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Kentucky officials add construction management scholarship

Dec. 07, 2022 04:03 AM EST

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky officials have introduced a new construction management scholarship for students to attend any of five state schools. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the scholarship is available to students focusing on a four-year construction management...

Trooper supports family as he investigates 2010 hit-and-run

Nov. 19, 2022 11:08 AM EST

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — April 24, 2010. For Tina Bonaparte and her mother Annie Williams, the day forever will be remembered. Bonaparte was volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Oakland, California, helping to rehabilitate a Vietnam veteran’s home when she...

20 years for Chinese national in US aviation spying case

Nov. 16, 2022 17:55 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday handed down a 20-year prison sentence to a Chinese national who was convicted of trying to steal trade secrets from multiple U.S. aviation and aerospace companies, including the theft of proprietary airplane engine fan technology. ...

US Rhodes scholars chosen to begin Oxford studies in 2023

Nov. 13, 2022 15:29 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new group of Rhodes scholars from the U.S. has been chosen for the prestigious academic program in a selection process that was conducted online for the third consecutive year. The class of 32 scholars for 2023 was “elected entirely virtually, with both...

Troy's 5-9-ish Carlton Martial closing on FBS tackle record

Nov. 09, 2022 13:21 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Carlton Martial doesn’t look the part, and he knows it. At 5-foot-8 (and a half) and 210 pounds, the Troy linebacker is poised to become the all-time leading tackler in major college football history, likely in the next couple of weeks. If he did...

Oklahoma's Stoops among Big 12's top walk-on success stories

Nov. 08, 2022 19:38 PM EST

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma receiver Drake Stoops is much more than the son of a Hall of Fame football coach. Stoops – whose father, Bob, led the Sooners to the 2000 national title – has gone from walk-on at the beginning of his college career to scholarship player who has...

'Plan for chaos': Roster upheaval dominates college hoops

Nov. 06, 2022 13:25 PM EST

Bobby Hurley knows what’s coming. At some point in the months ahead, one of his Arizona State players will walk into his office with surprising news. “There’s a guy on my team right now that mostly likely is going to transfer that I won’t even think that...

UNM honors Muslim killing victim with posthumous scholarship

Nov. 04, 2022 16:52 PM EDT

The University of New Mexico has established a scholarship in memory of a former graduate student who was one of four Muslim men gunned down in an Albuquerque killing spree. The Santa Fe New Mexican reported Thursday that the scholarship in Muhammad Afzaal Hussain's name will be...

NIL money a magnet for college basketball players

Nov. 03, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

The NCAA's name, likeness and image policy has opened the doors for college basketball players to earn a little — and sometimes a lot — of money while they are still in school. There are players who have NIL deals with Gatorade, Buffalo Wild Wings, Dollar Shave Club, even...

Kansas suspends Self for 4 games in ongoing infractions case

Nov. 02, 2022 11:50 AM EDT

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Kansas suspended Hall of Fame coach Bill Self and top assistant Kurtis Townsend for the first four games of the season Wednesday, along with imposing several recruiting restrictions, as part of the fallout from a lengthy FBI investigation into college basketball corruption....