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Opinion: Big Ten's conference-only football schedule is understandable, but Big 12 won't follow for now

In March, during the early days of the pandemic, Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby spoke about the cooperation among the Power 5...

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Friday's Sports in Brief

NHLNEW YORK (AP) — Hockey became the latest sport to finalize a return during a global pandemic after NHL owners and players...

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Pac-12 joins Big Ten in eliminating nonconference games

The Pac-12 has become the second major conference to shift to a conference-only fall schedule amid growing concerns over the...

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The Latest: Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott tests positive

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott has tested...

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Pac-12, Big Ten shelve games and fears grow of ripple effect

The Big Ten and Pac-12 became the first Power Five leagues to shift to an all-conference fall schedule as college sports faces...

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Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Saturday, July 11, the 193rd day of 2020. There are 173 days left in the year.Today’s Highlight in...

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UNC recruit Grimes to reclassify, join Tar Heels this summer

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina recruit Tony Grimes says he plans to reclassify and graduate this summer so that he can...

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California couple agrees to guilty pleas in college scam

BOSTON (AP) — A California couple agreed Friday to plead guilty to paying $250,000 to get their daughter into the University of...

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The Pac-12 to play only conference games in fall sports

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 to play only conference games in fall sports.

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AP source: Duke talking with Celtics' Lawson on coaching job

Duke is in talks with Boston Celtics assistant coach and former WNBA All-Star Kara Lawson to lead its women’s basketball...

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Buffalo's D'Youville College makes jump to Division II ranks

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — D’Youville College sports teams are making the jump to Division II.The private Catholic school in Buffalo...

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Oklahoma coach Riley now pulling top QBs from prep ranks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — On his official visit, Caleb Williams was scheduled to chat with Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley for 20...

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Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association halts fall play

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, a conference comprised of historically black colleges,...

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AP Sportlight

July 111914 — Babe Ruth makes his major league pitching debut for the Boston Red Sox against Cleveland, getting the 4-3 victory...

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This Date in Baseball

July 111914 — Babe Ruth made his major league debut for the Boston Red Sox and received credit for a 4-3 victory over...

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Thursday Sports in Brief

GOLFDUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — The PGA Tour returned five weeks ago with some of its strongest fields. Now it gets its biggest...

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Syracuse University appoints diversity director for sports

Syracuse athletic director John Wildhack has added a position to his department, bucking a trend toward athletic cuts during...

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The Latest: California CCAA moving all sports to the spring

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:The California Community College Athletic...

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Big Ten scraps nonconference football games due to pandemic

The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall,...

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Texas Tech signs 7-foot-1 Russian center as 8th addition

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has signed 7-foot-1 Russian center Vladislav Goldin.Coach Chris Beard announced Goldin's...

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Big Ten Conference will play only conference games in football, several other sports if fall seasons proceed in pandemic

ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Big Ten Conference will play only conference games in football, several other sports if fall seasons...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

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Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development...

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HARD COVER FICTION1. “28 Summers” by Elin Hilderbrand (Little, Brown)2. “The Vanishing Half” by Brit Bennett (Riverhead)3. “Sex...

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Florida, NC State schedule home-and-home series for '26, '32

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida and North Carolina State have scheduled a home-and-home series in football for 2026 and...

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Wednesday Sports in Brief

COLLEGE SPORTSThe Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including...

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Ivy League suspends fall sports due to coronavirus pandemic

The Ivy League on Wednesday became the first Division I conference to suspend all fall sports, including football, leaving open...

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The Latest: D-Backs' Guerra returns after negative test

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Arizona Diamondbacks reliever Junior Guerra...

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'Heartbreaking day' — Stanford drops 11 sports to cut costs

Stanford was already facing some difficult financial choices as it tried to support one of the nation's largest athletics...

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AP Source: Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its eight schools.

BOSTON (AP) — AP Source: Ivy League calls off fall sports, including football, for its eight schools.

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Vanderbilt cuts at least 8 from athletics communications

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt has laid off at least two people with six more forced to re-apply for their jobs as the...

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Cunningham says Boynton key reason he stayed at Oklahoma St

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Boynton kept star recruit Cade Cunningham from leaving the program, in part,...

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Harbaugh was close to a new deal at Michigan before pandemic

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Wednesday he was closing in on a contract extension before coping with...

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List of college teams cut because of coronavirus pandemic

Four-year college athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus...

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Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___July 7The Washington Post on a new U.S. guideline forcing...

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Northwestern moves Wisconsin game from Wrigley to Ryan Field

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Northwestern's game against Wisconsin scheduled for Nov. 7 at Wrigley Field in Chicago is being moved to...

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Tuesday Sports in Brief

NFLPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles wide receiver DeSean Jackson has apologized after backlash for sharing anti-Semitic...

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Ravens quarterback cancels Florida event amid virus surge

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has canceled his annual “Funday with LJ” event in Florida due to...

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Ex-USOC spokesman Mike Moran dead at 78 after short illness

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) — Former US Olympic Committee spokesman Mike Moran died Tuesday after a short illness at age...

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The Latest: Houston athletics cutting operating budget

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The University of Houston athletics...

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Austin Peay names Marquase Lovings interim coach for season

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay has promoted associate head coach Marquase Lovings to interim head football coach for the...

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NC State hires ex-ECU head coach McNeill in advisory role

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has hired former East Carolina head coach and Oklahoma assistant Ruffin McNeill for...

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Alabama's Sarkisian undergoes successful heart procedure

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has undergone a procedure to correct a congenital...

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Florida's Mann returning for sophomore year, chance to start

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida guard Tre Mann is returning for his sophomore season.Mann withdrew his name from the NBA draft...

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State Fair of Texas cancelled due to COVID-19

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The 2020 State Fair of Texas has been cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, the fair's board of directors...

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Former South Carolina football star, AD Dixon dead at 83

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former South Carolina running back, athletic director and board of trustees member King Dixon died...

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Alabama agrees to play 3 games with Tigers, 2 in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Penny Hardaway and Memphis will play Alabama three times over the next three seasons with two of...

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Ravens quarterback to hold Florida social event amid virus

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson announced he will hold his annual “Funday with LJ” event in Florida...

