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OSU softball: Cowgirls beat Florida State 3-2 to clinch eighth trip to Women's College World Series

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Call her THE Chyenne Factor. Factor’s solo home run to left to lead off the third inning broke a scoreless...

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OU softball: Sooners rout Northwestern 8-0 to earn 13th trip to Women's College World Series

NORMAN — The Oklahoma softball team swarmed the right-center field wall next to the display of the program’s Women’s College...

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OSU football: Three key summer storylines that aren't about the quarterback

STILLWATER — Everyone knows the biggest storyline surrounding Oklahoma State football is the ongoing quarterback competition....

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OU football: Lincoln Riley says Sooners' defensive recruiting in better shape than 2015 offensive recruiting

NORMAN — Since Lincoln Riley arrived in Norman in January 2015, the results have been inarguable. The Sooners have gone to...

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6 SEC schools among 16 regional hosts for NCAA Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — LSU will host a regional in the NCAA baseball tournament for the 26th time, while West Virginia was selected...

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Surging Buckeyes beat Nebraska 3-1 for Big Ten championship

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The durable left arms of Griffan Smith and Andrew Magno carried Ohio State to an improbable Big Ten...

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Vandy rallies for 11-10 win over Ole Miss in SEC title game

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — The Vanderbilt Commodores mostly breezed into the Southeastern Conference Tournament championship game.That...

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Oklahoma St. tops W. Virginia 5-2 in Big 12 title game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma State had to work twice as hard to win the Big 12 title.The Cowboys' tournament semifinal against...

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Wisconsin assistant coach's wife, daughter die in crash

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The University of Wisconsin said Sunday the wife and daughter of men's basketball assistant coach Howard Moore...

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North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's parade of pitchers kept trying to outdo one another. The hitters kept swinging for the...

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Maryland wins 14th national title in women's lacrosse

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Maryland women's lacrosse team has set a high bar and continued to distance itself from the rest of the...

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Ohio State beats Gophers 8-6 to reach B10 championship game

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Brady Cherry homered during a four-run fourth inning and Ohio State held on to beat Minnesota 8-6 Sunday and...

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Garcia's RBI single in 10th lifts Oklahoma St. to title game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alix Garcia singled in the bottom of the 10th inning to score Andrew Navigato, and Oklahoma State defeated...

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Auburn announcer Rod Bramblett, wife killed in auto accident

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Rod Bramblett, the longtime radio announcer for Auburn football and basketball games, and his wife were...

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Weather pushes Oklahoma State-TCU Big 12 semi to Sunday

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Big 12 baseball tournament semifinal between Oklahoma State and TCU has been pushed from Saturday...

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Huskers beat Michigan to make 1st B10 title game since 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach had three hits and drove in three runs, and Robbie Palkert threw 5 1-3 innings of...

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Minnesota-Ohio State rematch postponed at Big Ten Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Minnesota's rematch with Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Sunday because of the...

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Guldberg lifts Yellow Jackets past Wolfpack, 9-2

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Gulberg hit a three-run homer, his first home run of the season, and Georgia Tech advanced to the...

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Vandy powers past LSU 13-4 and into SEC championship game

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Ty Duvall drove in four runs and Ethan Paul three, powering Vanderbilt into the Southeastern Conference...

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Texas Tech tops West Virginia 10-3, stays alive in Big 12

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brian Klein and Cameron Warren each had two hits to help top-seeded Texas Tech defeat West Virginia 10-3...

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Kessinger, bullpen lead Ole Miss past Georgia 5-3 in semis

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Grae Kessinger had three hits, including a two-run homer, to help lead Mississippi to a 5-3 win over...

Felton was ready when called down the stretch

SportsMay 9, 2019

Readiness A Through two-thirds of the season, Felton had played in just 15 of 55 games and was shooting just 20 percent from 3-point range. You thought his career might be finished. But Felton played in 18 games the rest of the way, joined the...

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TCU stays alive in Big 12 with 13-6 win over Oklahoma St.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Josh Watson and Zach Humphreys both had four hits, and TCU stayed alive in the Big 12 Tournament with a...

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Tar Heels rout B.C. 13-5 to earn ACC title shot

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Busch had four hits, including a two-run homer, to pace a 13-hit attack and North Carolina beat...

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TCU tops Baylor in suspended game to reach Big 12 semis

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — TCU defeated Baylor 5-2 in a Big 12 Tournament elimination game Saturday after the game was suspended...

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Friday Sports in Brief

BASEBALLWASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now...

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Minnesota beats Iowa 3-0 to reach Big Ten semifinals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Eli Wilson had two hits and drove in two runs, helping Minnesota eliminate Iowa in the Big Ten tournament...

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Florida State's Van Eyk stymies Wolfpack, 11-0

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — CJ Van Eyk allowed just one hit over six innings and Florida State had 16 hits Friday night in an 11-0...

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LSU rides big innings to 12-2 rout of Mississippi State

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drew Bianco, Zach Watson and Chris Reid each drove in two runs and LSU routed Mississippi State 12-2 on...

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Michigan bounces Maryland from Big Ten tourney with 10-4 win

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jesse Franklin went 2 for 4 with two walks and an RBI double, one of four Michigan batters with multiple...

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UNC rallies past Miami, 7-5, in 11 innings

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Ike Freeman hit a sacrifice fly with one out in the 11th inning Friday, lifting North Carolina to a 7-5...

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Holt leads Texas Tech past Kansas in Big 12 elimination game

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabe Holt's two-run homer in the seventh inning helped Texas Tech defeat Kansas 7-5 in a Big 12 Tournament...

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Defending champ Ole Miss tops Arkansas 3-2 in SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Thomas Dillard and Grae Kessinger drove in the tying and go-ahead runs in the eighth and defending...

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Kansas forward De Sousa gets year of eligibility back

Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa finally got some good news from the NCAA on Friday.His education and career had been in limbo...

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Fisher, Huskers pound Iowa 11-1 at Big Ten Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nate Fisher scattered four hits over seven innings and Nebraska pounded Iowa 11-1 on Friday to reach the...

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Dennis Rodman's son will play for Washington State

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — The son of former NBA star Dennis Rodman has committed to play at Washington State.DJ Rodman, a 6-foot-6...

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Ohio State beats Maryland 3-2 in Big Ten tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Seventh-seeded Ohio State advanced to the semifinals of the Big Ten Tournament by holding off Maryland 3-2...

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English does it all for Georgia Tech against Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Tristin English doubled off the left-field wall with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning Friday,...

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2 Clemson players suspended for season; NCAA rejects appeal

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson tight end Braden Galloway and offensive lineman Zach Giella will miss next season after an NCAA...

