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NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

Mar. 30, 2020 7:07 PM EDT

The NCAA will permit spring sport athletes who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility. The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give college athletes who compete in spring sports such as baseball, softball and lacrosse a way to get back the season...

FILE - In this Feb. 22, 2020, file photo, Arizona State's Remy Martin (1) shows his feelings after a run by his Sun Devils against Oregon State during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in Tempe, Ariz. Martin was selected to the Associated Press All Pac-12 team selected Tuesday, March 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb, File)

Arizona State's Martin declares for NBA draft

Mar. 30, 2020 6:52 PM EDT

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona State junior point guard Remy Martin has declared for the NBA draft. “Starting from a young age, I have worked towards the opportunity to play in the NBA and I have now decided to take another step into making my dream a reality,” Martin said in a statement Monday....

Michigan forward Isaiah Livers shoots during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Wisconsin, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Michigan forward Livers applying for early entry to draft

Mar. 30, 2020 5:50 PM EDT

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan forward Isaiah Livers is applying for early entry into the NBA draft. The school said Livers is not hiring an agent and would work with the Michigan coaching staff during the evaluation and pre-draft processes. Even if a player does use an agent during the evaluation...

Report: MSU basketball player accused of sexual assault

Mar. 30, 2020 5:49 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A woman who said she was sexually assaulted by a Michigan State basketball player is asking the Michigan attorney general's office to investigate, according to a published report. ESPN, citing a police report and emails obtained through a public records request, reported that...

FILE - In this March 23, 2019, file photo, Iowa's Spencer Lee, left, celebrates his win over Virginia's Jack Mueller (not shown) in their 125-pound match in the finals of the NCAA wrestling championships in Pittsburgh. Lee has been voted the winner of the Dan Hodge Trophy as the most dominant college wrestler in the nation. Lee received 52 of a possible 57 first-place votes,  WIN magazine announced Monday, March 30, 2020.  (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Iowa's Spencer Lee wins Hodge Trophy after dominant season

Mar. 30, 2020 2:42 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Spencer Lee of Iowa has been voted the winner of the Dan Hodge Trophy as the most dominant college wrestler in the nation. Lee received 52 of a possible 57 first-place votes, WIN magazine announced Monday. The Hodge is considered the top honor in college wrestling. Lee was 18-0, won...

Mississippi State's Reggie Perry pulls down a rebound during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Kentucky in Lexington, Ky., Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. Kentucky won 80-72. (AP Photo/James Crisp)

Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry enters NBA draft

Mar. 30, 2020 2:24 PM EDT

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi State forward Reggie Perry has entered the NBA draft. Perry announced his decision Sunday on social media and was congratulated by the school in a tweet. He said “we are navigating charted waters” with coronavirus in the tweet but added “this too...

Steelers sign 3 former XFL players to 1-year deals

Mar. 30, 2020 2:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A stint in the XFL has landed three players jobs with the Pittsburgh Steelers. The team signed defensive end Dewayne Hendrix, safety Tyree Kinnel and linebacker/long snapper Christian Kuntz to one-year deals on Monday. All three played in the XFL under the startup league that suspended...

FILE - In this Jan. 5, 2020, file photo, Michigan head coach Kim Barnes Arico directs her team during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State in Ann Arbor, Mich. The outbreak of the coronavirus brought the sports world — the whole world, really — to a screeching halt, and that includes the crucial recruiting period for college coaches that were putting the finishing touches on their 2020 classes while laying the all-important groundwork for next year's classes. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)

'There's no blueprint' - Virus upends college recruiting

Mar. 30, 2020 1:10 PM EDT

After Michigan lost to Ohio State in the semifinals of the women's Big Ten Tournament, coach Kim Barnes Arico and her staff immediately hit the road. They intended to take advantage of a full week off before the NCAA Tournament by making visiting as many potential recruits as possible. “That was our...

Texas A&M's Carter declares for WNBA draft

Mar. 29, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Texas A&M guard Chennedy Carter says she will forego her final year of eligibility and declare for the WNBA draft. Carter averaged 21.3 points this past season for the Aggies and scored 1,983 points in her three years at the school. The second-team All-American had a...

FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2013 file photo former head coach Jim Lambright smiles as he stands at a concourse entrance in the newly renovated Husky Stadium in Seattle. Lambright has died at age 77, the school announced on Sunday, March 29, 2020. Lambright spent nearly four decades associated with the Washington program as a player, assistant coach and head coach. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, file)

Former Washington football coach Jim Lambright dies at 77

Mar. 29, 2020 4:36 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Former Washington football coach Jim Lambright has died at age 77, the school announced on Sunday. Lambright spent nearly four decades associated with the Washington program as a player, assistant coach and head coach. “I'm deeply saddened by the news of Coach Lambright's passing....