School athletics

Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry tees off at Langston Golf Course in Washington, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, following an announcement that he would be sponsoring men's and women's golf teams at Howard University. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 28, 2019 - 12:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ernie Andrews looks out to the grounds of Washington's historic Langston Golf Course and shrugs at the fact that fewer young black golfers are coming out to play these days. As a black man and longtime pro at a place that was once one of the few courses in the U.S. where African...
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In this Aug. 5, 2019, photo, head coach Art Briles instructs his team during a practice at Mount Vernon High Schoo in Mount Vernon, Texas. Most of the town’s residents knew nothing about the possibility of Briles becoming coach until the school board unanimously approved his hiring in a special meeting on the Friday night going into Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
August 26, 2019 - 1:47 pm
MOUNT VERNON, Texas (AP) — In a small East Texas community, a few blocks from a quaint town square, Art Briles is coaching football again on American soil. He is some 200 miles and seemingly a lifetime away from Baylor, the school he led to the doorstep of the College Football Playoff five years...
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FILE - This is an April 21, 2018, file photo showing Mississippi State football helmets on the sideline during the second half of Mississippi State's Maroon and White spring NCAA college football game, in Starkville, Miss. Mississippi State has received three years’ probation from the NCAA after an investigation determined a part-time student tutor completed coursework for 10 football players and one men’s basketball player in an online class. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
August 23, 2019 - 3:44 pm
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — While Mississippi State's basketball and football programs dodged postseason bans, the NCAA has put the school on three years' probation as part of a slew of penalties after an investigation into academic violations. A review of the self-reported violations determined a...
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August 22, 2019 - 4:48 pm
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — The Wake Forest women's volleyball coach named in a scheme to help get wealthy children into elite schools has resigned. The school on Thursday announced the resignation of William Ferguson. He says in a statement that "it's essential that I step aside" to allow the...
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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. Documents filed Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in state district court show that a grand jury indicted the Krebs, 63, on embezzlement, larceny, and tampering charges in connection with an investigation into questionable spending by the school's troubled athletics department. (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
August 21, 2019 - 5:03 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Former University of New Mexico athletic director Paul Krebs, who left in 2017 amid questions over spending, has been indicted in connection with a lavish 2015 golf trip to Scotland that was partly paid for with state funds, according to court documents filed Wednesday. The...
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August 08, 2019 - 12:07 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The federal Office for Civil Rights has launched an investigation into Connecticut's policy allowing transgender high school athletes to compete as the gender with which they identify. The investigation follows a complaint by the families of three girls, who say they were...
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August 07, 2019 - 7:31 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Clemson's national championship football program was flagged for eight secondary NCAA violations during a yearlong period from July 2018 through this past June. The school's athletic department released a summary of the infractions Wednesday. None of the violations were...
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FILE - In this July 2, 2013, file photo, former FBI Director Louis Freeh leaves Federal Court in New Orleans. The NCAA unveiled a new arm of rules enforcement made up of independent investigators, advocates and decision-makers to handle what it calls complex cases involving serious infractions. The Independent Accountability Resolution Process will be comprised of four groups, including the Complex Case Unit, which will conduct investigations and provide representation for schools and individuals accused of violations. Among those chosen for the CCU were former FBI Director Louis Freeh. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
August 01, 2019 - 3:55 pm
The NCAA introduced Thursday a new arm of rules enforcement made up of independent investigators, advocates and decision-makers to handle complex cases involving serious infractions. Creating a new process for dealing with some high-profile infractions cases was one of several recommendations made...
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FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2019, file photo, DePaul head coach Dave Leitao reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, in Cincinnati. The NCAA suspended men’s basketball coach Dave Leitao for the first three games of the regular season Tuesday, July 23, 2019, saying he should have done more to prevent recruiting violations by his staff. The NCAA also put the Big East program on three years of probation, issued a $5,000 fine and said an undetermined number of games will be vacated because DePaul put an ineligible player on the floor. An unidentified former associate head coach is also facing a three-year show cause order for his role in the violations.(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
July 23, 2019 - 5:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA suspended DePaul men's basketball coach Dave Leitao for the first three games of the regular season Tuesday, saying he should have done more to prevent recruiting violations by his staff. The NCAA also put the Big East program on three years of probation, issued a $5,000...
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July 23, 2019 - 5:17 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Former University of Texas at Arlington golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes, according to a Title IX investigation. Deane resigned as the university's golf director before the...
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