Athlete recruiting

September 28, 2017 - 8:51 am
MLB-SCHEDULE Severino, trio of homers lift Yankees over Rays 6-1 UNDATED (AP) — Luis Severino cruised through his final postseason tuneup and Starlin Castro, Greg Bird and Aaron Hicks all homered during a four-run sixth inning, lifting the New York Yankees over the Tampa Bay Rays 6-1 Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Oct. 20, 2016, file photo, Louisville coach Rick Pitino reacts to a question during an NCAA college basketball press conference in Louisville, Ky. Louisville announced Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, that they have placed basketball coach Rick Pitino and athletic director Tom Jurich on administrative leave amid an FBI probe. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
September 28, 2017 - 12:00 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Rick Pitino couldn't survive another scandal, with interim Louisville president placing the coach and his boss on administrative leave amid a nationwide federal bribery investigation that has rocked college basketball. President Greg Postel's decision came after the school...
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September 27, 2017 - 8:25 pm
COLLEGE BASKETBALL-FRAUD CHARGES Member of Miami staff being investigated LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The University of Miami president says a member of the coaching staff is being investigated as part of the federal probe of basketball recruiting at seven universities. President Julio Frenk says the U...
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These file photos show assistant basketball coaches, from left, Tony Bland Chuck Person, Emanuel Richardson and Lamont Evans. The four were identified in court papers and are among 10 people facing federal charges in Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said. (AP Photo/File)
September 27, 2017 - 7:44 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on a federal fraud and bribery scandal in college basketball (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Alabama basketball administrator Kobie Baker, a former NCAA enforcement staffer, has resigned. Athletic director Greg Byrne said in a statement the decision followed an...
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September 27, 2017 - 4:13 pm
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada quarterback David Cornwell, a transfer from Alabama, has left the Wolf Pack. Cornwell was the first player to commit to first-year Nevada coach Jay Norvell last December and he entered fall training camp as the starter. But Cornwell didn't make his debut for the Wolf Pack (...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2012, file photo, San Diego State assistant coach Tony Bland, left, talks during NCAA college basketball practice in Columbus, Ohio. Bland, who is currently an assistant at Southern California, was identified in court papers, and is among 10 people, facing federal charges in Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
September 27, 2017 - 2:40 am
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — University of Arizona assistant basketball coach Emanuel Richardson entered the federal court wearing the same clothes he was arrested in earlier in the day, there to face charges of accepting bribes and paying at least one recruit to attend the school. Across the country, nine...
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These file photos show assistant basketball coaches, from left, Tony Bland Chuck Person, Emanuel Richardson and Lamont Evans. The four were identified in court papers and are among 10 people facing federal charges in Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said. (AP Photo/File)
September 26, 2017 - 11:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools,...
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These file photos show assistant basketball coaches, from left, Tony Bland Chuck Person, Emanuel Richardson and Lamont Evans. The four were identified in court papers and are among 10 people facing federal charges in Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said. (AP Photo/File)
September 26, 2017 - 7:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools,...
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FILE - In this March 15, 2012, file photo, San Diego State assistant coach Tony Bland, left, talks during NCAA college basketball practice in Columbus, Ohio. Bland, who is currently an assistant at Southern California, was identified in court papers, and is among 10 people, facing federal charges in Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
September 26, 2017 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on fraud and corruption charges announced against people associated with college basketball (all times local): 7:30 p.m. University of Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino says he's shocked by corruption allegations made by prosecutors in New York against some...
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Acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim, second from right, and FBI Assistant Director William Sweeney, Jr., right, hold a press conference to announce the arrest of four assistant basketball coaches from Arizona, Auburn, the University of Southern California and Oklahoma State on federal corruption charges, Tuesday Sept. 26, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
September 26, 2017 - 6:26 pm
The seamy underbelly of college basketball has always existed, despite the halfhearted and mostly futile efforts by the NCAA to make sure everybody plays fair. Now that it's finally been penetrated by real lawmen, the only question is how many people the FBI ends up taking down. The number stood at...
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