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Monday's Sports in Brief

NFLKANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs made sure they’ll have Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes around as long as...

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The Latest: Diamondbacks OF Kole Calhoun tests positive

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo...

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Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass

Rapper Ice Cube, Republican Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine and longtime boxing promoter Bob Arum led a cavalcade of sports leagues,...

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Bolton left Penn State after coach's 'noose' comment

Iowa State guard Rasir Bolton said he decided to leave Penn State last spring because of a comment by coach Pat Chambers, who...

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As schools ponder cutting sports, tennis proves vulnerable

The promise of college tennis lured Abhimanyu Vannemreddy from his home in India to the United States, where he settled in at...

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Soccer player appeals court ruling on obscene gesture

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A former UConn soccer player who lost her scholarship after giving the middle finger to a television...

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Weekend Sports in Brief

NHLNEW YORK (AP) — The NHL and NHL Players’ Association agreed Sunday on protocols to resume the season, a major step toward...

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Some K-State athletes protest over student's Floyd tweet

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Some Kansas State athletes were among about 100 people who protested this weekend over an insensitive...

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Coronavirus testing a stress threat for athletic budgets

Coastal Carolina already had one of the smaller athletic budgets in the Football Bowl Subdivision, and that was before a 15%...

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Friday Sports in Brief

NFLThe NFL plans to consider the NFL Players Association’s recommendation to cancel the preseason though it prefers to cut the...

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Jarmond faces many challenges in taking over as UCLA's AD

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Most new athletic directors who take over in July have the luxury of getting acclimated to their new school...

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K-State players end threat of boycott over Floyd tweet

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State football players have called off a threatened boycott in response to an insensitive tweet...

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Austin Peay coach quits unexpectedly after 1 year on job

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Austin Peay coach Mark Hudspeth has resigned after one season on the job that included him taking the...

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The Latest: Pacers' Oladipo to sit out restart of season

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Indiana Pacers will finish this season...

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Top prospect Maker picks Howard over UCLA, Kentucky, Memphis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Highly touted prospect Makur Maker verbally committed to Howard University on Friday, picking the Bison over...

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Navy-Lafayette joins lists of college football cancellations

The coronavirus pandemic is already impacting the 2020 college football schedule, with the Sept. 12 game between Lafayette...

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Oklahoma State's Gundy takes pay cut in wake of T-shirt flap

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy took a $1 million pay cut and had his contract shortened by a year as...

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Oklahoma St finds 'no signs' of racism in football program

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State’s athletic director said late Thursday an internal review had found “no sign or...

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Texas linebacker Overshown to sit out until 'changes made'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas junior linebacker DeMarvion Overshown said Thursday he will sit out from all team activities until...

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Texas A&M, Jimbo Fisher handed recruiting penalties by NCAA

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M's football program was placed on probation and coach Jimbo Fisher given a six-month...

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Attorney: School asked track coach to take pay cut

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Longtime track and field coach George Williams was asked by St. Augustine’s University to take a 50% pay...

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Vandy player expelled for violating sexual misconduct policy

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Vanderbilt football player dismissed from the team and expelled for violating the university's sexual...

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Reign's Bethany Balcer aims to build on rookie NWSL season

Bethany Balcer didn't come to the National Women's Soccer League by way of a powerhouse college program like North Carolina or...

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Boise State cutting baseball, women's swimming and diving

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise State is discontinuing its baseball program just months after the school was forced to cut short its...

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Idaho march brings college athletes, officers together

Tommy Togiai could hear the emotion in his teammates' voices, see it in their eyes, even on a computer screen. The Ohio State...

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McCallie won't return as Duke's women's basketball coach

Joanne P. McCallie won’t return for a 14th season as Duke’s women’s basketball coach.McCallie announced her departure in a...

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Trio of former UConn greats leading social justice charge

NEW YORK (AP) — Renee Montgomery and Tiffany Hayes appreciated what former UConn teammate Maya Moore was doing when the...

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The Latest: Oklahoma athletics cutting $13.7M from budget

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Oklahoma athletics department has...

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Utah defensive coordinator Scalley to keep job after review

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley will remain on staff but will take a pay cut and must undergo...

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College athletes from overseas might be stuck at home

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma has asked for federal help in getting his team back to campus...

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NCAA case against Kansas hoops taken for independent review

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The NCAA's infractions case against the University of Kansas men's basketball program has been accepted...

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SEC's Sankey: Federal NIL law needed for fair competition

Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey told a U.S. Senate committee Wednesday there needs to be a uniform federal law...

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Coach Dawn Staley awaits Olympics, focuses on South Carolina

NEW YORK (AP) — Coach Dawn Staley would be prepping the U.S. women’s basketball team for the Tokyo Olympics this week if not...

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K-State launches diversity programs after football boycott

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas State is launching a diversity and education fund amid several other initiatives to address...

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Suspect accused of football game threat enters guilty plea

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who used Facebook to threaten a shooting at Ohio State University and vowed to hurt players on the...

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Tigers give $8.4M deal to Torkelson, who joins player pool

DETROIT (AP) — No. 1 overall draft pick Spencer Torkelson and the Detroit Tigers agreed to a minor league contract on Tuesday,...

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The Latest: Another PGA Tour player tests positive for virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Chad Campbell is the sixth player to test...

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Motion alleges Brown violated sports gender equity agreement

Attorneys have filed a motion alleging that Brown University violated a 22-year-old agreement to provide gender equity in...

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Former Iowa RB Akrum Wadley alleges mistreatment by coaches

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former Iowa running back Akrum Wadley ripped the Hawkeyes on Monday, saying he was so mistreated by some...

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Texas Tech again taps SEC for grad transfer in LSU's Monroe

Texas Tech added another graduate transfer from an SEC power Monday by signing former LSU safety Eric Monroe.Monroe joined the...

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Tar Heels welcome back Stephanie Watts after transfer to USC

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Stephanie Watts is returning to North Carolina for a final season after transferring to Southern...

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Prep hoops star Emoni Bates commits to play for Michigan St

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan high school basketball standout Emoni Bates has committed to play at Michigan State for the...

