College sports

In this Sept. 15, 1984, photo, Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce talks to quarterback Mike Tomczak during the first half of a football game in Columbus, Ohio. Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his home in central Ohio. The College Football Hall of Fame member was 87. His four daughters released a statement Friday, April 20, 2018, on the loss of "a wonderful husband, father, grandfather and a respected coach to many. (Tim Revell/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 10:49 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Earle Bruce embraced the difficult task of following his mentor, Woody Hayes, as Ohio State's head football coach. In his later years, he became a much-loved patriarch of the program he helped build. Bruce died in Columbus at the age of 87, according to a statement released by...
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Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey answers questions about the draft during a news conference at the NFL football team's training camp facility, Thursday, April 19, 2018, in Berea, Ohio. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 19, 2018 - 4:52 pm
BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns general manager John Dorsey is old-school cool, from his wardrobe to keeping his plans for the upcoming NFL draft private. He's not tipping his hand. "You know," Dorsey said, "a man once told me: Don't show all your cards at once." Dorsey kept things close to the vest — or...
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FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, Tennessee's athletic director Phillip Fulmer watches during the first day of spring NCAA college football practice, in Knoxville, Tenn. Fulmer has signed a contract that runs through 2021 and increases his annual pay to at least $900,000. The deal was announced Thursday, April 19, 2018, by Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport in a university release. (Caitie McMekin/Knoxville News Sentinel via AP, File)
April 19, 2018 - 4:28 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Phillip Fulmer has said all along that his appointment as athletic director at his alma mater wasn't a mere short-term arrangement. Now he has the contract to back it up. Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport announced Thursday that Fulmer has signed a contract...
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April 19, 2018 - 11:18 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has named two faculty athletic representatives, replacing one who resigned over the school's handling of a sexual abuse scandal involving disgraced ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar. The university announced Thursday Bonnie Knutson and Michael...
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In this April 1, 2016, photo, La Lumiere's Brian Bowen (20) in action against Montverde Academy in the DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Basketball Tournament in Queens, NY. La Lumiere won the game. South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Bowen is entering the NBA draft. The school announced Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Bowen won’t hire an agent so he could return next season. Bowen transferred to South Carolina amid a federal investigation and has never been cleared by the NCAA to play. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
April 18, 2018 - 7:37 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen is entering the NBA draft. Bowen, who transferred to South Carolina after being suspended by Louisville amid a federal investigation into college basketball, won't hire an agent, according to Bowen's attorney,...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 18, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005, a key defense witness testified Wednesday as the TV star's lawyers began putting on their case. Marguerite Jackson, an academic...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 18, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A key defense witness says the chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005. Marguerite Jackson is...
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April 17, 2018 - 7:23 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has released a timeline of steps the university has taken to cooperate with investigators since the federal probe into college basketball became public last fall. The university had essentially responded to inquiries before becoming further entangled in the...
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FILE - At left, in a July 10, 2018, file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering in Hoover, Ala. Center, in an Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice participates in a panel discussion at a forum sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute in New York. At right, in an April 5, 2018, file photo, Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford speaks during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C. Commissioners of the Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conferences say they're confident that the committee led by Condoleeza Rice will reach "impactful" conclusions as it studies corruption in college basketball. (AP Photo/File)
April 17, 2018 - 4:53 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he expects "substantive" recommendations from the committee seeking ways to reform college basketball amid a federal investigation of corruption in the sport. Speaking Tuesday at a regional Associated Press Sports...
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Associated Press staffers Howie Rumberg, left, and Oskar Garcia pose for a photograph Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York, after they were named deputy sports editors for newsgathering and storytelling at the AP. Rumberg and Garcia will oversee a team of more than 100 journalists reporting and editing sports news in all media formats across the world. They will direct coverage of breaking news, planned events and enterprise and will lead efforts to integrate new techniques into the core work of developing and presenting distinctive stories to AP customers and emerging audiences. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
April 17, 2018 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has named Howie Rumberg deputy sports editor for newsgathering and Oskar Garcia deputy sports editor for storytelling, helping lead the global department's efforts to report and present the most compelling sports journalism. The appointments were announced...
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