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Maryland snags ex-Virginia Tech QB Josh Jackson

May. 21, 2019 1:33 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Quarterback Josh Jackson, a star at Virginia Tech two seasons ago, has transferred to Maryland with two years of eligibility remaining. Terrapins coach Michael Locksley also announced Tuesday that tight end Tyler Mabry will join the Maryland football program after playing three...

Retrial set for Texas teen charged with killing his parents

May. 21, 2019 1:07 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas teenager is set to be tried again on capital murder charges in the shooting deaths of his mother and his father, who was a standout linebacker for Texas A&M University before having a short NFL career. The Harris County district attorney's office says 19-year-old Antonio...

Alabama signs JUCO All-American forward James Rojas

May. 21, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Junior college forward James Rojas has signed to play with Alabama. Rojas, whose signing was announced on Tuesday, is the Crimson Tide's sixth signee and second transfer who will be eligible for coach Nate Oats' first season. The 6-foot-8, 215-pound Rojas initially committed to play...

Vols sign 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic

May. 21, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has signed 7-foot Arizona State transfer Uros Plavsic. Plavsic graduated from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tennessee before redshirting with Arizona State last season. Plavsic is originally from Ivanjica, Serbia, but moved to the United States in...

Analyst Deb Antonelli raises over $80K for Special Olympics

May. 21, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Special Olympics has always been near and dear to basketball analyst Deb Antonelli. Her 21-year-old son Frankie is a Special Olympics athlete who just completed his sophomore year in Clemson University's LifeProgram. She wanted to do something to help raise money and awareness for South...

Fassi wins NCAA women's title; Texas grabs top seed

May. 20, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas senior Maria Fassi won the NCAA title on her home course Monday and gave the Razorbacks a shot at the team title as one of eight teams that advanced to match play. Fassi, the rising Mexican star who was runner-up at the Augusta National Women's Amateur, played bogey-free...

NFL Network to broadcast 10 Conference USA football games

May. 20, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — The NFL Network and Conference USA have agreed to a four-year partnership that will put 10 of the league's Saturday football games on the network each season. "While exploring new media options for football, NFL Network stood out as an excellent opportunity for national exposure," C-USA...

Illinois DE Roundtree injures spine in swimming accident

May. 20, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois (AP) — Illinois defensive end Bobby Roundtree was speaking, eating and sitting up after severely injuring his spine in a weekend swimming accident near his Florida home, a school spokesman said Monday. Roundtree had surgery at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor on Sunday, a day...

Pac-12 revenue drops $12 million, but school payouts rise

May. 20, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

Pac-12 revenue fell by $12 million in 2018 to $497 million because the conference could not make up for lost Rose Bowl revenue from when the game hosted a College Football Playoff semifinal after the 2017 season. Payouts to Pac-12 member schools rose 5% to $31.3 million each as conference distributions included...

LSU lands coveted recruit Trendon Watford

May. 20, 2019 7:52 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Will Wade says highly rated power forward Trendon Watford has signed to play for the Tigers. The 6-foot-9, 230-pound Watford has been playing for Mountain Brook High School in Birmingham, Alabama, where he was part of three straight Class 7A state championships. During his...