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Your daily look at late breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. PM MAY TO LEAVE...

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Thursday Sports in Brief

NBAOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant won't be ready to play in time for Game 1 of the NBA Finals on May 30.The two-time...

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Elliott's 6 scoreless innings lead Oklahoma St. past Baylor

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Jensen Elliott threw six scoreless innings to help Oklahoma State defeat Baylor 5-0 in the Big 12...

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Vanderbilt shuts out Mississippi St 1-0 at SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Drake Fellows pitched six scoreless innings for his 11th win of the season and top-seeded Vanderbilt beat...

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NC State rallies past Wake Forest 6-5 in ACC tournament

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Terrell Tatum's two-run infield single keyed North Carolina State's four-run ninth inning that rallied the...

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Bjork hired as Texas A&M athletic director

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Ross Bjork has been hired as Texas A&M's athletic director.Bjork, who is the athletic director at...

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Ohio St-Maryland suspended in 8th inning at B10 Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Ohio State-Maryland game at the Big Ten Tournament will resume Friday morning after being suspended...

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Manoah's pitching leads West Virginia past Texas Tech

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alek Manoah's dominance helped fourth-seeded West Virginia beat top-seeded Texas Tech 5-1 in the Big 12...

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Rainy forecast postpones Iowa-Nebraska game at B10 tourney

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Iowa-Nebraska game at the Big Ten Tournament has been postponed until Friday morning because of...

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Sullivan's 2-run double lifts Georgia past Arkansas, 3-1

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Patrick Sullivan's two-run double in the bottom of the eighth lifted Georgia to a 3-1 win over Arkansas on...

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Miami beats Virginia 10-3 at ACC Tournament

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Adrian Del Castillo homered, Freddy Zamora drove in three runs and Miami beat Virginia 10-3 on Thursday at...

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Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games

College football's bowl season will begin on a Friday this season and several minor bowls have been pushed back on the calendar...

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TCU scores 14 in 4th inning, blasts Oklahoma 15-3

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Josh Watson hit a grand slam in TCU's tournament-record 14-run fourth inning and the Horned Frogs routed...

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Guard Marta Sniezek transfers from Stanford to Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Guard Marta Sniezek has announced her transfer from Stanford and is immediately eligible to play for...

Thunder hinges on Russell Westbrook attacking inefficiencies

SportsMay 12, 2019

Russell Westbrook prides himself on consistency. There’s arguably been no more consistent player in the NBA the last three years, from his accolades to his team’s postseason finish. In each of the last three years since Kevin Durant left...

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Minnesota upsets top-seeded Indiana 9-4

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Kozicky and Eli Wilson each drove in two runs and Minnesota upset top-seeded Indiana 9-4 on Thursday,...

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Wild pitch, errant throw help LSU rally past Auburn 4-3

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — In a bizarre finish, No. 5 seed LSU scored the tying and winning runs after a wild pitch in the bottom of...

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Best-selling Books Week Ending 5/18/19HARDCOVER FICTION1. "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Della Owens (G.P. Putnam's Sons)2. "The...

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Hawaii Bowl returns to Christmas Eve for 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — The Hawaii Bowl will be back on Christmas Eve this year after being played on Dec. 22 last season, only the...

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Maryland physicians to be employed outside athletics

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland will have medical staff tending to the school's sports teams employed...

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Belk Bowl featuring ACC, SEC teams moving to New Year's eve

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Belk Bowl is moving to New Year's eve.The annual football game which features a matchup between the...

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NC State gives women's hoops coach Wes Moore 6-year deal

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has given women's basketball coach Wes Moore a new six-year contract.Athletic...

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Alabama, South Florida to start three-game series in 2023

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and South Florida will start a three-game football series in the 2023 season.The schools...

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UCLA hires Michael Lewis as assistant basketball coach

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA coach Mick Cronin has hired Michael Lewis as an assistant on his new staff.Lewis spent the last three...

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Kansas outlasts K-State 15-14 in 11 innings

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brett Vosik had three hits and four RBIs and Kansas rallied for four runs in the bottom of the 11th inning...

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Clemson throws 1-hitter in 7-1 victory vs Louisville at ACC

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mat Clark took a perfect game into the eighth inning, leading Clemson past Louisville 7-1 on Thursday at...

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Ole Miss rallies in 9th to beat Texas A&M 1-0

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cole Zabowski's two-out double in the ninth brought home the game's only run as Mississippi edged Texas A&M...

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Michigan stuns Illinois 5-4 in Big Ten Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jordan Nwogu drilled a two-run double with two outs in the bottom of the ninth to push Michigan past...

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OSU golf: Chemo? Radiation? Stage 3 cancer? Can't keep assistant coach Donnie Darr from Cowboys

There was a moment during each round when Donnie Darr went from the supporter to the supported. The Oklahoma State assistant...

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Texas gives football coach Herman 2-year contract extension

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Tom Herman's Texas Longhorns won 10 games for the first time in a decade. Now the school is giving him a...

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Former Colorado coach Ricardo Patton joins Vandy's staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former Colorado and Northern Illinois coach Ricardo Patton has joined Vanderbilt's staff as a senior...

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Former Bills DT Adolphus Washington signs with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Defensive tackle Adolphus Washington has signed with the Miami Dolphins, his fourth team since the start of...

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Mississippi State outlasts LSU 6-5 in 17 innings at 3 am

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Gunner Halter hit a run-scoring single in the bottom of the 17th inning and Mississippi State beat LSU 6-5...

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Wednesday Sports in Brief

NFLKEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — NFL owners gave the competition committee the go-ahead Wednesday to decide whether to refine the...

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Huskers strike early, beat Gophers 8-2 in Big Ten Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Spencer Schwellenbach's bases-loaded double highlighted Nebraska's five-run third inning, and the...

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Hawkeyes upset No. 1 seed Indiana 4-2 in Big Ten Tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cole McDonald allowed five hits and struck out nine in eight innings, and bottom seed Iowa knocked off...

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Simpson sparks Oklahoma State past TCU 5-2 in Big 12 Tourney

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Colin Simpson homered and knocked in two runs to help Oklahoma State defeat TCU 5-2 on Wednesday night in...

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North Carolina edges Virginia 3-2 in 10 innings in ACC

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Angel Zarate scored the winning run on a hit batsman with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th...

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Thomas leads Baylor past Oklahoma 8-2 in Big 12 Tournament

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Andy Thomas had two hits and knocked in three runs to help Baylor defeat Oklahoma 8-2 on Wednesday in the...

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Duke wins a thriller for 7th NCAA women's golf title

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Trailing in four of five matches on the back nine, Duke knew there was plenty of time in what became...

