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Georgia Senate primaries will set up high-stakes showdown

May. 24, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker have six challengers between them in Tuesday’s primaries, but the two are already looking ahead to the general election as the GOP tries to take back the seat Warnock won last year, helping Democrats squeak out a...

Indiana lawmakers set to override veto of trans sports ban

May. 23, 2022 23:59 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Republican-dominated Indiana Legislature is poised on Tuesday to override the GOP governor’s veto of a bill banning transgender students from competing in girls sports, which would mean Indiana would join more than a dozen states that have adopted similar laws in the...

Coquese Washington to succeed Stringer as Rutgers coach

May. 23, 2022 19:20 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Former Penn State women's basketball coach Coquese Washington will succeed Hall of Famer C. Vivian Stringer as coach at Rutgers, the school announced Monday. Washington, who spent the past two seasons as an assistant at Notre Dame, agreed to a six-year...

Ohio St fires baseball coach Greg Beals after 12 seasons

May. 23, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State on Monday announced the firing of baseball coach Greg Beals after 12 seasons. The school said Beals has been informed that he will not return for the 2023 season, which would have been the final year of his contract. The search for a new coach will...

SEC: Crews, DiChiara players of year, Dollander top pitcher

May. 23, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — LSU’s Dylan Crews and Auburn’s Sonny DiChiara are co-Southeastern Conference players of the year while Tennessee's Chase Dollander was named the top pitcher. The league announced the individual awards and All-SEC teams on Monday, as voted on by...

Alabama signs ex-St. Bonaventure guard Dominick Welch

May. 23, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama has signed former St. Bonaventure shooting guard Dominick Welch. The Crimson Tide announced the signing Monday of the program's second transfer this offseason, joining former Ohio point guard Mark Sears. Welch started 105 games in his...

Conference tourneys to set stage for NCAA baseball regionals

May. 23, 2022 15:46 PM EDT

Three NCAA Tournament spots have been clinched, and conference tournaments this week will determine the other automatic bids. The 16 NCAA regional hosts will be announced on Sunday and the rest of the 64-team field next Monday. There are 31 automatic qualifiers and 33 at-large...

Herschel Walker's ties to veterans program face scrutiny

May. 21, 2022 21:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Herschel Walker, the football legend and leading Republican Senate candidate in Georgia, often boasts of his work helping service members and veterans struggling with mental health. In interviews and campaign appearances, the former Dallas Cowboy and Heisman...

Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee dies

May. 20, 2022 21:01 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jacksonville State offensive coordinator Calvin Magee has died. He was 59. The school said the longtime college football coach died on Friday but didn't release the cause of death. New Jacksonville State coach Rich Rodriguez hired Magee in...

NC State women adding South Carolina transfer Saniya Rivers

May. 20, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State is adding South Carolina transfer and former McDonald's All-American Saniya Rivers to its women's basketball program. The school announced Rivers' addition Friday. She'll be immediately eligible to play for the upcoming season with three...