College sports

May 12, 2017 - 8:56 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The University of Pittsburgh rowing team says their uniforms were among items stolen from team vans as they prepare for a big race in Philadelphia. The team says the vans were broken into Thursday on a road running along Philadelphia's Schuylkill River, where the Dad Vail...
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This May 10, 2017, photo provided by St. Cloud State University Athletic Media Relations, shows University of Minnesota-Crookston pitcher Parker Hanson pitching against Minnesota State during a college baseball game in St. Cloud, Minn. Hanson’s success could be measured in his 90-mph fastball, his nasty slider or his start that vaulted his college baseball team into the playoffs. Or it could be marked by what he’s missing. Hanson was born without a left hand, but found a way to adapt at a young age so he could pitch, field, bat and play the game he loved. (Tom Nelson/St. Cloud State University Athletic Media Relations via AP)
May 12, 2017 - 2:20 am
CROOKSTON, Minn. (AP) — Parker Hanson's success could be measured by his 90-mph fastball, his nasty slider or his leadership, which helped vault his college baseball team into the playoffs. Or it could be marked by what he's missing. Hanson was born without a left hand, but found a way to adapt at...
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FILE - This is an Oct. 31, 2015, file photo, shows Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta on the field before an NCAA college football game in Iowa City, Iowa. An audit of the University of Iowa athletics department warns that administrators failed to adequately monitor information technology purchases, allowing wasteful spending and creating major risks for the theft of equipment. The audit comes at a difficult time for Athletic Director Gary Barta, who faces a firestorm of criticism following last week's jury award of $1.4 million in damages for discrimination, unequal pay and retaliation to his former top aide, Jane Meyer. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 11, 2017 - 2:58 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Missing iPads. Unnecessary travel. Improper credit card purchases. A recent audit of the University of Iowa athletics department found that administrators failed to adequately monitor information technology purchases, allowing wasteful spending and creating major risks for...
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FILE - This is an Oct. 31, 2015, file photo, shows Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta on the field before an NCAA college football game in Iowa City, Iowa. An audit of the University of Iowa athletics department warns that administrators failed to adequately monitor information technology purchases, allowing wasteful spending and creating major risks for the theft of equipment. The audit comes at a difficult time for Athletic Director Gary Barta, who faces a firestorm of criticism following last week's jury award of $1.4 million in damages for discrimination, unequal pay and retaliation to his former top aide, Jane Meyer. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
May 11, 2017 - 2:34 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Missing iPads. Unnecessary travel. Improper credit card purchases. A recent audit of the Iowa athletics department warns that administrators failed to adequately monitor information technology purchases, allowing wasteful spending and creating a major risk for equipment theft...
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May 11, 2017 - 10:39 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A woman at the center of North Carolina's multi-year academic scandal interviewed with NCAA investigators after previously declining to cooperate in the probe. Raleigh attorney Elliot Abrams told The Associated Press on Wednesday night that his client — Deborah Crowder —...
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FILE - In this April 19, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump arrives to speak on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington during a ceremony where he honored the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots for their Super Bowl LI victory. Newsday reported May 10, 2017 that the lacrosse team for Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, takes the field to a speech by President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
May 11, 2017 - 9:24 am
GARDEN CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A suburban New York college lacrosse team has replaced its warm-up music with a recording of a portion of a speech by President Donald Trump. An Instagram video of the Adelphi University team was posted Wednesday showing players running onto the field at the conclusion of...
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May 11, 2017 - 8:51 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A woman at the center of North Carolina's multi-year academic scandal interviewed with NCAA investigators after previously declining to cooperate in the probe. Raleigh attorney Elliot Abrams told The Associated Press on Wednesday night that his client — Deborah Crowder —...
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FILE - In this April 17, 2017, file photo, country music star Carrie Underwood performs the national anthem before Game 3 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series between the Predators and the Chicago Blackhawks, in Nashville, Tenn. Underwood is the wife of Predators center Mike Fisher. The town known as Music City has grabbed hold of the Nashville Predators with stars lining up to sing the national anthem or sing with the house band. Reaching the first Western Conference final in franchise history is spreading hockey fever far beyond the arena walls and the team’s loyal fans, sprouting Predators’ flags on front porches with upcoming opponents televised at barbecue joints. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)
May 11, 2017 - 8:47 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The place known as Smashville is ready for its close-up. The Nashville Predators have reached their first Western Conference final in franchise history and that has spread hockey fever far beyond their arena and the team's loyal legion of fans. Stars from Carrie Underwood to...
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May 10, 2017 - 11:21 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A woman at the center of North Carolina's multi-year academic scandal interviewed with NCAA investigators after previously declining to cooperate in the probe. Raleigh attorney Elliot Abrams told The Associated Press on Wednesday night that his client — Deborah Crowder —...
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May 10, 2017 - 11:17 pm
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — A woman at the center of North Carolina's multi-year academic scandal has interviewed with NCAA investigators after previously declining to cooperate in the probe. Raleigh attorney Elliot Abrams said Wednesday night that his client — Deborah Crowder — met all day with...
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