NCAA

FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2009, file photo, Florida Matt Patchan (71) and Marcus Gilbert (76) look on as Florida quarterback Tim Tebow lies on the turf after being sacked during an NCAA college football game against Kentucky in Lexington, Ky. Tebow received a concussion on the play that put him in the hospital for a night. The parties in a class-action head injury lawsuit against the NCAA that deals with concussion issues announced a settlement in a filing in federal court in Chicago on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Ed Reinke, File)

NCAA settles head injury lawsuit

CHICAGO (AP) – The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain […]

07/29/2014

FILE - In this April 6, 2014, file phot, NCAA President Mark Emmert answers a question at a news conference in Arlington, Texas.  (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

NCAA president: Pay could destroy college sports

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert stuck to his contention that amateurism is the core of college athletics, saying any effort to pay players would destroy a framework that has been in place […]

06/19/2014

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2010, file photo, former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon Jr. sits in his office in Henderson, Nev. Five years after the former UCLA star filed his antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, it goes to trial Monday, June 9, 2014, in a California courtroom.   (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

NCAA begins making its case for amateurism

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The NCAA began making its case for keeping the current model for college sports, with the women’s athletic director at the University of Texas testifying Tuesday that paying basketball and football […]

06/17/2014

FILE - In this Sept. 18, 2010, file photo, former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon Jr. sits in his office in Henderson, Nev. Five years after the former UCLA star filed his antitrust lawsuit against the NCAA, it goes to trial Monday, June 9, 2014, in a California courtroom.   (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken, File)

Former TV exec says college pay a dangerous path

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A former president of CBS Sports says he fears the popularity of college sports would suffer if athletes receive money to play because fans enjoy the concept of young people playing […]

06/13/2014

Connecticut forward DeAndre Daniels (2) dunks the ball in front of Kentucky's Dakari Johnson, right, and Andrew Harrison (5) during the first half of the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game Monday, April 7, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Chris Steppig, Pool)

Connecticut wins NCAA title, 60-54 over Kentucky

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — No conference wanted them. Several teammates and their coach left them. The NCAA wouldn’t have them. UConn won it all anyway. Shabazz Napier turned in another all-court masterpiece Monday night to […]

04/07/2014

San Diego State forward Josh Davis, left, forward Dwayne Polee II, center, and guard Xavier Thames smile during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Four teams seeking Elite Eight berths at Honda Center

ANAHEIM (CNS) – Berths in the Elite Eight will be on the line today when Baylor faces Wisconsin and Arizona takes on San Diego State in NCAA round of 16 games at Honda Center in […]

03/27/2014

Wichita State guard Evan Wessel (3) and Cal Poly guard Ridge Shipley (10) go after the ball during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Friday, March 21, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Wichita State goes to 35-0 with rout of Cal Poly

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The 35-0 record stands out in bold face. Putting the historic implications aside, Wichita State’s latest victims are believers they got schooled by a team most deserving of a top seed […]

03/21/2014

Mercer forward Jakob Gollon (20) and guard Langston Hall (21) celebrate after defeating Duke 78-71 in an NCAA college basketball second-round game against Duke, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C.(AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

NCAA upsets crush perfect bracket hopes

And then there were three. A second day of upsets left only three people with a chance to win the $1 billion prize Warren Buffet is offering for a perfect NCAA tournament bracket. Most of […]

03/21/2014

Mercer guard Kevin Canevari (3) dances with team mates after the second half of an NCAA college basketball second-round game against Duke, Friday, March 21, 2014, in Raleigh, N.C. Mercer won 78-71. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Mercer shocks Duke 78-71 in NCAA tourney opener

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dunk City is long gone. Make way for the next bunch of bracket busters from the little-known Atlantic Sun Conference: Mercer. The 8,300-student school from Macon, Ga., delivered the biggest shocker […]

03/21/2014

In this Feb. 19, 2014, photo, Connecticut's Breanna Stewart smiles during an NCAA college basketball game against Central Florida in Hartford, Conn. Stewart says she's not cocky heading into the NCAA tournament, where she earned MVP honors a year ago in leading the Huskies to their eighth national title. But after a more consistent regular season as a sophomore, she is very confident. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

Obama predicts UConn in his women’s NCAA bracket

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is predicting a repeat championship for Connecticut in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. Obama’s women’s bracket was revealed in an ESPN segment Friday, the eve of the tournament’s start. […]

03/21/2014

Cincinnati’s Troy Caupain, left, and Jermaine Sanders, right, speak with Justin Jackson after their 61-57 loss to Harvard in the second-round of the NCAA college basketball tournament in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, March 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)

NCAA upsets crush bracket hopes

SAN DIEGO (AP) — So you were confident in your bracket, hoping to win the office pool, maybe get lucky and take down that $1 billion prize Warren Buffett is offering for a perfect run […]

03/20/2014

Florida forward DeVon Walker (25) goes over Albany forward Gary Johnson (20) during the first half in a second-round game in the NCAA college basketball tournament Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Top-seeded Florida pulls away, beats Albany 67-55

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Billy Donovan’s bench came up big, bailing out top-seeded Florida in a tight game against what was supposed to be an overmatched opponent. Dorian Finney-Smith scored 16 points, most of them […]

03/20/2014

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