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Feds: Basketball coach bribed by indicted Florida man

Jul. 21, 2018 2:43 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Federal authorities say a Florida businessman already charged with orchestrating a massive Medicare fraud scheme bribed a former university basketball coach to help get his son admitted to an Ivy League university. Prosecutors allege the payments were intended to help the son of nursing home...

University of New Orleans, Dean agree to contract extension

Jul. 21, 2018 1:25 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The University of New Orleans and baseball coach Blake Dean have agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the program through the 2022 season. Further contract details were not released. News outlets report Dean has guided the Privateers to a 90-86-1 mark in three...

Titans Training Camp Capsule

Jul. 21, 2018 12:07 PM EDT

TENNESSEE TITANS (10-8) OPEN CAMP: July 25, Nashville, Tennessee LAST YEAR: Titans swept Jacksonville but missed AFC South title after losing three straight in December. Winning first postseason game in 14 years with amazing comeback in Kansas City didn't save coach Mike Mularkey, not when he stuck with OC Terry...

AFC South Training Camp Capsules

Jul. 21, 2018 12:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (12-7) OPEN CAMP: July 26, Jacksonville LAST YEAR: Earned first postseason berth since 2007 and made surprising run to AFC championship game, when Jaguars led New England by 10 points in fourth quarter before losing 24-20. Rode one of league's top defenses — featuring Pro Bowlers A.J....

Weightlifting coach builds foundation of success

Jul. 21, 2018 3:03 AM EDT

LITTLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — In his formative years as a competitive weightlifter, Leo Totten trained in "some really bizarre little places." Holes-in-the-wall, unheated garages in the winter — you name it, he said. What Totten, the 66-year-old CEO and head coach of a national weightlifting team,...

Ex-youth coach gets another 30 years in child porn case

Jul. 20, 2018 7:16 PM EDT

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A former Maryland elementary school basketball coach and substitute teacher who blackmailed children for "sexually exploitative images" has been sentenced to another 30 years in prison. The Washington Post reports 35-year-old Christopher Harris Speights was sentenced Friday on...

Baylor calls claims by former AD in court docs 'baseless'

Jul. 20, 2018 6:26 PM EDT

WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor says its former athletic director made "factually baseless assertions" in a court deposition when he claimed regents tried to steer blame for the school's sexual assault scandal to the football team. The Waco Tribune reported Friday former Baylor AD Ian McCaw in June gave a...

Decision to cut New Mexico men's soccer spurs anger

Jul. 20, 2018 6:19 PM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The men's soccer team at the University of New Mexico has had a dozen NCAA tournament appearances and hopefuls from around the world have competed to play for the program. But regents at New Mexico's flagship university voted Thursday to cut the program, which has among the highest...

Ex-Michigan St basketball strength coach convicted in crash

Jul. 20, 2018 2:09 PM EDT

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — A man who was strength coach for the Michigan State basketball team has been convicted in a crash that killed two people a year ago. The verdict was returned Friday in Monroe County court. Todd Moyer faces up to 15 years in prison for reckless driving causing death. Moyer was driving a...

Missouri college coach aims to inspire after facing cancer

Jul. 20, 2018 1:02 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — She felt sick. She regretted having the surgery. She couldn't imagine getting out of bed. The legendary athlete was isolated, unsure how well she'd recover. But still, Jackie Stiles was determined to win. Including all her accomplishments on the court, this one away — from...