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AP source: Baseball's amateur draft moving to Omaha

Dec. 10, 2019 1:56 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Major League Baseball plans to hold its amateur draft in Omaha, Nebraska, ahead of the College World Series, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Monday because MLB did not plan to make the announcement until later this...

Dartmouth student lawsuit settled over baseball injury

Dec. 9, 2019 12:51 PM EST

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A lawsuit filed by a Dartmouth College student against the school who was seriously injured during baseball practice has been settled, the college said Monday. Last year, Colton French said in federal court documents that he was pitching to a batter in a narrow indoor area enclosed by...

Governor warns of harm from changes to minor league baseball

Dec. 2, 2019 1:35 PM EST

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s governor wants Major League Baseball to rethink a restructuring plan that would affect three minor league teams in his state. Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday wrote to baseball commissioner Robert Manfred to express concern about the impact on the Erie SeaWolves, the...

Agee double-double sparks Iona past Kennesaw State 75-52

Nov. 23, 2019 8:52 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tajuan Agee scored 20 points and pulled down 10 rebounds as Iona ran away from Kennesaw State 75-52 on Saturday. Agee was 6-of-8 shooting from the field, added 7 of 8 at the foul line, blocked two shots and had four assists as the Gaels (2-2) won this round in the Metro Atlantic...

Longtime AP sports writer, editor Ben Olan dies at 96

Nov. 11, 2019 9:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Ben Olan, a sports writer and editor at The Associated Press for more than 50 years who was honored by the NHL Hall of Fame, has died. He was 96. Known for being nattily dressed during his days when AP headquarters was located at 50 Rockefeller Plaza, Olan passed away early Monday morning...

Trump soaks in Deep South cheers at college football matchup

Nov. 9, 2019 11:05 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump knew where to go Saturday for home field advantage, finding comfort in the Deep South with college football fans cheering the nation's top two teams — and him. His reception at the showdown between Louisiana State and Alabama contrasted with the scene...

Kansas State topples UNLV 60-56 in overtime

Nov. 9, 2019 9:07 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Xavier Sneed clutched his right ankle and writhed in pain on the floor in front of Kansas State's bench near the end of the first half Saturday and coach Bruce Weber was more concerned with his senior guard's long-term health just two games into the season. The concern didn't last long....

Move Over Nike, Call Under Armour

Nov. 6, 2019 11:16 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Move over, Nike. Call Under Armour, now. Boston College graduate transfer guard Derryck Thornton made a quick cut near the foul line driving toward to the lane and split the bottom of his left Under Armour sneaker during the first half of Wednesday night's season-opening 77-70 win over Wake...

Langan's career day leads Rutgers past Liberty 44-34

Oct. 26, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — After what interim coach Nunzio Campanile referred to as another training camp these last four weeks while he installed a new offense following the ouster of coach Chris Ash, Rutgers' offense was finally clicking. Rutgers quarterback Johnny Langan had a career day, completing 15 of...