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NCAA: Replay official can overturn close targeting calls

Apr. 24, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel adjusted the targeting rule in college football, allowing video review officials to overturn calls if any element of the penalty cannot be confirmed. The adjustment to the rule announced Tuesday means there will be no option for letting the call on...

Former FSU player to plead guilty to tax fraud charges

Apr. 24, 2019 5:38 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida attorney who started at linebacker for Florida State's 1993 national championship team is pleading guilty to federal tax fraud charges. Court records show that 46-year-old Ken Alexander agreed to plead guilty earlier this month to three of 12 charges he had been facing as...

Siena star frosh Jalen Pickett to test NBA waters

Apr. 24, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Pickett had a hard time getting schools to notice him before he signed with Siena a year ago. Now, he already has workouts scheduled with NBA teams after entering his name into consideration for the upcoming draft. "I'm going to go out there and see where I stand with all the...

Writings on gender issues magnify scrutiny of Trump Fed pick

Apr. 24, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Additional provocative commentaries about women written by Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board, emerged Tuesday, a day after a second White House Fed choice withdrew from consideration. In a column for the Washington Times, Moore wrote in 2000 that...

Montana State: Former broadcaster sexually harassed reporter

Apr. 23, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana State University has concluded that a former play-by-play broadcaster for football and men's basketball sexually harassed a woman who was a reporter for the Missoulian newspaper. The Billings Gazette reports the university's Office of Institutional Equity submitted a final...

Marsh won't enter 2020 US Senate race

Apr. 23, 2019 9:23 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh will not run for U.S. Senate next year. Marsh had considered joining what is expected to be a crowded Republican field vying to recapture the seat held by Sen. Doug Jones. Marsh said Tuesday that he will not join the race. Marsh said he...

Lipscomb hires Lennie Acuff away from Alabama-Huntsville

Apr. 23, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Lipscomb has hired Lennie Acuff away from Alabama-Huntsville to become its basketball coach. Acuff compiled a 437-214 record with 11 NCAA Division II Tournament appearances in 22 seasons at Alabama-Huntsville. He has 550 career wins in 29 seasons overall. Lipscomb announced the hire...

Pac-12 Spring: Cougars looking to replace Gardner Minshew

Apr. 23, 2019 8:40 PM EDT

While Gardner Minshew prepared for the NFL draft, his former team, Washington State, was auditioning potential replacements. The Cougars have a spirited quarterback competition involving a large group of would-be starters, including seniors Anthony Gordon and Trey Tinsley, Cammon Cooper, graduate transfer Gage...

New LSU AD Woodward initially supportive of embattled Wade

Apr. 23, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — New LSU athletic director Scott Woodward began his tenure at his alma mater by asserting he would throw "100 percent support" behind recently reinstated basketball coach Will Wade — unless he's presented with new information that forces him to reconsider. "I have not met with...

Michigan says Jordan Poole staying in draft

Apr. 23, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan says guard Jordan Poole is staying in the NBA draft. The school announced earlier this month that Poole, Charles Matthews and Iggy Brazdeikis were declaring for the draft, although they still had the option of coming back to the Wolverines. Since then, Matthews has...