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Some new college hoop coaches turn to experienced transfers

Mark Byington has spent more than three months as the men’s basketball coach at James Madison without being able to take a...

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USGA transfers US media rights from Fox back to NBCUniversal

The USGA is transferring its U.S. media rights from Fox Sports to NBC, which returns the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open to NBC...

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K-State players announce boycott after student's Floyd tweet

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State football players say they will boycott all team activities until administrators create a...

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Alabama mayor resigns after post on Crimson Tide's BLM video

CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — A controversial Alabama mayor has resigned after posting disparaging comments about the University of...

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5 things to know today - that aren't about the virus

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. NIGHTMARE CORONAVIRUS...

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The Latest: Morehouse cancels football, cross country

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Morehouse College canceled its football and...

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Washington makes cuts to athletic budget

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington is reducing its overall athletic department operating budget by 15% for the 2020-21 fiscal year and...

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Catcher Austin Wells agrees to $2.5M bonus with Yankees

NEW YORK (AP) — Catcher Austin Wells has agreed to a minor league contract that includes a $2.5 million signing bonus after the...

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Kansas State athletes, officials decry student's Floyd tweet

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State University is reviewing its options after a tweet by a student about the death of George...

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Clemson has 14 more football players test positive this week

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson said 14 more football players tested positive for the coronavirus this week, bringing the team...

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49ers sign first-round picks Kinlaw, Aiyuk to 4-year deals

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers have signed first-round draft picks Javon Kinlaw and Brandon Aiyuk to...

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Oregon, Oregon State drop 'Civil War' name for rivalry

Oregon and Oregon State have agreed to drop the name “Civil War” for their rivalry games.The move Friday was made after...

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8-team field set as NWSL opens play with Utah tournament

OL REIGN2019 RECORD: 10-6-8, finished fourth.COACH: Farid Benstiti, first season.KEY PLAYERS: Midfielder Jessica Fishlock,...

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Tennessee planning on fans in stands with Vols' budget cuts

Tennessee’s athletic budget for 2020-21 is based on the Volunteers having fans in the stands for the upcoming football season...

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Thursday's Sports in Brief

NFLNEW YORK (AP) — The NFL still plans to hold training camps on time beginning in late July, though contingency plans are in...

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Alabama players, Saban appear in anti-racism video

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama football team released an emotional video on Thursday speaking out against...

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The Latest: Canucks say Vancouver out of NHL hub city race

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Vancouver Canucks say the city is out...

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Lobbying grows against Mississippi's rebel-themed flag

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — University coaches and Christian ministers filled the Mississippi Capitol on Thursday, urging legislators...

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ACC Commissioner John Swofford stepping down after 24 years

When John Swofford became commissioner of the Atlantic Coast Conference in 1997, the league was basketball-centric and North...

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College athletes using platform to address social issues

Deuce McAllister grew up in Mississippi and was well aware of the racial history of Ole Miss when he decided to play football...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

MLBNEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred knows many fans were angered by the financial fight between Major League Baseball and the...

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Michigan announces Smith, Brown joining basketball program

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officially announced Wednesday that Mike Smith and Chaundee Brown are joining the basketball...

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The Latest: Grand Canyon hoops team placed in quarantine

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Grand Canyon’s entire men’s basketball team...

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WVU coordinator apologizes after player's accusations

Suspended West Virginia defensive coordinator Vic Koenning apologized Wednesday after a player alleged he made a series of...

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Brown U. students claim fraud, want cut sports restored

Lawyers for a group of Brown University athletes whose sports have been targeted for elimination are accusing the Ivy League...

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Miami OL Navaughn Donaldson says he's redshirting in 2020

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Offensive lineman Navaughn Donaldson, who has made more starts at Miami than any other player on the...

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Oklahoma State adds diversity council amid controversy

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State athletics announced a new diversity council Wednesday amid the fallout from football...

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UConn eliminates four sports in COVID-19 related budget cuts

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The University of Connecticut decided to eliminate four athletic teams as it deals with an expected budget...

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West Virginia DC Koenning on leave after player accusations

West Virginia has placed defensive coordinator Vic Koenning on administrative leave after a player alleged in a social media...

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Tennessee to host UConn Huskies on Jan. 21 in Revival Series

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Tennessee Lady Vols will host UConn on Jan. 21 in the second game of the Revival Series between...

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Cardinals sign 1st round pick 3B Jordan Walker for $2.9M

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals signed first-round pick Jordan Walker for $2.9 million, which comes just under the...

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Former Kansas State guard Patrick transfers to DePaul

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Kansas State guard Brian Patrick is headed to DePaul as a graduate transfer, the Blue Demons announced on...

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Veteran Bentley U. women's coach Barbara Stevens retires

BOSTON (AP) — Longtime Bentley University women’s basketball coach Barbara Stevens is retiring after a four-decade run that...

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3 football players announce plans to transfer from Liberty

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — Three football players at Liberty University say they have entered the transfer portal, with two of them...

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Monday Sports in Brief

MLBNEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to unilaterally issue a 60-game schedule for its shortest season since 1878...

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Short season, no summer ball make staying sharp a challenge

If all had gone as he hoped, Elijah Cabell and his Florida State teammates would have been playing for the College World Series...

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The Latest: American sailor Caleb Paine ends Olympic bid

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Caleb Paine, the only American sailor to...

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Return of college athletes gives glimpse of back to school

Late last week, Clemson announced 28 athletes and athletic staffers had tested positive for COVID-19.On Saturday, Kansas State...

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Indiana mourns death of 2-time Hermann Trophy winner Snow

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ken Snow, a two-time national player of the year, died Sunday, three days before his birthday. He was...

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Oklahoma State's Cunningham staying despite postseason ban

Cade Cunningham, one of the nation's top basketball recruits, has chosen to remain at Oklahoma State despite the program being...

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Schiano: Two Rutgers football players have coronavirus

A week after the football team returned to campus, Rutgers is reporting cases of coronavirus with some players.Coach Greg...

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Baylor 3-peat: Another major grad transfer for Lady Bears

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor has added a graduate transfer guard from another major conference for the third year in a row. Former...

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College coaches recommend required Black history courses

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The new committee formed by the National Association of Basketball Coaches to address racism and...

