College Sports

Oregon players work on a drill during a practice session for the women's Final Four NCAA college basketball semifinal game against Baylor Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 05, 2019 - 2:27 am
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Kim Mulkey rejects the notion that being the No. 1 overall seed makes Baylor the team to beat in the women's Final Four. The Lady Bears (35-1), who are riding a 27-game winning streak and have trounced four opponents in the NCAA Tournament by an average of 38 points, face Final...
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Tim Tebow grounds out in the fourth inning against the Pawtucket Red Sox in a Triple-A baseball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Thursday, April 4, 2019. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for comment after the Syracuse Mets lost to the Pawtucket Red Sox 6-3 in 10 innings. (Michael Greenlar/The Post-Standard via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 8:58 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow had no hits in his Triple-A debut and nothing to say about it. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 on Thursday for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for comment after the Syracuse Mets lost to the...
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FILE - In this March 29, 2018, file photo, NCAA President Mark Emmert speaks during a news conference in San Antonio. Emmert says a judge’s recent ruling in a federal antitrust lawsuit again reinforced that college athletes should be treated as students not employees. Emmert spoke to The Associated Press on Wednesday, April 3, at U.S. Bank Stadium, the site of the men’s basketball Final Four, making his first public comments since last month’s decision. Judge Claudia Wilken ruled the NCAA did violate antitrust laws and cannot prohibit schools from providing more benefits to athletes as long as they are tethered to education. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
April 04, 2019 - 6:23 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — As legalized wagering on sports spreads, the NCAA remains adamant about prohibiting college athletes from betting. The association and its members have had to manage the changing landscape of legalized gambling since a Supreme Court decision last year opened the door for states...
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Texas Tech basketball coach Chris Beard speaks during a news conference after being named The Associated Press College Basketball Coach of the Year Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
April 04, 2019 - 6:21 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Beard of Texas Tech had a cheering, boisterous audience as he took stage Thursday to accept the trophy as The Associated Press men's college basketball coach of the year — his players and family filling the front row to celebrate his success as their own. He was happy to...
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Jennifer Kupcho tees off the 11th hole during the first round of the Augusta National Women's Amateur golf tournament at Champions Retreat in Evans, Ga., Wednesday, April 3, 2019. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
April 04, 2019 - 6:08 pm
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jennifer Kupcho took care of the preliminaries in the Augusta National Women's Amateur and now has a shot at a title that never seemed likely: A chance to become the first woman to win at the home of the Masters. Her only regret was that her one-shot lead was not bigger. Kupcho...
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Iowa's Megan Gustafson, left, and Baylor head coach Kim Mulkey, pose with their awards after being named The Associated Press player and coach of the year respectively during a news conference at the women's Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 04, 2019 - 6:07 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Megan Gustafson rewrote the women's basketball record book at Iowa. The 6-foot-3 center led the nation in scoring for the second straight season, averaging 27.9 points, and became the fourth player to reach 1,000 points in a year. On Thursday, she won The Associated Press women's...
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Notre Dame head coach Muffet McGraw directs her team during practice at the women's Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Tampa, Fla. Notre Dame faces Connecticut in a national semifinal on Friday.(AP Photo/John Raoux)
April 04, 2019 - 6:04 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Muffet McGraw says it's time for more women in positions of power in all walks of life, including women's basketball. "When you look at men's basketball, 99% of the jobs go to men, why shouldn't 100 or 99% of the jobs in women's basketball go to women?" the Notre Dame women's...
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NCAA President Mark Emmert answers questions at a news conference at the Final Four college basketball tournament, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt York)
April 04, 2019 - 4:52 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest on the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament (all times local): 4:45 p.m. NCAA President Mark Emmert says the association's membership wants to prohibit college athletes from gambling on sports, despite changing laws around the country to make it legal in some states...
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April 04, 2019 - 3:32 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Baylor's Kim Mulkey is The Associated Press women's college basketball coach of the year for the second time. Mulkey has led the Lady Bears to a 35-1 record and a spot in the Final Four. Baylor finished the regular season ranked No. 1. She was presented the award Thursday after...
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April 04, 2019 - 3:26 pm
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Megan Gustafson of Iowa is The Associated Press women's college basketball player of the year. She led the nation in scoring for the second consecutive year and is the first player from the school and the Big Ten to win the award. The 6-foot-3 star received 15 votes Thursday from...
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