School athletics

June 15, 2017 - 11:12 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — NCAA suspends Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for 5 ACC games following sex scandal investigation.
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June 14, 2017 - 5:34 pm
Georgetown has announced that it is promoting James Howard to be its next women's basketball coach. Howard had been the team's associate head coach for the past two seasons. Georgetown athletic director Lee Reed said in a university release Wednesday announcing the hire that he is confident Howard...
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June 14, 2017 - 1:37 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Former Iowa State coach Kevin Jackson has been hired by USA Wrestling. The governing body announced Wednesday that Jackson will be a developmental coach for the men's freestyle team. Jackson was an Olympic champion at the Barcelona Olympics in 1992, and he also won...
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June 12, 2017 - 8:17 pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Three University of Colorado officials, including its chancellor and football coach, have been disciplined for their handling of domestic violence allegations against a former assistant football coach. Chancellor Phil DiStefano will serve a 10-day suspension and athletic...
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June 12, 2017 - 7:51 pm
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Three University of Colorado officials, including its chancellor and football coach, have been disciplined for their handling of domestic violence allegations against a former assistant football coach. Chancellor Phil DiStefano will serve a 10-day suspension and athletic...
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FILE--In this May 31, 2015, Oregon State's Luke Heimlich pitches to a Dallas Baptist batter during the third inning of an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game in Dallas, Texas. Heimlich, a standout pitcher for Oregon State’s top-ranked baseball team, pleaded guilty to a single count of molesting a 6-year-old girl when he was a teenager. Heimlich’s criminal history was reported by The Oregonian/OregonLive on Thursday, June 8, 2017. The newspaper says it learned about the 2012 conviction while doing a routine background check on Heimlich before running a profile on him. (AP Photo/Ralph Lauer, file)
June 09, 2017 - 7:06 pm
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State's top pitcher, who as a teenager pleaded guilty to molesting a 6-year-old girl, released a statement Friday saying he has asked to be excused from playing. Luke Heimlich said in the statement that he didn't want to be a distraction to the team, which begins play...
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In this May 24, 2017 photo Fadumo Adan, a lacrosse player at Deering High School, wears a sports hijab provided by the school during practice in Portland, Maine. Deering High School is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable and boosting their participation in sports. Tennis co-captains Liva Pierce and Anaise Manikunda solicited private donations to avoid criticism for using taxpayer funds on religious apparel, and ended up with enough to outfit all teams, including lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, softball, field hockey and track. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
June 08, 2017 - 10:02 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off. Deering High School in Portland, Maine, is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable — and boosting their...
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In this May 24, 2017, photo Tabarek Kadhim, a sophomore at Deering High School in Portland, Maine, wears a sports hijab while playing a tennis match in Windham, Maine. Deering High School is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable and boosting their participation in sports. Tennis co-captains Liva Pierce and Anaise Manikunda solicited private donations to avoid criticism for using taxpayer funds on religious apparel, and ended up with enough to outfit all teams, including lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, softball, field hockey and track. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
June 08, 2017 - 1:12 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Muslim student athletes at one U.S. high school no longer have to be slowed down by worries that their headscarves might fall off. Deering High School in Portland, Maine, is providing sport hijabs with the goal of making Muslim girls comfortable — and boosting their...
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June 07, 2017 - 1:33 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association is keeping its football championship game in Virginia for three more years. The Division II conference on Wednesday announced the locations for its championships in 14 sports for the 2017-18 season. The conference signed a...
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June 07, 2017 - 12:10 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina baseball coach Chad Holbrook resigned after missing the NCAA Tournament in two of the past three seasons. Holbrook and the university announced the move Tuesday night. Holbrook was an assistant for the Gamecocks on their national championship teams in 2010 and...
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