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Noah Lyles won the 200 meters at the U.S. track and field trials, earning a spot on the Olympic team.
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Gabby Thomas could be sprinting toward a title she never imagined: World's Fastest Epidemiologist.
World's Fastest Woman is a possibility, too.
The newly crowned American 200-meter champion, who majored in neurobiology at Harvard, is currently working on a master's degree in epidemiology/health care management at Texas.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Awkward is the only way to describe Vanderbilt's appearance in the all-SEC College World Series finals beginning Monday night against Mississippi State.
The Commodores were supposed to play North Carolina State in a winner-take-all bracket final Saturday and found out 12 hours before the the start the Wolfpack had been removed from the tournament because of COVID-19 protocols.
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Brittney Reese made her fourth Olympic team in the long jump with a leap of 23 feet, 4 3/4 inches to win the event at the U.S.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — North Carolina State baseball players who were one win away from playing for a national championship reacted with anger and confusion to their team's removal from the College World Series because of COVID-19 protocols.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt will advance to the College World Series finals after North Carolina State was forced to drop out because of COVID-19 protocols, the NCAA announced early Saturday.
NC State had only 13 players available during its 3-1 loss to the Commodores on Friday.
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Washington State's Sam Brixey won an appeal of his disqualification in Friday’s final heat of the men’s 110-meter hurdles at the Olympic trials.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s Republican governor questioned Friday the need for a legislative ban on transgender girls competing in sports, pushing back on GOP lawmakers’ attempt to pass the controversial measure.
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Emma Coburn is headed to her third Olympics after winning the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the U.S.
The NCAA is lurching toward a temporary, patchwork solution in addressing name, image and likeness compensation for athletes, a hyperlocal approach to allow everyone to earn money off their fame starting July 1 without uniform national rules.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dawn Staley and South Carolina have agreed to a new, seven-year contract that will pay her $2.9 million this season and grow to $3.5 million in the final season.
The school's Board of Trustees approved the deal worth $22.4 million on Friday to keep the national championship coach with the Gamecocks through the 2027-28 season.
No. 1 has been a particularly secure position during the College Football Playoff era.
Last week's Alabama loss as the No. 1 team in the country to Texas A&M was just the fourth outside of the playoff for the top-ranked team in the AP poll during the eight-year history (2014-present) of the CFP.
The NCAA women's basketball tournament is close to expanding its field to 68 teams — equaling the men's bracket.
Both the Division I women's basketball committee and the oversight committee unanimously voted to approve a proposal to add four teams to the NCAA Tournament, starting this season.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The tattoo runs along Kevin Hayes’ left forearm, a permanent reminder of what the Philadelphia Flyers center is missing, a solemn quote overlaid by a thick, script J for his late brother that serves as an indelible tribute to a bond he believes isn’t broken, merely changed.
If a 12-team format is the future of the College Football Playoff —- and odds are that it still is despite a recent detour on the road to expansion — among the many details that need to be worked out is when it would start.
MIAMI (AP) — At Miami’s first preseason game of the year, something caught Heat coach Erik Spoelstra’s attention as he stood in his customary spot between his team’s bench and the scorer’s table.
Fans, he noticed, were just a couple feet away again.
Ohio State has righted itself after an early loss to Oregon, winning four straight games in mostly blowout fashion.
On the latest AP Top 25 Podcast presented by Regions Bank, Buckeyes coach Ryan Day joins AP’s Ralph Russo to talk about striking a balance between the urgency of high expectations and keeping a team from panicking after an early misstep.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gabe Kapler repeatedly blew bubbles with his gum and popped them during his postseason managerial debut against the Los Angeles Dodgers, and oh does Dave Roberts remember his division counterpart doing that during their playing days in Double-A.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Nell Fortner has reason for confidence after bringing back nearly the entire roster from the program’s first NCAA Sweet 16 team in nearly a decade.
She’s not alone in the Atlantic Coast Conference, either.
DENVER (AP) — Olympic sports organizations will look into co-hosting championship events with the NCAA as a way of preventing the U.S. gold-medal pipeline from withering under financial pressure.
The hosting partnerships were one of seven recommendations the U.S.
Wake Forest began this season among the large group known as “everybody else” in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the label applied to teams projected to fall in line behind perennial favorite Clemson.
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Spencer Rattler was the man heading into the season. Now he might not even be the starter.
The Oklahoma quarterback had everything going for himself two months ago. He was a preseason Associated Press first-team All-American who was at the forefront of Heisman Trophy conversations.
With one Small kick and a rather sizable upset, Texas A&M caused quite a shakeup in the Southeastern Conference Western Division.
Sometimes a big game really isn't.
No. 1 Georgia faces No. 11 Kentucky on Saturday, the third straight game for the Bulldogs against a ranked Southeastern Conference opponent.
Georgia won the first two games by a combined score of 71-10, and the oddsmakers don't expect this one to be all that much closer.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Georgia Tech coach Josh Pastner is still savoring his program's Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament championship even as he excitedly looks ahead to no longer playing games in empty arenas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gary Patterson compare efforts by defenses to keep pace with changing offenses to the on-and-off fashion cycle of the paisley tie.
