Athlete recruiting

October 02, 2017 - 1:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is starting a diversity fellowship program and will place about 20 selected candidates with teams and three with the sport's central office. Applications, limited to people of color and women, can be submitted from Friday through Nov. 17 and the individuals...
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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2007, file photo, Louisville forward David Padgett, left, gets instructions from coach Rick Pitino during an exhibition basketball game against Carleton at Freedom Hall in Louisville, Ky. Louisville on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, has named assistant David Padgett as the interim replacement for men's basketball coach Rick Pitino, staying in-house to maintain continuity in the wake of a nationwide federal investigation of college basketball. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley, File)
September 29, 2017 - 6:33 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern): 6:30 p.m. Louisville coach Rick Pitino says he was unaware of any payments to recruits but takes responsibility for his decisions. Pitino issued a written statement to the Cardinals' flagship...
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Lamont Evans, an assistant basketball coach at Oklahoma State University, leaves the federal courthouse following a court appearance in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017. Evans is facing federal charges in conjunction with a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
September 28, 2017 - 9:50 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern): 5 p.m. Oklahoma State has fired Lamont Evans for cause after the top assistant to new coach Mike Boynton was ensnared in the federal investigation of basketball recruiting at seven universities. The...
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These file photos show, assistant basketball coaches Tony Bland, left, Chuck Person, center, and Lamont Richardson. The three, along with assistant coach Lamont Evans of Oklahoma State, were identified in court papers and are among 10 people facing federal charges in Manhattan federal court, Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017, in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, authorities said. (AP Photo/File)
September 26, 2017 - 8:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In one of the biggest crackdowns on the corrupting role of money in college basketball, 10 men — including a top Adidas executive and four assistant coaches — were charged Tuesday with using hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to influence star athletes' choice of schools,...
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August 14, 2017 - 11:42 pm
Top high school prospect Marvin Bagley III has committed to Duke and reclassified for the 2017-18 season, immediately making the Blue Devils a top national-title contender. Bagley made his announcement on ESPN's SportsCenter on Monday night. The 6-foot-11 Bagley is widely considered the top recruit...
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Clemson coach Dabo Swinney speaks to reporters during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 13, 2017 - 7:56 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Dabo Swinney isn't concerned about losing more than 77 percent of his team's offensive production from last season's national championship team. Rather, Clemson's 10th-year coach is brimming with confidence that the Tigers can replace quarterback DeShaun Watson and a host of...
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June 24, 2017 - 10:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ryan Bader defeated Phil Davis by split decision in his Bellator debut to win the promotion's light heavyweight championship on Saturday night at Madison Square Garden. Bader (23-5) defeated Davis in an MMA bout for the second time in his career and his win capped the undercard in...
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FILE - In this Jan. 4, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino looks on as his team falls behind late in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. The NCAA suspended Pitino, Thursday, June 15, 2017, for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. (AP Photo/Robert Franklin, File)
June 15, 2017 - 1:28 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation. The governing body also handed down other penalties Thursday, including placing the basketball program on four years' probation,...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino walks off the court after a 73-69 loss to Michigan in a second-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis. The NCAA suspended Pitino, Thursday, June 15, 2017, for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 15, 2017 - 12:28 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the NCAA ruling in the Louisville basketball investigation (all times local): 12:16 p.m. Louisville interim president Greg Postel says the school plans "to appeal all aspects of the penalties." Postel says in a statement the NCAA penalties are "unfair to the U...
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FILE - In this March 19, 2017, file photo, Louisville head coach Rick Pitino walks off the court after a 73-69 loss to Michigan in a second-round game in the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Indianapolis. The NCAA suspended Pitino, Thursday, June 15, 2017, for five ACC games following sex scandal investigation. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 15, 2017 - 11:27 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the NCAA ruling in the Louisville basketball investigation (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The NCAA has suspended Louisville basketball coach Rick Pitino for five Atlantic Coast Conference games following its sex scandal investigation. The governing body on...
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