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Auburn hires Liberty's Hugh Freeze, who's coming back to SEC

Nov. 28, 2022 19:35 PM EST

Auburn is bringing Hugh Freeze back to the Southeastern Conference as head coach of the Tigers, more than five years after his resignation from SEC West rival Mississippi amid both personal and NCAA scandals. Auburn athletic director John Cohen announced on Monday the hiring of...

Japan investigators raid Dentsu in widening Olympic probe

Nov. 25, 2022 01:53 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese prosecutors raided the headquarters of major advertising company Dentsu on Friday, as the investigation into corruption related to the Tokyo Olympics widened. Major local TV broadcasters showed Tokyo District Prosecutors and Japan Fair Trade Commission...

Ex-Yale coach gets 5 months in admissions bribery scandal

Nov. 09, 2022 18:37 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The former Yale University women's soccer coach whose cooperation with authorities helped blow the lid off the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal by leading the FBI to the scheme's mastermind was sentenced Wednesday to five months in prison. Rudy Meredith,...

No. 5 Kansas opens with 89-64 rout of Omaha without Self

Nov. 07, 2022 22:35 PM EST

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — There was a moment just before halftime Monday night when Kansas forward Jalen Wilson watched an Omaha player bury a 3-pointer at the buzzer, and he looked over at the bench expecting to catch Bill Self's wrath. Only the Jayhawks' coach wasn't there. ...

Dusty Baker wins 1st World Series as manager, Houston Astros beat Phillies for team's 1st title since cheating scandal

Nov. 05, 2022 23:28 PM EDT
HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker wins 1st World Series as manager, Houston Astros beat Phillies for team's 1st title since cheating scandal.

Louisville escapes major sanctions in hoops bribery case

Nov. 03, 2022 16:46 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — After five agonizing years, Louisville finally gets to look forward. An independent panel placed the Cardinals' basketball program on two years of probation and fined it $5,000, but spared the school major penalties from NCAA allegations leveled in the...

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....

Payne faces many challenges as rookie coach with Louisville

Oct. 19, 2022 11:15 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — As if being a rookie head coach wasn’t challenging enough, Kenny Payne must rebuild a Louisville program where he was part of its storied past while learning the ropes. It would be one thing if his task was limited to the court, where Payne must blend his...

Bribes scandal continues to sully Tokyo Olympic legacy

Oct. 19, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The bribery scandal tied to the Tokyo Olympics won't go away, sullying the legacy of the organizing committee as Japan continues in talks with the International Olympic Committee to land the 2030 Winter Olympics for Sapporo. On Wednesday, a former advertising executive...

Brett Favre says he's 'unjustly smeared' in welfare case

Oct. 11, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Retired NFL quarterback Brett Favre says he is being treated unfairly in news coverage of a Mississippi welfare scandal, including about payments he received to help fund a pet project of his — a volleyball arena at the university he attended and where his daughter was...