College Sports

FILE - In this March 29, 2019, file photo, Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) reacts during an East Regional semifinal in the NCAA men's basketball tournamenet against Virginia Tech in Washington. Williamson was named the John R. Wooden Men's Player of the year at the College Basketball Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday, April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 15, 2019 - 5:00 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Zion Williamson is leaving Duke after one high-flying season to enter the NBA draft. Widely projected as the top overall pick in the June draft, the AP national player of the year announced his decision Monday. The 6-foot-7, 285-pound Williamson captivated all of college...
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Minnesota-Duluth players celebrate a 3-0 victory over Massachusetts in the NCAA Frozen Four men's college hockey championship game Saturday, April 13, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
April 14, 2019 - 12:40 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Sandelin acknowledged having his doubts through several low points of the season as to whether his Minnesota Duluth players were motivated enough to repeat as college hockey champions. On Saturday, the Bulldogs coach could finally breathe easy after getting his answer...
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Virginia head coach Tony Bennett speaks during a celebration honoring the Virginia Cavaliers for winning the NCAA men's college basketball championship, Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Scott Stadium in Charlottesville, Va. (Zack Wajsgras/The Daily Progress via AP)
April 13, 2019 - 4:37 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Thousands of fans turned out Saturday to celebrate Virginia's first national championship in basketball. The crowd, estimated at 21,000 on the school's Twitter account, filled one side of Scott Stadium five days after the Cavaliers beat Texas Tech 85-77 in overtime to...
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FILE - In this March 10, 2018 photo, Calgary's David Kapinga, left, shoots as McGill's Francois Bourque defends during the first half of in the semifinals of the men's basketball national championship in Halifax, Nova Scotia. McGill University has dropped the name Redmen from its varsity sports teams after receiving complaints that the name is a racial slur, Principal Suzanne Fortier said in a statement Friday, April 12, 2019. (Darren Calabrese/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 13, 2019 - 4:33 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — McGill University has dropped the name Redmen from its varsity sports teams after receiving complaints that the name is a racial slur. Principal Suzanne Fortier said in a statement Friday that the name had caused pain and alienation for indigenous students at the Canadian university...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2019, file photo, Duke forward Zion Williamson (1) reacts during an East Regional semifinal in the NCAA men's basketball tournamenet against Virginia Tech in Washington. Williamson was named the John R. Wooden Men's Player of the year at the College Basketball Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on Friday, April 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)
April 12, 2019 - 9:38 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zion Williamson of Duke insisted he doesn't know if he's going to declare for the NBA draft and leave Duke early. Then his words seemingly betrayed him. After winning the John R. Wooden Award as the nation's outstanding men's player at the College Basketball Awards Friday night,...
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Massachusetts players celebrate a 4-3 victory in overtime against Denver during the semifinals of the men's Frozen Four NCAA hockey tournament Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
April 12, 2019 - 3:23 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Scott Sandelin is no different than anyone else in appreciating a rags-to-riches journey such as the Massachusetts hockey program has enjoyed over the past three years. And if the Minnesota Duluth coach didn't have something at stake in facing the upstart Minutemen in the...
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Kentucky's Tyler Herro reacts as time expires in overtime during the Midwest Regional final game against Auburn in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. Auburn won 77-71 in overtime. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
April 12, 2019 - 11:05 am
LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman guard Tyler Herro will enter the NBA draft pool and hire an agent but leave open the possibility of returning to school. Herro is the third Wildcats underclassman to enter the draft, joining forward PJ Washington and guard Keldon Johnson. The 6-foot-5 player...
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Massachusetts players celebrate a 4-3 overtime victory over Denver in the semifinals of the Frozen Four NCAA men's college hockey tournament Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
April 12, 2019 - 1:16 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Marc Del Gaizo thought maybe he was dreaming. There was no other way the freshman defenseman could put into perspective the role he played in helping Massachusetts advance to college hockey's Frozen Four championship game for the first time in school history. "It's probably the...
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Minnesota Duluth forward Noah Cates (21) takes a shot on Providence goalie Hayden Hawkey (31) during the first period in the semifinal of the Frozen Four NCAA college hockey tournament, Thursday, April 11, 2019, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)
April 11, 2019 - 11:27 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Coach Scott Sandelin isn't taking Minnesota Duluth's third consecutive trip to the Frozen Four championship game for granted because of how difficult it is to get there. It wasn't easy for the Bulldogs once again in pulling out a 4-1 victory over Providence in a tightly...
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Bailey Kowalski cries as she speaks during a news conference in East Lansing, Mich., Thursday, April 11, 2019. The 22-year-old Michigan State University student is speaking publicly a year after suing the school, alleging that three former men's basketball players raped her in 2015 and that she was discouraged by counseling center staff from reporting what happened. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
April 11, 2019 - 7:32 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University student who accused counseling center staff of discouraging her from reporting a 2015 rape by three men's basketball players said Thursday that she is no longer afraid and wants to encourage other "silent survivors" of sexual assault to tell...
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