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Big-name women's basketball programs returning to prominence

Jan. 14, 2022 17:35 PM EST

Kellie Harper is working to return the Tennessee women’s basketball program back to being a title contender and has the Lady Vols closer to their traditionally elite status. She's got company at other big-name programs, too. The Lady Vols are ranked fifth in...

Vikings GM candidates include Eagles exec Catherine Raîche

Jan. 13, 2022 13:08 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings have targeted a diverse set of candidates for their general manager vacancy, including one woman: Philadelphia Eagles vice president of football operations Catherine Raîche. Two people with knowledge of the process confirmed Thursday that...

Frosh duo helps No. 8 Duke beat Wake Forest without Coach K

Jan. 12, 2022 22:29 PM EST

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Duke labored through two games with shaky shooting and turnover-prone play since returning from a COVID-19 outbreak. This time the eighth-ranked Blue Devils got their offense rolling behind a blossoming freshman and an opportunistic defense — all...

Rare signs of fragility for UConn women's basketball dynasty

Jan. 11, 2022 16:31 PM EST

STORRS, Conn. (AP) — UConn, the most dominant program in the history of women's college basketball, is showing some signs of vulnerability. The 10th-ranked Huskies are just 7-3 this season and have had some of their more impressive winning streaks come to an end. A 57-44 loss to...

Column: Who can stop SEC from swallowing college football?

Jan. 07, 2022 12:50 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — As another season winds down in the frigid heart of Big Ten country, there’s no doubt who runs college football. The Southeastern Conference is the beast that ate everyone else. The College Football Playoff should be abbreviated S-E-C, not...

Jackson-Davis scores 27, Indiana shuts down No. 13 OSU 67-51

Jan. 06, 2022 22:11 PM EST

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Trayce Jackson-Davis had 27 points and 12 rebounds, and Indiana used stifling defense down the stretch to pull away for a 67-51 victory over No. 13 Ohio State on Thursday night. Jackson-Davis made 11 of 17 from the field for the Hoosiers (11-3, 2-2 Big...

Dorrell turns over staff in effort to turn around Colorado

Jan. 06, 2022 18:44 PM EST

BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — From the conference room overlooking the snow-covered turf at Folsom Field, Colorado coach Karl Dorrell lamented a season without a bowl appearance. Hence, the recent shakeup. Gone are five assistant coaches, who either left or weren't retained,...

With 'relentless recruiting,' Bama, UGA build all-star teams

Jan. 06, 2022 14:38 PM EST

After Georgia beat Florida in November, Bulldogs coach Kirby Smart was asked about the importance of recruiting. His response was both obvious and emphatic: “The best coach to ever play the game better be a good recruiter because no coaching is going to outcoach players," he said....

Smart, Georgia trying to stop skid against Saban, Alabama

Jan. 04, 2022 15:17 PM EST

The Georgia Bulldogs aren't the only team having a tough time beating fellow Southeastern Conference powerhouse Alabama. They're just the only one that gets another shot in the season's biggest game. The No. 3 Bulldogs have the kind of talent-rich roster that appears...

Oklahoma QB Williams enters portal, says Sooners an option

Jan. 03, 2022 21:22 PM EST

Oklahoma quarterback Caleb Williams said Monday he is entering his name in the transfer portal so he can speak with other schools. The freshman added he had not ruled out staying with the Sooners, but within hours of Williams' announcement, Oklahoma might have found his replacement. ...