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This Oct. 8, 2006 photo shows Tom Vint, who covered the dominant Nebraska football teams of the 1980s and '90s as an Associated Press sports writer. Vint died Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, after a monthlong battle with COVID-19, his daughter Mandy Troia said. He was 72. Vint retired from the AP after 25 years working in multiple roles in the Omaha bureau.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

Tom Vint, retired AP sports writer, dies of COVID-19 at 72

Sep. 2, 2020 4:41 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — As much as Tom Vint loved writing about sports, he might have loved playing and coaching sports more. Vint, who covered the dominant Nebraska football teams of the 1980s and '90s as an Associated Press sports writer, died Wednesday after a monthlong battle with COVID-19, his daughter...

A face mask on the Sparty statue inside the the Michigan State University Student Union is seen on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. Students at Michigan universities are receiving emails from their schools welcoming them back for the fall, but a cloud of concern is hovering because of the coronavirus pandemic. To go online or to come in person has been the debate, but since Michigan State University announced Tuesday it will go online for the next semester, the debate is reaching a fever pitch. (AP Photo/Anna Nichols)

Pandemic university: Michigan students adjust to COVID-19

Aug. 22, 2020 3:55 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Students at universities all over Michigan are receiving emails from their schools welcoming them back for the fall, but a cloud of concern is hovering because of the coronavirus pandemic. To go online or to come in person has been the debate, but since Michigan State University...

FILE - In this May 26, 2013, file photo, North Carolina head coach Mike Fox takes the field to accept the championship trophy following UNC's 4-1 win over Virginia Tech in an Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college baseball game in Durham, N.C. UNC announced Friday, Aug. 7 2020, that Fox would retire after 22 seasons at his alma mater that included seven trips to the College World Series. Longtime assistant Scott Forbes is taking over the program. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker, File)

Fox retires as Tar Heels baseball coach; Forbes takes over

Aug. 7, 2020 1:05 PM EDT

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Mike Fox has retired as North Carolina’s baseball coach after seven trips to the College World Series, with the school promoting longtime assistant Scott Forbes to take over the program. The school announced Fox’s decision Friday after 22 seasons at his alma mater. He...

Cumberland baseball coach Woody Hunt wins Summitt Award

Jul. 30, 2020 3:08 AM EDT

LEBANON, Tenn. (AP) — Cumberland University baseball coach Woody Hunt has been given the Pat Summitt Lifetime Achievement Award by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. Named for the longtime Tennessee women's basketball coach who died in 2016, the Summitt Award is given to coaches who have led their teams in...

FILE - In this May 29, 2008, file photo, UC Irvine coach Mike Gillespie answer questions during a news conference in Lincoln, Neb. Gillespie, who played on and coached College World Series title teams with Southern California, died Wednesday July, 29, 2020. He was 80. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)

Mike Gillespie, coach of College World Series teams, dies

Jul. 29, 2020 10:34 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mike Gillespie, who played on and coached College World Series title teams with Southern California, died Wednesday. He was 80. He died in Irvine following complications from recent lung issues and a stroke, according to USC, which spoke to his son Mitch. Gillespie was an...