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New sponsorship categories could help Olympic federations

CHICAGO (AP) — Elk Grove Village is holding its own version of “The Bachelor.” It has a nice green rose with five zeroes behind...

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What Would Have Been: Red Sox-Cards and a CWS title

Most of the games played between the Boston Red Sox and St. Louis Cardinals have been in the World Series. If not for the...

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As athletes return to campus, what are they signing up for?

Ohio State calls it the Buckeye Acknowledgment and Pledge, a two-page document the school asked its athletes to sign before...

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LSU official: Football player quarantines were anticipated

LSU has begun asking a number of football players to self-quarantine in the past week because of instances in which some...

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Football players seek changes before returning to UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA officials say they feel good regarding answering the concerns raised by football players about...

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The Latest: NFLPA advises halt to private workouts together

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The medical director of the NFL players’...

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Clemson sees 23 football players test positive for COVID-19

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson said 23 football players have tested positive for coronavirus since returning to campus this...

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Texas Tech adding grad transfer from Alabama in backfield

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech is adding Alabama graduate transfer Chadarius Townsend, who was used sparingly at running back...

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Trump administration backs Idaho transgender sports ban

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A recently passed Idaho law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports — the first such law...

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The Latest: 28 Clemson athletes, staffers test positive

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Clemson said 28 athletes or staff members...

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Winthrop eliminates men's, women's tennis due to virus

ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Winthrop is ending its men's and women's tennis programs due to a financial shortfall caused because of...

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Following athletes, NCAA takes aim at Confederate flag

Emboldened by the athletes it serves, the NCAA is taking another stand on a social issue.The NCAA on Friday expanded its policy...

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Judge dismisses discrimination suit that named Jim Calhoun

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a sexual discrimination lawsuit against the University of Saint Joseph...

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Rangers sign top 2 draft picks who wait to see where they go

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers signed their top two draft picks Friday, even though it is unclear where second...

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Change of plans: Ex-Badger Kobe King won't play at Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Wisconsin guard Kobe King has changed his plans and won’t be playing basketball at...

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The Latest: Inter Miami tests positive for COVID 19

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Inter Miami says one of its players has...

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North Carolina A&T names Will Jones men's basketball coach

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Will Jones' 19-game stint as North Carolina A&T's interim men's basketball coach not only earned him...

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Ohio State-Alabama set first home-and-home football series

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Ohio State have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2027 and 2028 seasons.The...

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LSU top assistant Greg Heiar leaving men's basketball staff

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU associate head basketball coach Greg Heiar is leaving the staff, he announced on social media...

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Univ. of Florida ends 'gator bait' cheer, cites racism

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The University of Florida is ending its “gator bait” cheer at football games and other sports...

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Florida Sen. Rubio introduces NIL bill to push NCAA changes

Florida Sen. Marco Rubio introduced a bill Thursday that would protect the NCAA from being challenged in court if the...

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Tennessee coach says RB Tim Jordan no longer with Vols

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee coach Jeremy Pruitt says running back Tim Jordan is no longer on the team after he was...

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Pitt, WVU extend basketball 'Backyard Brawl' 2 more seasons

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The basketball version of the “Backyard Brawl” rivalry between West Virginia and Pittsburgh has been extended...

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Frost, Hoiberg donating some pay to Nebraska athletics

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska football coach Scott Frost and men's basketball coach Fred Hoiberg will donate part of their...

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Duke's Mayonnaise new sponsor of Charlotte football games

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Duke’s Mayonnaise is the new title sponsor of the regular-season college football game and postseason...

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Utah guard Gach transfers to home state team, Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Utah guard Both Gach (pronounced booth gotch) has decided to transfer to Minnesota to play his last two...

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St. Thomas gains NCAA approval for next step in D1 move

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The University of St. Thomas gained NCAA support Wednesday for the Minnesota school's bid to move its...

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NCAA approves plan for basketball players to access coaches

The NCAA Division I Council on Wednesday approved a plan to allow college basketball players to start working with their...

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Big Sky Conference gives athletes day off on election day

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — The Big Sky Conference said Wednesday that it will give its schools a day off from required athletic...

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The Latest: AVP shifts beach volleyball season to tournament

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The AVP tour will have a three-week beach...

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Southern Heritage cancels September game for health reasons

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Southern Heritage Classic has canceled the Sept. 12 game scheduled between Tennessee State and...

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Washington adds graduate transfer QB Kevin Thomson

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington may have found its quarterback for the upcoming season after Kevin Thomson, the 2019 Big Sky...

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NCAA rules D.J. Carton can play for Marquette right away

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette says the NCAA has granted guard D.J. Carton a waiver that will enable the Ohio State transfer to...

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Ex-Minn. coach Lucia picked to run new CCHA hockey league

Former Minnesota coach Don Lucia was named commissioner Wednesday of the newly formed Central Collegiate Hockey Association, an...

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Prosecutor: Security guard, patient killed by hospital guard

MUNSTER, Ind. (AP) — A retired sheriff’s deputy and psychiatric patient at a northwest Indiana hospital who were involved in a...

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The Latest: 32 positive virus tests for Superdome workers

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Superdome officials say positive COVID-19...

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Oklahoma St. coach Gundy apologizes for wearing OAN T-shirt

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — One day after Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard lashed out at coach Mike Gundy on social media for...

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Bailey, Freeney debut on college Hall of Fame ballot

Georgia cornerback Champ Bailey, Syracuse defensive end Dwight Freeney and Kansas State running back Darren Sproles will appear...

Sports

Texas Kickoff pushed back a day for Mississippi-Baylor

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Kickoff game between Mississippi and Baylor is moving back a day.Game officials announced Monday it...

Business

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft Mojang2. Monopoly, Marmalade Game Studio3. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd4....

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Gundy's OAN support angers star Oklahoma St RB Chuba Hubbard

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State running back Chuba Hubbard and coach Mike Gundy appear to have ironed out their differences...

Sports

Boilermakers' longest-tenured AD, Morgan Burke, dies at 68

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Morgan Burke, the longest serving athletic director in Purdue history, died at his home Monday...

