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MLB draft relocating to Omaha ahead of College World Series

Dec. 11, 2019 4:47 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball is moving the opening round of its amateur draft in Omaha, Nebraska, ahead of the College World Series Next year's draft will be held from June 10-12 at Holland Performing Arts Center. The College World Series is slated to start June 13. “The College World...

LaMelo Ball becomes youngest NBL player with triple double

Nov. 25, 2019 4:21 PM EST

WOLLONGONG, Australia (AP) — American import LaMelo Ball became the youngest player in National Basketball League history to record a triple-double — 32 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists — on Monday. The 18-year-old Ball achieved the feat as his Illawarra Hawks beat the Cairns Taipans...

Charge dropped against former NBA player Jim Farmer

Nov. 20, 2019 3:18 PM EST

DOTHAN, Ala. (AP) — A judge in Tennessee has dropped a human trafficking charge against former NBA player Jim Farmer. The Dothan Eagle quotes defense lawyer Worrick G. Robinson IV as saying a court dismissed the charge against the one-time University of Alabama standout on Tuesday. Robinson says the...

Lawson leads South Carolina past Cleveland State 90-63

Nov. 15, 2019 10:26 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — AJ Lawson had a slow start to what many consider his last season in college. He’s glad he finally got to have the impact he wanted in South Carolina’s latest win. Lawson scored a career-high 28 points and helped the Gamecocks take off on an 18-2 start to the second half...

Sibande carries Miami (Ohio) over Purdue Fort Wayne 84-80

Nov. 13, 2019 10:05 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Nike Sibande posted 19 points as Miami (Ohio) held off Purdue Fort Wayne 84-80 on Wednesday night. Sibande, who returned to the RedHawks (1-1) after declaring for the NBA draft and going through summer workouts, made 7 of 13 from the field and 4 for 4 from the free-throw line....

Wiseman gets restraining order to play; Memphis wins

Nov. 8, 2019 11:16 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — James Wiseman had another dominant game for the No. 14 Memphis Tigers. All anyone wants to talk about is Wiseman's status with the NCAA. Wiseman had 17 points and nine rebounds hours after getting a temporary restraining order to play amid an NCAA ineligibility ruling, leading Memphis...

Memphis' Wiseman has temporary restraining order to play

Nov. 8, 2019 11:16 PM EST

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The feel-good season for No. 14 Memphis plunged into uncertainty Friday after the school said second-year coach and former NBA star Penny Hardaway gave more than $11,000 to the family of top prospect James Wiseman, who got a court order allowing him to play while the university tries...

Vols beat UNC Asheville 78-63 for 27th straight home win

Nov. 5, 2019 11:06 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee's Yves Pons showed he's capable of offering the scoring punch he hasn't provided thus far in his career. Pons collected a career-high 15 points with seven rebounds and three blocks Tuesday as the Volunteers opened their season by beating UNC Asheville 78-63 for their 27th...

Top prospects find options to bypass college in NBA pursuit

Nov. 3, 2019 9:43 AM EST

Precious Achiuwa wanted to be part of Memphis' No. 1-ranked recruiting class and fulfill his family's hope that he would attend college before pursuing an NBA career. He also knew there were other options that didn't include college. With the NBA draft age limit still in place, some recruits have bypassed a...

Clippers extend contracts of guards Shamet and Robinson

Oct. 30, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Clippers have extended the contracts of guards Landry Shamet and Jerome Robinson. The team on Tuesday exercised its third-year options on both players. Shamet was acquired by Los Angeles in a midseason trade with Philadelphia last winter. He's averaged 9.2 points and shot 42% from...