SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former Pac-12 Conference coordinator of officials Ed Rush says he was just trying to “lighten the mood” in a tense locker room when he “jokingly” made offers of $5,000 or a trip to Mexico
AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn athletic director Jay Jacobs says the school is reviewing allegations of NCAA rules violations in the football program during its 2010 national championship season but doesn’t believe they’re credible.
Jacobs issued a statement
ATLANTA (AP) — His full-leg cast and crutches aside, Kevin Ware is no different than the rest of his Louisville teammates this week. He’s at team meetings. He’s going to practice. He’s riding the bus. He even put
ATLANTA (AP) — Some get paid millions to try and solve the riddle facing the Michigan coaching staff at the Final Four this weekend.
How do you score against the Syracuse 2-3 zone defense? Lately, there seems to
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — A Rutgers assistant men’s basketball coach has resigned amid a scandal over the way his former boss treated players.
A Rutgers athletic department spokesman confirmed Thursday that assistant coach Jimmy Martelli had left the
ATLANTA (AP) — Jim Larranaga made his mark as a basketball coach years ago at places like Bowling Green and George Mason. This season, with his Miami Hurricanes enjoying unprecedented success, Larranaga showed he has impressive footwork.
Hawaii’s Michelle Wie, playing in her 32nd career Major Tournament, posted an opening round Even Par 72, having recorded 3 birdies and 3 bogeys.
Rutgers University fired men’s basketball coach Mike Rice this week after the public airing of video showing him berating players. An at-a-glance look at the facts in the case:
The edited clips of practices from
ATLANTA (AP) — Trey Burke, the sophomore point guard who led Michigan to the Final Four, has been selected The Associated Press’ college basketball player of the year.
Burke joins Cazzie Russell in 1966 as the only Michigan
ATLANTA (AP) — Jim Larranaga, who led Miami to the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season and tournament titles and a No. 2 ranking, has been selected The Associated Press’ coach of the year.
Larranaga received 29 votes Thursday
ATLANTA (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert spent 15 minutes documenting the progress that the organization has made under his leadership, from making sure students go to class to fighting corruption.
Then he spent the next half-hour defending
ATLANTA (AP) — More than 30 years ago, Cliff Levingston was part of a team at Wichita State loaded with future NBA talent that he believes underachieved, falling just short of the Final Four.
This year, he’s been
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut coach Geno Auriemma saw a switch turn on inside freshman Breanna Stewart just before the Big East tournament.
In the Huskies final six games of the regular season, last year’s national high school
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Matt Bettencourt has spent the last year searching for answers to his severe asthma problem.
The journeyman PGA golfer finally found that answer last week, in the form of the right combination of medication.
ATLANTA (AP) — Around the Final Four and its host city with journalists from The Associated Press bringing the flavor and details of everything surrounding the games.
Presidential parting shot
The formal question-and-answer portion of his news
NEW YORK (AP) — Hey, NFL fans, here’s a new view for you at the stadium: the locker rooms.
The NFL has ordered all teams to have cameras in their locker rooms next season, with video shown only
NEW YORK (AP) — Derick Brassard and John Moore had no way of knowing just how well their debut with the New York Rangers would go.
They started the day at practice with the Columbus Blue Jackets and
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — An early exit at the Sony Open and a postponed humanitarian trip to Haiti left Caroline Wozniacki with a big hole in her schedule — something she was glad to fill with a trip
NEW YORK (AP) — The current Big East will be called the American Athletic Conference starting next season.
The conference announced the decision Wednesday after university presidents approved the new moniker earlier in the day.
The Big East
NEW YORK (AP) — This season wasn’t much fun in New York for slumping forward Marian Gaborik. He wasn’t scoring goals the way he was used to, and he and his Rangers teammates found themselves in an unexpected
Welcome back to BracketRacket, the one-stop shopping place for all your NCAA needs.
In this pre-Final Four edition, we’ve got Steve Kerr reminiscing and breaking down the national semifinals, Superman as a super fan, the missing power schools,
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Good periods. Bad ones. It didn’t matter much to the Pittsburgh Penguins during their perfect 15-game run through March. In the end, they always found a way.
April might be a little tougher, particularly without
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Former Tennessee coach Phillip Fulmer is returning to college football to help restart the program at East Tennessee State.
Fulmer, 62, will serve as a consultant and special assistant to athletic director Richard
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Bruins acquired Jaromir Jagr from the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, hoping the 10th-leading goal scorer in NHL history can improve their shaky offense even at age 41.
His peak years far behind him,
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Free agent cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha (NAHM’-dee AH’-suhm-wah) has reached agreement on a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that could pay him as much as $3 million this year.
Asomugha’s representative, Ben Dogra,
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Carson Palmer has landed with the third team of his NFL career.
First Cincinnati, then Oakland and now Arizona, it’s not exactly a ‘Who’s Who’ of NFL powerhouses.
But Palmer and his new coach