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Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years, same as before

Nov. 22, 2019 5:41 PM EST

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — A judge dashed the hopes of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky for a shorter prison term Friday, resentencing him to the same 30 to 60 years imposed against him in 2012 for sexually abusing children. Judge Maureen Skerda gave Sandusky what prosecutors and his...

President Trump meets with 22 college championship teams

Nov. 22, 2019 5:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump met Friday with athletes and coaches from 22 collegiate national championship teams. Traditional White House visits for champion college and pro sports teams have become politically loaded events during Trump’s presidency, and Friday’s gathering was no...

Nebraska seeks to keep bowl hopes alive against Maryland

Nov. 22, 2019 3:20 PM EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Winless since early October, Nebraska hasn’t abandoned hopes of salvaging a season that has failed to live up to expectations. The Cornhuskers were ranked No. 24 to start the season and opened with a win over South Alabama before blowing a 17-point lead in a loss at...

No. 21 SMU, Navy hope to stay alive for AAC West title

Nov. 22, 2019 3:10 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Southern Methodist and Navy meet Saturday looking to keep their West Division title hopes alive in the American Athletic Conference. The winner of the matchup between Southern Methodist (9-1, 5-1) and Navy (7-2, 5-1) will remain in contention for the division title. The loser almost...

The Latest: Sandusky resentenced to same prison term

Nov. 22, 2019 2:49 PM EST

BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the resentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has been given the same penalty at his resentencing as before: 30 to 60 years in prison. Centre County...

AP Exclusive: Kaillie Humphries now ‘safe’ with USA Bobsled

Nov. 22, 2019 2:46 PM EST

Kaillie Humphries was on what bobsledders call a track walk a few days ago. The two-time Olympic champion was checking out the ice-covered sliding chute at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York, when she unexpectedly crossed paths with some members of Canada’s bobsled team. Brief hellos were...

No. 1 LSU has sights set on SEC West title vs Arkansas

Nov. 22, 2019 12:12 PM EST

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU coach Ed Orgeron appreciates as well as anyone the jolt a team like Arkansas could get from a coaching change. “Always, always, no question,” said Orgeron, who was an interim head coach in 2013 at Southern California and in 2016 at LSU. “I think they get...

No. 15 Irish expect physical test from run-happy Eagles

Nov. 22, 2019 11:48 AM EST

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Boston College coach Steve Addazio doesn’t have any magic tricks planned for Saturday’s game at No. 15 Notre Dame. “Our rabbit coming out of the hat is to play as hard and physical as we can play,” Addazio said as his Eagles, seeking to become bowl...

‘U’ can go home again: Miami to visit FIU at Marlins Park

Nov. 22, 2019 10:58 AM EST

MIAMI (AP) — Miami is going home again, for a road game. Marlins Park is built on the Hurricanes’ roots, atop the soil where the Orange Bowl sat for more than 70 years. The Orange Bowl was where Miami won three of its five national championships, where it beat rivals like Notre Dame and Florida and...

Former football coach pleads guilty to sodomy charges

Nov. 22, 2019 8:46 AM EST

DANVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former high school football coach in Kentucky has pleaded guilty to four charges of sodomy against a child. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports court records state 70-year-old Thomas Duffy entered the plea Thursday. Police had said the crimes happened in 1982 and 1983 while Duffy...