College Sports

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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AP Photo/LM Otero
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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AP Photo/Julio Cortez
January 04, 2019 - 5:17 pm
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie wants lawmakers across the country to resist a bill that would give the federal government control over regulating sports betting. The Republican said Friday at a conference of legislators that states have proven they can handle the job...
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AP Photo/David J. Phillip
December 29, 2018 - 1:55 pm
No more timeouts, see off the year, Offer a toast and close the show With champagne flutes or cans of beer — 2018 ... time to let go. ___ FIRST QUARTER Who wrote this law? By whose decree College football means SEC? Bama turns from Hurts to Tua, Saban's tribe sings hallelujah. In court, young...
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BIG 12
© Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports
October 30, 2018 - 1:55 pm
The Big 12 board of directors has unanimously endorsed an independent report that says Baylor has implemented recommendations for reforming its Title IX process after a campus sexual assault scandal more than two years ago.
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