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Brown's Olivia Pichardo 1st woman to make D1 baseball roster

Nov. 21, 2022 15:58 PM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University freshman Olivia Pichardo is making history as the first woman to make a Division I baseball roster. Brown coach Grant Achilles announced Monday that Pichardo made the varsity roster for the upcoming season as a walk-on utility player, saying...

National title-winning UGa baseball coach Steve Webber dies

Nov. 13, 2022 18:30 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Steve Webber, who guided the Georgia Bulldogs to a national championship in baseball and was the winningest coach in school history, has died at the age of 74. The university announced that Webber died Saturday at his Atlanta home after a lengthy illness. ...

Wisconsin beats Stanford 60-50 at Brewers' home stadium

Nov. 11, 2022 22:38 PM EST

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tyler Wahl scored 17 points as Wisconsin defeated Stanford 60-50 on Friday night at American Family Field, the home of Major League Baseball’s Milwaukee Brewers. Jordan Davis had a career-high 13 points and Chucky Hepburn added 11 to help Wisconsin (2-0) win the...

Indiana governor pitching state at UN climate conference

Nov. 11, 2022 16:13 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb said Friday he has been focused on business while spending this week at the U.N. climate conference in Egypt. The Republican governor said that he has talked with corporate and foreign government leaders about the renewable energy...

Hannah Jump hits five 3s, Stephen Curry watches Stanford win

Nov. 09, 2022 23:25 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer has all the confidence in the world that Hannah Jump could hang in a shooting contest with Stephen Curry. “I can put Hannah against Steph any day of the week,” VanDerveer said, smiling, in reference to her...

Kentucky candidates make final pitches ahead of election

Nov. 07, 2022 12:45 PM EST

Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul reaffirmed his faith in a “hands off” federal government in a final burst of campaigning across Kentucky on Monday, as he approached the finish line of his reelection bid against Democratic challenger Charles Booker. Paul headlined get-out-the vote...

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

Nov. 04, 2022 11:01 AM EDT

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: ___ False, unfounded claims distort...

Auburn hires ex-Mississippi State athletic director Cohen

Oct. 31, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Auburn named former Mississippi State athletic director John Cohen to the same position on Monday, charging him with hiring a new football coach. The school announced Cohen's hire about six hours after saying that President Chris Roberts had fired second-year...

AP source: Auburn finalizing deal to hire Miss St AD Cohen

Oct. 29, 2022 16:22 PM EDT

Auburn is finalizing a deal to hire Mississippi State athletic John Cohen to the same position for the SEC West rival school. A person with knowledge of the negotiations told The Associated Press on Saturday that the school and Cohen were close to an agreement. The person spoke on...

Altuve homers twice as Astros rout Diamondbacks 10-2

Sep. 28, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit two of Houston's five home runs to lead the Astros to a 10-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night in a game where Yordan Alvarez left with an ankle injury. The Astros, who have already won the American League West title, moved within...