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Mets newcomer Lowrie ready to play all over the diamond

Jan. 16, 2019 5:52 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jed Lowrie would rather talk about wine than whine. The infielder visited Citi Field on Wednesday after finalizing a $20 million, two-year contract with the New York Mets, likely less money and a shorter term than he would have gotten before the free-agent market for...

Texas shortstop to miss season after scooter accident

Jan. 16, 2019 4:41 PM EST

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas standout junior shortstop David Hamilton will miss the 2019 season after tearing his Achilles tendon in a motorized scooter accident. Hamilton was injured last week when his scooter hit a pothole in an accident coach David Pierce called "pretty innocent but unfortunate."...

Spanos brought in to fix UConn's historically bad defense

Jan. 16, 2019 4:32 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn has hired Lou Spanos, a coach with experience in both college football and the NFL, to fix its historically bad defense. Coach Randy Edsall announced Wednesday that Spanos has been hired as defensive coordinator, replacing Billy Crocker, who was fired after the Huskies' 1-11...

No. 20 Lady Vols dealing with first 3-game skid since 1986

Jan. 16, 2019 4:19 PM EST

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee is continuing to make the kind of history it would rather avoid. The 20th-ranked Lady Volunteers (12-4, 1-3 SEC) have lost three straight games for the first time since February 1986. That three-game skid includes Tennessee's first back-to-back home losses since December...

Michigan 7th grader has offer from Harbaugh, father says

Jan. 16, 2019 3:46 PM EST

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The father of a seventh grader in Michigan said Wednesday his son has a scholarship offer from Jim Harbaugh and the Wolverines. Brian Williams said Harbaugh made the offer after watching film of his son Isaiah, who plays quarterback. He said he tries to keep his son grounded, and...

Boomer Sooner: Tide QB Jalen Hurts transferring to Oklahoma

Jan. 16, 2019 3:27 PM EST

Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley could not help but admire Jalen Hurts from a distance. He respected how the Alabama quarterback who lost his starting job to Tua Tagovailoa put the team above his pride. Hurts could have transferred right after Alabama went another direction, as so many quarterbacks do these days....

Washington St community urged to remember Tyler Hilinski

Jan. 16, 2019 1:58 PM EST

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Members of the Washington State community were urged to light a candle and hold a moment of silence in memory of quarterback Tyler Hilinski on Wednesday, the one-year anniversary of his death. Hilinski's Hope, a foundation started by his family to support programs to destigmatize...

FIU says Miami game on Orange Bowl site will be 'magic'

Jan. 16, 2019 1:56 PM EST

MIAMI (AP) — For FIU and Miami, playing on the site of the old Orange Bowl will be nostalgic. For the Miami Marlins, the game may just be a beginning. FIU and the Marlins unveiled plans Wednesday for the Nov. 23 game between the Panthers and the Hurricanes at Marlins Park — built on the site where...

Oklahoma State kicks Weathers, Calloo, Jones off team

Jan. 16, 2019 1:38 PM EST

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma State kicked guard Michael Weathers and forwards Maurice Calloo and Kentrevious Jones off the team Wednesday due to a violation of rules. "We have a standard of behavior that we expect from everyone in our program, and we're going to move forward with the people who want...

Former Texas A&M coach Slocum added to CFP committee

Jan. 16, 2019 12:14 PM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Former Texas A&M coach R.C. Slocum, Arkansas State athletic director Terry Mohajir and retired Gen. Ray Odierno have been added to College Football Playoff selection committee. CFP Executive Director Bill Hancock also announced Wednesday that Oregon athletic director Rob Mullens...