School athletics

February 14, 2019 - 9:24 am
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A discrimination and retaliation award is growing for a former women's hockey coach who sued the University of Minnesota Duluth. A federal judge granted a motion Wednesday to award Shannon Miller an additional $460,000 in pay and future benefits. That brings the total award to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2018 file photo, Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann throws against the Chicago Cubs in the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit. Zimmermann and his wife are donating $500,000 to the baseball program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where both were student athletes. The university said Thursday, Jan. 7, 2019, that the gift is the largest of its kind to a Pointers athletic program. The school says the money will help upgrade University Field with a new scoreboard, backstop and batting cages. The field also will be renamed Zimmermann Field. Mandy Zimmermann played softball at UW-Stevens Point. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
February 07, 2019 - 5:02 pm
STEVENS POINT, Wis. (AP) — Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann and his wife are donating $500,000 to the baseball program at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, where both were student athletes. The university said Thursday that the donation from Zimmermann and his wife, Mandy, marks...
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FILE - In this May 3, 2017, file photo, then-University of New Mexico athletics director Paul Krebs answers questions during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Krebs has been charged with fraud and money laundering. The New Mexico Attorney General's Office filed a criminal complaint Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, against Krebs in connection with a 2015 golf trip to Scotland and allegations he tried to conceal a $25,000 donation. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
February 06, 2019 - 3:16 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs, who left in 2017 amid questions over spending, was charged Wednesday with fraud, money laundering and other felonies, state prosecutors said. The attorney general's office said in a criminal complaint that Krebs...
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Kansas coach Bill Self reacts to a play during the second half on the team's NCAA college basketball game against Texas in Austin, Texas, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Texas won 73-63. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
February 01, 2019 - 7:23 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The NCAA declared Kansas forward Silvio De Sousa ineligible for the rest of this season and next season late Friday, dealing a significant blow to a team that began the season with national title hopes. De Sousa's name surfaced last summer in an FBI probe into corruption in...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, a Missouri football helmet sits on the bench during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Georgia in Columbia, Mo. The NCAA has sanctioned Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, after an investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a tutor who completed coursework for athletes. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson, File)
January 31, 2019 - 9:34 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The NCAA banned Missouri's football, baseball and softball programs from the postseason for a year and placed the entire athletic department on probation Thursday after a two-year investigation revealed academic misconduct involving a former tutor. The penalties mean the...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 file photo, University of Maryland president Wallace Loh speaks at a news conference following the board of regents' recommendation that football head coach DJ Durkin retain his job in Baltimore. University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain at the state’s flagship university through June 2020, after he initially announced plans to retire at the end of this school year in the aftermath of a football player’s death. Board of Regents Chair Linda Gooden announced Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019 that Loh is leading several initiatives critical to the university’s future. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
January 30, 2019 - 7:20 pm
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — University of Maryland President Wallace Loh will remain at the state's flagship university through June 2020, the chair of the Board of Regents said Wednesday, despite initially announcing plans to retire at the end of this school year in the aftermath of a football player's...
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January 30, 2019 - 11:17 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two black high school baseball players are suing a Florida school district after they say coaches and administrators did nothing when they were subjected to racial taunts and hazing. The Tampa Bay Times reports 18-year-old Jay King and 17-year-old Judah Norwood sued the...
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File-This Oct. 24, 2018, file photo shows Miami's Dewan Hernandez speaking to the media during a news conference at the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college basketball media day in Charlotte, N.C. For Miami Hurricanes junior Hernandez, the season that never started is over. The 6-foot-11 forward must sit out the remainder of this season and 40 percent of next season because of his dealings with an agent, the NCAA said Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)
January 28, 2019 - 6:35 pm
MIAMI (AP) — For Miami Hurricanes junior Dewan Hernandez, the season that never started is over. The 6-foot-11 forward must sit out the remainder of this season and 40 percent of next season because of his dealings with an agent, the NCAA said Monday. Hernandez responded by saying he'll turn pro...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, Oneonta's Abby Blackwood, left, shoots over Charles Henderson's Maori Davenport in a girls' Class 4A state basketball semifinal, in Birmingham, Ala. An Alabama judge has temporarily reinstated the eligibility of suspended girls prep basketball player Maori Davenport. Pike County Circuit Judge Sonny Reagan on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, issued an order stopping the Alabama High School Athletic Association from disqualifying Davenport until the court rules on a complaint filed by the teen’s parents. Davenport, a senior at Charles Henderson High School in Troy, Alabama, and a Rutgers signee, was suspended for her final season by state high school officials after playing for USA Basketball last summer. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager, File)
January 12, 2019 - 2:06 am
Maori Davenport had to go to court just to get back on the court. How ridiculous it's come to that for the Alabama prep basketball star. Thankfully, a cruel and unjust ruling by the state's governing body was put on hold Friday by a local judge, mere hours before Charles Henderson High School took...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, Oneonta's Abby Blackwood, left, shoots over Charles Henderson's Maori Davenport in a girls' Class 4A state basketball semifinal, in Birmingham, Ala. An Alabama judge has temporarily reinstated the eligibility of suspended girls prep basketball player Maori Davenport. Pike County Circuit Judge Sonny Reagan on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, issued an order stopping the Alabama High School Athletic Association from disqualifying Davenport until the court rules on a complaint filed by the teen’s parents. Davenport, a senior at Charles Henderson High School in Troy, Alabama, and a Rutgers signee, was suspended for her final season by state high school officials after playing for USA Basketball last summer. (AP Photo/Hal Yeager, File)
January 11, 2019 - 8:34 pm
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama judge temporarily reinstated Maori Davenport's eligibility Friday after the high school star had been suspended over what her parents described as a mistake payment from USA Basketball. Pike County Circuit Judge Sonny Reagan issued an order stopping the Alabama...
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