Sports In Brief for Thursday, Dec. 26

Early deadline for Thursday edition

An early press time for today’s edition means some sporting events on Tuesday night and Wednesday will not be posted in print until Saturday’s edition.

The Hawaii Bowl between Boise State and Oregon State, along with the five Christmas Day NBA games, will be posted online at at the conclusion of their events.

The Daily World sports department would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a safe Happy Holidays.

Akron assistant coach dies in car accident

Akron assistant football coach Alan “Tank” Arrington died Monday following an automobile accident in the state of Mississippi. He was 44.

Arrington, who was in his second season at the school, came to Akron after six seasons at North Alabama.

“The Zips family has suffered a great loss,” athletics director Tom Wistrcill said. “Tank was a wonderful representative of the university and our team, and our thoughts are with his family and friends in this difficult time. We will do all that we can to help support them, our student-athletes and staff.”

Daily World staff &wire reports


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