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Jury rules USA Swimming not liable in sexual abuse case

Nov. 15, 2019 7:20 PM EST

STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) — A jury in California has ruled that USA Swimming was not negligent in the case of a former coach who sexually abused a 13-year-old swimmer, although she will receive $1,125,000 from two USA Swimming affiliates in a civil lawsuit. In the criminal case, former Stockton Swim club coach...

No. 12 Seton Hall placed on 3 years’ probation by NCAA

Nov. 15, 2019 5:41 PM EST

SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — The NCAA has placed the men’s basketball program at Seton Hall on probation for three years, taken away a scholarship for the 2020-21 academic year and limited recruiting in each of the next two seasons as part of a negotiated resolution of a transfer tampering case started...

South Carolina AD: Muschamp football coach ‘going forward’

Nov. 15, 2019 4:53 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner says Will Muschamp will be the Gamecocks’ football coach “going forward.” Tanner said in a statement Friday that he and new university President Robert Caslen “are fully supportive” of Muschamp’s...

Gamecocks visit Texas A&M coming off tough loss

Nov. 15, 2019 2:26 PM EST

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — South Carolina doesn't have time to dwell on its upset loss to Appalachian State, not with a trip to Texas A&M on Saturday. The Gamecocks (4-6, 3-4 SEC) must get a victory against the Aggies and in their season finale against No. 3 Clemson to become bowl eligible. It won't...

Florida State looks to secure bowl-eligibility with win

Nov. 15, 2019 12:06 PM EST

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A mid-November matchup with Alabama State was supposed to be a break from ACC play for Florida State, allowing the Seminoles to recharge before the rivalry showdown at Florida to end the regular season. Saturday’s against the FCS Hornets now has more meaning with the...

Oklahoma State vs Kansas pits Gundy against mentor Miles

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

Mike Gundy remembers occasionally clashing with Les Miles when they coached together at Oklahoma State. They will clash in a different way Saturday, with Gundy as Oklahoma State’s head coach and Miles as the first-year coach at Kansas. It will be the first time they coach against each other. From 2001 to...

Texas Tech, TCU meet with both pushing for bowl eligibility

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech with its first-year coach and TCU with a true freshman quarterback are in the same situation. The Red Raiders and Horned Frogs have identical 4-5 records (also 2-4 in the Big 12) with only one win over the last month. Both have to win two of their last three games to get...

Rivers: George ready to play vs. Pelicans

Nov. 14, 2019 7:16 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers says small forward Paul George is set to make his season debut against the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night. George, a six-time NBA All-Star, was acquired by the Clippers as a free agent this past offseason. He has been recovering from...

Report: Lack of leadership led to Kansas player’s death

Nov. 14, 2019 5:53 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A scathing report following an independent investigation into the heatstroke death of a 19-year-old football player who collapsed after the first day of conditioning practice at a Kansas community college found “a striking lack of leadership.” Braeden Bradforth, a...

Yankees turn to young pitching coach for high-tech approach

Nov. 14, 2019 5:00 PM EST

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Just four years ago, Matt Blake was varsity pitching coach at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School, about 20 miles outside of Boston. Next spring, the 34-year-old will be guiding the high-priced arms of the New York Yankees. "The biggest thing is just finding out where the player...