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Michigan hires Juwan Howard as basketball coach

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Juwan Howard is coming back to Michigan.The former member of the Fab Five agreed to a five-year deal,...

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Bleday has 5 hits, Vanderbilt rolls to 11-1 win over Auburn

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — JJ Bleday had five hits, Mason Hickman threw six stellar innings and top-seeded Vanderbilt cruised to an...

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Georgia Tech knocks out Notre Dame 12-6 in ACC Tournament

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Jackson Webb hit a two-run double and scored twice, Amos Willingham allowed six hits in six innings and...

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While NCAA stalls, game publisher forms college esports body

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A month after the NCAA voted to table a discussion regarding esports, "League of Legends" publisher Riot...

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Top-seeded Texas Tech beats K-State 7-4 in Big 12 tourney

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taylor Floyd got top-seeded Texas Tech out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth and the Red...

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Ohio State beats No. 2 seed Michigan 2-1 in Big Ten tourney

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dillon Dingler broke open a tie game with an RBI single in the eighth inning and Ohio State beat Michigan...

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Notre Dame's Brey: Transferring players need 'deterrent'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The NCAA is granting too many waivers allowing players who transfer to compete immediately, Notre Dame coach...

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Shepherd's homer gives Georgia 2-0 victory over Texas A&M

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cam Shepherd belted a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give No. 3 seed...

OU football: Expanding beer sales all about luring, keeping new fans

SportsMay 11, 2019

Before voting to expand the sale of alcoholic beverages to all sporting events, the Oklahoma Board of Regents had a question for school president Jim Gallogly. What’s the projected revenue? Gallogly had already told them limited sales of beer...

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MIAC ousts original member St. Thomas for being too strong

The Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has decided to oust St. Thomas, the largest school in the NCAA Division III...

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Arkansas defeats Ole Miss 5-3 in SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jack Kenley knocked home three runs Wednesday as No. 2 seed Arkansas defeated No. 7 seed Mississippi 5-3 in...

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West Virginia gets 17 hits, beats Kansas 12-8

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Brandon White and Paul McIntosh each knocked in four runs and West Virginia beat fifth-seeded Kansas 12-8...

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Couple who accused Georgia Tech's Pastner charged

ORO VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona couple is facing more criminal charges for allegedly trying to implicate Georgia Tech...

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BC upsets top-seed Louisville at ACC Tournament

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dan Metzdorf threw a three-hitter, Jake Alu drove in three runs and Boston College beat top-seeded...

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Maryland beats Illinois 6-2 in Big Ten opener

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Maxwell Costes and Justin Vought each hit two-run homers in the eighth inning and Maryland beat third-seeded...

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Ohio State hoops adds California transfer Justin Sueing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State basketball program is adding California's leading scorer Justin Sueing to the team.The...

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Iowa hires Billy Taylor as assistant basketball coach

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has hired former Lehigh and Ball State head coach Billy Taylor to be an assistant on Fran...

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AP Top 25 Podcast: Fitzgerald on transfers, Wildcats new QB

Coming off a surprising appearance in the Big Ten title game, Northwestern and coach Pat Fitzgerald replace a four-year...

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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:___May 21The Los Angeles Times on U.S.-Iran...

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Tuesday Sports in Brief

NHLST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades.David Perron had...

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Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik was fairly calm in the midst of his eight-pitch battle with Atlanta closer Luke Jackson. A pair...

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LSU rallies to beat South Carolina 8-6 in SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Josh Smith homered and scored three times as No. 5 seed LSU erased an early four-run deficit and defeated...

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Duke tops Notre Dame 10-6 at ACC Tournament

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Michael Rothenberg hit a grand slam and drove in five runs, and Duke beat Notre Dame 10-6 on Tuesday night...

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Michigan's Brazdeikis staying in draft

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's Iggy Brazdeikis is staying in the NBA draft.The basketball program announced his decision...

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Ex-Louisville coach Denny Crum hospitalized with a stroke

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — An official with Denny Crum's foundation says the former Louisville coach has been hospitalized after...

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Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett leaving for NBA

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Syracuse forward Oshae Brissett has decided to keep his name in the NBA draft and won't return for his...

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Moore delivers for Arizona in NCAA quarterfinals

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Haley Moore delivered again for Arizona, making a 15-foot birdie putt for a 1-up victory that sent...

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Ward helps Auburn outlast Tennessee 5-3 in SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Judd Ward bunted home the go-ahead run and hit a two-run homer Tuesday as No. 8 seed Auburn defeated No. 9...

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UCLA: Terry Donahue, retired football coach, has cancer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Terry Donahue, the winningest football coach in UCLA and Pac-12 history, has been diagnosed with cancer.The...

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Clemson forward Baehre tears knee ligament

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson forward Jonathan Baehre is out indefinitely after tearing a knee ligament.The school says the...

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3-run seventh lifts Wake Forest 7-4 past FSU in ACC

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest scored go-ahead runs on two bases-loaded walks and a passed ball in the seventh inning to...

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Maryland women add Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland has boosted its frontcourt by adding Tennessee transfer Mimi Collins.Maryland announced...

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Setbacks motivated Maria Fassi to return, win NCAA title

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Nothing drives Maria Fassi of Mexico like failure.Fassi was the Annika Award last year as the best...

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Washington State fires baseball coach Marty Lees

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has fired baseball coach Marty Lees after four disappointing seasons.Athletic director...

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Mariota's approach to final year of contract: 'Let it ride'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Going into the final year of his rookie contract, Marcus Mariota hasn't changed anything about how he...

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Ethridge, Ole Miss top Missouri 2-1 in SEC Tournament

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Will Ethridge allowed one run in seven innings and Mississippi beat Missouri 2-1 Tuesday in the first round...

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Sam Mitchell leaves Memphis coach Penny Hardaway's staff

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway says former NBA coach of the year Sam Mitchell is no longer part of his...

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West Virginia takes accolades into Big 12 Tournament

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — West Virginia just claimed some big-time awards, with Randy Mazey named Big 12 Coach of the Year and Alek...

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Saints rookie Mack hopes hard lessons at Notre Dame pay off

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Rookie tight end Alize Mack thinks playing with Drew Brees in New Orleans' prolific offense will help him...

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Hoosiers might need more than homers to win B10 tournament

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Indiana enters the Big Ten Tournament as the No. 1 seed, the national leader in home runs and the top...

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Ducoff powers Texas A&M past Florida 8-7 in 10 innings

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jonathan Ducoff delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th and also had a three-run homer to lift...

