Athlete recruiting

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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Kansas players celebrate the victory after an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in Lubbock, Texas. (AP Photo/Brad Tollefson)
February 25, 2018 - 3:58 pm
Kansas coach Bill Self has signed some of the nation's top-rated players during his tenure in Lawrence, allowing him to restock the roster instead of rebuilding. Signing one-and-done players comes with a price: Constant roster turnover. It hasn't mattered to Self and the Jayhawks. No matter who...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2010, file photo, basketballs are seen before Northern Iowa's NCAA college basketball practice, in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. NCAA president Mark Emmert said in a statement Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, the allegations "if true, point to systematic failures that must be fixed and fixed now if we want college sports in America." (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
February 23, 2018 - 8:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the corruption scandal in college basketball (all times Eastern): 8:47 p.m. Texas is withholding junior guard Eric Davis Jr. from competition until further notice after his name appeared in documents in a federal investigation into college basketball corruption. Davis...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2015, file photo, the NCAA logo is at center court as work continues at The Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, for the NCAA college basketball second and third round games. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of a federal probe into college basketball list a wide range of impermissible payments from agents to at least two dozen players or their relatives, according to documents obtained by Yahoo Sports. Yahoo said Friday, Feb. 23, 2018, that the documents obtained in discovery during the investigation link current players including Michigan State's Miles Bridges, Duke's Wendell Carter and Alabama's Collin Sexton to potential benefits that would be violations of NCAA rules. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
February 23, 2018 - 5:53 pm
New details of payments to athletes in a federal investigation that has lurked in the shadows since first rocking college basketball last fall mark the latest threat to the sport's basic foundation, showing the breadth of alleged corruption. Bank records and other expense reports that are part of...
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