College sports

FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2016, file photo, Maryland head coach DJ Durkin walks the sideline during the first half of the Quick Lane Bowl NCAA college football game against Boston College in Detroit. Maryland placed the head of the football team's strength and conditioning staff on paid leave while it investigates claims he verbally abused and humiliated players, a person briefed on the situation said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, on condition of anonymity because Maryland had not announced the decision regarding Rick Court. The person says athletic director Damon Evans spoke with the football team Saturday morning and Durkin was still leading the program. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
August 11, 2018 - 6:37 pm
Maryland placed head coach DJ Durkin on administrative leave Saturday while the school scrutinizes allegations of poor behavior by the football staff, apparent misdeeds that came to light following the death of a player. In an open letter, athletic director Damon Evans wrote: "At this time, the...
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August 10, 2018 - 8:31 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Members of the University of Maryland athletic staff have been placed on administrative leave, pending the outcome of a review of the death of football player Jordan McNair in June. The statement Friday night comes after an ESPN story, citing unidentified sources, described...
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August 10, 2018 - 5:09 pm
A potentially quiet silly season for coaching moves can quickly turn into whirlwind of big openings. That was the case last year when Nebraska and Florida descended into tumultuous seasons and fired third-year coaches who had winning records in 2016. Multimillion dollars buyouts be damned. The...
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FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2017, file photo, Alabama's Bo Scarbrough is looked at after being hurt during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson in Tampa, Fla. Player privacy laws currently stand in the way of regular in-depth NCAA football injury reports. Yet a mandated reporting system has been proposed. The Supreme Court’s decision to allow the legalization of sports gambling up to the states sparked the idea. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 10, 2018 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's decision that allows states to legalize sports gambling has sparked a debate about requiring injury reports in college football. NCAA leaders are analyzing whether it's possible to have more medical transparency to prevent collusion and be more consistent...
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This photo from Nov. 28, 2017, shows Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones, second from left, with the team and head coach Danny Manning, second from right, during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Winston-Salem, N.C. Police say Jones threw a punch that killed a New York City tourist who knocked on his car window thinking it was his Uber ride. He was arrested Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, and charged with assault. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 09, 2018 - 8:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A rising star in college basketball's coaching ranks threw a punch that led to the death of a New York City tourist who apparently mistook him for an Uber driver, police said on Thursday. Wake Forest assistant coach Jamill Jones attacked digital marketing guru Sandor Szabo around 1:...
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Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts signs an autograph for Brody Bankston after the NCAA college football team's practice, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)
August 08, 2018 - 6:17 pm
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban responded Wednesday to quarterback Jalen Hurts, saying the QB's recent comments about his treatment by the staff aren't an issue for the team and won't have any bearing on the competition for the starting job. Hurts expressed some disappointment...
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FILE - In this March 21, 2013, file photo, taken with a fisheye lens, the NCAA logo is displayed on the court during the NCAA college basketball tournament in Philadelphia. College basketball players who go undrafted by the NBA will be allowed to return to school and play as part of sweeping NCAA reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal, the NCAA announced Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
August 08, 2018 - 6:03 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The NCAA is carving out a limited role for agents to work with college basketball players and is changing key parts of its rules-enforcement system as part of numerous reforms in the wake of a corruption scandal. The Indianapolis-based governing body for college sports...
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August 08, 2018 - 11:18 am
The most fascinating quarterback competition in the country got off to a rocky start this preseason when Jalen Hurts called out Alabama coaches last week. On the last episode of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast , Barrett Sallee of CBS Sports joins AP's Ralph Russo to preview the Southeastern...
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In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2016 photo, Ohio State fans listen to a speaker at a rally in support of coach Urban Meyer outside Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State opened part of practice to the media on Tuesday, Aug 7, for the first time since coach Urban Meyer was put on paid leave, but other coaches and players remained off-limits for interviews. (AP Photo/Mitch Stacy)
August 07, 2018 - 12:06 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State is trying to get back to business as usual while coach Urban Meyer is on paid leave, opening part of Tuesday's practice to the media even as coaches and players remained off-limits for interviews. The first half hour of the Buckeyes' fourth practice was open for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 12, 2014, file photo, Buffalo head coach Jeff Quinn talks to his players during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Baylor in Amherst, N.Y. Quinn has stepped in as an assistant coach of the offensive line at Notre Dame. He was coach Brian Kelly's offensive line coach at Grand Valley, Central Michigan and Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert, File)
August 07, 2018 - 11:01 am
CULVER, Ind. (AP) — This small town in northern Indiana annually produces two things when the calendar turns to August: Corn and Notre Dame offensive linemen. Where sports icons Roger Penske and George Steinbrenner once marched as students, the Culver Academies are where Irish coach Brian Kelly...
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