Florida A&M women's basketball coach Claudette Farmer kept her job yesterday following a four-day boycott by players. But an athletic administrator will travel on future road trips, and the school will retain a counselor to mediate future differences.
The university issued a release yesterday following a 4 1/2-hour meeting involving Farmer, disgruntled players and AD Ken Riley that spelled out the resolution. Florida A&M (2-6) has not practiced since Monday because of the dispute and canceled a scrimmage scheduled for today.
HOKIES GET GUARD: Freshman Brian Chase, a first-team All-Met point G from Dunbar High, has enrolled at Virginia Tech for the second semester and is eligible to play beginning with the San Juan Shootout next week.
FATAL CRASH: Henry White, a redshirt freshman linebacker on the Georgetown (Ky.) football team that plays today for the NAIA championship, was killed yesterday in a car crash in Elizabethtown, Ky. White, 18, died shortly after midnight.
CARTER STAYS PUT: Georgia QB Quincy Carter, who hinted at the end of the regular season that he might enter the NFL, announced he would return for his junior season.
SUSPENSION: Colorado LB and special teams standout Andy Peeke has been suspended from the Insight.com Bowl for violating team rules and ethics.
COMING BACK: Jack Bicknell III, who coached Louisiana Tech to an 8-3 season and its first top 25 ranking, signed a five-year contract extension.