College Sports

AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File
April 19, 2019 - 2:58 pm
A proposal to require a graduate transfer to count against a team's scholarship total for two years in football and basketball has been rejected by the NCAA. The Division I Council on Friday voted down a proposal that could have tapped the brakes on the de facto free agency created by a rule...
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April 16, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Football and basketball coaches may be less likely to add graduate transfers to their teams under a change being considered by the NCAA. The NCAA Division I Council is expected to vote by Friday on an amendment that would require a grad transfer to count against a team's scholarship total for two...
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April 15, 2019 - 5:50 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft. Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson captivated all of college...
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March 29, 2019 - 6:02 pm
BOSTON (AP) — From a Napa Valley vintner to a Hot Pockets heiress, a procession of wealthy parents made their first appearances in federal court Friday on charges they paid bribes to get their children into top colleges. The 15 parents, including CEOs, investment executives, real estate developers...
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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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