Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-U 2

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

T-U 2

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Byline: Scott Kendrick

HAYS' (ER, SCOTT'S) HEADLINES

Hays Carlyon is recharging before the football season, so inspired by parody websites such as The Onion, these are Scott's headlines:

- Hurricane Irene to miss South Florida coast; Nevin Shapiro takes credit

- Ohio State fans thankful Eddie Rife didn't run Ponzi scheme out of tattoo parlor

- Casey Anthony to dot the "i" in Script Ohio at Ohio State-Miami game

- Terrelle Pryor brings maturity, experience to Raiders organization

- Nike proposes to replace Uga with charming white lab

- Kyle Busch hopes to pass parallel parking on next attempt for driver's license

- Milwaukee Brewers happy killer moth followed orders

- Florida expands media interview access to two minutes (9:02 p.m. to 9:04 p.m.) Wednesday

- Special Tim Tebow Nike Combat clipboard in development

CORNY TROPHY TO BE REPLACED

The new, corn-themed trophy awarded to the winner of the annual football game between Iowa and Iowa State has been scrapped.

The two schools and the Iowa Corn Growers Association announced Tuesday that the Cy-Hawk trophy will be replaced after fans complained about the design. It was unveiled Friday at the state fair.

Critics included former Iowa coach Hayden Fry and Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad. Many people questioned why a football trophy would feature a family huddled around a bushel of corn.

Craig Floss, the CEO of the corn growers' group, said a temporary trophy will be designed for this year's game on Sept. 10. Fans will be able to suggest a design for the more permanent replacement.

QUOTABLE

- "Although well-intended, I'm not sure whether somebody got a text on a day they weren't supposed to get a text is a huge problem in reality." - John Swofford, ACC commissioner, on the minutia of NCAA rules, to The Associated Press

- "So far, the allegations haven't hurt recruiting. …

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