Business

Oregon, Arizona St athletes challenge NCAA in federal court

Attorneys filed a lawsuit against the NCAA in federal court Monday that seeks to prevent the association from limiting the...

Sports

Robert Morris joining Horizon League, football to Big South

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (AP) — Robert Morris is leaving the Northeast Conference to join the Horizon League.The school announced...

Sports

Big Ten commissioner starts voter registration initiative

The Big Ten has created a voter registration initiative to go along with its Anti-Hate and Anti-Racism Coalition, hoping its 14...

Sports

Doyle out as Iowa strength coach; Barta standing by Ferentz

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa athletic director Gary Barta gave a vote of confidence to longtime football coach Kirk Ferentz on...

Sports

Texas president to meet with students on athletes' demands

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The interim president of the University of Texas said Monday he is scheduling meetings with student groups...

Health

What Would Have Been: US Open final round for Father's Day

The golf to watch on Father's Day this year won't be the U.S. Open as is usually the case. There also will be no live baseball...

Health

Police: Colorado man arrested after people held at gunpoint

DENVER (AP) — Authorities have arrested a Colorado man they say held two roofing-company salesmen at gunpoint who had been...

Health

Schools debate whether to detail positive tests for athletes

Over the past two weeks, as college athletes have returned to campuses to work out and prepare for sports later this year, a...

Health

The Latest: La. Tech football player positive for COVID-19

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on sports around the world:___Louisiana Tech officials say a football...

Sports

Iowa defensive back Jack Koerner hurt in jet ski accident

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa defensive back Jack Koerner sustained serious injuries when he and a passenger on a jet ski...

Health

The Latest: Clemson football players lead march on campus

TOP OF THE HOUR:— Members of Clemson football team lead demonstration on campus.— Bust of slave owner torn down, thrown in...

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Missouri football program pushes again for racial justice

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Ryan Walters had just arrived at the University of Missouri to coach safeties for the football program...

Sports

Lawsuit: Coach told Drake player to lie after shooting

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Drake University student who was accidentally shot in the head by a basketball player alleges in a...

Health

ABC names Matt James as its first black 'Bachelor'

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC has named Matt James, its first black “Bachelor” to lead the network's long-running dating competition...

Health

6 Houston athletes test positive for COVID-19 with symptoms

HOUSTON (AP) — The University of Houston is suspending all voluntary workouts for its athletes after six tested positive for...

Sports

NCAA encourages day off from college sports on election day

The NCAA on Friday encouraged its 1,100 member colleges and universities to give athletes the day off from sports on election...

Sports

Ex-Arkansas football coach Bielema sues Razorback Foundation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former Arkansas football coach Bret Bielema, now an assistant with the New York Giants, has filed a...

Sports

Texas athletes: Rename buildings, drop 'The Eyes of Texas'

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A group of University of Texas football players and athletes across several sports called on the school...

Sports

NJIT switches conferences to American East from Atlantic Sun

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Institute of Technology is switching conferences, joining America East and leaving the Atlantic...

Sports

Ferentz, players say positive change underway for Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa football team took a big step toward improving its lines of communication in the week since the...

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Florida governor signs college athlete NIL compensation bill

Florida has cleared the way for college athletes in the state to earn money from endorsement deals as soon as next summer. That...

Sports

Arizona State and Grand Canyon schedule 2-year series

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona State and Grand Canyon will meet in men's basketball for the first time in 40 years next season as part...

Health

Wait continues for hundreds of undrafted baseball players

NEW YORK (AP) — They sat anxiously by their phones, computers and TVs, hoping to hear their names called by big league...

Sports

Liberty player to transfer, cites 'racial insensitivities'

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — A women's basketball player at Liberty University says she is transferring because of “racial...

Health

AP Top 25 Podcast: College football preseason takes shape

The path to playing college football has been laid out by the NCAA.On the latest AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Ross...

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NCAA proposal for extended college football preseason set

The NCAA football oversight committee Thursday finalized a plan for an extended preseason that would include an additional two...

Sports

Team spurs Syracuse coach Babers to comment on racial strife

All it took was a Zoom call with his players to spur Syracuse coach Dino Babers to break his silence on the racial tension in...

Sports

In Torkelson, Tigers could have hitting prospect they need

DETROIT (AP) — An ace right-hander and a slugging corner infielder.It's a combination that's worked before for the Detroit...

Sports

NCAA says it will review Idaho's transgender law in August

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — NCAA officials will discuss Idaho’s law banning transgender women from competing in women’s sports amid...

Sports

Former Michigan gymnast says doctor assaulted him in 1969

DETROIT (AP) — A former gymnast at the University of Michigan said he tried to talk to his coach about being assaulted by a...

Sports

Memphis to play Mississippi State home-and-home in '28, '29

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Tigers will host Mississippi State in 2028 and visit the Bulldogs in 2029 in a new...

Health

The Latest: 2 Texas football players test positive for virus

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Two Texas football players have tested...

Sports

USC welcomes back Reggie Bush after 10 years in NCAA exile

Reggie Bush was the centerpiece of Southern California's last football dynasty. He inspired players to become Trojans and...

Sports

Detroit Tigers select Arizona State infielder Spencer Torkelson with top pick in baseball draft

NEW YORK (AP) — Detroit Tigers select Arizona State infielder Spencer Torkelson with top pick in baseball draft.

Sports

Rights groups, athletes ask NCAA to move tourney from Idaho

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Groups that advocate for civil rights and women’s rights have joined notable athletes in asking the NCAA to...

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Williamson attorney: allegations of ineligibility 'baseless'

Attorneys for Zion Williamson’s former marketing agent are continuing their legal push to examine whether the former Duke...

Sports

Track is back at Brown after outcry about lost opportunities

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University has reinstated its men's varsity track and cross country programs, with the school...

Health

Mid-American schools create separate conference for esports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Aiming to recruit and engage more competitive video gamers, a dozen schools in the Mid-American...

Health

NCAA finalizing plan for extended college football preseason

After the pandemic wiped out spring practice for most major college football teams, an NCAA plan to extend the preseason by two...

Sports

MSU coach, former Texas Tech title guard Noel Johnson dies

WICHITA FALLS, Texas (AP) — Longtime Midwestern State women's basketball coach Noel Johnson, the point guard for Texas Tech's...

