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Atlanta 2020 Final Four also site of Division II, III finals

Apr. 24, 2019 12:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The return of the Final Four to Atlanta in 2020 also will bring the Division II and III championships back to the city. Atlanta hosted all three championships in 2013, the last time it was the site of the Final Four. It's the only other year all three divisions held their championship games...

Michigan State adds forward Julius Marble to 3-player class

Apr. 24, 2019 12:02 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State has added a third player to its basketball recruiting class. Julius Marble signed a letter of intent on Wednesday to play for coach Tom Izzo next season. The 6-foot-8 forward will be a relatively unheralded freshman along with highly touted guard Mark Watts and...

Kansas announces extension of deal with Adidas through 2031

Apr. 24, 2019 12:01 PM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas and Adidas announced Wednesday an extension of their contract through 2031, despite an FBI investigation centered on the footwear and apparel company that cast a negative light on the Jayhawks' athletic programs. The Jayhawks have worn Adidas gear since 2005....

Writings on gender issues magnify scrutiny of Trump Fed pick

Apr. 24, 2019 11:22 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Additional provocative commentaries about women written by Stephen Moore, President Donald Trump's pick for the Federal Reserve board, emerged Tuesday, a day after a second White House Fed choice withdrew from consideration. In a column for the Washington Times, Moore wrote in 2000 that...

Irish sophomore reserve Patterson in NCAA transfer portal

Apr. 24, 2019 11:08 AM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame might lose another scholarship player after Danielle Patterson announced her intention to transfer. Patterson was one of six scholarship players coach Muffet McGraw figured to use in rebuilding her lineup after the starting five from last season were selected among the...

NCAA: Replay official can overturn close targeting calls

Apr. 24, 2019 10:38 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Playing Rules Oversight Panel adjusted the targeting rule in college football, allowing video review officials to overturn calls if any element of the penalty cannot be confirmed. The adjustment to the rule announced Tuesday means there will be no option for letting the call on...

Former FSU player to plead guilty to tax fraud charges

Apr. 24, 2019 5:38 AM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida attorney who started at linebacker for Florida State's 1993 national championship team is pleading guilty to federal tax fraud charges. Court records show that 46-year-old Ken Alexander agreed to plead guilty earlier this month to three of 12 charges he had been facing as...

Siena star frosh Jalen Pickett to test NBA waters

Apr. 24, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Jalen Pickett had a hard time getting schools to notice him before he signed with Siena a year ago. Now, he already has workouts scheduled with NBA teams after entering his name into consideration for the upcoming draft. "I'm going to go out there and see where I stand with all the...

Montana State: Former broadcaster sexually harassed reporter

Apr. 23, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana State University has concluded that a former play-by-play broadcaster for football and men's basketball sexually harassed a woman who was a reporter for the Missoulian newspaper. The Billings Gazette reports the university's Office of Institutional Equity submitted a final...

Marsh won't enter 2020 US Senate race

Apr. 23, 2019 9:23 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Senate President Pro Tem Del Marsh will not run for U.S. Senate next year. Marsh had considered joining what is expected to be a crowded Republican field vying to recapture the seat held by Sen. Doug Jones. Marsh said Tuesday that he will not join the race. Marsh said he...