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UNLV's Stott following in footsteps of Bryant, Harper

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryson Stott has already been following in the footsteps of some of baseball's biggest stars.Now he's getting...

Nader took good shots but didn't pass much

SportsMay 13, 2019

Nader worked himself into the Thunder rotation, then was replaced

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Boston College gets past Clemson 7-5 in ACC opener

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Dante Baldelli capped a two-run 11th inning with an RBI single as Boston College topped Clemson 7-5 on...

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Mississippi State extends Moorhead's contract through 2022

Mississippi State football coach Joe Moorhead has a little more job security now.The school announced Tuesday that he has...

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Iowa PG Jordan Bohannon out indefinitely with hip injury

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa point guard Jordan Bohannon is out indefinitely with a hip injury that could put his senior season...

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Vandy's Jerry Stackhouse adds Faragi Phillips to his staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — New Vanderbilt coach Jerry Stackhouse has added Memphis high school coach Faragi Phillips to his...

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Northern Arizona primed to keep making progress

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Northern Arizona won just 10 games last season, yet made enough progress for athletic director Mike...

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The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

App Store Official Charts for the week ending May 19, 2019:Top Paid iPhone Apps:1. Minecraft, Mojang2. Heads Up!, Warner...

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Maryland snags ex-Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Quarterback Josh Jackson, a star at Virginia Tech two seasons ago, has transferred to Maryland with...

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Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his...

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Alabama signs JUCO All-American forward James Rojas

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Junior college forward James Rojas has signed to play with Alabama.Rojas, whose signing was announced...

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Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers:The Norman Transcript. May 19, 2019.— Community needs to...

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Vols sign 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has signed 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic.Plavsic graduated from Hamilton Heights...

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Monday Sports in Brief

NBAPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Draymond Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and 11 assists, and made a key 3-pointer in overtime as the...

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Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics

NEW YORK (AP) — Special Olympics has always been near and dear to basketball analyst Deb Antonelli.Her 21-year-old son Frankie...

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Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course Monday and gave the Razorbacks a...

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NFL Network to broadcast 10 Conference USA football games

DALLAS (AP) — The NFL Network and Conference USA have agreed to a four-year partnership that will put 10 of the league's...

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Illinois DE Roundtree injures spine in swimming accident

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (AP) — Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring...

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Pac-12 revenue drops $12 million, but school payouts rise

Pac-12 revenue fell by $12 million in 2018 to $497 million because the conference could not make up for lost Rose Bowl revenue...

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LSU lands coveted recruit Trendon Watford

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade says highly rated power forward Trendon Watford has signed to play for the...

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Vanderbilt leads stacked field at SEC Tournament

Vanderbilt's blazing second half of the season has turned the Commodores into one of the favorites to win the Southeastern...

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First black official in Atlantic Coast Conference dies

APEX, N.C. (AP) — Jim Burch was the first black man to officiate a basketball game in the Atlantic Coast Conference, but one of...

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Vanderbilt's JJ Bleday selected as SEC player of the year

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Vanderbilt's JJ Bleday has been named the Southeastern Conference player of the year and Tim Corbin has...

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Iowa puts volleyball coach on leave, reports NCAA violations

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa put women's volleyball coach Bond Shymansky on paid administrative leave Monday after reporting...

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NCAA hopes on line as conference baseball tournaments open

Automatic bids for the NCAA Tournament are on the line in 25 conference tournaments this week. The 16 NCAA regional hosts will...

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Michigan hires Wilson as women's basketball assistant

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan has hired Toyelle Wilson as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for its women's...

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Louisville enters ACC Tournament as No. 1 seed

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — For everything Louisville's baseball program has done in its short time in the Atlantic Coast Conference,...

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11 soccer players arrested in Georgia in match-fixing case

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Eleven soccer players in Georgia have been arrested on suspicion of match-fixing and face lengthy...

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Weekend Sports in Brief

GOLFFARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a victory, minus the style points.In...

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Pogacar, van der Breggen hold on to win Tour of California

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Tadej Pogacar did the work necessary to win the Tour of California on the steep climb of Mt. Baldy.His...

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Attorney: Ex-Ohio State football players among those abused

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An attorney preparing a lawsuit against Ohio State University on behalf of more than 50 former athletes...

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The Latest: Football players say Ohio State doc abused them

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the report detailing abuse of male athletes and students by a now-dead doctor at Ohio...

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'Shocking': Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A now-dead Ohio State team doctor sexually abused at least 177 male students from the 1970s through the...

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3 generations of Harbaughs make 1st visit to Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Harbaugh is in a New York sports state of mind this weekend.Michigan's football coach visited Yankee...

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The Latest: Students alerted staff before gunman found

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of an armed person at a Portland, Oregon high school (all times local):8:15...

Burton played well when teamed with Thunder's primary players

SportsMay 6, 2019

Burton didn't shoot well from either line -- the 3-point or foul line

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Boogie Ellis signs with Memphis after switching from Duke

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Guard Boogie Ellis has signed his national letter of intent to play at Memphis, joining a vaunted...

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NCAA grants Memphis QB Brady White 6th year of eligibility

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The NCAA has granted Memphis quarterback Brady White a sixth year of eligibility due to several medical...

Health

The Latest: Report doesn't say if abuse reported to police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local):3:15 p.m.An Ohio...

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After a scandal and a year in Australia, Bowen targets NBA

CHICAGO (AP) — From the center of an FBI investigation that rocked college basketball, Brian Bowen hopes he is back on a path...

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Penn State fencing assistant fired over groping allegation

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A woman says she told Penn State University's head fencing coach that one of his assistants had...

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Mississippi State adds Penn State transfer QB Tommy Stevens

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State has added Penn State transfer quarterback Tommy Stevens to its football team.The...

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Ex-Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore transferring to Clemson

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas Tech forward Khavon Moore says he's headed to Clemson to play basketball with the Tigers.The...

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Tim Tebow struggling in Triple-A; still a work in progress

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Six weeks into his latest baseball adventure, Tim Tebow is still struggling to find his stroke with the...

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Bob Schloredt, first 2-time MVP of Rose Bowl, dies at 79

SEATTLE (AP) — A College Football Hall of Fame member and the first two-time MVP of the Rose Bowl has died. Bob Schloredt was...

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The Latest: Player sees if he can make preps-to-pros leap

CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the NBA draft combine (all times local):5:15 p.m.North Carolina State signee Jalen Lecque hopes to...

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TCU RB Sewo Olonilua arrested on drug possession charges

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — TCU running back Sewo Olonilua, who set a school bowl record with 194 yards rushing in a victory over...

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Criticized Maryland chancellor won't seek contract extension

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The chancellor of Maryland's university system said Thursday he will step down next year, after state...

