Higher education

June 17, 2017 - 5:51 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An independent commission appointed after the settlement of a Title IX lawsuit last year issued recommendations on Saturday for how the University of Tennessee's campuses can improve Title IX compliance. Its suggestions include selecting a Title IX coordinator for the entire...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino looks on as his team falls behind late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA suspended Pitino, Thursday, June 15, 2017, for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
June 15, 2017 - 9:16 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA didn't feel Louisville went far enough with its self-imposed sanctions following a sex scandal investigation, so the governing body Thursday handed down a few more. An outraged Rick Pitino feels the NCAA went too far. After completing its investigation of Katina...
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Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey (22) leads a group in a drill during the NFL football team's minicamp in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, June 15, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
June 15, 2017 - 3:17 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers wasted no time throwing rookie running back Christian McCaffrey into the mix on his first day back at minicamp. The team's versatile first-round draft pick lined up at multiple positions on offense as the Panthers worked feverishly to get him up to speed...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, file photo, Pittsburgh's Cameron Johnson (23) shoots after getting by Syracuse's Frank Howard during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Pittsburgh. Johnson has committed to play at North Carolina as a graduate transfer, but is seeking to be eligible to play immediately. Pittsburgh has said Johnson should sit out one year. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
June 08, 2017 - 7:19 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Pittsburgh has released guard Cameron Johnson to play immediately at North Carolina as a graduate transfer. Johnson's father, former Pitt player Gil Johnson, said the school notified the family Thursday that it has removed any restrictions for his son to play next year for the...
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FILE - April 30, 2010, file photo, College of Southern Nevada baseball player Bryce Harper warms up before a college baseball game in Henderson, Nev. A few years before Bryce Harper was hitting home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Getting to Grand Junction, of all places, means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since 1959. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
May 26, 2017 - 7:48 pm
A few years before Bryce Harper was hammering home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Getting to Grand Junction means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since...
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FILE - April 30, 2010, file photo, College of Southern Nevada baseball player Bryce Harper warms up before a college baseball game in Henderson, Nev. A few years before Bryce Harper was hitting home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Getting to Grand Junction, of all places, means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since 1959. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)
May 26, 2017 - 5:31 pm
A few years before Bryce Harper was hammering home runs at big league ballparks, the slugger had dreams of bashing baseballs in western Colorado. Getting to Grand Junction means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since...
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May 25, 2017 - 5:24 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina remains steadfast in its belief that the NCAA is overreaching in its investigation of the school's long-running academic fraud case. In a 102-page response to a third set of NCAA charges, North Carolina on Thursday once again challenged the NCAA's jurisdiction to...
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May 25, 2017 - 4:05 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina remains steadfast in its belief that the NCAA is overreaching in its investigation of the school's long-running academic fraud case. In a 102-page response to a third set of NCAA charges, North Carolina on Thursday once again challenged the NCAA's jurisdiction to...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:11 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has responded to the third set of charges it received from the NCAA in the long-running academic fraud case. The 102-page document released Thursday marked the latest step in the seven-year investigation. UNC faces five top-level charges, including lack of...
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May 25, 2017 - 3:30 am
SEC-KENTUCKY-SOUTH CAROLINA White's 4 RBIs helps Kentucky top South Carolina, 7-2 HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Evan White drove in four runs to lead Kentucky to a 7-2 win over South Carolina on Wednesday in the Southeastern Conference tournament. The third-seeded Wildcats (38-16) move into the winner's...
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