Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington celebrates a 59 20 win over Florida State during the Rose Bowl NCAA college football playoff semifinal. (AP Photo)Oregon coach Mark Helfrich says the loss of wide receiver Darren Carrington because of a positive pot test won’t be a distraction in Monday’s national championship game.Helfrich spoke Saturday morning at media availabilities ahead of the game.He says it’s disappointing for Carrington, but the team has faced many distractions over the season. But he says how the team manages those distractions is what matters most.Carrington is ineligible to play in the first College Football Playoff title game after testing positive for marijuana during an NCAA drug test, a person familiar with the test results told The Associated Press.
NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) Nearly 200,000 Tennesseans who get tax breaks to offset the cost of their health insurance will continue to get those write offs with the blessing of the Supreme Court.Tennessee is one of 34 states that decided not to set up a state insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act.The Supreme Court was asked to decide whether the people who live in those states should continue receiving the money. Thursday, the answer was yes.Most Republican lawmakers in Tennessee said they are disappointed with the decision and they had hoped this would be the beginning of the end for the Affordable Care Act.Others applauded the Supreme Court for not issuing a ruling they said would have created more chaos when it comes to healthcare.In a Thursday morning press conference, Gov. Bill Haslam wasted no time weighing in on the Supreme Court decision.”I’m pleased for those folks that have insurance subsidies now and for the insurance companies that have a more predictable environment to operate in,” Haslam said.
Around the Pac 12, it never too early in the week for power rankings. Oregon State is reeling a bit headed into its conference opener at Pullman. Sixth ranked Washington will host a former assistant team this week in Fresno State. I don go there. That above me and outside me. Keeping with the theme of yesterday and today, current captain Erik Karlsson Alfredsson close personal friend is also doing his best to not talk about the current financial situation..
The Sims and Need for Speed are trademarks of Electronic Arts Inc. Mass Effect is a trademark of EA International (Studio and Publishing) Ltd. Battlefield is a trademark of EA Digital Illusions CE AB. College/professional career highlights: Two time All American at SU who helped the Orangemen upset No. 1 Nebraska 17 9 in the Carrier Dome in 1984. Still holds the Syracuse career sack record with 45 Named to SU’s All Century Team.