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Maryland takes responsibility for mistakes in player death

Aug. 14, 2018 5:27 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The University of Maryland acknowledged Tuesday that the football player who collapsed during practice and subsequently died did not receive proper medical care and the school must accept "legal and moral responsibility for the mistakes." Maryland has parted ways with strength and...

Soccer coach charged with inappropriately touching player

Aug. 14, 2018 5:01 PM EDT

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — A University of Puget Sound soccer coach who offers private goalkeeping sessions through his summer camp is accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old player. The News Tribune reports 52-year-old Kelly Bendixen was charged Monday with first-degree sexual misconduct with a minor....

Wake AD sits 'tight' as coach goes through legal process

Aug. 14, 2018 4:26 PM EDT

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Wake Forest athletic director Ron Wellman says the school is "sitting tight" while the legal process continues for an assistant basketball coach who police say punched a New York City tourist who later died. Wellman spoke to The Associated Press on Tuesday, four days after the...

Meyer probe costs $500K but still about what Ohio St wants

Aug. 14, 2018 4:09 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Urban Meyer investigation is costing Ohio State $500,000, but whether the superstar football coach keeps his job still comes down to whether the university wants to stick with him based on how he's already been tainted by the scandal. Meyer is on paid leave while Ohio State pays...

Clemson aims for 4th straight ACC title in dominating run

Aug. 14, 2018 2:04 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney isn't changing how the Tigers approach each season — and there's no reason he should. The repetition is working. His program is the unquestioned Atlantic Coast Conference favorite again and has become a perennial national power. Everyone else in the...

WNBA set for wild dash to regular season finish

Aug. 14, 2018 1:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The WNBA's final week of the regular season is shaping up to be a wild dash to the finish. Playoff seeding and the final playoff spot are still up for grab. About the only thing that has been decided when it comes to the postseason is Seattle will have a bye to the semifinals. Atlanta is...

Raiders rookies provide needed inside rush

Aug. 13, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

NAPA, Calif. (AP) — P.J. Hall and Maurice Hurst wasted little time providing the inside pass rush that Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden wanted when he used two draft picks on the defensive tackles. Hall delivered on his first snap as a pro, bringing down Detroit's Matt Cassel in the exhibition opener....

Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo hospitalized

Aug. 13, 2018 6:07 PM EDT

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — Colorado State football coach Mike Bobo has been hospitalized to undergo a medical evaluation after experiencing numbness in his feet. Bobo said in a statement Monday that he's "very encouraged by the test results to this point and hope to have some answers soon." But he gave no...

The Latest: Ex of fired Ohio St coach talks to investigators

Aug. 13, 2018 4:49 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio State's investigation into coach Urban Meyer's handling of domestic abuse allegations against a former assistant (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The ex-wife of fired Ohio State assistant coach Zach Smith has talked to university investigators about domestic abuse...

49ers bringing in Alfred Morris to add depth in backfield

Aug. 13, 2018 4:18 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The San Francisco 49ers are bringing in Alfred Morris to provide depth at running back while they deal with injuries at the position, coach Kyle Shanahan said Monday. Morris, 29, was a sixth-round draft pick of Washington in 2012 when Shanahan was the offensive coordinator. He...