Health

The Latest: National Soccer Hall of Fame to reopen Wednesday

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The National Soccer Hall of Fame is...

Sports

Georgia Tech installing artificial turf for 2020 season

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Tech is installing artificial turf on Grant Field at Bobby Dodd Stadium for the 2020 season.The change...

Health

Seniority, generosity may decide who enters college stadiums

Athletic administrators at schools with high ticket demand for college football are making plans to determine who gets a seat...

Health

Some Boise State student-athletes test positive for COVID-19

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Multiple student-athletes at Boise State University have tested positive for COVID-19 after some teams...

Health

Leagues, teams wary of rising stadium expenses amid pandemic

Sporting Kansas City had just packed Children's Mercy Park to the brim for a 4-0 blowout of the Houston Dynamo when the...

Sports

Mike Schmidt recalls 1971 draft, taken 1 spot behind Brett

EDITOR’S NOTE: The money, the scouting, the buzz, it was all different when Major League Baseball held its annual June draft a...

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Iowa players voice unity amid racism allegations in program

Iowa players returned to campus Monday to prepare for voluntary workouts amid an uproar after former Hawkeyes alleged systemic...

Sports

Graduate transfer Johnson headed to Wake Forest, not ETSU

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Graduate transfer Jalen Johnson has decided to play at Wake Forest instead of East Tennessee...

Health

Building bubbles: Cautious 1st steps toward football season

College football is scheduled to kick off in less than three months and there are plenty of reasons to be hopeful that games...

Sports

New Boston College AD Kraft: We will compete for ACC titles

BOSTON (AP) — New Boston College athletic director Patrick Kraft hired two football coaches in his last three years at his old...

Sports

UConn soccer player loses lawsuit over obscene gesture

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that UConn did nothing wrong when it took away the scholarship of a soccer...

Sports

Huskers' Spielman, who left team in March, is transferring

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — JD Spielman, one of the top receivers in Nebraska history, has entered his name in the transfer portal,...

Health

What Would Have Been: London Calling and CWS opening weekend

There will be no Major League Baseball in London and no College World Series in Omaha because of the coronavirus pandemic....

Sports

Iowa strength coach denies 'unethical behavior or bias'

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle denies any “unethical behavior or bias” based...

Sports

Green Bay hires Will Ryan, son of ex-Badgers coach Bo Ryan

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — Green Bay is turning its basketball program over to Will Ryan, the son of former Wisconsin coach Bo...

Health

Fan experience to change profoundly amid COVID-19 pandemic

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Dayton Moore remembers so clearly the vast sections of empty seats inside Kauffman Stadium when he took...

Sports

Iowa strength coach put on leave amid racism allegations

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa football strength and conditioning coach Chris Doyle has been placed on administrative leave after...

Sports

College basketball coaches discuss racism, diversity

Frank Martin remembers the day 22 years ago when he was stopped by a police officer in the middle of nowhere, when he was...

Health

Friday's Sports in Briefs

PRO FOOTBALLNEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said the league was wrong for not listening to players fighting for...

Sports

Kansas agrees to $2.55M settlement with ex-football coach

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas announced late Friday it had reached a settlement with former football coach...

Health

The Latest: Angels to pay minor leaguers at to end of June

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Los Angeles Angels are the latest team...

Sports

Utah suspends Morgan Scalley for texting racial slur in 2013

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah has suspended defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley for using a racial slur in a 2013 text...

Sports

NCAA hits Oklahoma St with postseason ban in corruption case

Oklahoma State has become the first school to be punished by the NCAA in the fallout from the federal corruption investigation...

Sports

DePaul AD Jean Lenti Ponsetto retires after 18 years

CHICAGO (AP) — Longtime DePaul athletic director Jean Lenti Ponsetto is retiring.Ponsetto, who played four sports at DePaul,...

Sports

Clemson WR Ross has surgery to correct spinal issue

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson wide receiver Justyn Ross had surgery Friday for a congenital fusion in his spine that will keep...

Sports

Texas State investigates racial abuse claims against coach

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Texas State ordered an investigation Friday into a former basketball player's allegations of racist...

Sports

Oklahoma State fined $10,000, men's basketball team banned from upcoming postseason in fallout from corruption scandal

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State fined $10,000, men's basketball team banned from upcoming postseason in fallout from...

Sports

AP Top 25 Podcast: Taking first step toward football season

If there is going to be college football in the fall, the first step is getting the players back together while still fighting...

Health

The Latest: 75 Penn State football players to return Monday

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Penn State will begin bringing some...

Sports

Texas football players march to Capitol to honor Floyd

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Dozens of University of Texas football players marched with Austin police officers from campus to the...

Sports

Oregon State dismisses player after racist chat surfaces

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State has dismissed a tight end after a recording surfaced of the player making racist and...

Business

Congressman: No NCAA antitrust exemption in athlete pay bill

Federal legislation setting guidelines for college athletes to pursue money-making opportunities could be proposed within a...

Health

Georgia AD Greg McGarity given 1-year contract extension

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia athletic director Greg McGarity has been given a one-year contract extension.The announcement came...

Health

7 Arkansas St. athletes positive for COVID-19, no symptoms

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Seven Arkansas State athletes tested positive for COVID-19 and are self-isolating for 14 days,...

Sports

FSU's Norvell sorry after star player accused coach of lying

Florida State's Mike Norvell apologized Thursday after a star player accused the coach of lying about personally connecting...

Business

Georgia Tech athletes get day off to vote on Election Day

ATLANTA (AP) — In the wake of nationwide protests over police brutality, Georgia Tech wants to make sure its athletes take time...

Health

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

The United Nations is among organizations urging companies to create a “people's vaccine” for COVID-19 that would be free to...

Sports

South Carolina's Martin to chair hoops committee on race

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — South Carolina coach Frank Martin will chair a new committee formed by the National Association of...

Sports

New plea change hearing for suspect accused of game threat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A magistrate judge rescheduled a change of plea hearing for a man accused of threatening a shooting at...