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Yale basketball coach Jones signs extension through 2025-26

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale men's basketball coach James Jones has signed a contract extension to keep him at the school...

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UNLV adds graduate transfers Shibel and Mitrou-Long

LAS VEGAS (AP) — UNLV has added graduate transfers Elijah Mitrou-Long from Texas and Vitaliy Shibel from Arizona State.Both...

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Bird lays eggs on fake turf, displacing soccer teams for now

TEANECK, N.J. (AP) — A little birdie has displaced soccer players in New Jersey.The Record reports that a killdeer laid its...

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US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average at 4.07%

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. long-term mortgage rates fell slightly this week, marking a third straight week of declines as a...

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Nebraska adds former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former Tennessee forward Derrick Walker is transferring to Nebraska.Nebraska announced Wednesday it has...

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Kansas college agrees to outside probe after player's death

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas community college agreed under mounting pressure to an independent investigation into the...

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Coach Dan Mullen responds to Florida's recent legal troubles

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Florida coach Dan Mullen's strong, personal beliefs about violence toward women haven't resulted in a...

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Fresh off a senior major, Stricker returns to Bethpage

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The modest Midwestern lifestyle of Steve Stricker has given way to moments of celebrity over the last...

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WNBA hires Deloitte CEO Engelbert as commissioner

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA has a new leader with a new title.The league hired Cathy Engelbert as commissioner on Wednesday. The...

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Alabama trustees formally approve Nate Oats' 5-year deal

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — New Alabama basketball coach Nate Oats' contract includes hefty buyouts if he leaves for another job or...

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Titans agree to deal with 4th-round draft pick Amani Hooker

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms on a deal with defensive back Amani Hooker, their...

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KJ Martin, son of 15-year NBA veteran, signs with Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — K.J. Martin, son of 15-year NBA veteran Kenyon Martin, has signed his national letter of intent to play...

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Coach: Clemson linebacker Smith looking to leave program

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson reserve linebacker Shaq Smith is looking to leave the Tigers' football program.Clemson coach Dabo...

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The future of the College Football Playoff

The College Football Playoff hits middle-age this season. Where does it go from here?On the latest AP Top 25 College Football...

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Alabama A&M-Morehouse to play 1st Black College HOF Classic

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Alabama A&M and Morehouse College will play Labor Day weekend at the campus of the Pro Football Hall of...

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Auburn vs. Oregon kicks off ABC's Saturday Night Football

Auburn against Oregon on Aug. 31 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, will be the first ABC Saturday Night Football game this...

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Beilein: Leaving Michigan for Cavs is 'right thing to do'

CHICAGO (AP) — Whether it was the right time to leave Michigan for the Cleveland Cavaliers, John Beilein wasn't sure.One thing...

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Coach pleads to college admissions scam, could hurt Loughlin

BOSTON (AP) — A former assistant soccer coach at the University of Southern California switched her plea to guilty Tuesday in...

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NCAA to consider allowing athletes to profit from names

The NCAA is looking at how its rules can be modified to allow college athletes to be compensated for their names, images and...

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Tom Bowen steps down as Memphis athletic director

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis athletic director Tom Bowen has stepped down after seven years, and Allie Prescott has been named...

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CMU softball coach Margo Jonker retiring after 1,268 wins

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — Central Michigan softball coach Margo Jonker is retiring after 40 seasons and 1,268 victories.The...

Morris had some career lows during his time with the Thunder

SportsMay 12, 2019

Morris was disenchanted with the Thunder, but at least it didn't fester

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John Beilein brought success, pride to Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — John Beilein called it a heck of a ride.That felt like a typical understatement from Michigan's...

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Titans sign 6 to roster after trying out at rookie minicamp

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Tennessee Titans have agreed to terms with wide receiver Cody Hollister and five other players who...

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Seminoles scrambling to make NCAAs in Martin's final season

The Florida State baseball team has never missed the NCAA Tournament under Mike Martin, and the perfect script for his 40th and...

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Leap of faith: Cavs sign Michigan's Beilein to 5-year deal

CLEVELAND (AP) — John Beilein has spent a coaching lifetime taking ordinary programs and turning them into consistent winning...

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Hardaway adds Lester Quinones to Memphis' recruiting class

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis coach Penny Hardaway has added Lester Quinones, the ninth-ranked shooting guard in the nation, to...

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Orange Bowl switched from Jan. 1 to Dec. 30 for primetime

This season's Orange Bowl is moving to Dec. 30, with a prime-time kickoff, after originally being scheduled to be played the...

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Giants sign 5th-round draft picks Connelly, Slayton

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed fifth-round draft picks Ryan Connelly and Darius Slayton, and...

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Iowa State lands Troy transfer Javan Johnson

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Troy transfer Javan Johnson has signed with Iowa State.The Cyclones announced on Monday that Johnson, who...

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Cremins, Lundquist, Dailey to receive Lapchick Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Bobby Cremins, Verne Lundquist and Chris Dailey will be this year's recipients of the Joe Lapchick Character...

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Portal scouting: Searching for transfers in college football

Justin Crouse, director of player personnel for Memphis, makes his first check of the transfer portal around 8 a.m. each day,...

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Jaguars sign 5 tryout players following 3-day rookie camp

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have signed five tryout players, including two tight ends, following a...

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Guard Evina Westbrook leaves Tennessee for UConn women

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — Former Tennessee guard Evina Westbrook has joined the UConn women's basketball team.UConn said Saturday...

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Dick Tomey, winningest Arizona football coach, dies at 80

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Dick Tomey, the winningest football coach in University of Arizona history, has died at 80.He died...

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Ex-NFL player, woman settle suits against Michigan State

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former NFL player has settled a lawsuit against Michigan State University alleging his rights were...

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Oklahoma softball sets mark with 39th straight win

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma set a single-season Division I softball record with its 39th consecutive win, defeating Texas...

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Bucs' 1st-round pick changes numbers, hits practice field

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — One of Devin White's first orders of business as the fifth overall pick in the NFL draft was...

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Penn State's Grant Ament 1 of 5 finalists for lacrosse award

WASHINGTON (AP) — Junior attackman Grant Ament of Penn State and Boston College star Sam Apuzzo are among the men's and women's...

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Big Ten grants waiver, Iowa's Cordell Pemsl to return

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa forward Cordell Pemsl will return next season with two years of eligibility after the Big Ten...

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NCAA committee proposes moving 3s to international line

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA men's basketball rules committee is proposing moving the 3-point line to the international...

