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Mississippi State adds ex-UNC forward Garrison Brooks

Apr. 19, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State coach Ben Howland has signed former North Carolina forward Garrison Brooks as a graduate transfer after he had nearly 1,300 points and 800 rebounds in four seasons with the Tar Heels. The 6-foot-10 Brooks, son of longtime...

Celtics' Stevens denies he was offered Hoosiers job

Apr. 19, 2021 19:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Brad Stevens says he wasn’t close to leaving the Boston Celtics for the coaching job at Indiana University. In fact, he says he never received an offer. “I was never offered a package. That’s all news to me. Secondly, I...

Guard Charlie Moore transferring from DePaul to Hurricanes

Apr. 19, 2021 19:17 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Guard Charlie Moore is transferring from DePaul to Miami, his fourth school, for his final year of eligibility. Moore provides a much-needed reinforcement for the Hurricanes, who since the end of the season have lost three players via the NCAA's new...

Edwards calls transgender restriction bills 'discriminatory'

Apr. 19, 2021 18:34 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards said Monday that he will oppose legislative proposals to add new medical and sports restrictions on transgender youth in Louisiana, calling the measures “unnecessary and discriminatory.” Lawmakers have introduced bills...

Students protest Montana bill to ban transgender athletes

Apr. 19, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Students, transgender people and allies from across Montana gathered Monday in front of the state Capitol to protest a bill that would ban transgender athletes from competing in school and college sports under the gender with which they identify. ...

Top recruit Chet Holmgren heads to Gonzaga, Suggs to NBA

Apr. 19, 2021 16:47 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Chet Holmgren, the nation's top overall recruit, announced he is heading to Gonzaga on the same day star guard Jalen Suggs announced he is leaving the Bulldogs after one season to enter the NBA draft. Holmgren said on ESPN that he will play for the...

Virginia coach: WR Davis, LB Bennett out with knee injuries

Apr. 19, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Virginia coach Bronco Mendenhall said Monday that wide receiver Lavell Davis Jr. and linebacker Chico Bennett Jr. have sustained ACL injuries during spring practice and will be sidelined until at least November. Davis, a 6-foot-7 sophomore,...

Antron Pippen, Scottie Pippen's oldest son, dies at 33

Apr. 19, 2021 16:04 PM EDT

Antron Pippen, the son of Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen and once a top college prospect, has died. He was 33. Scottie Pippen announced the death on his social media platforms, saying his oldest child died Sunday. He did not give a cause. ...

Vandy wins series, but Tennessee packs punch against Leiter

Apr. 19, 2021 15:06 PM EDT

Vanderbilt's Kumar Rocker and Jack Leiter have proved to be the most fearsome pitching duo in college baseball, and either one could be the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft. The last two weeks, however, have shown they're not untouchable. ...

Hoosiers, Fighting Irish agree to 2-game series in 2030-31

Apr. 19, 2021 14:00 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana and Notre Dame will end a nearly a 40-year series hiatus after school officials announced Monday they would open the next decade with a two-game football series. Notre Dame will host Indiana on Aug. 31, 2030, the first contest between...