)

Ready to Start.
Incoming Colorado freshman quarterback Shane Dillon, who underwent surgery on his right throwing shoulder in February, will start throwing again next week. (The Denver Post)

False alarm.
Stories that Arizona is adding a red helmet to go along the regular and newly-announced copper alternate helmets are at best premature, and at worst a total no-go, according to Arizona athletic director Greg Byrne. (Arizona Desert Swarm)


SEC gets the gold mine, MWC gets the shaft.*
The Mountain West Conference gets knocked out of the Independence Bowl as the Shreveport-based bowl game signs a new deal with the SEC. (SB*Nation)

You mustn't be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.
The University of Hawaii's incoming chancellor wants the school to join the Pac-12. (The Honolulu State-Advertiser)


*Does the Independence Bowl really count as a gold mine? It's more like aluminum.

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