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Rookie WR Johnson paying no heed to Antonio Brown mentions

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers rookie wide receiver Diontae Johnson understands parallels will be drawn between himself...

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Oklahoma State, Tulsa agree to 8-year football series

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State and Tulsa have agreed to an eight-year football series.According to Friday's announcement,...

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Florida, Texas schedule home-and-home series for 2030-31

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Texas have scheduled a home-and-home series beginning in 2030.The Gators will face the...

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Today in History

Today in HistoryToday is Friday, May 10, the 130th day of 2019. There are 235 days left in the year.Today's Highlights in...

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Colorado University graduation proceeds in snow

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — It was caps, gowns and snowsuits for students as snow fell during spring graduation ceremonies at the...

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Jaguars release backup QB Cody Kessler along with 5 others

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars released quarterback Cody Kessler on Thursday, clearing the way for rookie...

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CB Howard agrees to $76.5 million, 5-year deal with Dolphins

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Cornerback Xavien Howard will be a cornerstone in the Miami Dolphins' rebuilding effort.Howard agreed to...

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Cardinals sign top pick Murray to four-year deal

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — The Arizona Cardinals have signed Kyler Murray in time for their rookie minicamp.Arizona signed the No. 1...

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Gonzaga adds Admon Gilder as grad transfer from Texas A&M

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga has added former Texas A&M guard Admon Gilder as a graduate transfer and he will be eligible to...

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Redskins sign first-rounder Haskins, 7 other draft picks

ASHBURN, Va. (AP) — The Washington Redskins have signed first-round pick Dwayne Haskins and seven others from their draft...

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Michigan State's Hartbarger and Sowards granted 6th season

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State punter Jake Hartbarger and receiver Brandon Sowards have been granted a sixth season...

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Penn State riding high heading to lacrosse postseason

Penn State lacrosse coach Jeff Tambroni has his Nittany Lions in rarefied air on the eve of the NCAA Tournament but in...

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Oklahoma takes NCAA-record win streak into Big 12 tourney

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's elite softball program has outdone itself this time.The Sooners, who have won two of the past...

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Youthful, speedy Avalanche take another big step forward

DENVER (AP) — To Gabriel Landeskog and the Colorado Avalanche, this was up for debate: Whether his skate brushed the blue line...

George's value to the Thunder trumped any other player's value to their team

SportsMay 14, 2019

George posted career highs in most statistical categories, all while playing with two bum shoulders

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CBS Sports buys some Big East men's games from Fox Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — The Big East Conference has reached a multi-year agreement with CBS Sports to televise its men's college...

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Georgia adds G Gresham, graduate transfer from Northeastern

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia has added Donnell Gresham, a graduate transfer from Northeastern, to its backcourt for next...

Sports

Trump promises more hurricane relief for Florida Panhandle

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump promised a swift infusion of federal aid to the Florida Panhandle seven...

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Wednesday's Sports in Brief

PRO BASKETBALLOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State star Kevin Durant strained his right calf during the third quarter of the...

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The Latest: Hundreds gather for school shooting vigil

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the school shooting in Colorado that killed one student and injured eight (all...

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Slain teen charged attacker in Colorado school shooting

HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — When a gunman burst into his high school classroom, Kendrick Castillo did not hesitate.The...

Business

California developer fined $15M over pricey beach hotel

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A developer was hit Wednesday with a record $15.58 million fine for constructing a high-priced hotel on the...

Business

Indiana joins list of states legalizing sports betting

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Sports betting will become legal in Indiana and construction of two new casinos will be allowed in the...

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A push grows for Oregon to drop nonunanimous jury verdicts

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — After a jury convicted an Oregon man of having sex with a passed-out partygoer, one of the jurors left...

Sports

Houston streets fill up with water; man dead in Austin

HOUSTON (AP) — It was a scene that has repeated itself countless times in the Houston area: heavy rainfall made area roadways...

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Yelich hits 16th HR, Brewers top Nats 7-3 for 6th win in row

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yet again, Christian Yelich quickly swung things in Milwaukee's favor.The reigning NL MVP connected in the...

Business

Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires top $12B

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims have topped $12 billion for the November wildfires in California, making them the...

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2 convicted in college basketball corruption trial

NEW YORK (AP) — An aspiring sports business manager and an amateur basketball coach were convicted of bribery conspiracy...

Sports

Midwest downpours prompt more evacuations, flash flood fears

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rain swamping the nation's midsection forced people from their homes in Kansas, stranded dozens of...

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Washington State adds graduate transfer Deion James

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State has added graduate transfer Deion James and incoming freshman Noah Williams to its...

Business

Energy Transfer Reports Record First Quarter 2019 Results While Delivering on Capital Project Backlog

DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 8, 2019--Energy Transfer LP (NYSE:ET) (“ET” or the “Partnership”) today reported financial results...

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Georgia sprinter impaled by javelin, full recovery expected

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia track athlete was expected to make a full recovery after being impaled by a javelin during...

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California to ban pesticide it says hurts babies' brains

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's most productive agricultural state moved Wednesday to ban a controversial pesticide widely used...

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Saab plans Air Force jet facility near Purdue campus

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Swedish manufacturer Saab plans to open an Indiana manufacturing site as part of its production of...

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Florida, Colorado schedule home-and-home series for 2028-29

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida and Colorado have scheduled a home-and-home series beginning in 2028.The schools announced the...

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Florida Bar won't dismiss complaint over Rep. Gaetz tweet

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida Bar disciplinary investigation will continue into a tweet sent by Republican U.S. Rep. Matt...

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Officer who killed teen was 'ticking time bomb,' lawyers say

WETHERSFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Relatives of a Connecticut man killed by a police officer last month called Wednesday for him to be...

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Syrian ground troops capture rebel enclave

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian troops pushed their way into a northwestern rebel-held enclave Wednesday, clashing with insurgents and...

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K-State lands former North Carolina RB Jordan Brown

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — North Carolina running back Jordan Brown is heading to Kansas State, where he will be eligible to play...

Business

GM in talks to sell shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is negotiating the sale of its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds...

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NCAA's new APR report shows athletes' scores remain steady

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The latest NCAA Academic Progress Rate scores show college athletes are continuing to excel in the...

Business

Maine's first eel season with new controls going swimmingly

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's baby eel fishermen are enjoying a steady harvest and strong prices during the first season in...

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Nebraska tennis coach pleads guilty to drunken driving

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska-Lincoln women's tennis coach has pleaded guilty to drunken driving.Lancaster...

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AP Top 25 Podcast: New coaches most likely to succeed

There are 27 head coaches starting new jobs in major college football this season. Which ones are most likely to have...

