College sports

Minnesota Vikings chief operating officer Kevin Warren talks to reporters after being named Big Ten Conference Commissioner during a news conference Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Rosemont, Ill. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 04, 2019 - 6:23 pm
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Kevin Warren keeps a picture in his office of Curt Flood. There's another of Jackie Robinson, one of Texas Western's barrier-bulldozing 1966 NCAA championship basketball team and Dr. Martin Luther King's letter from "Letter from Birmingham Jail." Warren understood the...
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Construction cranes surround the future NFL Raiders football stadium Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in Las Vegas. The Las Vegas Bowl is moving to the new stadium next year, and will feature teams from the SEC or Big Ten conferences against a Pac-12 contender. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 04, 2019 - 4:46 pm
The Big Ten and SEC will soon be heading to the Las Vegas Bowl, taking turns facing the Pac-12 when the game moves into a new billion-dollar NFL stadium in 2020. The Big Ten, Southeastern Conference and Big 12 unveiled bowl lineups for the 2020-25 seasons Tuesday. Other FBS conferences are expected...
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East Carolina's Turner Brown (8) is carried by Jake Kuchmaner (29) as he celebrates after scoring in the fifth inning against Campbell in an NCAA college baseball tournament regional game in Greenville, N.C., Monday, June 3, 2019. (Ethan Hyman/The News & Observer via AP)
June 04, 2019 - 1:43 am
After barely making the NCAA Tournament, Michigan is now a regional champion and on its way to the next round. The Wolverines beat Creighton 17-6 in Corvallis, Oregon, on Monday night, rebounding from 24 hours earlier when they gave up seven runs in the ninth inning and lost 11-7 to the Bluejays,...
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June 02, 2019 - 2:46 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alabama coach Patrick Murphy turned things over to a freshman in the most important game of the season, and she came through. Montana Fouts pitched a complete-game shutout, and Alabama defeated Arizona 2-0 in a Women's College World Series elimination game on Saturday night...
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Oklahoma's Caleigh Clifton (20) and Falepolima Aviu (34) celebrates a score in the first inning against Oklahoma State during an NCAA softball Women's College World Series game in Oklahoma City, Friday, May 31, 2019. (Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 2:31 am
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The venue and the hype were different, but the result was the same. Giselle "G'' Juarez struck out 11 and gave up one run in six innings to help Oklahoma beat Oklahoma State 6-1 in the Women's College World Series on Friday. The top-seeded Sooners beat the Cowgirls for the 24th...
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Florida State's Tim Becker (37) celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run to score two runs during an NCAA college baseball Regional Championship game against Florida Atlantic University in Athens, Ga., Friday, May 31, 2019. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 2:01 am
A Cincinnati team that entered the NCAA Tournament with barely a winning record pulled the biggest upset Friday, knocking off defending national champion Oregon State 7-6 on the Beavers' home field. The Bearcats, who made the tourney by winning the American Athletic Conference Tournament and were...
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FILE - In this Oct. 13, 2012, file photo, Baylor's Matt Ritchey (45) stands on the field by a Big 12 Conference logo during an NCAA college football game against TCU in Waco, Texas. Big 12 revenue increased to $38.8 million per school for 2018-19, or a total of $388 million. Commissioner Bob Bowlsby said he anticipates those numbers reaching the mid-$40 million range per school before the current broadcast rights deal expires in 2024-25. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
May 31, 2019 - 2:57 pm
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Another year of increasing revenue in the Big 12 is only part of the reason league leaders believe they are well-positioned for the future. For them, flexibility as a 10-team conference is a pretty close second to money. "Our model has agility," said West Virginia President...
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May 31, 2019 - 3:00 am
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Some University of Georgia fans will be able to buy beer during football games — but only donors who have agreed to give tens of thousands of dollars will be allowed to drink. UGA Athletic Director Greg McGarity told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Wednesday that beer and...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017, file photo, UCLA head coach Jim Mora looks toward the field against Washington in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Seattle. Three former UCLA football players are suing the school, alleging they suffered concussions and other injuries that worsened because they were forced to play instead of receiving proper treatment. The Los Angeles Times says former offensive linemen John Lopez, Poasi Moala and Zach Bateman are seeking more than $15 million each in suits naming UCLA regents, former coach Jim Mora, other staff and the NCAA. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)
May 31, 2019 - 12:20 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three former University of California, Los Angeles football players are suing the school, alleging they suffered concussions and other injuries that worsened because they were forced to play instead of receiving proper treatment. Offensive linemen John Lopez and Poasi Moala filed...
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FILE - In this Saturday, May 18, 2019, file photo, Oklahoma's Caleigh Clifton, right, yells as she runs home after hitting a two-run home run in the seventh inning against Wisconsin during an NCAA softball tournament regional game in Norman, Okla. No. 1 seed Oklahoma looks for its third Women's College World Series title in four years. (Nate Billings/The Oklahoman via AP, File)
May 30, 2019 - 1:55 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two years ago, Minnesota was ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/NFCA softball poll heading into the NCAA Tournament. Somehow, the Golden Gophers weren't even a national seed and got sent to Alabama for regional play. It was a harsh fate for a highly respected Minnesota team with a...
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