Suit claims revived
B cleveland» A state appeals court in Cleveland ruled that the widow of a former Notre Dame football player can proceed with claims in a lawsuit that said her husband was disabled by and ultimately died from concussion-related head injuries suffered during his college career in the 1970s.
Temple hires Collins.
Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins was named the new head football coach at Temple.
Radio analyst fired
B winston-salem, n.c.» Wake Forest fired Tommy Elrod, a former assistant coach-turnedbroadcaster who the school said attempted to leak football game plans to opponents for three years.
The school announced the findings of a nearly monthlong internal investigation that started after documents related to the team’s game plan for the Louisville game were discovered at the Cardinals’ stadium.
Elrod killed in crash
B chandler, okla.» James “Jimbo” Elrod, an All-America defensive end who played on Oklahoma’s 1974 and 1975 national championship teams, died in a car wreck, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. He was 62. The Associated Press