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Saturday, April 9, 2016

Ex-Jayhawks running back found dead

A former University of Kansas running back who had been missing for a week was found dead in a secluded area in central Missouri.

Tigers' Watson shines in his first spring game

CLEMSON, S.C. - Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson dazzled once more, even in a game that didn't count. Watson, who led the Tigers to the Atlantic Coast Conference title and an appearance in the ...

Friday, April 8, 2016

Yellow Jackets hire Pastner as coach

ATLANTA - Josh Pastner, who was hired away from Memphis on Friday, isn't promising a quick fix as Georgia Tech's basketball coach.
By Charles Odum

Satellite football camps banned by NCAA

The NCAA announced Friday it was barring football coaches from participating in camps on other campuses, siding with the Southeastern Conference in its high-profile dispute with Michigan's Jim ...
By Ralph D. Russo

Falcons' Collins suspended four games for alleged PED use

Atlanta Falcons cornerback Jalen Collins was suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2016 season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancing substances.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Bulldogs have plan in place if satellite camps are allowed

ATHENS, Ga. - If Southeastern Conference football coaches join the likes of Jim Harbaugh and Urban Meyer by venturing out to satellite camps of their own, Georgia's Kirby Smart will be in position ...
By Marc Weiszer

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

New Eagles coaching staff forging bond with players

STATESBORO, Ga.— From the moment they assembled in Statesboro, a rapport seemed to form immediately between Georgia Southern head coach Tyson Summers and his new staff.
By Nathan Deen

Browns' Griffin says he has 'massive chip' on shoulder

Though Robert Griffin III will face high expectations with the Cleveland Browns, the former Redskins QB plans to handle all issues with a motivation stemming from numerous problems in Washington.

Huskies set to reload after another title

INDIANAPOLIS - The confetti had barely fallen to the floor at Bankers Life Fieldhouse when Connecticut's players began fielding questions about how they could possibly compete for a fifth ...
By Pat Eaton-Robb

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Huskies claim fourth consecutive national title

INDIANAPOLIS - Connecticut won an unprecedented fourth consecutive women's national championship Tuesday night, capping another perfect season by routing Syracuse 82-51.
By Doug Feinberg

Ratings hit record low for first title game on cable

The NCAA championship game posted a record-low TV rating.

Families' sacrifice started Jenkins on path to memorable shot

HOUSTON - It took two families and lots of sacrifice to get Kris Jenkins to Villanova. That was the difficult part. Making one of the biggest shots in college basketball history was easy by ...
By Ralph D. Russo

Monday, April 4, 2016

Buzzer-beater gives Villanova national title

HOUSTON - He shoots. He scores. And Villanova wins. Kris Jenkins spotted up and swished a 3-pointer at the buzzer Monday night to lift Villanova to the national title with a 77-74 victory over ...
By Eddie Pells

UConn women on verge of unprecedented feat

INDIANAPOLIS - Breanna Stewart came to Connecticut with the lofty goal of winning four national championships and the Huskies are one victory away from history.
By Doug Feinberg

Coaches series: Paul Johnson at Augusta National

Growing up, Paul Johnson spent many summer afternoons caddying at Grandfather Golf and Country Club in Linville, N.C. Little did he know, however, that his childhood job would lead to Augusta.
By Doug Stutsman

Sunday, April 3, 2016

Illini break through to win 3M Augusta Invitational

Illinois outdueled Texas in a battle of top-five programs to win the 3M Augusta Invitational on Sunday at Forest Hills Golf Club.
By David Lee

Orange advance to first women's title game

INDIANAPOLIS - Alexis Peterson scored 18 points and Brittney Sykes added 17 to help Syracuse roll past Washington 80-59 and into the program's first women's national championship game.
By Michael Marot

Unbeaten Huskies back in national title game

INDIANAPOLIS - Morgan Tuck scored 21 points and Breanna Stewart added 16 to help UConn beat Oregon State 80-51 on Sunday night in the women's Final Four.
By Doug Feinberg

Tar Heels, Wildcats vie for national title

HOUSTON - North Carolina will look for its sixth NCAA championship when the Tar Heels meet the Villanova Wildcats, trying for their second tonight.
By Kristie Rieken

Saturday, April 2, 2016

Tar Heels outmuscle Orange, advance to final

HOUSTON -Using layups, floaters and putbacks - then, finally, three very timely 3s from Marcus Paige - North Carolina outmuscled Syracuse 83-66 on Saturday to move a win away from the program's ...
By Eddie Pells

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