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Panthers coach visits SC capitol as incentives considered

Apr. 11, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina lawmakers take time to honor their sports heroes almost daily, but Thursday's welcome to the Carolina Panthers carried higher stakes: Some legislators are trying to entice the North Carolina team to move its practice facility and headquarters across state lines....

Report: School officials delayed alerting police about rapes

Apr. 1, 2019 7:48 AM EDT

DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — Officials at a Maryland high school waited hours to tell police that a football player had been credibly accused of raping a teammate with a broomstick, despite an agreement with police requiring the immediate reporting of sexual assaults. The Washington Post reports that Damascus High...

Judge sends teen's locker-room rape case to juvenile court

Mar. 21, 2019 12:45 PM EDT

DAMASCUS, Md. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a 15-year-old accused of instigating the rape of fellow members of his Maryland high school football team will be tried as a juvenile. NBC Washington reported Thursday that the teen is one of five boys charged with rape last fall. He is also the last of four...

Football's in his blood, but basketball in Caroline's heart

Mar. 20, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sometimes Jordan Caroline feels as if he is asked as much about the sport he doesn't play as the one he does. Nevada's star forward understands. His dad is former NFL defensive end Simeon Rice, and his grandfather, J.C. Caroline, is in the College Football Hall of Fame. "Every time...

Stoneman Douglas prep football coach says he is resigning

Mar. 13, 2019 12:15 PM EDT

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The football coach at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High says he is resigning. Willis May Jr. says he's made the difficult decision to step down after six seasons. May led the Eagles to a 33-26 record, and they went 5-5 under extremely challenging circumstances last season — the...

Small school success stories provide motivation at combine

Mar. 2, 2019 5:52 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Defensive lineman Darryl Johnson sees hope for small-school players all around the NFL. One of his former teammates at North Carolina A&T, running back Tarik Cohen, plays for the Chicago Bears. Another ex-college teammate, offensive lineman Brandon Parker, landed with the Oakland...

Prep team coverage after massacre wins AP story of the year

Mar. 1, 2019 10:45 AM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Associated Press writer Tim Reynolds won story of the year honors and AP national writer Eddie Pells captured three awards in the annual contest for AP staffers judged by the Associated Press Sports Editors. The judges said while it was unfortunate the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High...