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FILE - Bob Costas attends the Friars Club Entertainment Icon Award ceremony honoring Billy Crystal in New York on Nov. 12, 2018. CNN announced that Costas will join their network as an on-air contributor. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

Costas joins CNN to talk on intersection of news and sports

Jul. 24, 2020 1:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Time to cut a conversation with Bob Costas short. The new boss — CNN chief Jeff Zucker — is calling on the other line. Costas, who ended his 40-year hitch at NBC Sports more than a year ago, this week signed on as a CNN contributor to offer commentary on the intersection of...

Alabama's Sarkisian undergoes successful heart procedure

Jul. 7, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has undergone a procedure to correct a congenital cardiovascular anomaly. The university said in a statement Tuesday that the anomaly was uncovered in an annual executive physical last week. Sarkisian had what the school described as a...

Washington makes cuts to athletic budget

Jun. 26, 2020 8:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington is reducing its overall athletic department operating budget by 15% for the 2020-21 fiscal year and all the school’s head coaches have agreed to minimum 5% pay reductions. Athletic director Jennifer Cohen announced the moves Friday and said they will save the school around...

Washington adds graduate transfer QB Kevin Thomson

Jun. 17, 2020 5:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington may have found its quarterback for the upcoming season after Kevin Thomson, the 2019 Big Sky Conference offensive player of the year, joined the Huskies as a graduate transfer. Washington announced Thomson’s signing to a financial aid agreement Wednesday. Thomson was a...