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That's Kowar with a K: 13 in Gators' 6-1 CWS win over Texas

Jun. 19, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jackson Kowar's first inning didn't portend the stellar afternoon he was about to have Tuesday. He didn't give up a run in the first, but he threw 25 pitches. "Just reminded him he's going to have to be a little more economical," Gators coach Kevin O'Sullivan said. No worries, coach....

Wake Forest adds 2 grad transfer kickers

Jun. 19, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest has added two graduate transfer kickers, including one who has spent five years serving a military tour of duty. Coach Dave Clawson added Darren Ford and Eric Osteen to the team Tuesday. Ford kicked and punted at Division III Hope College while Osteen completed his...

Arkansas-Texas Tech game at CWS is postponed until Wednesday

Jun. 19, 2018 7:19 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The College World Series game between Arkansas and Texas Tech has been postponed because of the threat of rain in the Omaha area Tuesday night. The Razorbacks and Red Raiders will play their Bracket 2 winners' game on Wednesday. The Bracket 1 losers' game between North Carolina and...

3rd ex-Wheaton football player pleads guilty in hazing case

Jun. 19, 2018 6:53 PM EDT

WHEATON, Ill. (AP) — A third former member of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago who faced felony charges in a 2016 hazing incident has pleaded guilty to lesser charges. Samuel TeBos of Allendale, Michigan, pleaded guilty Tuesday to misdemeanor battery and was sentenced to one year of...

Oklahoma approves 5-years, $25 million for Lincoln Riley

Jun. 19, 2018 5:42 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Lincoln Riley got a major raise a year ago based on potential. This one was based on results. Oklahoma will pay its football coach $25 million over the next five years, including $4.8 million this season. Oklahoma's Board of Regents approved the new numbers on Tuesday. The 34-year-old...

Irish LB Coney pleads guilty to marijuana possession

Jun. 19, 2018 4:46 PM EDT

ROCHESTER, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame senior middle linebacker Te'von Coney pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana Tuesday and was given a year of probation for an incident that happened nearly two years ago. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Wayne Steele accepted a plea deal and put Coney on probation...

This is bananas: Mississippi St. beats Carolina 12-2 at CWS

Jun. 19, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Go bananas, Mississippi State Bulldogs! You're one win away from the College World Series finals. Jordan Westburg hit a grand slam, doubled and drove in seven runs and Mississippi State continued its surprise postseason surge by beating North Carolina 12-2 on Tuesday. The Bulldogs...

Guessing game: Cavs enter NBA draft unsure of LeBron's plans

Jun. 19, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James won't be picking any players during Thursday's NBA draft. At least not directly. With the trajectory of their franchise riding on where he decides to play next season and beyond, the Cleveland Cavaliers will enter this year's draft not knowing if they're choosing a player to...

Tennessee adds Alabama graduate transfer Brandon Kennedy

Jun. 19, 2018 3:03 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee has boosted its offensive line by adding Alabama graduate transfer Brandon Kennedy. Tennessee announced the additions of Kennedy and former Michigan State running back Madre London on Tuesday. Because they're graduate transfers, both are eligible to play for Tennessee this...

Chris Duhon named Illinois State assistant coach

Jun. 19, 2018 1:31 PM EDT

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Former Chicago Bulls point guard Chris Duhon has joined the staff of Illinois State University as an assistant coach. Illinois State coach Dan Muller announced Duhon's appointment Monday, saying he brings "a high level of on-the-court experience and success" to the university's...