Athlete recruiting

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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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 - 10:57 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville and coach Rick Pitino are awaiting discipline from the NCAA on Thursday regarding a sex scandal that engulfed the men's basketball program. A former men's basketball staffer is alleged to have hired strippers to entertain players and recruits. The school met with...
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FILE- In this Oct. 29, 2016, file photo, Mike Gundy Oklahoma State head coach Mike Gundy celebrates his 100th career coaching victory by waving to fans following a 37-20 win over West Virginia in an NCAA college football game in Stillwater, Okla. Gundy has signed a five-year contract extension with Oklahoma State that will pay him $4.2 million this year followed by a $125,000 raise each year afterward. The deal announced Tuesday, June 13, 2017, requires approval from the Oklahoma State/A&M Board of Regents. (AP Photo/Brody Schmidt, File)
June 13, 2017 - 2:55 pm
At a time of significant change in the Big 12, Oklahoma State went for stability. Longtime football coach Mike Gundy has signed a five-year contract extension that will pay him $4.2 million this year, followed by a $125,000 raise each year afterward. Gundy, a former quarterback at Oklahoma State,...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 file photo, Mississippi head coach Hugh Freeze speaks with a reporter about the team's 38-13 win over Wofford in their NCAA college football game in Oxford, Miss. The University of Mississippi has contested the NCAA’s charges of lack of institutional control and failure to monitor by head coach Hugh Freeze. The Ole Miss football program released its response Tuesday, June 6, 2017 to a second NCAA Notice of Allegations in less than two years. The first NOA alleged 13 violations while the second added eight more, bringing the total to 21. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
June 06, 2017 - 4:25 pm
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The University of Mississippi disputes the NCAA's charges of lack of institutional control and failure to monitor by head coach Hugh Freeze. The Ole Miss football program released its response Tuesday to a second NCAA Notice of Allegations in less than two years. The first...
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