Compiled from wire reports
Orgeron thrilled to take?top coaching job at LSU
•?As much as Ed Orgeron might have preferred a different route to the top coaching job at LSU, the Louisiana native was never going to be able to hide his enthusiasm for his new opportunity — and didn’t try. “It’s a great day in my life, I promise you that,” Orgeron said, calling it “a dream, obviously” to be the Tigers’ coach. The 55-year-old Orgeron was formally introduced as Les Miles’ interim replacement on Monday.
•?LSU sports information director Michael Bonnette said starting defensive end Davon Godchaux has been suspended indefinitely after being arrested following an incident with his girlfriend at his apartment.
•?A Nebraska football player who kneeled during the national anthem before the game at Northwestern on Saturday night said he and his family have received racially charged criticism on social media. Senior linebacker Michael Rose-Ivey read an impassioned statement during the Cornhuskers’ weekly media availability.
•?Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said starting cornerback Jeremy Clark suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament against Penn State and is likely done for the season.
•?Texas coach Charlie Strong suspended senior guard Kent Perkins for Saturday’s game at Oklahoma State following his arrest last week for allegedly driving while intoxicated.
Watson to be at Ryder Cup as team’s fifth vice captain
•?Bubba Watson will be at the Ryder Cup, even if it’s not exactly the way he imagined it. U.S. captain Davis Love III announced that Watson has been added to the team as a fifth vice captain. That after Watson failed to qualify as a player on points or persuade Love to choose him with one of four captain’s picks.
•?Most hotel rooms around the Minneapolis suburb of Chaska are booked for the Ryder Cup, so homeowners near Hazeltine National are hoping to attract affluent golf fans. They’re asking hundreds of dollars a night — or more — on sites such as Airbnb and Craigslist.
Bruins sign Marchand ?to eight-year extension
•?The Boston Bruins signed forward Brad Marchand to an eight-year, $49 million contract extension.
•?Los Angeles Kings forward Marian Gaborik is leaving the World Cup of Hockey and will be out for eight weeks because of a foot injury.
Halep quickly advances ?to third round in Wuhan
• Simona Halep took less than 70 minutes to reach the third round of the Wuhan Open in China, advancing when fellow Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu retired in the second set of their second-round match with a back injury.
•?Japan’s Nao Hibino and Kurumi Nara were among the winners on the first day of main-draw play at the WTA Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan as both beat junior players.
— From wire reports