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FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2019, file photo, Memphis director of athletics Laird Veatch, left, presents Memphis head football coach Ryan Silverfield, right, with a team jersey in Memphis, Tenn. As football players start returning to campus, college officials have a wide range of opinions on whether to let the public know how many of their athletes test positive for coronavirus.  Just over half of the 64 Football Bowl Subdivision members that responded to an Associated Press survey said they were still deciding whether to announce the number of student-athletes with positive tests.(Ariel Cobbert/The Commercial Appeal via AP, File)

Schools debate whether to detail positive tests for athletes

Jun. 14, 2020 12:01 PM EDT

Over the past two weeks, as college athletes have returned to campuses to work out and prepare for sports later this year, a handful of them have tested positive for the coronavirus. Arkansas State. Houston. Boise State. Iowa State. Oklahoma State. More than a dozen schools in all. Just how many positive tests...

Memphis to play Mississippi State home-and-home in '28, '29

Jun. 11, 2020 2:35 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Tigers will host Mississippi State in 2028 and visit the Bulldogs in 2029 in a new home-and-home series. The Tigers announced the games Thursday. Memphis already was scheduled to host Mississippi State in 2021 and visit the Bulldogs in Starkville in 2022. Memphis and...