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Leagues file order to derail N.J. sports betting

The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues filed a motion for a temporary restraining order Tuesday in an effort to halt legalized sports betting in New Jersey.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 11:05 pm

C Thomas, No. 29 overall, picks Texas A&M

Texas A&M has capped off its outstanding 2015 class by landing a commitment from center Elijah Thomas, the No. 29-ranked player in the ESPN 100.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 8:41 pm

N.Y. court: Ex-ball boys can sue Boeheim

New York’s highest court has reinstated the slander lawsuit by two former Syracuse ball boys against basketball coach Jim Boeheim.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 4:13 pm

Leagues seek to halt New Jersey sports betting

The NCAA, NFL and other major professional sports leagues will file for immediate injunctive relief Tuesday to prevent New Jersey from offering sports betting this weekend, according to State Sen. Raymond Lesniak.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 3:58 pm

Goodman: 2014-15 Big Ten coaches poll

The league’s coaches rank the teams and weigh in on key preseason topics

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 1:18 pm

Guy (No. 39 recruit) commits to Virginia

Kyle Guy, ESPN’s 39th-ranked player in the class of 2016, committed to Virginia on Monday.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 3:16 am

Kentucky men, women embrace ‘Madness’

Just as Drake appeared to draw the biggest cheers at Big Blue Madness, the rapper introduced Kentucky coach John Calipari and the noise then became a roar.

Posted on 18 October 2014 @ 4:37 am


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St. Francis, NY picked to win NEC conference (Yahoo Sports)

NEW YORK (AP) — St. Francis, New York has been picked to win the NEC conference for the first time in school history.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 1:43 am

Manning looking to make Wake Forest a winner again (Yahoo Sports)

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — When his Wake Forest players couldn’t get a defensive drill quite right, new coach Danny Manning made them do it again – and again.

Posted on 22 October 2014 @ 1:07 am

Experienced, hungry Badgers look to replace Brust (Yahoo Sports)

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It’s best to get the question out of the way quickly: Yes, the Wisconsin Badgers are hungry to get back to the Final Four.

Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 11:42 pm

NY court: Ex-ball boys can sue Boeheim for slander (Yahoo Sports)

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim reacts during the first half of a third-round game against the Dayton in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Buffalo, N.Y., Saturday, March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Bill Wippert)

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court on Tuesday reinstated the slander lawsuit filed by two former Syracuse University ball boys against basketball head coach Jim Boeheim.


Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 4:08 pm

Oklahoma State’s Nash ready to shine (Yahoo Sports)

Oklahoma State post Michael Cobbins, left, and wing Le'Bryan Nash, right, answer questions during an NCAA college basketball media day in Stillwater, Okla., Monday, Oct. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Le’Bryan Nash shared the spotlight with Marcus Smart and Markel Brown the past two years at Oklahoma State.


Posted on 21 October 2014 @ 1:58 am

K-State forward Karapetyan decides to transfer (Yahoo Sports)

Kansas State forward Jack Karapetyan (34) blocks a shot by Pittsburg State Connor Kier (33) during the first half of an exhibition NCAA college basketball game in Manhattan, Kan., Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. Kansas State defeated Pittsburg State 75-54. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — Kansas State forward Jack Karapetyan has decided to transfer after playing in just six games during his freshman season last year because of a foot injury.


Posted on 20 October 2014 @ 9:32 pm

Louisville tries to mix 6 freshmen with 5 starters (Yahoo Sports)

Louisville's Quentin Snider, front, attempts to shoot over the defense of Louisville's Anas Mahmoud during the first half of an NCAA college basketball scrimmage Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Starting over has created an urgency that Louisville coach Rick Pitino hasn’t experienced in a few years.


Posted on 19 October 2014 @ 9:43 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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