Athlete recruiting

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Samantha Rapoport speaks at the NFL Women's Forum in Indianapolis. The forum was begun by Rapoport, the league's senior director of diversity and inclusion. The idea is simple: providing opportunities. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)
March 27, 2020 - 11:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sophia Lewin was 12 years old when she told her father about her career goal: coaching football. Her dad didn't exactly scoff, but he suggested perhaps scouting would be a more attainable profession. Nowadays, there are women handling both jobs. According to 2019 research by the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 15, 2018, file photo, Minnesota State defenseman Connor Mackey (2) skates with the puck against the Bowling Green during an NCAA college hockey game in Bowling Green, Ohio. Mackey, a top college free agent, signed with the Calgary Flames last week. (AP Photo/Rick Osentoski, File)
March 26, 2020 - 3:11 pm
Colton Poolman had a good feeling about what was to come. He and his North Dakota teammates were ranked third in the country with the conference tournament coming up. They felt they had as good a chance as anyone to win the NCAA title until the season was abruptly canceled because of the...
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FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, goals used by the NHL hockey club Nashville Predators are stored in a hallway in Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. The Ottawa Senators announced late Tuesday night, March 17, 2020, one of their players has tested positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms and is in isolation. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
March 18, 2020 - 8:34 am
The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic's effect on sports around the world (all times local): ___ 11:55 p.m. An unidentified NHL player has tested positive for the new coronavirus. The Ottawa Senators announced late Tuesday night one of their players has tested positive for COVID-19, has mild...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2018, file photo, former Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino appears during a news conference in New York. Hall of Famer Pitino was named basketball coach at Iona College on Saturday, March 14, 2020. Pitino coached at Louisville from 2001-17 before being fired in a pay-for-play scandal and had been coaching in Greece. He replaces Tim Cluess, who resigned Friday after 10 years and six NCAA Tournament appearances due to health concerns. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
March 14, 2020 - 5:57 pm
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) — Hall of Famer Rick Pitino was named basketball coach at Iona College on Saturday. Pitino coached at Louisville from 2001-17 before being fired in a pay-for-play scandal and had been coaching in Greece. He replaces Tim Cluess, who resigned Friday due to health concerns...
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The desk of Kansas state Rep. Mark Samsel, R-Wellsville, honors University of Kansas sports teams with a sign depicting the Jayhawk mascot, Tuesday, March 10, 2020, on his House chamber desk of the Statehouse in Topeka, Kan. Kansas lawmakers are considering legislation to allow college athletes to hire agents and sign endorsement deals. (AP Photo/John Hanna)
March 10, 2020 - 1:49 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are taking steps to allow college athletes to hire agents and sign endorsement deals because they fear that if they don't, out-of-state rivals will attract the best recruits and leave Kansas' athletic programs in the dust. A bill that would bar state...
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Auburn guard Samir Doughty (10) and forward Danjel Purifoy (3) react to a 3-point shot during an NCAA college basketball game against Tennessee, Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)
March 07, 2020 - 2:17 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Samir Doughty made 8 of 13 3-pointers and finished with 32 points as No. 17 Auburn beat Tennessee 85-63 Saturday, snapping a two-game skid in the regular-season finale. Auburn (25-6, 12-6) now heads to Nashville to defend its Southeastern Conference Tournament championship...
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Memphis Tigers Precious Achiuwa (55), Lester Quinones (11) and Lance Thomas (15) celebrate after a win against Houston in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Karen Pulfer Focht)
March 04, 2020 - 2:56 pm
Memphis' NCAA case involving the recruitment of star basketball player James Wiseman will go through the association's new independent investigation arm. The NCAA announced Wednesday that the school's request to have the infraction case resolved through the Independent Accountability Resolution...
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February 25, 2020 - 10:58 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Maryland's 13th consecutive victory was assured long before coach Brenda Frese removed her four seniors and hugged each one of them as they approached the bench. A feel-good night for the No. 7 Terrapins went precisely as planned. It began with Slovenia native Sara Vujacic...
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FILE - In this June 14, 2013, file photo, UCLA coach John Savage eyes the ball during NCAA college baseball practice at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. A new rule intended to help speed up the game also could thwart attempts to steal signs in college baseball. The NCAA will allow a pitcher to wear a wristband with a signal card when the season opens Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, allowing him and the catcher to look into the dugout to get pitch calls and eliminating the need for the catcher to relay the call with hand signs. (AP Photo/Eric Francis, File)
February 14, 2020 - 11:12 am
A new rule intended to help speed up the game also could thwart attempts to steal signs in college baseball. The NCAA will allow a pitcher to wear a wristband with a signal card when the season opens Friday, allowing him and the catcher to look into the dugout to get pitch calls and eliminating the...
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Mel Tucker, Michigan State's new football coach, enters a news conference Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in East Lansing, Mich. (AP Photo/Al Goldis)
February 13, 2020 - 2:03 am
College football needs to place a moratorium on the use of the words loyalty and commitment. Everybody involved, coaches, administrators and, yes, even players have ceded the right to demand it from others. “I think what we have created is a disloyal business model," said Gerry DiNardo, a former...
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