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Jay Wright turning into legend in 19th season at Villanova

Oct. 25, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) — The idea that Jay Wright could potentially replace Gregg Popovich momentarily stumped the Villanova coach as he considered potential job openings. "Wait, are you talking about San Antonio or USA?" Wright asked. Let's start with Team USA. The 57-year-old Wright certainly has the...

Fumble recovery, late TD helps Texas A&M beat Ole Miss 24-17

Oct. 20, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Texas A&M defensive tackle Justin Madubuike needed less than five minutes to turn two game-changing plays Saturday night that lifted the Aggies to a 24-17 comeback win over Mississippi. "I just tried to put myself in position to make big plays for my team, said Madubuike, who...

Kansas apologizes for risque Snoop Dogg show at hoops event

Oct. 5, 2019 5:02 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas apologized for its risque Late Night at the Phog event in which rapper Snoop Dogg performed, stripper poles were wheeled onto the Allen Fieldhouse floor and fake money was shot over the heads of prospective recruits. Athletic director Jeff Long said Friday...

College Football Picks: Follow-up time for Wisconsin, Auburn

Sep. 25, 2019 1:36 PM EDT

As any artist who has ever produced a hit record will attest, the follow-up can be a real challenge. Last week, Wisconsin, Auburn and Southern California were at the top of the charts in college football, registering big wins and looking like teams that could seriously contend for conference titles. Now come the...

Newgarden seeks 2nd title in 3 years in battle of Americans

Sep. 19, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Josef Newgarden, clad head-to-toe in solid black, was the last championship contender to arrive at an IndyCar event already underway. He climbed the stairs, saw challenger Alexander Rossi bogged down in interviews and spread his arms wide as he made his entrance. "Good evening,"...