Higher education

June 21, 2017 - 12:09 am
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Lake Placid is vying to host the winter version of the World University Games. Representatives from the International University Sport Federation are visiting the Adirondack Mountain region this week to tour venues, lodging properties and other facilities in Lake...
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June 20, 2017 - 6:33 pm
NBA-SPURS-GASOL Source: Pau Gasol expected to remain with Spurs — but as a free agent UNDATED (AP) A person with knowledge of the situation tells The Associated Press that Pau Gasol will not exercise the player option on his contract for next year, but intends to sign a new deal with the San...
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June 20, 2017 - 11:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and Northeastern are partnering to provide educational opportunities for big league players. Management and the players' association agreed to institute a continuing education program as part of the labor contract that started this season. Under the partnership...
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June 20, 2017 - 11:25 am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has hired former Volunteers football coach Phillip Fulmer as his special adviser for community, athletics and university relations. DiPietro announced the hiring Tuesday. Fulmer had been a candidate for the athletic director job...
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June 20, 2017 - 11:24 am
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — University of Tennessee President Joe DiPietro has hired former Volunteers football coach Phillip Fulmer as his special adviser for community, athletics and university relations. DiPietro announced the hiring Tuesday. Fulmer had been a candidate for the athletic director job...
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June 17, 2017 - 6:35 pm
GOLF-US OPEN Thomas shoots 63 in 3rd round at US Open ERIN, Wis. (AP) — What a day for Justin Thomas. The 24-year-old Thomas eagled the par-5 18th for just the fifth 63 in U.S. Open history. Vijay Singh was the last player to accomplish the feat in 2003 at Olympia Fields. Thomas broke the U.S. Open...
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June 17, 2017 - 6:00 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — An independent commission recommended changes at the University of Tennessee on Saturday to address "hostile sexual environment" allegations a year after a multimillion-dollar settlement of a Title IX case. The commission's long-awaited report suggests selecting a Title IX...
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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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