The eminent domain disputes should be sorted out by the end of this week.
Judge Bill Spicer will decide whether to set aside the $3 million award to Joe Nemer. Manny Nemer's trial also will begin.
The Beacon Journal had a good story in today's paper that sums it up.
New scholarship offerees...
linebacker, Barrington, Ill.
Offers: Akron, Air Force, Wyoming, Army, Ball State, Central Michigan and Eastern Michigan
Speed: Not listed
Notes: Smith was really impressed with Indiana after camping there. It looks like a BCS offer would sway him in that direction.
offensive tackle, Pittsburgh
Offers: Akron and Central Michigan
Speed: Not listed
Notes: As you might expect after seeing his size, Wetzel is a basketball standout, too. Rivals.com's writer believes his recruitment will take off soon.
defensive end, Pickerington, Ohio
Offers: Akron and Bowling Green
Notes: Campbell notched 72 tackles and five sacks as a junior.
wide receiver, Camp Hill, Pa.
Offers: Akron and Buffalo
Notes: Kuntz plays running back in high school, where he averaged about eight yards per carry.
defensive end, Pittsburgh
Notes: Clarke also has interest in Iowa and Pitt.
linebacker, Freehold, N.J.
Offers: Akron, Buffalo and Temple
Notes: Faiella also has interest in Rutgers and Pitt.
wide receiver, Bethlehem, Pa.
Offers: Akron, Eastern Michigan, Temple and Pittsburgh
Notes: Street also has interest in Boston College and West Virginia.
This is not Zips related, but I'd like to share my sadness about the death of
I met Russert in 2003 when he visited campus. It was a press conference, but it turned into a one-on-one conversation where I was grilling him on where he stood on issues. He got a kick out of it and mentioned me in his speech at E.J. Thomas.
Russert was 100 percent down-to-earth. Although his techniques made interviewees squirm, he will go down as one of the nation's best television journalists.