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Morant, Parker honored by Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame

May. 13, 2022 04:02 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ja Morant of the Memphis Grizzlies and Candace Parker of the Chicago Sky are among the athletes being honored with Achievement Awards by the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame also announced on Thursday that John Ingram, who led the effort to...

Jeanne Sutherland is named Nebraska women's golf head coach

May. 05, 2022 15:48 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Former SMU and Texas A&M coach Jeanne Sutherland has been named to lead the Nebraska women's golf program, the school announced Thursday. Sutherland was associate head coach in 2021-22 and takes over the top job from Lisa Johnson, who led the program three...

Florida Education Board OKs Diaz as next commissioner

Apr. 29, 2022 14:03 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Board of Education unanimously voted to appoint Republican Sen. Manny Diaz as the state’s first Hispanic education commissioner on Friday. The vote came just more than a week after Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis announced him as his choice to...

DeSantis recommends Manny Diaz for education commissioner

Apr. 21, 2022 17:49 PM EDT

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday recommended that Florida’s next education commissioner be state Sen. Manny Diaz, a former teacher and vice principal who co-sponsored a bill setting new guidelines for race-based discussions in schools. The State Board of...

Temple, Maryland rare D-I schools with top Black leadership

Apr. 15, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In the past year, Temple has hired a new president, athletic director and football coach, all Black men. The moves have made Temple just the second school that plays major college football to have an African-American in all three of those high-profile positions,...

Parents get 8 weeks in prison for college bribery scandal

Apr. 14, 2022 15:36 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A California couple was sentenced to eight weeks in prison on Thursday after pleading guilty to paying $25,000 to cheat on their son’s college admissions test. Dr. Gregory Colburn, 63, and Amy Colburn, 52, of Palo Alto, were the 16th and 17th parents to be sentenced...

Saint Peter's hires Mason to replace Holloway

Apr. 12, 2022 17:31 PM EDT

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Saint Peter's has hired Jersey City native Bashir Mason to replace Shaheen Holloway as the coach of the Peacocks. Holloway left Saint Peter's a day after his team was eliminated in the Elite Eight by national runner-up North Carolina to return to Seton...

Test taker gets prison; coach convicted in admissions scam

Apr. 08, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A former Florida prep school administrator was sentenced to federal prison and a decorated water polo coach at the University of Southern California was swiftly convicted by a jury in a busy Friday in Boston federal court in the long running college admissions bribery scandal. ...

Kentucky guard Washington leaving school for NBA draft

Apr. 06, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard TyTy Washington Jr. will enter the NBA draft and forego his remaining collegiate eligibility, ending his lone season as the Wildcats’ second-leading scorer. The 6-foot-3 freshman is the second Wildcats player to enter the draft pool in what...

Missouri teacher charged with multiple sexual crimes

Apr. 03, 2022 14:02 PM EDT

KINGSTON, Mo. (AP) — A former northwest Missouri teacher and coach has been charged with multiple sexual crimes. Online court records show that 29-year-old Zachary Douglas, of Utica, is jailed without bond pending an April 7 hearing on 11 felony and seven misdemeanor counts. The...