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March 16, 2016
NCAA Basketball: No. 1 Kansas keeping Self-focus vs. Austin Peay
History has taken sides, and it has Kansas in the first-round NCAA Tournament game against 16th-seeded Austin Peay on Thursday at Wells Fargo...
March 16, 2016 - 11:42pm
October 28, 2015
UPDATE: Coach Kill bids tearful goodbye to Gophers
MINNEAPOLIS -- With tears in his eyes and often searching for words, Jerry Kill stepped down as the Gophers football coach Wednesday morning....
October 28, 2015 - 5:27pm
April 4, 2015
Final Four: Wisconsin, Duke to play for title
Frank Kaminsky scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds as the Wisconsin Badgers upset the previously undefeated Kentucky Wildcats 71-64 on Saturday...
April 4, 2015 - 11:15pm
March 1, 2015
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March 1, 2015 - 12:00am
February 4, 2015
Kill says Gophers fill holes with recruits
Four recruiting services have the Gophers’ incoming football class near the bottom half of the Big Ten Conference, but half of their recruits could fill needs on the offensive line and in the defensive backfield. Of the 24 players who signed letters of intent Wednesday, seven...
February 4, 2015 - 11:21pm
April 23, 2014
The Insider: Jackson, Knicks owner already clashing
New York Knicks owner James Dolan said last month he willingly and gratefully ceded control of the front office to bring in Phil Jackson as team president. Apparently, that was so last month. Dolan and Jackson are clashing over personnel decisions, the New York Daily News reports,...
April 23, 2014 - 11:44pm
March 16, 2014
College Basketball: Gophers miss cut for NCAA tourney
By Marcus R. Fuller St. Paul Pioneer Press Making the NCAA tournament was never one of the Year 1 goals for Gophers coach Richard Pitino. So...
March 16, 2014 - 11:33pm
January 7, 2014
Florida State edges Auburn in thriller for national championship
PASADENA, California - The top-ranked Florida State Seminoles completed the biggest ever comeback to win college football's national championship...
January 7, 2014 - 12:00am
August 9, 2013
College Football: Lawyer says Manziel could play before inquiry is done
The attorney for Johnny Manziel says even if the NCAA investigation of the Heisman Trophy winner isn’t completed by the start of the season...
August 9, 2013 - 11:50pm
April 5, 2013
Update: Tim Pernetti resigns as Rutgers athletic director
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) -- Tim Pernetti resigned as Rutgers athletic director on Friday, two days after the basketball coach he hired was dismissed for abusive behavior during practices - actions that prompted nationwide outrage once a video went public. By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports...
April 5, 2013 - 12:44pm
AP source: Rutgers athletic director out
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- A person familiar with the decision says Tim Pernetti is out as Rutgers athletic director amid a men's basketball scandal that also cost the coach his job. By TOM CANAVAN AP Sports Writer NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) -- A person familiar with the decision...
April 5, 2013 - 9:47am
April 4, 2013
Rice's abrasive nature apparent early on in career
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jamie Dixon hired Mike Rice as an assistant at Pittsburgh in 2006, drawn by Rice's passion and ability to get into the living...
April 4, 2013 - 7:31am
April 3, 2013
Louisville guard Ware upbeat despite broken leg
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Injured Louisville guard Kevin Ware will travel to the Final Four on his crutches and expects to be a big presence for...
April 3, 2013 - 1:55pm
April 1, 2013
Louisville's Kevin Ware resting after surgery
Kevin Ware is already up and walking, and he's got a nice souvenir to keep him company until he's cleared to return to Louisville. By NANCY ARMOUR...
April 1, 2013 - 3:22pm
March 31, 2013
College Basketball: Texas Tech in talks with Tubby Smith
Tubby Smith is in discussions with Texas Tech to become the next basketball coach for the Red Raiders. Two people with knowledge of the discussions told The Associated Press on Saturday night that Texas Tech has engaged Smith in negotiations to become the head coach. The people requested...
March 31, 2013 - 10:48pm