College basketball

April 23, 2018 - 4:15 pm
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Dick Vitale's voice cracked as he discussed his self-described obsession with raising money for pediatric cancer research. "It's the best thing I've ever done in my life," the longtime college basketball television analyst said. "I'm in 13 Hall of Fames, and none that compares...
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FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2017, file photo, South Carolina's A'ja Wilson, top, is guarded by Connecticut's Saniya Chong (12) in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Storrs, Conn. Wilson is chronicling her path from the end of her college career to the start of her WNBA career, including getting drafted. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
April 23, 2018 - 2:29 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — What a great introduction to Las Vegas! It was a long flight from South Carolina, but the weather couldn't have been better and I really enjoyed every minute of it. Driving from the airport to the strip, I was flattered to see on the side of hotels and on billboards giant...
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Danica Patrick talks to Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers during the first half of Game 3 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Boston Celtics Friday, April 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
April 20, 2018 - 10:42 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers has joined the ownership group of the NBA's Milwaukee Bucks as a limited partner. The Bucks made the announcement Friday night between the first and second quarters of Game 3 of their Eastern Conference playoff series against the Boston...
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In this April 1, 2016, photo, La Lumiere's Brian Bowen (20) in action against Montverde Academy in the DICK'S Sporting Goods High School National Basketball Tournament in Queens, NY. La Lumiere won the game. South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Bowen is entering the NBA draft. The school announced Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Bowen won’t hire an agent so he could return next season. Bowen transferred to South Carolina amid a federal investigation and has never been cleared by the NCAA to play. (AP Photo/Gregory Payan)
April 18, 2018 - 7:37 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina forward and former Louisville recruit Brian Bowen is entering the NBA draft. Bowen, who transferred to South Carolina after being suspended by Louisville amid a federal investigation into college basketball, won't hire an agent, according to Bowen's attorney,...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 18, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005, a key defense witness testified Wednesday as the TV star's lawyers began putting on their case. Marguerite Jackson, an academic...
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Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 18, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial (all times local): 3:35 p.m. A key defense witness says the chief accuser at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial talked about framing a celebrity before going to police with her allegations in 2005. Marguerite Jackson is...
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April 17, 2018 - 7:23 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has released a timeline of steps the university has taken to cooperate with investigators since the federal probe into college basketball became public last fall. The university had essentially responded to inquiries before becoming further entangled in the...
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FILE - At left, in a July 10, 2018, file photo, Southeastern Conference Commissioner Greg Sankey speaks during the NCAA college football Southeastern Conference's annual media gathering in Hoover, Ala. Center, in an Oct. 19, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice participates in a panel discussion at a forum sponsored by the George W. Bush Institute in New York. At right, in an April 5, 2018, file photo, Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford speaks during a news conference in Charlotte, N.C. Commissioners of the Southeastern and Atlantic Coast conferences say they're confident that the committee led by Condoleeza Rice will reach "impactful" conclusions as it studies corruption in college basketball. (AP Photo/File)
April 17, 2018 - 4:53 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Atlantic Coast Conference Commissioner John Swofford says he expects "substantive" recommendations from the committee seeking ways to reform college basketball amid a federal investigation of corruption in the sport. Speaking Tuesday at a regional Associated Press Sports...
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Associated Press staffers Howie Rumberg, left, and Oskar Garcia pose for a photograph Tuesday, April 17, 2018, in New York, after they were named deputy sports editors for newsgathering and storytelling at the AP. Rumberg and Garcia will oversee a team of more than 100 journalists reporting and editing sports news in all media formats across the world. They will direct coverage of breaking news, planned events and enterprise and will lead efforts to integrate new techniques into the core work of developing and presenting distinctive stories to AP customers and emerging audiences. (AP Photo/Peter Morgan)
April 17, 2018 - 4:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has named Howie Rumberg deputy sports editor for newsgathering and Oskar Garcia deputy sports editor for storytelling, helping lead the global department's efforts to report and present the most compelling sports journalism. The appointments were announced...
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Bill Cosby, right, arrives for his sexual assault trial, Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 17, 2018 - 10:26 am
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The jury at Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial can hear the comedian's decade-old testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex, a judge ruled Tuesday, handing the prosecution a key victory in its effort to portray him as a serial predator. Judge Steven O'Neill ruled...
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