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Suspect arrested in death of ex-Texas Tech star Andre Emmett

Oct. 21, 2019 2:44 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police say one man has been arrested and a second suspect was being sought in last month's slaying of former NBA and Texas Tech standout Andre Emmett. WFAA-TV reports 32-year-old Keith Johnson was being held Monday on a capital murder charge with bond set at $500,000. Online Dallas...

Clemson's Xavier Thomas likely back for Boston College game

Oct. 21, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson defensive end Xavier Thomas is expected to return this week from concussion protocol when the No. 4 Tigers play Boston College. Says defensive coordinator Brent Venables: "I think he probably will, but we'll see." Thomas was hurt during practice and did not travel for Clemson's...

4 more parents pleading guilty in college admissions scandal

Oct. 21, 2019 12:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Four more parents are pleading guilty in the college admissions bribery scandal, and a Texas man accused of helping to orchestrate the scheme has also agreed to a plea deal. Parent Douglas Hodge entered his guilty plea in Boston's federal court Monday after previously pleading not guilty in...

Retired coach Mark Richt 'doing fine' after heart attack

Oct. 21, 2019 12:41 PM EDT

Former Georgia and Miami coach Mark Richt tweeted Monday that he is recovering from a heart attack. The 59-year-old Richt is working as a studio analyst for the ACC Network. Richt spent the past three seasons as Miami coach before surprisingly retiring from his alma mater in December. Before that he had coached...

Hastings College adding men's volleyball, women's wrestling

Oct. 21, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

HASTINGS, Neb. (AP) — Hastings College is adding men's volleyball and women's wrestling teams to its athletic program beginning in 2020-21. The school will increase its sports offerings to 26 teams, and all will be affiliated with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics and Great Plains...

Michigan State opens at No. 1 in AP Top 25 preseason poll

Oct. 21, 2019 12:09 PM EDT

There isn't much Michigan State has yet to accomplish under Hall of Fame coach Tom Izzo, from Big Ten titles and Final Four trips to winning a national championship. The Spartans can now add another milestone to the list: They are No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball preseason poll for...

No. 1 Michigan State tops AP preseason men's basketball Top 25; Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Louisville round out top five

Oct. 21, 2019 12:01 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — No. 1 Michigan State tops AP preseason men's basketball Top 25; Kentucky, Kansas, Duke and Louisville round out top five.

AP Top 25 Reality Check: Clemson slides to 4, but why now?

Oct. 21, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

AP Top 25 voters are being tougher on Clemson than any preseason No. 1 team in 48 years. The undefeated defending national champion Tigers are now No. 4 in The Associated Press college football poll presented by Regions Bank. Alabama was No. 1 in the Top 25 on Sunday, followed by LSU and Ohio State at No. 3. The...

STAT WATCH: Kick to Utah State's Scarver at your own risk

Oct. 21, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

Savon Scarver has picked up where he left off as the nation's top kick returner. The Utah State junior ran back a kick 100 yards for a touchdown for the second time this season when he went the distance against Nevada on Saturday. He also had a 100 yarder against Colorado State on Sept. 28. Scarver, who averaged...

FAU coach Kiffin fined $5K for tweet criticizing officials

Oct. 21, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

Florida Atlantic coach Lane Kiffin was fined $5,000 and reprimanded by Conference USA for criticizing the officiating in the Owls' Friday game by positing on Twitter a photo of blind officials, using canes and being led around by seeing eye dogs. Kiffin tweeted out the photo-shopped image Saturday night and...