Athlete recruiting

FILE - In this April 14, 2018, file photo, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray (1) passes during an NCAA college football spring intrasquad game in Norman, Okla. Oklahoma’s quarterback competition took an unexpected twist at the Major League Baseball draft. Murray, the favorite to replace Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield this season as Oklahoma’s starter, was selected ninth overall by the Oakland Athletics. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
June 04, 2018 - 11:00 pm
Oklahoma's quarterback competition took an unexpected twist at the Major League Baseball draft. Kyler Murray, the favorite to replace Heisman Trophy winner Baker Mayfield as the Sooners' starter this year, was selected ninth overall by the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. The speedy Murray has...
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FILE - In this Monday, April 2, 2018 file photo, Villanova's Donte DiVincenzo (10) chases the loose ball against Michigan's Charles Matthews (1) during the second half in the championship game of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament in San Antonio. NBA draft decisions by underclassmen will help shape the 2018-19 college basketball season. The winners and losers at the deadline to withdraw from the NBA draft by players who did not hire an agent. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
May 30, 2018 - 5:28 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — The deadline for college players to withdraw from the NBA draft has a widespread impact, from the individuals involved to their families to the teams who may select them in June. The decisions made on or just before Wednesday's deadline also will have a lasting effect on the 2018-19...
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FILE - In this May 16, 2017, file photo, TCU catcher Evan Skoug (9) hits a grand slam home run during the sixth inning of an NCAA college baseball game against UT Arlington in Fort Worth, Texas. Skoug had a decision to make his senior year of high school in 2014: go pro or go to college? NCAA rules governing baseball and ice hockey allow high school players to hire advisers as long as those advisers are paid their normal fees. Also, baseball and hockey players who are drafted are allowed to retain college eligibility as long as they don’t sign a contract. Under proposals put forth last week by the Condoleezza Rice-headed Commission on College Basketball, facets of those baseball-hockey rules would be applied to high school and college basketball players. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP, File)
May 08, 2018 - 3:08 am
Evan Skoug had a decision to make his senior year of high school in 2014: go pro or go to college? He was rated the No. 1 prospect in Illinois for the Major League Baseball draft that year, and he had signed a letter of intent to play catcher at TCU. Skoug ended up going to TCU, but not before he...
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April 28, 2018 - 7:20 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft Saturday (all times local): 6:15 p.m. "Mr. Irrelevant" 2018 is SMU receiver Trey Quinn. Quinn was the final player selected in the three-day NFL draft, No. 256 overall by the Washington Redskins. After playing his first two seasons at LSU, the 6-...
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April 28, 2018 - 6:33 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the NFL draft Saturday (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The Dallas Cowboys have acquired defensive lineman Jihad Ward from Oakland for receiver and kick returner Ryan Switzer. It's the second trade of the day for the Cowboys involving a receiver, this time with one...
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Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice speaks during a news conference at the NCAA headquarters, Wednesday, April 25, 2018, in Indianapolis. The Commission on College Basketball led by Rice, released a detailed 60-page report Wednesday, seven months after the NCAA formed the group to respond to a federal corruption investigation that rocked college basketball. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
April 25, 2018 - 3:16 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life. The independent...
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April 17, 2018 - 7:23 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina State has released a timeline of steps the university has taken to cooperate with investigators since the federal probe into college basketball became public last fall. The university had essentially responded to inquiries before becoming further entangled in the...
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Duke's Marvin Bagley III, right, looks to pass around Syracuse's Frank Howard (23), Paschal Chukwu (13) and Marek Dolezaj (21) during the second half of a regional semifinal game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament Friday, March 23, 2018, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
March 24, 2018 - 1:32 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — All that talk about busted brackets and the maddest March ever — not happening in the Midwest. What started as a chess match turned into a free-throw-shooting contest. When it was over, Duke won. Grayson Allen and Gary Trent Jr., made four clutch free throws down the stretch to...
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March 07, 2018 - 11:05 am
DUDLEY, Mass. (AP) — A quarterback from the Florida high school where a gunman killed 17 people has committed to play football for a Massachusetts college because of the bond he formed with two recruiters during the shooting. Tyler Goodman, a quarterback at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in...
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Arizona NCAA college basketball coach Sean Miller gestures during a press conference in Tucson, Ariz., Thursday, March 1, 2018. Miller vehemently shot down a report claiming he discussed a six-figure payment to a top recruit and said he looks forward to continuing to coach the team. ESPN reported last Friday, using anonymous sources, that the FBI had Miller on a wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton to attend the school. (Mike Christy/Arizona Daily Star via AP)
March 01, 2018 - 9:57 pm
When Arizona hastily called a news conference on Thursday afternoon, it appeared coach Sean Miller's tenure in Tucson could be coming to an end. Instead, the coach vehemently denied a report claiming he discussed a six-figure payment to a recruit. Less than three hours later, the school president...
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