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HS basketball star among mass shooting victims

HS basketball star among mass shooting victims

Posted on 26 July 2016 @ 5:10 am

Jones, ex-NBA veteran, Olympian, dies at 64

Jones, ex-NBA veteran, Olympian, dies at 64

Posted on 26 July 2016 @ 4:56 am

Mills, 26, former S. Miss star, shot and killed

Mills, 26, former S. Miss star, shot and killed

Posted on 26 July 2016 @ 3:09 am

Bradley Braves alumni are the Cinderella of the summer

Bradley Braves alumni are the Cinderella of the summer

Posted on 25 July 2016 @ 6:52 pm

Vote: Which ACC venue is the toughest place to play?

Vote: Which ACC venue is the toughest place to play?

Posted on 25 July 2016 @ 5:07 pm

OK State player Coger died of enlarged heart

OK State player Coger died of enlarged heart

Posted on 22 July 2016 @ 9:10 pm

UConn AD waiting, preparing pitch to Big 12

UConn AD waiting, preparing pitch to Big 12

Posted on 22 July 2016 @ 8:08 pm


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Former Chicago high school basketball standout gunned down (Yahoo Sports)

Southern Miss forward Jonathan Mills (24) keeps the ball from Memphis forward D.J. Stephens (30) in the first overtime of their NCAA college basketball game in the Conference USA tournament championship in Tulsa, Okla., Saturday, March 16, 2013. Memphis won 91-79. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

A former Chicago high school basketball standout who went on to play in college was shot to death Monday on the city’s West Side, authorities said. Jonathan Mills suffered several gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead on the scene, police spokesman Officer Thomas Sweeny said. Mills, 26, played forward and center for North Lawndale College Prep, leading the team to the Public League title in 2009 and third place in the Class 3A state tournament.


Posted on 26 July 2016 @ 1:12 am

OSU officials: Coger died after 40-minute outdoor workout (Yahoo Sports)

In this February 20, 2016 photo, provided by Cape Fear Community College, Tyrek Coger, right, poses with Athletic Director/Men's Basketball Head Coach Ryan Mantlo, left, in Wilmington, N.C. Coger, who transferred to Oklahoma State University, died after collapsing during a team workout Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Sillwater, Okla. (Will Page/Cape Fear Community College via AP)

Oklahoma State basketball player Tyrek Coger died from an enlarged heart after a 40-minute team workout on the football stadium stairs in hot weather, officials said Friday. While the temperature was 99 degrees, it wasn’t known if the weather played a role in Coger’s death. The 22-year-old forward, who had recently transferred to OSU, did not appear to struggle during Thursday’s workout at Boone Pickens Stadium, school spokesman Gary Shutt said at a news conference.


Posted on 22 July 2016 @ 11:31 pm

NCAA to survey potential host cities on discrimination laws (Yahoo Sports)

The NCAA is sending a questionnaire about potential discrimination laws to organizers in cities that will be or are hoping to host sanctioned college sports events. The NCAA board of governors’ decision comes a day after the NBA announced it would pull its All-Star Game from Charlotte, North Carolina, because of its objections to a state law that limits anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay and transgender people. NCAA leaders had expressed opposition to the law known as HB2 since it was enacted in March.

Posted on 22 July 2016 @ 9:03 pm

UConn AD preparing pitch, waiting to hear from Big 12 (Yahoo Sports)

David Benedict speaks to the media during a news conference where he was introduced as the University of Connecticut's new athletic director, Tuesday, March 1, 2016, in Storrs, Conn. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

UConn’s new athletic director says he’s waiting to hear from the Big 12 about its interest level in the school before reaching out with an official pitch to join the conference. The Big 12’s school presidents on Tuesday moved closer to expansion, directing Commissioner Bob Bowlsby to begin evaluating schools interested in joining. UConn’s David Benedict, in a wide-ranging interview with The Associated Press on Friday, acknowledged the Huskies are interested in being evaluated.


Posted on 22 July 2016 @ 7:38 pm

UNC gets 1-week extension to respond to 5 NCAA charges (Yahoo Sports)

North Carolina will wait another week before responding to five NCAA charges. The school issued a statement Friday saying UNC and others involved in the case had requested an extension to Monday’s response deadline. The statement said UNC will respond to the NCAA’s Notice of Allegations (NOA) on Aug. 1, then publicly release a copy a day later after a review and possible redactions to comply with privacy laws.

Posted on 22 July 2016 @ 6:43 pm

George Washington investigating basketball coach Lonergan (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2015, file photo, George Washington head coach Mike Lonergan yells to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against DePaul in Rosemont, Ill. George Washington faces San Diego State, Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in the National Invitation Tournament in New York. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)

George Washington University says it is bringing in outside counsel as part of an investigation into allegations against men’s basketball coach Mike Lonergan. The statement comes in response to a story posted earlier Thursday on www.washingtonpost.com that says former GW players – quoted anonymously – complained about Lonergan’s behavior.


Posted on 22 July 2016 @ 1:09 am

Beehive Classic features Utah, BYU, Utah State, Weber State (Yahoo Sports)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah, BYU, Utah State and Weber State will play in a December basketball tournament called the Beehive Classic starting this season and running through 2019. The event will be held at the home of the Utah Jazz.

Posted on 21 July 2016 @ 8:04 pm

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RB James dislocates elbow in Oregon win

LaMichael James ran for 239 yards and a touchdown before he was carted off the field with a dislocated elbow, dampening No. 9 Oregons 43-15 victory over California on Thursday night. The nations leading rusher went down early in the fourth quarter and trainers stabilized his arm in a sleeve as fans chanted his name.

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RB James injures right arm in Oregon win

LaMichael James ran for 239 yards and a touchdown before he was carted off the field after injuring his right arm, dampening No. 9 Oregons 43-15 victory over California on Thursday night. The nations leading rusher went down early in the fourth quarter and trainers stabilized his arm in a sleeve as fans chanted his name.

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Lavin undergoes prostate cancer surgery

St. Johns coach Steve Lavin has had successful surgery to treat prostate cancer. The 47-year-old Lavin underwent the surgery Thursday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. According to Lavins physicians, the surgery went as planned and there were no complications. Lavin is expected to return to his full-time coaching responsibilities after a recovery period.

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Calhoun: UConn talent better for 2011-12

Connecticut coach Jim Calhoun says he has more talent this season than he had on the team that won the national championship in April. Calhoun made the comment before a dinner at which the 2010-11 Huskies received their national championship rings. The coach said having a more talented team doesnt mean they are going to win another title, but he thinks they can.

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Duke set to visit MSG twice this season

Mike Krzyzewski is bringing Duke to Madison Square Garden twice this upcoming season, according to the schedule announced Thursday. The Blue Devils will face Michigan State, and Kentucky will play Kansas in the second game of the Champions Classic on Nov. 15. Duke will return to take on Washington on Dec.

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Colorado suspends 5 defensive players

Colorado coach Jon Embree has suspended five defensive players indefinitely for violating unspecified team rules. The suspended players include defensive backs Josh Moten, Ayodeji Olatoye, Parker Orms and Paul Vigo, along with linebacker Liloa Nobriga. Orms was the only starter among the group, but didnt play last weekend due to a leg injury.

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Big 12 moves to add Big East-bound TCU

Leaders of the Big 12 Conference cleared the way Thursday to add TCU, a move that would bring in a rising program and potentially shore up a league that seemed ready to fall apart just a few weeks ago. The Big 12s presidents and chancellors voted unanimously to authorize negotiations with the Horned Frogs, who play in Fort Worth, Texas, and boast the defending Rose Bowl champion.

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