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Five Spot / Quick hitters on the light side

1. AHEAD OF HIS TIME

Terrelle Pryor (above) has been suspended for the start of the NFL season, even though he's not playing in that league yet. That's impressive; even Adam "Pac-Man" Jones and Michael Vick haven't done that.

2. ADDITION PROBLEM

The Big Ten Conference has ruled out expansion in the near future. I guess having 12 teams in the Big Ten makes perfect sense, while 14 or 16 is illogical.

3. PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE?

A Miami booster has told reporters that he gave millions of dollars of illegal benefits to the school's football players. Translation: Nevin Shapiro paid people like Willie McGahee a great deal of money to pretend that they liked him.

4. "AND NOT GECKO"

Meadowlands Stadium will soon be called MetLife Stadium through a 20-year, $400 million naming rights deal. For that sort of money, Ralph Wilson might be willing to change his name to "Geico Insurance."

5. ADDING SOME MUSCLE

A brawl took place last week during a basketball game between Georgetown and China's Bayi Rockets. Hoyas coach John Thompson is checking to see if Rob Ray has any collegiate eligibility left.

-- Budd Bailey