In other college football news:
* California coach Jeff Tedford agreed to a 5-year extension that will keep him under contract with the Golden Bears through 2009.
* The Blue-Gray All-Star Classic has been called off for the second time in 3 years because officials couldn't find a corporate sponsor for the Christmas showcase for aspiring NFL players.
* Vijay Singh won the PGA Tour player of the year award for the first time, ending Tiger Woods' 5-year hold on the honor. Singh won nine times and became the first player to surpass $10 million in one season.
* NBC Sports executive Dick Ebersol and his 21-year-old son, Charlie, were released from a Colorado hospital a week after an executive jet crash that killed three people, including Ebersol's youngest son, 14-year-old Edward.
* A former manager of Oscar De La Hoya was sentenced to 3 years' probation, including 6 months of home detention, after pleading guilty to fixing fights and trying to bribe a federal prosecutor and judge. Robert Mittleman, who managed the boxer when he turned pro after the '92 Olympics, had pleaded guilty to two counts of sports bribery and one count of bribery of a public official. *