Health

2 more Oklahoma St football players positive for COVID-19

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Two more Oklahoma State football players have tested positive for COVID-19 since returning to campus...

Health

The Latest: Detroit Pistons set to reopen practice facility

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Detroit Pistons are set to reopen their...

Sports

Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pitt coach, dies at 85

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, the coach of Pittsburgh’s 1976 national championship team...

Health

Butler adds all-conference guard to roster as transfer

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Star guard Bo Hodges has decided to transfer from East Tennessee State to Butler next season.Bulldogs coach...

Business

Study: College sports trail pro leagues in diversity hiring

A diversity report for racial and gender hiring across college sports found overall improvement yet still reported grades...

Health

Oklahoma schools reopening plan recommends wearing masks

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Department of Education released guidance Wednesday for how public schools could reopen...

Sports

Arizona's Sean Miller adds international flavor to roster

Sean Miller has reeled in some of nation's best recruiting classes during his 11-year stint at Arizona, players who starred in...

Sports

Mike Miller leaves Memphis coaching staff to focus on family

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Mike Miller is leaving Memphis coach Penny Hardaway's staff after two seasons, saying he needs to spend...

Sports

Temple's Patrick Kraft hired as Boston College AD

Boston College hired Patrick Kraft as its new athletic director on Wednesday, bringing in the former Temple AD to replace...

Sports

Family says College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pittsburgh coach, dies at age 85

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Family says College Football Hall of Famer Johnny Majors, former Tennessee and Pittsburgh coach, dies...

Health

Friends mourn ex-Indiana football player slain during unrest

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — To those who knew former Indiana University football player Chris Beaty, it was no surprise that he would...

Health

Tuesday's Sports in Brief

BASKETBALLWASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld was an undersized NBA center known more for his bruising picks, tenacious rebounding and...

Sports

Clemson assistant Pearman apologizes for using racial slur

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson assistant coach Danny Pearman said he made a “grave mistake” when he repeated a racial slur to...

Health

The Latest: OSU linebacker tests positive following protest

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Oklahoma State linebacker Amen Ogbongbemiga...

Sports

Report: Rutgers softball needs change, but not discipline

A law firm released a report Tuesday on allegations of physical and emotional abuse in Rutgers University's softball program...

Sports

Former exec pleads guilty to bribing son's way into college

BOSTON (AP) — A former technology executive pleaded guilty Tuesday to paying $300,000 to bribe his son's way into Georgetown...

Sports

Retired officer, ex-college athlete among victims of unrest

One man was a retired St. Louis police captain checking on his friend's shop. Another was the beloved owner of a Louisville...

Health

Safe: Bowling Green baseball saved by donors after being cut

CLEVELAND (AP) — Thrown out, Bowling Green baseball is now safe.The school said Tuesday it is immediately reinstating its...

Health

Tour creates pathway for NCAA players who go stay 4 years

The PGA Tour now has a dedicated path for student-athletes from the NCAA, with an emphasis on students.The tour’s policy board...

Health

Will open seats be familiar sight in sports as virus fades?

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Empty seats have been the norm the past few years at the University of Kansas, where a succession of...

Health

Notre Dame-Navy football opener moved from Ireland to U.S.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The college football season opener between Notre Dame and Navy has been moved out of Ireland because of...

Sports

Mountain West to eliminate some postseason tournaments

The Mountain West is eliminating postseason tournaments in baseball, men’s and women’s tennis and women’s soccer and shortening...

Sports

Big Ten Commissioner Warren creates anti-racism coalition

The Big Ten's Kevin Warren, the first black commissioner of a Power Five conference, is creating a coalition to give the...

Business

Judge tosses ex-basketball players' 'Fortnite' dance lawsuit

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit in which two former University of Maryland men’s basketball...

Sports

Clemson leading scorer Simms returning for final year

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson leading scorer Aamir Simms is returning for a final season after withdrawing his name from the NBA...

Sports

LSU schedules first football games vs Grambling, Southern

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Defending national champion LSU has for the first time scheduled football games with Southern and...

Sports

Clemson WR Ross out for the year due to spinal condition

Clemson receiver Justyn Ross, considered a first-round NFL draft pick next spring, will miss the upcoming college season due to...

Sports

Former Auburn football coach Pat Dye dies at 80

College Football Hall of Famer Pat Dye, who took over a downtrodden Auburn football program in 1981 and turned it into a...

Health

The Latest: Australia rugby league tour of England canceled

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The first England-Australia rugby league...

Sports

Non-revenue sports fret over college athlete compensation

College coaches in non-revenue sports are worried about the impact legislation allowing compensation for athletes could have on...

Sports

Former Fresno State baseball coach Bob Bennett dies at 86

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Bob Bennett, the winningest baseball coach in Fresno State history and a member of the College Baseball...

Health

College Football Hall of Fame damaged in Atlanta protests

ATLANTA (AP) — The College Football Hall of Fame is boarded up and assessing damage from a destructive night of protests in...

Sports

Florida G Nembhard withdraws from NBA draft, transfers

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is removing his name from the NBA draft and returning to school —...

Health

Number of eliminated college sports programs nearing 100

Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls stemming from the pandemic are approaching an unwelcome milestone: In coming days,...

Health

Column: A college hockey program worth saving in Alabama

They've always been an outlier, a major college hockey program in the Deep South.As with most pioneers, they've teetered on the...

Health

Big 12 revenue distribution down only slightly amid pandemic

The Big 12's revenue distribution to its 10 schools decreased only slightly because of the pandemic that led to the...

Health

The Latest: West Indies cricket cutting pay by 50%

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Cricket West Indies has announced a...

Sports

Power Five leagues ask Congress for athlete compensation law

The Power Five conference commissioners are asking Congress to move forward with federal legislation regarding compensation for...

Health

NCAA offers guidance for bringing athletes back to campus

The NCAA released a long and detailed plan Friday to help schools bring back athletes to campus during a pandemic.While schools...

Sports

Alabama-Huntsville hockey gets another chance

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama-Huntsville’s hockey program has gotten a reprieve — for now.Athletic director Cade Smith said...

Sports

AP Top 25 Podcast: Looking for 2020's Burrow or Baylor

Baylor and Minnesota went from unranked to conference title contenders in 2019.Joe Burrow went from middle-of-the-pack...