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Williamson homers in return, Giants beat Rockies 14-4

DENVER (AP) — Mac Williamson wasted no time in making an impact in his return to the big leagues.Williamson homered and drove...

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Marquette, Wojciechowski agree to new 5-year contract

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette has announced a new five-year contract for coach Steve Wojciechowski that runs through the 2023-24...

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Atlanta clothier pleads guilty in basketball corruption case

NEW YORK (AP) — An Atlanta clothier and former NBA referee pleaded guilty in a college basketball scandal Tuesday, admitting to...

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Baylor moving forward with plans for new basketball facility

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor is moving forward with plans to build a new basketball facility on the banks of Brazos River after a...

College softball: Oklahoma building strong case for greatest Sooner team ever

SportsMay 17, 2019

Kelli Braitsch is planning for her wedding later this year. Saving money for it, too. An officer with the Tulsa Police department, she’s also taking classes for a new assignment and preparing to change units. Life is busy. But that won't keep...

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Minnesota adds ex-Drexel forward Demir as grad transfer

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota has added former Drexel forward Alihan Demir as a graduate transfer for the 2019-20 season.The...

Sports

Nebraska, Washington State highlight Cayman Islands field

GEORGETOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — New coach Fred Hoiberg and the Nebraska Cornhuskers headline the field for next season's...

Sports

Clemson adds Fordham point guard Honor to basketball team

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added Atlantic 10 Conference freshman scoring leader Nick Honor to its basketball team.Tigers...

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Florida's Edwards arrested on misdemeanor battery charge

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida defensive back Brian Edwards has been released from the Alachua County Jail after being...

Sports

Column: Hard part for Homa was waiting his turn

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — He was among the best as an amateur, winning a prestigious national title and moving onto the PGA Tour....

Sports

Analysis: Which new college football coaches might succeed?

Success for a college football coach is best determined over an extended period of time.Impatient Florida State fans might not...

Sports

Former Cincinnati center Brooks joins Miami Hurricanes

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Nysier Brooks, a 6-foot-11 center who started 35 games for Cincinnati last season, is transferring to...

Sports

Kansas prep star Caleb Grill picks Iowa State

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State has signed prep star Caleb Grill to a letter of intent.The Cyclones announced Tuesday that Grill,...

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Cardinals back Mikolas with 3 HRs in 6-0 win over Phillies

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Miles Mikolas marvels when talking about Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina."The guy is a real ballplayer,"...

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Ex-Texas guard Littleton lands at South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Texas guard Destiny Littleton is transferring to South Carolina.Littleton is a 5-foot-9 guard who...

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Clemson adds ex-Tulsa G Curran Scott as grad transfer

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has added former Tulsa guard Curran Scott as a graduate transfer.The 6-foot-4, 208-pound Scott...

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VMI high-scoring guard Parham transfers to Georgia Tech

ATLANTA (AP) — Guard Bubba Parham is transferring from VMI to Georgia Tech.The 5-foot-11, 155-pound Parham, from Snellville,...

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NYC jury begins deliberations at college hoops bribery trial

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury began deliberating on Monday at the trial of a business manager and another defendant accused of...

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Former UConn guard Mikayla Coombs transfers to Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Mikayla Coombs, a guard who was the 2017 Georgia high school player of the year, is transferring from UConn...

Sports

Texas Tech AD Kirby Hocutt gets 2-year contract extension

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has given athletic director Kirby Hocutt a two-year contract extension into late 2027 that...

Sports

Trump wants to restore waiver for service academy athletes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Monday he is looking into offering a waiver that would allow athletes attending...

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East Carolina seeks 1 of NCAA Tournament's top 8 seeds

East Carolina coach Cliff Godwin is open about the Pirates' quest to earn one of the top eight seeds in the NCAA Tournament.He...

Business

Swofford: August launch of ACC TV channel 'on schedule'

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference commissioner John Swofford says "everything is on schedule" for the August...

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Oklahoma, Georgia to play home-and-home series

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Perennial football powers Oklahoma and Georgia have agreed to play in 2023 and 2031.The programs have...

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Valpo center Derrik Smits joins Butler as graduate transfer

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Valparaiso center Derrik Smits will play his final college basketball season at Butler.The 7-foot-1...

Health

Vitale raising millions for pediatric cancer research

For all the accolades he's received as a college and professional basketball coach and an even longer career in broadcasting,...

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Michigan football team visits prison Mandela spent 18 years

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — Michigan's football team visited Robben Island , where former President Nelson Mandela spent 18...

Sports

Mannix immediately eligible at Texas Tech with NCAA waiver

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — McLane Mannix will be able to play next season for Texas Tech after an NCAA waiver that made the Nevada...

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Friday's Sports in Brief

PRO BASKETBALLPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — CJ McCollum matched his career playoff high with 41 points, Rodney Hood hit a go-ahead...

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Clemson, hoops assistant parts ways amid corruption trial

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson has parted ways with men's basketball assistant coach Steve Smith after his voice was heard on a...

Sports

3 Clemson stars highlight Raiders rookie class

ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) — Coach Jon Gruden has already altered one aspect of rookie minicamp for the Oakland Raiders based on what...

Sports

Duke, Cutcliffe agree to 2-year extension through '22 season

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Duke has extended football coach David Cutcliffe's contract through the 2022 season.Athletic director Kevin...

Sports

Purdue adds High Point guard Proctor as grad transfer

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Purdue has added graduate transfer Jahaad Proctor to their men's basketball roster.Proctor will be...

Business

Sinclair to buy regional Fox Sports networks for $9.6B

NEW YORK (AP) — Media company Sinclair Broadcasting Group is buying Fox's regional sports networks for $9.6 billion.The Walt...

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Kansas college releases review of player's heatstroke death

GARDEN CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas community college released a summary of its internal review into the heatstroke death last...

Sports

Georgia athletic board approves naming field for Dooley

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia athletic association's board of directors has unanimously endorsed naming the field at Sanford...

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Prosecutor: College hoops bribery defendant lied on stand

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a defendant accused of bribing college basketball coaches lied on the witness stand...

Sports

Syracuse QB Dungey excited about wildcat role with Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Getting a chance to watch Taysom Hill do his thing as the New Orleans Saints' multi-faceted...

Patterson's shooting slumped, and out of the lineup he went

SportsMay 16, 2019

Patterson's shooting hasn't panned out for Thunder

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NCAA rescinds ban on events in states with legal gambling

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA has rescinded its policy prohibiting championship events from being held in states that have...

Business

Thursday's Sports in Brief

WOMEN'S HOCKEYUnhappy with the status quo, more than 200 of the world's top female hockey players declared they will not...

