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After missing spring, Iowa's Campbell to savor senior season

Jun. 24, 2022 14:21 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Wearing a T-shirt and shorts instead of a uniform and pads, Iowa linebacker Jack Campbell paced the field during the Hawkeyes’ open practice in April. It’s the way he was dressed the whole spring, when he was held out of practices as he rested and...

UAB's Bill Clark announces retirement, needs back surgery

Jun. 24, 2022 12:21 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — UAB coach Bill Clark is retiring because of chronic back problems after leading the program back from a shutdown to two Conference USA titles. Clark announced his decision on Twitter on Friday after informing the team, saying he needed spinal fusion surgery....

Top QB recruit Arch Manning tweets that he's going to Texas

Jun. 23, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The latest Manning quarterback, and the nation's top recruit for next year's class, has verbally committed to a future SEC school: Arch Manning tweeted Thursday that he plans to play at Texas. The quarterback's message included a photo of him dropping back for...

Children's hospital patients to pick 'Hawkeye Wave' songs

Jun. 22, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A heartwarming tradition launched at Iowa home football games five years ago is getting another feel-good layer. The University of Iowa announced Wednesday that patients at UI Stead Family Children’s Hospital will get to pick the songs that accompany the...

Michigan State sued over failure to release big donor deals

Jun. 21, 2022 18:27 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A newspaper is suing to try to force Michigan State University to release agreements with two donors who are helping pay the salary of football coach Mel Tucker. The Detroit Free Press said Michigan State won't give up the documents, citing privacy....

Mississippi, Alabama mourners praise officer killed on duty

Jun. 20, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

MERIDIAN, Miss. (AP) — A police officer killed on duty in Mississippi earlier this month is being remembered there and in his Alabama hometown as a person willing to serve any community where he worked. A memorial service was held Thursday in Meridian, Mississippi, for Meridian...

Title IX: Law ensured balanced cutbacks during pandemic

Jun. 18, 2022 11:43 AM EDT

Title IX is always on Candice Storey Lee’s mind and the Vanderbilt athletics director believes that’s how it should be for any administrator running college programs. “I would hope that’s part of our DNA and that it is seen in how we make decisions on a day-to-day basis,”...

Sooners get on roll early, beat Aggies 13-8 in CWS opener

Jun. 17, 2022 22:23 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jackson Nicklaus hit a grand slam, Jake Bennett pitched six strong innings and Oklahoma jumped on No. 5 national seed Texas A&M early in a 13-8 victory in the College World Series opener Friday. The Sooners scored seven runs with two outs in the second inning...

The 23 venues bidding to host World Cup matches in 2026

Jun. 16, 2022 10:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A look at the 23 venues bidding to host soccer matches at the 2026 World Cup in the United States, Mexico and Canada: ___ ARLINGTON, TEXAS AT&T Stadium, the home of the Dallas Cowboys, is the largest venue in the NFL. The stadium,...

Army-Navy game heading to New England for 1st time

Jun. 15, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

The Army-Navy game will be played in New England for the first time, the service academies announced Wednesday as they revealed the five cities that will host the game over the next five years. Next year's game will be played at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, home of...