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FILE - In this Jan. 7, 2019, file photo, Clemson players huddle before the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Alabama in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson's most recent national championship football team also met the mark in the classroom. On Tuesday, May 12, 2020, the Tigers' 2018 football team was one of 10 national champs to earn recognition from the NCAA for their Academic Progress Rate scores. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Clemson's 2018 title team recognized for academic feat

May. 12, 2020 5:08 PM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Clemson's most recent national championship football team also met the mark in the classroom. On Tuesday, the Tigers' 2018 football team was one of 10 national champs to earn recognition from the NCAA for their Academic Progress Rate scores. The scores cover the academic years 2015-16...

FILE - In this July 28, 2009, file photo, Jesse Smith, of the United States, reacts during a waterpolo quarterfinal match against Germany at the FINA Swimming World Championships in Rome. One way Smith is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is through virtual speaking engagements with water polo clubs and teams all over the country, passing along what he has learned during a couple decades in the water. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)

Olympians look to help young athletes during shutdown

May. 3, 2020 1:45 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — When Jesse Smith looks out at his Zoom audience, he knows exactly what the crowd is going through. The captain of the U.S. men’s water polo team is adjusting his training, too. He also misses playing alongside his friends. One way Smith is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic is...