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Longtime AP sports writer, editor Ben Olan dies at 96

Nov. 11, 2019 9:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Olan, a sports writer and editor at The Associated Press for more than 50 years who was honored by the NHL Hall of Fame, has died. He was 96. Known for being nattily dressed during his days when AP headquarters was located at 50 Rockefeller Plaza, Olan passed away early Monday morning...

Trump soaks in Deep South cheers at college football matchup

Nov. 9, 2019 11:05 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump knew where to go Saturday for home field advantage, finding comfort in the Deep South with college football fans cheering the nation's top two teams — and him. His reception at the showdown between Louisiana State and Alabama contrasted with the scene...

Kansas State topples UNLV 60-56 in overtime

Nov. 9, 2019 9:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Xavier Sneed clutched his right ankle and writhed in pain on the floor in front of Kansas State's bench near the end of the first half Saturday and coach Bruce Weber was more concerned with his senior guard's long-term health just two games into the season. The concern didn't last long....

Move Over Nike, Call Under Armour

Nov. 6, 2019 11:16 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Move over, Nike. Call Under Armour, now. Boston College graduate transfer guard Derryck Thornton made a quick cut near the foul line driving toward to the lane and split the bottom of his left Under Armour sneaker during the first half of Wednesday night's season-opening 77-70 win over Wake...

Langan's career day leads Rutgers past Liberty 44-34

Oct. 26, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After what interim coach Nunzio Campanile referred to as another training camp these last four weeks while he installed a new offense following the ouster of coach Chris Ash, Rutgers' offense was finally clicking. Rutgers quarterback Johnny Langan had a career day, completing 15 of...

Mold-breaking Twins pitching coach makes positive impression

Oct. 3, 2019 2:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins had a lead on the New York Yankees that had dwindled to one run on this late July night, and rookie Lewis Thorpe was in a daunting situation with one out in the sixth inning. After giving up hits to three of the first four batters he faced, the Twins left-hander had...

Ex-University of Delaware athlete found guilty of rape

Sep. 27, 2019 5:07 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — An ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of a string of sexual assaults was convicted Friday in the first case brought to jurors, who found that he raped a woman he met online but declined to apply the harshest charge. After a 10-day trial, the jury deliberated for about...

The Latest: Jury convicts ex-athlete of rape

Sep. 27, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — The Latest in trial of former university athlete accused of rape (all times local): 2:10 p.m. An ex-University of Delaware baseball player has been convicted of raping a woman whom he met online. Jurors found 23-year-old Clay Conaway guilty Friday after 10 days of testimony and...

Defense makes case for ex-athlete accused of multiple rapes

Sep. 26, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-university of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults has told conflicting accounts of their encounter and may have regretted being physically intimate with him, a defense attorney told jurors in closing arguments...

Woman testifies that she told man accused of rape to stop

Sep. 20, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — A woman who says she was raped by an ex-University of Delaware baseball player accused of multiple sexual assaults says she told him several times to stop touching her and that she did not want to have sex. The 21-year-old woman finished testifying Friday in the first-degree rape...