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Florida soccer coach charged wtih molesting 9-year-old boy

Aug. 17, 2019 11:37 AM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A soccer coach in Florida is facing accusations he molested a 9-year-old boy before and during practice. Authorities say 22-year-old Hugo Daniel Jimenez-Rumbos picked the boy up at his Orlando home to take him to a sporting goods store to buy knee pads before heading to a soccer field....

Analysis: Toughest schedule? So. Carolina can make the claim

Aug. 17, 2019 2:53 AM EDT

South Carolina has the type of brutal schedule that could help the Gamecocks be a better team that winds up with a worse record than last year. The Gamecocks host both of the participants in last year's College Football Playoff championship game: Clemson and Alabama. They also travel to Georgia, the runner-up in...

Oklahoma QB Hurts cramming for only year with Sooners

Aug. 17, 2019 2:51 AM EDT

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Jalen Hurts has had all the answers since transferring from Alabama in January. One question had the new Oklahoma quarterback stumped. When asked what he does besides football and studying, he paused. "Um. I don't know," he said. Football and studying, that pretty much it? "Yeah."...

Former USC, South Carolina AD Mike McGee dies at 80

Aug. 16, 2019 10:16 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Southern California and South Carolina athletic director Mike McGee, a former Outland Trophy winner at Duke who hired Lou Holtz and Steve Spurrier to lead Gamecocks football, died Friday. He was 80. The University of South Carolina announced McGee's death, while Southern...

Gamecocks tight end Kiel Pollard retiring due to spinal cyst

Aug. 16, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina tight end Kiel Pollard is giving up football after a cyst was found on his spinal cord. The Gamecocks announced Pollard's decision Friday. The 6-foot-1, 235-pound Pollard sustained a small fracture in his neck last week and was expected to miss up to six weeks. But...

Football game with school El Paso suspect attended back on

Aug. 16, 2019 5:52 PM EDT

PLANO, Texas (AP) — A Dallas-area district where the El Paso shooting suspect graduated from high school announced Friday that it has reinstated a September football game with an El Paso school that the district had cancelled for fear that extremists would use it as a platform to get attention. The game...

Army football looks to keep the good times rolling

Aug. 16, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Entering his sixth season at Army, coach Jeff Monken is in a very good place — 29 wins in three seasons and a team that's driven to keep the excellence going. The Black Knights are coming off an academy-record, 11-win season and their first national ranking — No. 19...

Niumatalolo, retooled Navy look for bounce-back season

Aug. 16, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — In the wake of his worst season Navy's football coach, Ken Niumatalolo made widespread changes to his standard formula for success. The Midshipmen went 3-10 in 2018, losing to both Army and Air Force. It was their fewest wins 2002 and only their second sub-.500 season since...

Republicans still waiting on Pompeo in Kansas Senate race

Aug. 16, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Even though U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has declared a Senate run to be "off the table" next year, many fellow Republicans in Washington and his home state of Kansas aren't buying it. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is among the GOP senators encouraging the former congressman to...

Louisiana football players encouraged to donate to athletics

Aug. 16, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

Football players at the University of Louisiana are being encouraged to donate to the Ragin' Cajuns Athletic Foundation, a booster organization that funds the athletic department. The donation is not mandatory, although this week coach Billy Napier said contributing a minimum $50 to become a member of the...