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Sheridan resigns as Wisconsin's inside linebackers coach

May. 13, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bill Sheridan has resigned as Wisconsin’s inside linebackers coach while the NCAA investigates him for potential rules violations during his tenure as Air Force’s defensive line coach. Wisconsin hired Sheridan on Feb. 22 after he had spent two years at Air...

Keeping schools out of NIL dealings opened door for boosters

May. 13, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

By trying to limit how much schools can help college athletes cashing in on their fame, the NCAA seems to have inadvertently opened the door for boosters to get a foothold in a burgeoning market. Now, as the NCAA and its highest-profile Division I member schools try to rein in...

Federal judge tosses most misconduct cases against Nebraska

May. 13, 2022 11:27 AM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A federal judge dismissed the claims of seven women who alleged the University of Nebraska-Lincoln didn't adequately respond to their complaints of being sexually assaulted or harassed, including four women who said they were victims of Cornhuskers athletes. In...

Morant, Parker honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

May. 13, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies and Candace Parker of the Chicago Sky are among the athletes being honored with Achievement Awards by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame also announced on Thursday that John Ingram, who led the effort to...

Former Hoosiers favorite Jordan Hulls joining Indiana staff

May. 09, 2022 18:12 PM EDT

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana coach Mike Woodson is bringing back fan favorite Jordan Hulls as the Hoosiers' team and recruiting coordinator. Hulls, who attended high school at nearby Bloomington South, scored 1,318 career points at Indiana and was part of the team that upset...

Marketing deals trickle down from NCAA to high school sports

May. 09, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ian Jackson and Johnuel “Boogie” Fland are among the brightest stars in the firmament of high school basketball and now have business deals to prove it. The New York City teens and friendly rivals are cashing in on their name, image and likeness through...

As leaders lobby, NCAA searches for ways to rein in boosters

May. 05, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The latest lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill by college sports leaders come as the NCAA tries to rein in booster organizations funding questionable sponsorship deals for athletes for use of their names, images and likenesses. The commissioners of the...

Jeanne Sutherland is named Nebraska women's golf head coach

May. 05, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former SMU and Texas A&M coach Jeanne Sutherland has been named to lead the Nebraska women's golf program, the school announced Thursday. Sutherland was associate head coach in 2021-22 and takes over the top job from Lisa Johnson, who led the program three...

Wichita State fires its athletic director Boatright

May. 04, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Wichita State fired athletic director Darron Boatright on Wednesday amid growing criticism over the university's inability to compete in the new market of name, image and likeness payments to athletes. University President Rick Muma said in a news release that...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

May. 04, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

Eau Claire Leader-Telegram. May 4, 2022. Editorial: Turn, turn, turn Wisconsin’s next legislative session doesn’t have many guarantees, but there is one thing that is becoming very clear: there are going to be a lot of new faces. A quarter of the...