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Spotlight on Florida's Mullen could dim or intensify vs UGA

Oct. 23, 2021 02:57 AM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — At best, Florida coach Dan Mullen is merely experiencing a down year. At worst, his team has plateaued and needs a leadership change. The reality is probably somewhere in between. Mullen has provided Florida with more downs...

Reggie Willits 4th to leave Boone's Yankees coaching staff

Oct. 21, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone lost a fourth member of his staff when New York announced Thursday that first base coach and outfield instructor Reggie Willits will leave at the end of the year to become a volunteer assistant for Oklahoma's college baseball program. ...

St. Bonaventure baseball coach Larry Sudbrook retiring

Oct. 04, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

ALLEGANY, N.Y. (AP) — St. Bonaventure baseball coach Larry Sudbrook is retiring following a 36-year career in which he posted the most wins in any sport in school history. The school on Monday announced Sudbrook’s decision to retire effective Dec. 31 and said...

Creighton University baseball administrator fatally shot

Sep. 30, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A Creighton University baseball administrator was found dead Thursday in the yard of an Omaha home that he had just sold to a realty company, police said. Christopher Gradoville, 37, died from multiple gunshot wounds, the Omaha World-Herald reported....

Big 12 coaches says swift expansion solidified league future

Sep. 13, 2021 17:41 PM EDT

Kansas State coach Chris Klieman says he was never worried the Big 12 would disband or become irrelevant, even with the lingering questions about the conference's future when Oklahoma and Texas head to the Southeastern Conference. “I knew none of that was true,”...

Joey Wendle, Dietrich Enns lead Rays to 7-2 win over Tigers

Sep. 11, 2021 21:43 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Joey Wendle tripled and homered, 30-year-old Dietrich Enns won for the first time in the major leagues and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 7-2 on Saturday. “We all wanted to see this moment,” Wendle said about Enns. “He hasn't always had...

Women's College World Series expanding from 7 days to 9

Sep. 08, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The NCAA’s Division I Competition Oversight Committee has approved expanding the Women’s College World Series from seven days to nine, starting with the 2022 event. The change, announced Wednesday, will eliminate the doubleheader for teams that...

Alcorn State hires Reginald Williams as head baseball coach

Aug. 26, 2021 11:51 AM EDT

LORMAN, Miss. (AP) — Alcorn State's new head baseball coach spent time in the Major Leagues as an outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Cleveland Indians. Reginald D. Williams replaces Brett Richardson, who was fired in June after compiling a 67-166 overall...

Pac-12 creates first conference baseball tournament

Aug. 25, 2021 14:13 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Pac-12 will hold a conference baseball tournament for the first time next year. The conference announced Wednesday that the inaugural Pac-12 baseball tournament will be held May 25-29 at Scottsdale Stadium in Arizona. The initial agreement with...

Vanderbilt unveils details 1st phase of athletics upgrades

Aug. 24, 2021 14:33 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Vanderbilt will turn an outdoor practice field into a new indoor facility, and the university's plan to upgrade athletics will use part of Vanderbilt Stadium's north end zone for basketball. The university released an aerial map of the first...