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Fri., Oct. 5, 2012

Suspended TCU quarterback Casey Pachall was suspended indefinitely Thursday, hours after he was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated – his second brush with trouble this year and one that clouds the 15th-ranked Horned Frogs’ push for a Big 12 title. Coach Gary Patterson announced the suspension, saying his quarterback “obviously needs help.”

• Missouri wide receiver Dorial Green-Beckham and two teammates have been suspended for Saturday’s home game against Vanderbilt after they were arrested by campus police for allegedly smoking marijuana near the school’s football stadium. Two other players in the SUV driven by Green- Beckham were also suspended by coach Gary Pinkel, though they were not arrested. All are freshmen. University police said Thursday that Green-Beckham, linebacker Torey Boozer and wide receiver Levi Copelin were sitting in a white Lincoln Navigator in a parking lot near Memorial Stadium shortly before midnight when a patrol officer approached and smelled marijuana.

Announced Highly touted twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison of Texas say they’re headed to Kentucky. The Fort Bend Travis prep stars, now seniors, announced their college choice at their school. They chose to play for coach John Calipari and the Wildcats over Maryland and SMU. The Harrisons only made oral commitments. Players can sign letters of intent for the 2013-14 season on Nov. 14.

Resigned Miami’s athletic director Shawn Eichorst resigned for the same role at Nebraska, which gave him a five-year contract to become Tom Osborne’s replacement with the Cornhuskers.

Apologized Driver Kyle Busch apologized to manufacturer Toyota for his profanity-laced rant about the fuel mileage at Dover. Busch had to make a late stop in Sunday’s race that he believed cost him the win. He unleashed a string of profanities directed at Toyota on his in-car radio, and did not do media interviews after the race.

Guaranteed Australian midfielder Tim Cahill was guaranteed $3.6 million by the New York Red Bulls, the fourth-highest salary in the league. The MLS Players Union released updated salaries and Cahill is listed as having a base salary of $3.5 million and total compensation of $3,625,000.

Amended Arkansas coach John L. Smith amended his bankruptcy filing, listing $40.7 million in debts – up from $25.7 million just last month. The filing in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Little Rock on Wednesday shows Smith has $1.3 million in assets. His previous filing listed $25.7 million in debts and $1.2 million in assets.


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