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FILE - In this March 12, 2020, file photo, The national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis is viewed. The NCAA will permit spring sport athletes _ such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players _ who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility. The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday, March 30, 2020, to give spring sport athletes regardless of their year in school a way to get back the season they lost, but did not guarantee financial aid to the current crop of seniors if they return to play next year. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

Mar. 30, 2020 11:37 PM EDT

The NCAA will permit Division I spring-sport athletes — such as baseball, softball and lacrosse players — who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus pandemic to have an additional year of eligibility. The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give spring-sport athletes regardless of their...

Amherst College puts lacrosse team on probation, fires coach

Mar. 21, 2020 3:03 PM EDT

AMHERST, Mass. (AP) — Amherst College has placed its men's lacrosse team on probation and is firing the team's coach following complaints that players used a racial slur. Masslive.com reports that the team will be on probation through June 30, 2021, and is barred from meeting for practices or other...

In this March 13, 2020 photo, Creighton NCAA college baseball pitchers Ben Dotzler, top center, and Tommy Steier, second right, watch President Trump declare a national emergency to combat the coronavirus pandemic, in the player lounge in Omaha, Neb. Dotzler was supposed to be in the bullpen at TD Ameritrade Park this weekend readying himself to pitch against Northern Colorado, Everything changed for hm and thousands of other college athletes when the NCAA announced March 12, 2020, it was canceling all spring sports championships, along with remaining winter championships, as a precaution against the spread of the new coronavirus.  (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

For these athletes, this is a spring break they don't want

Mar. 14, 2020 10:55 AM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Creighton right-hander Ben Dotzler was supposed to be in the bullpen at TD Ameritrade Park this weekend, readying himself to pitch against Northern Colorado. Molly Little, who plays lacrosse for Denver, expected to be on the road for a much anticipated match against Michigan, the team...

FILE - In this March 4, 2020, file photo, Florida's Brock Edge, right, steals second base, beating the tag by Florida A&M infielder Octavien Moyer (15), during the eighth inning of an NCAA college baseball game in Gainesville, Fla. The NCAA is planning on extending the eligibility of athletes on spring sports teams one year to make up for the season lost to the new coronavirus. The details of how this will work are still being ironed out. (AP Photo/Gary McCullough, File)

NCAA plans to extend eligibility of spring sports athletes

Mar. 13, 2020 11:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The NCAA is planning to extend the eligibility of athletes on spring sports teams by one year to make up for the season lost to the new coronavirus. The details of how the extra eligibility will work are still being ironed out. All three NCAA divisions would potentially allow another year...

The national office of the NCAA in Indianapolis is shown Thursday, March 12, 2020. The NCAA canceled the men's and women's Division I basketball tournaments amid coronavirus fears on Thursday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

March Madness: NCAA Tournaments canceled due to coronavirus

Mar. 12, 2020 7:29 PM EDT

March Madness came to a screeching halt before a bracket could even be filled out. The NCAA canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments Thursday because of the spread of coronavirus, putting an abrupt end to the season less than a month before champions were to be crowned. The unprecedented move comes a...

No indictments issued in death of Boston college student

Feb. 29, 2020 10:48 AM EST

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts grand jury has decided not to issue indictments in the case of a 19-year-old college student who suffered fatal injuries in an assault after leaving a party. The young man's family called the decision “another crushing blow.” District Attorney Rachael Rollins...