Athlete recruiting

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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May 25, 2017 - 2:37 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict an escort and former Louisville men's basketball staffer in a sex scandal that engulfed the program. The Jefferson County grand jury decided Thursday there wasn't enough evidence for charges of prostitution and unlawful transactions with a...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Northside Christian High School quarterback Griffin Alstott gets help from his mom, Nicole, on where to sign as he commits to Purdue University at Northside Christian High School on National Signing Day in St. Petersburg, Fla. At right is his father, Mike Alstott, who used to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The NCAA has voted to allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December, make early official visits and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If approved by the Board of Governors on April 26, the signing period change would take effect Aug. 1. (Eve Edelheit/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
April 14, 2017 - 5:40 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — College football recruiting is on the verge of getting a whole new look before the end of this year. The NCAA's Division I Council approved a sweeping package Friday that would allow players to sign with schools as early as December, allow high school juniors to take official...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, Northside Christian High School quarterback Griffin Alstott gets help from his mom, Nicole, on where to sign as he commits to Purdue University at Northside Christian High School on National Signing Day in St. Petersburg, Fla. At right is his father, Mike Alstott, who used to play for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The NCAA has voted to allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December, make early official visits and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If approved by the Board of Governors on April 26, the signing period change would take effect Aug. 1. (Eve Edelheit/The Tampa Bay Times via AP, File)
April 14, 2017 - 12:32 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA endorsed a football recruiting rules overhaul on Friday that will allow high school football players to sign with colleges as early as December and put a two-year waiting period on Bowl Subdivision teams from hiring people close to a recruit. If the package is approved...
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