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On College Football: Who would make 15-team super league?

Apr. 20, 2021 01:42 AM EDT

Long before the Big Ten had 14 teams and the Pac-8 had grown to the Pac-12, there were folks in college sports tossing around the idea of a national football conference. Back in the 1950s, Pittsburgh athletic director Tom Hamilton proposed Southern California, UCLA,...

Bob Valvano, brother of Jim Valvano, says he has leukemia

Apr. 19, 2021 23:20 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — ESPN college basketball analyst Bob Valvano, the brother of late North Carolina State men’s basketball coach and broadcaster Jim Valvano, says on social media that he has leukemia, an aortic aneurysm and some kidney damage. Jim Valvano, who died...

UCLA signs Rutgers grad transfer Myles Johnson

Apr. 19, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — UCLA has signed Rutgers transfer Myles Johnson, who will be a senior in the fall when he enrolls in graduate school. Johnson averaged 8.0 points, 8.5 rebounds and 2.4 blocks starting 22 of 28 games for Rutgers last season, when the Scarlet Knights...

Oklahoma House passes transgender sports ban

Apr. 19, 2021 21:38 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Republican-led Oklahoma House passed a bill Monday to ban transgender athletes from participating in women’s sports. The House voted 73-19 for the bill, mostly along party lines. The measure now heads to the GOP-controlled Senate, which failed...

Wisconsin adding former Wake Forest guard Jahcobi Neath

Apr. 19, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has added Wake Forest transfer Jahcobi Neath to its backcourt. Neath, who is 6-foot-3, averaged 3.8 points, 1.7 assists and 15.8 minutes this past season as a sophomore at Wake Forest. He played in 20 games and made four starts. ...

Mississippi State adds ex-UNC forward Garrison Brooks

Apr. 19, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Ben Howland has signed former North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks as a graduate transfer after he had nearly 1,300 points and 800 rebounds in four seasons with the Tar Heels. The 6-foot-10 Brooks, son of longtime...

Celtics' Stevens denies he was offered Hoosiers job

Apr. 19, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens says he wasn’t close to leaving the Boston Celtics for the coaching job at Indiana University. In fact, he says he never received an offer. “I was never offered a package. That’s all news to me. Secondly, I...

Guard Charlie Moore transferring from DePaul to Hurricanes

Apr. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Guard Charlie Moore is transferring from DePaul to Miami, his fourth school, for his final year of eligibility. Moore provides a much-needed reinforcement for the Hurricanes, who since the end of the season have lost three players via the NCAA's new...

Edwards calls transgender restriction bills 'discriminatory'

Apr. 19, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards said Monday that he will oppose legislative proposals to add new medical and sports restrictions on transgender youth in Louisiana, calling the measures “unnecessary and discriminatory.” Lawmakers have introduced bills...

Students protest Montana bill to ban transgender athletes

Apr. 19, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Students, transgender people and allies from across Montana gathered Monday in front of the state Capitol to protest a bill that would ban transgender athletes from competing in school and college sports under the gender with which they identify. ...