College Sports

AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File
March 21, 2019 - 2:42 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — College basketball fans lined up at casinos and racetracks or furiously tapped smartphone screens Thursday to get down bets on March Madness, many in states where it is legal for the first time. Joe Palumbo of West Babylon, New York, traveled Thursday to the Borgata...
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March 10, 2019 - 11:05 am
AMES, Iowa (AP) — For the first time, Texas Tech can call itself champions of the Big 12. After his performance on Saturday, Jarrett Culver might soon be able to call himself the league's player of the year as well. Culver scored a career-high 31 points, Davide Moretti added 20 and No. 8 Texas Tech...
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AP Photo/Mel Evans, File
March 04, 2019 - 4:39 pm
Jim Delany helped the Big Ten grow to 14 schools, launched the first athletic conference television network and helped construct the College Football Playoff while steadfastly protecting the league's relationship with the Rose Bowl. Over three decades, as Big Ten revenues soared under his...
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AP photo/Wade Payne, File
March 03, 2019 - 12:51 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — College basketball teams are trying to get fans to keep coming to games in the age of smartphones by making those phones an integral part of the experience. That's evident every time cellphones in the stands light up arenas across the country during pregame lineup...
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February 06, 2019 - 6:52 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Leave it to the Southeastern Conference to provide some drama on signing day that otherwise seemed anticlimactic. Even though the vast majority of recruits already had finalized their college decisions in the December signing period, the traditional February signing date...
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AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall
February 03, 2019 - 12:14 pm
AMES, Iowa (AP) — For once, Marial Shayok couldn't buy a basket. But when the Cyclones absolutely had to have one go down, the Big 12's leading scorer came through. Talen Horton-Tucker scored 15 points, Shayok had 12 — including a crucial jumper with 25 seconds left — and No. 20 Iowa State held off...
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January 19, 2019 - 10:31 am
BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — A jury Friday found a former Utah State University football player guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college. The jury convicted 25-year-old Torrey Green of five counts of rape, one charge of object rape, a count of forcible sexual abuse and one...
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AP Photo/David J. Phillip
January 07, 2019 - 7:38 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The College Football Playoff is not close to expanding. After a month of chatter about possible changes to the four-team playoff, the conference commissioners and university presidents who constitute the playoff brain trust met Monday at the Fairmont Hotel in downtown San...
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January 06, 2019 - 2:25 pm
LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Freshman Queen Egbo had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 8 Baylor followed its victory over top-ranked UConn with a 73-56 win against Texas Tech in its Big 12 opener on Sunday. The Lady Bears (11-1, 1-0), who have won the last eight Big 12 titles, went ahead to stay by...
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January 04, 2019 - 8:00 pm
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Before North Dakota State made Fargo to Frisco an annual trip, Eastern Washington won the first FCS championship game played in North Texas. That was eight years ago. The Big Sky Conference champion Eagles (12-2) are finally back in the title game and aren't surprised that on...
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