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Former Bruin Rod Palmer joins Mick Cronin's staff at UCLA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coach Mick Cronin has hired Rod Palmer as an assistant at UCLA, where he played for two years in the...

Sports

Lady Vols lose another transfer with Mimi Collins' exit

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Forward Mimi Collins is transferring from Tennessee after just one season with the Lady Vols.Tennessee...

Sports

Judge orders life sentence for Iowa coach who abused players

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A judge sent an influential youth basketball coach to prison for the rest of his life on Thursday,...

Sports

Saints add 5 undrafted rookies

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints general manager Mickey Loomis says the club has signed five undrafted rookies since the...

Sports

Iowa guard Isaiah Moss intends to transfer

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa guard Isaiah Moss has submitted his name in the NCAA transfer portal, joining forward Tyler Cook as...

Sports

Semenya case: A clash over ensuring an even playing field

NEW YORK (AP) — A court ruling requiring Olympic running sensation Caster Semenya to lower her testosterone levels goes to the...

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Florida freshman QB Jalon Jones accused of sexual battery

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two University of Florida students have accused quarterback Jalon Jones of sexual battery.The...

Sports

UConn women add grad transfer Adebayo from Murray State

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — The UConn women's basketball team has added Evelyn Adebayo, a graduate transfer from Murray State, to its...

Sports

Reaction to women's hockey decision to boycott

More than 200 female hockey players announced Thursday they will not play professionally in North America next season, hoping...

Business

Basketball figure denies bribing coaches to get clients

NEW YORK (AP) — A former aspiring business manager for NBA players insisted Thursday that he never bribed college basketball...

Sports

Georgia plans to name Sanford Stadium field for Vince Dooley

Vince Dooley braced for big news — good or bad — when University of Georgia President Jere Morehead and athletic director Greg...

Sports

William & Mary's Pierce to play at UNC as graduate transfer

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — William & Mary's Justin Pierce will play his final season at North Carolina as a graduate...

Sports

The Latest: NC university remembers slain students at vigil

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting at a North Carolina university (all times local):7:05 p.m.The chancellor...

Sports

Pac-12 won't change scheduling to 'skate through' to playoff

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Pac-12 has no plans to change its football scheduling policies and philosophies, including playing...

Sports

Former Penn State president richly paid as he fought charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Penn State President Graham Spanier's success this week in getting his child-endangerment...

Sports

Pistons planning G League franchise for Detroit

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are planning to bring an NBA G League affiliate to Detroit.The Pistons announced Wednesday...

Business

NCAA corruption case defendant denies bribing hoops coaches

NEW YORK (AP) — A former aspiring business manager for NBA players took the witness stand at a college basketball bribery trial...

Sports

The Latest: Ex-Penn State head paid as he fought charges

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on a judge's decision to throw out the conviction of former Penn State President Graham...

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Maryland's Fernando to skip final 2 years, enter NBA draft

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland forward Bruno Fernando will forgo his final two seasons of eligibility and remain in the 2019...

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Ex-Texas A&M football player gets life in prison for murder

DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas A&M football player was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for the slaying of a Dallas jogger...

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UConn women receive commitment from Polish guard

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has added to its roster for next season, receiving a commitment from a 6-foot guard from Poland.The...

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Big worry for college scandal suspects: Their co-defendants

BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors said all along that they expect more people to be charged in the sweeping college admissions...

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Coach: Football field was 'piece of heaven' for slain player

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Hundreds gathered in Kansas to remember a Washburn University football player who was killed in a shooting...

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Tuesday's Sports In Brief

NBAOAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant scored 29 points and established an early defensive tone against James Harden, leading...

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Big 12 coaches discuss conference-wide injury report

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Big 12 coaches are discussing the implementation of a standardized conference-wide injury report, but...

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Lawmakers seek probe in heatstroke death of football player

NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's U.S. House delegation called Tuesday for an independent investigation into the heatstroke...

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NCAA adds 5 independent voices to Board of Governors

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former college basketball star, current television analyst and NBA co-owner Grant Hill will become one of...

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Andy Dalton not surprised Bengals moved up to get QB

CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton isn't surprised that the Bengals moved up in the fourth round to take a quarterback. He doesn't...

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Correction: Ex-TCU Star-Girlfriend Assaulted story

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In a story April 29 about former TCU receiver and returner KaVontae Turpin pleading guilty to...

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Hoosiers to begin beer, wine sales at home football games

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University will sell beer and wine at home football games starting this fall.School officials...

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Wake Forest signs Clawson to extension through 2026

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has signed coach Dave Clawson to a contract extension through the 2026 season.Athletic...

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Virginia adds 2 graduate transfer receivers to football team

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall says the Cavaliers have added two graduate transfer wide...

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Maryland governor signs reform bill after player's death

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — As the 2018 death of a University of Maryland football player continues to reverberate in political and...

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UNC hires Princeton's Banghart as women's basketball coach

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Courtney Banghart built the Princeton women's basketball program to the point that winning conference...

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Ex-UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie sues former assistant

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Former UConn basketball coach Kevin Ollie filed a lawsuit against his one-time top assistant, contending...

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Ex-Texas A&M football player found guilty of murder

DALLAS (AP) — A former Texas A&M football player accused of hacking a Dallas jogger to death with a machete in 2015 has been...

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NCAA announces 5-year strategy for women's basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA announced a five-year strategy Monday providing guidelines for decision making across all three...

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Monday's Sports in Brief

PRO FOOTBALLTOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The New York Giants say cornerback Corey Ballentine, who was shot Sunday in Topeka, Kansas, is...

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AP source: UNC hiring Banghart as women's basketball coach

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has reached a deal with Princeton's Courtney Banghart to become the Tar Heels' next women's...

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Coming off sweep, Red Raiders are getting hot at right time

Texas Tech is finding its groove just in time for the home stretch of the regular season.The Red Raiders, who had a losing...

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Giants: Player shot in Topeka will join team this weekend

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Two Washburn University football players who were shot outside of an off-campus house party hours after one...

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The Latest: Ballentine will attend Giants minicamp

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the killing of a Washburn University football player and wounding of a New York Giants draft...

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Trump hosts winning Baylor women's basketball team

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday hosted the Baylor University women's basketball team in the Oval Office —...

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West Virginia WR Marcus Simms enters NCAA transfer portal

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia wide receiver Marcus Simms is looking to transfer.The school confirmed Monday that Simms...

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Ex-A&M football player's trial begins in jogger's killing

DALLAS (AP) — David Stevens was out for his usual morning run in October of 2015 when he passed under a bridge on a Dallas...