Idaho Colleges Roundup

(AP) - Greg Patton received the Tennis Educational Merit Award from the International Tennis Hall of Fame. The award is presented to citizens or residents of the United States who have made notable contributions in the tennis education field on a national level. Recipients of this award have demonstrated leadership and creative skills in such areas as instruction, writing, organization and promotion of the game.

Only horse flagged in NCAA game, Rutgers’ Lord Nelson, dies

In this undated photo, Dr. Karyn Malinowski sits atop Lord Nelson at the 2012 State 4-H Horse Show in New Brunswick, N.J. Lord Nelson, the only horse ever to be penalized in a college football game, died. One of Lord Nelson's duties during his 37-year Rutgers career was carrying the school's Scarlet Knight mascot during football games. It was against Army in 1994 that Lord Nelson was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct after he broke free and raced down the sideline at Giants Stadium. Lord Nelson's age was 42, or the human equivalent of 126 years. (Rutgers Equine Science Center via AP)

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The only horse to be penalized in a college football game has died.

Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

FILE - In this Jan. 12, 2015, file photo, Ohio State, right, and Oregon play during the first half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game in Arlington, Texas. According to an NCAA report to be released Tuesday, April 14, 2015, the 39 postseason FBS games distributed $505.9 million to the participating conferences and schools. The schools spent $100.2 million to take part in bowl games. The increase in payouts is due mostly to the increased value of media deals with the seven games, six bowls and a national championship game, that are part of the College Football Playoff. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)

(AP) - Thanks to the College Football Playoff, bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars to conferences and schools last season, the largest payout ever and an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.


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