In the nearly four decades that Patterson has been in college football, including two decades as TCU’s head coach, he’s seen great defenses come and go, especially in a score-happy league like the Big 12.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tory Taylor is selling a T-shirt for charity that bears the three-word slogan “Punting Is Winning.”
Yes, it is.
No. 2 Iowa enters its home game against Purdue on Saturday with records of 6-0 overall and 3-0 in the Big Ten in large part because of the field-position advantage Taylor has provided.
BOSTON (AP) — Federal prosecutors have promised to drop their case against a former Wake Forest University coach charged in the college admissions bribery scandal if he pays a $50,000 fine and follows certain conditions, according to court documents unsealed Tuesday.
Ten female officials will work games in the American Hockey League this season, the highest level that women have reached in that position in professional hockey.
Katie Guay on Saturday will become the first woman to referee an AHL game.
Will Anderson Jr. thought a close call against Florida would be “a real eye-opener” for Alabama at the time. Now, he's not so sure the message sunk in.
Not after the fifth-ranked Crimson Tide lost 41-38 to a Texas A&M team that had been on a two-game losing streak.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia finds itself in a most unusual position.
For the first time since the 1982 season, when a guy named Herschel Walker starred at running back, the Bulldogs hold the top spot in The Associated Press rankings during the season.
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Miami quarterback D’Eriq King needs surgery to repair his right shoulder and will miss the remainder of the season, a major blow to the reeling Hurricanes and their hopes of contending in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
BESSEMER, Ala. (AP) — An argument over the University of Alabama football team’s loss to Texas A&M led to a deadly shooting at an Alabama home, police said.
Two men started fighting over which team was better at a gathering in the Birmingham suburb Bessemer when the game was in its final minutes Saturday night, Lt.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — University of Maine sports fans will have to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative test to go to home hockey and basketball games.
Georgia was the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll Sunday by a unanimous vote, taking the top spot during the regular season for the first time since November 1982.
The Bulldogs (62 first-place votes) moved up one spot in the AP Top 25 presented by Regions Bank, a day after preseason No.
The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Oct. 9, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking:
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan State University football player has filed a lawsuit alleging the school was wrong to suspend him from the team indefinitely while investigating sexual assault allegations against him from January.
The last time the No. 1 team in the country lost to an unranked team was 2008.
The last time Alabama lost to an unranked team was 2007.
Last year, Oklahoma quarterback Spencer Rattler’s benching against Texas was temporary.
This year’s was much more complicated.
Last year, Rattler had two early turnovers against the Longhorns and was replaced by Tanner Mordecai, but he re-entered the game and rallied the Sooners to a 53-45 win in four overtimes.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga coach Mark Few will miss two exhibition games and the first game of the regular season after he was arrested last month on suspicion of driving under the influence.
The school made the announcement before the Bulldogs' kickoff event — “Kraziness in the Kennel” — on Saturday.
AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State announced Friday that center Xavier Foster is no longer a member of the team as police investigate a sexual assault claim.
BOSTON (AP) — Two wealthy parents were convicted Friday of buying their kids' way into school as athletic recruits in the first case to go to trial in the college admissions cheating scandal that embroiled prestigious universities across the country.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's head football coach, Kirk Ferentz, and offensive coordinator Brian Ferentz will not have to spend the team’s bye week answering questions from lawyers for Black former players who say they suffered discrimination, a federal judge ruled.
There aren't too many announcer/analyst teams that get to reach 100 games together, but Fox's Gus Johnson and Joel Klatt will reach the century mark this weekend.
Johnson and Klatt will be on the call for Saturday's game when No.
The last time UConn faced UMass was 2019 and it was a wild game.
The teams combined for 91 points and more than 900 yards as the Huskies beat the Minutemen 56-35. That was the last time UConn won a football game.
Florida State quarterback McKenzie Milton and Clemson receiver Justyn Ross, both of whom faced potentially career-threatening injuries, are among the nominees for college football's Comeback Player of the Year award.
When it comes to College Football Playoff expansion, the odds are stacked against eight ever being enough.
Structured one way, the Southeastern Conference would not go for doubling the current four-team playoff to eight and Notre Dame wouldn’t be thrilled, either.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — When Big Ten basketball returned to Indianapolis on Thursday, it seemed like a whole new world.
Coaches openly embraced the branding power and benefits players received from the name, image and likeness rules changes.
Nobody should be rooting harder for Notre Dame the rest of the season than Cincinnati.
The fifth-ranked Bearcats passed their big test last weekend by beating the Fighting Irish and open American Athletic Conference play Friday night at home against Temple.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — To get a glimpse of the Southeastern Conference's plan to dominate college football Saturdays, take a look at this weekend's schedule.
In Dallas, No. 6 Oklahoma and No. 21 Texas play their annual matchup amid the revelry of the State Fair of Texas in late morning.