Health

Shortened MLB amateur draft to remain at New Jersey studio

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s shortened amateur draft will remain at the MLB Network studios in Secaucus, New Jersey,...

Sports

QB Daniels heading to Georgia after leaving Southern Cal

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia has picked up another high-profile transfer quarterback, landing former Southern California starter JT...

Sports

Police: Tulane football player arrested after punching girl

ZACHARY, La. (AP) — A fight at a Waffle House in Louisiana landed a Tulane University football player in jail and a teenage...

Sports

"Athlete A" gymnast Nichols, OU QB Hurts Big 12 top athletes

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Two-time NCAA all-around champion gymnast Maggie Nichols and Heisman Trophy runner-up Jalen Hurts were...

Sports

Stuart Robinson leaving SUNY New Paltz to become NYU’s AD

NEW YORK (AP) — Stuart Robinson is leaving SUNY New Paltz to become NYU's athletic director.NYU said Thursday that Robinson...

Sports

Jason Terry returning to Arizona as assistant coach

Former Arizona star Jason Terry is headed back to the desert.Arizona hired Terry as an assistant basketball coach Thursday,...

Sports

Hoya to B12: Ex-Georgetown G McClung signs with Texas Tech

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Former Georgetown guard Mac McClung will play at Texas Tech after Davide Moretti's departure from the Red...

Health

The Latest: Iowa AD looking at different football scenarios

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Iowa athletic director Gary Barta is not...

Health

Georgia's Smart: Players will be safer working out on campus

ATLANTA (AP) — As he prepares to welcome his players back to campus, Georgia coach Kirby Smart insisted Thursday that they'll...

Sports

Brown to go from 38 to 29 sports to enhance competitiveness

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University will reduce its number of varsity sports from 38 to 29 in a move designed to make the...

Sports

Conference USA sets bowl lineup for 2020-25

DALLAS (AP) — Conference USA has secured its bowl lineup through the 2025 season, with seven guaranteed postseason appearances...

Sports

Kentucky, Notre Dame meet this fall to begin 3-year series

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky and Notre Dame play this fall to begin a three-year series between two of college basketball’s...

Sports

Houston's White out for year after injuring knee in workout

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston forward Fabian White Jr. will have knee surgery this week and miss this season after injuring himself in...

Sports

NCAA makes Juzang eligible at UCLA for next season

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kentucky transfer Johnny Juzang can play basketball for UCLA this winter.The NCAA on Wednesday approved a...

Sports

Report: Hurley accused Arizona State AD in booster scandal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State men's basketball coach Bobby Hurley sent an email to Ray Anderson last season alleging the...

Health

Title IX major factor for colleges looking at sports cuts

Financially challenged schools considering cutting sports in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic are making difficult...

Health

Ross Stripling pitches ... financial advice during pandemic

Ross Stripling has spent much of the last two months working on an island —- the one in the kitchen of his Houston home.With...

Health

The Latest: Iowa St AD sees football games with 30,000 fans

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___Iowa State athletic director Jaime Pollard...

Health

Pac-12: Voluntary workouts can resume on campus on June 15

The Pac-12 Conference will allow voluntary workouts on campus for all sports beginning June 15, subject to the decision of each...

Sports

Chris Dufresne, heralded college football writer, dies at 62

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Dufresne, an award-winning former sports writer for the Los Angeles Times, has died. He was 62.He died...

Sports

Texas Tech's Davide Moretti turning pro back home in Italy

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech guard Davide Moretti is skipping his final season to turn pro with Olimpia Milano is his home...

Sports

Idaho State track athletes want transgender lawsuit tossed

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Two female athletes at Idaho State University want a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit challenging a new...

Sports

Ex-De Paul player Jalen Coleman-Lands signs with Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Former DePaul guard Jalen Coleman-Lands is joining Iowa State as a graduate transfer.Iowa State announced...

Sports

Lawyers appointed to look out for U. Mich. sex case victims

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday appointed three attorneys to look out for the interests of anyone who said they were...

Sports

QB Ramsey, punter Adams transfer to Northwestern

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — Former Indiana quarterback Peyton Ramsey has transferred to Northwestern, giving the Wildcats another...

Sports

Networks, conferences delay announcing early-season games

NEW YORK (AP) — College football conferences and television networks have agreed to hold off on announcing start times for...

Health

Augenstein among those taking 5th year of NCAA eligibility

The runner-up at the U.S. Amateur last summer, John Augenstein’s plan was to play in the Masters, finish out his senior season...

Sports

New parent charged in admissions case, agrees to guilty plea

A Pennsylvania man pleaded guilty Tuesday to bribing Georgetown University's former tennis coach $50,000 to get his daughter...

Health

Ewing out of hospital after being treated for COVID-19

Georgetown basketball coach and former NBA great Patrick Ewing has been released from the hospital and is recovering from...

Sports

Eddie Sutton, Hall of Fame basketball coach, dies at 84

Eddie Sutton waited so long to be inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. He couldn't hang on long enough...

Sports

Sessions, running for Senate, rejects Trump's criticism

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Jeff Sessions pushed back at President Donald Trump’s criticism Saturday, telling Trump that he was...

Sports

Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf arrested in California

PALM DESERT, Calif. (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Ryan Leaf was arrested in Southern California on Friday.Leaf, 44, was...

Health

As Native Americans fight virus, basketball takes a timeout

PHOENIX (AP) — Basketball is woven into the fabric of Native American life.Kids dribble balls on dirt courts and shoot at...

Health

Alabama coronavirus outlook worsening amid state reopening

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — With Alabama's coronavirus caseload worsening while casinos, churches and more reopen, the state's most...

Health

HBCUs work to return to sports amid new coronavirus

In the 100 years since the Southwestern Athletic Conference was formed, the conference home for some of the nation’s most...

Health

The Latest: Outlaws run in front of limited fans in Missouri

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The World of Outlaws raced in front of live...

Sports

QB Caylin Newton, Cam's brother, transferrring to Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Former Howard quarterback Caylin Newton, the younger brother of ex-Carolina Panthers starter Cam, says he...