Chick-fil-A Bowl, ACC reach extension

October 29, 2009 

ATLANTA - The Chick-fil-A Bowl and the Atlantic Coast Conference have agreed to a four-year extension that will keep the conference's first selection after the BCS coming to game at the Georgia Dome.

The bowl will have the first pick of Atlantic Coast Conference teams after the BCS selections through the 2013 season. The league has held that selection since 2006.

This year's Chick-fil-A Bowl will be played on Dec. 31.

The bowl game matches a Southeastern Conference team against an ACC team.

Bradford's surgery called a success. Oklahoma's Sam Bradford had surgery on his injured right shoulder Wednesday and the school called it a success.

In a release sent out by the school, Bradford's father said Dr. James Andrews informed him that the procedure went "just as we expected."

Bradford has said he plans to enter the NFL draft if his recovery goes as planned. That process is expected to take four to six months.

Report: Bryant undecided on NFL draft. All-America receiver Dez Bryant said he has not decided whether he will enter the NFL draft after the NCAA ruled that he will remain ineligible for the rest of his junior season at Oklahoma State.

Bryant said in an interview with ESPN that he is "just thinking about what's going on right now" as OSU appeals the NCAA's ruling.

Prosecutors: Witnesses ID'd UConn stabbing suspect. Several witnesses identified the man charged with fatally stabbing a University of Connecticut football player as the killer, prosecutors said.

Two people arrested in the stabbing of 20-year-old Jasper Howard were arraigned in Rockville Superior Court. John William Lomax III, 21, is charged with murder while his friend and co-worker, 20-year-old Hakim Muhammad, is charged with conspiracy to commit assault.

Police have not discussed a motive and the investigators' affidavits and arrest warrants are sealed.

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