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Baylor seniors injured in practice collision

Oct. 28, 2020 8:51 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor women’s basketball players DiDi Richards and Moon Ursin were injured in a collision in practice Wednesday. Richards sustained a Spinal Cord Injury Without Radiographic Abnormality (SCIWORA) according to a statement from the school. That is a shock to the spinal cord that...

Ex-Kansas forward de Sousa charged in New Year's Day battery

Oct. 28, 2020 7:00 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Former Kansas forward Silvio de Sousa has been charged in a New Year's Day altercation a little more than a week after announcing that he was opting out of the upcoming season. Dorothy Kliem, a trial assistant in the Douglas County District Attorney’s office, said that although...

FILE - In this March 7, 2020, file photo, Villanova head coach Jay Wright gestures during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgetown in Washington. Two-time Villanova national champion coach Jay Wright says it's

Villanova the Big East pick as league warily watches virus

Oct. 28, 2020 2:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Wright and his fellow Big East coaches know it will take a huge effort from everyone to make the college basketball season work this year and actually stage an NCAA Tournament. Only a few weeks into the start of practice, there already have been some bumps due to the coronavirus. Many...

ESPN won't hold college basketball events in Florida bubble

Oct. 26, 2020 7:35 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — ESPN won’t hold college basketball tournaments in a Florida bubble next month. In a statement Monday, ESPN Events said it had “set out to create a protected environment” in Orlando for teams set to compete in events it operates. Those plans changed due to...

AP source: Arizona accused of 5 Level I violations by NCAA

Oct. 25, 2020 9:16 PM EDT

Arizona was accused of nine counts of misconduct, including five Level I violations, in a Notice of Allegations sent by the NCAA last week, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the violations have not been publicly released. The...

Alabama economy expected to contract 3.4%, rebound possible

Oct. 25, 2020 10:16 AM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Pounded by the coronavirus pandemic, Alabama's economy will contract 3.4% this year but could be on a normal trajectory toward recovery by the first half of 2021, according to a forecast by the University of Alabama. The assessment by economists Samuel Addy and Ahmad Ijaz said the...

More than 30 colleges await Connecticut basketball 'bubble'

Oct. 23, 2020 7:18 PM EDT

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — A resort casino on tribal land in Connecticut is completing plans to host more than 30 college basketball teams as it becomes a modified bubble for several early season tournaments, including two moved from New York. The Mohegan Sun has teamed with the Naismith Memorial Basketball...

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo, Arizona head coach Sean Miller gestures in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Oregon in Tucson, Ariz. Arizona has received a formal notice of allegations from the NCAA stemming from a federal investigation into shady recruiting practices three years ago. The university acknowledged in a statement Friday, Oct. 23, 2020, it had received the notice. “However, in order to protect the integrity of the ongoing enforcement process, the University is not releasing the NOA at this time,

Arizona basketball receives notice of allegations from NCAA

Oct. 23, 2020 5:05 PM EDT

Arizona has received a formal notice of allegations from the NCAA stemming from a federal investigation into shady recruiting practices three years ago. The university acknowledged in a statement Friday it had received the notice. “However, in order to protect the integrity of the ongoing enforcement...

Kansas State running back Deuce Vaughn (22) gets past Texas Tech linebacker Kosi Eldridge (20) as he runs for a first down during the second half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, in Manhattan, Kan. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

No. 20 K-State looks for 12th straight win over Kansas

Oct. 22, 2020 3:57 PM EDT

Kansas (0-4, 0-3 Big 12) at No. 20 Kansas State (3-1, 3-0), Saturday at noon ET (FS1). Line: Kansas State by 20. Series record: Kansas 65-47-5. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Kansas State could extend its winning streak over Kansas to a series-record 12 consecutive games. But more importantly, the Wildcats can remain...

Workers walk through as they finish work at the Stadium Swim at the Circa Resort & Casino, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in Las Vegas. The casino is scheduled to open in downtown Las Vegas in October. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Newest downtown Vegas casino set to open, pandemic or not

Oct. 22, 2020 1:11 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — If the 1,000-seat sports betting auditorium at the Circa Resort & Casino doesn’t get you, maybe the six rooftop swimming pools will. “We expect more than 4,000 people a day at Stadium Swim,” hotel co-owner Derek Stevens said during a recent preview of his...