College sports

FILE - In this Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, file photo, Mater Dei quarterback Bryce Young is tackled after scrambling out of the pocket during a high school football game against St. John Bosco in Bellflower, Calif. Aside from being 2,000 miles away from his home in Southern California, the most challenging part of Alabama freshman quarterback Bryce Young's transition to college was dealing with two straight weeks of rainy weather in Tuscaloosa this winter. They don't get that in Pasadena, California. Otherwise, he's been too busy to be homesick. (Scott Varley/The Orange County Register via AP, File)
March 06, 2020 - 4:10 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Aside from being 2,000 miles away from his home in Southern California, the most challenging part of Alabama freshman quarterback Bryce Young's transition to college was dealing with two straight weeks of rainy weather in Tuscaloosa this winter. They don't get that in...
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Abuse survivor Robert Stone, left, shows his emotion with JP DesCamp as they speak to the media in Ypsilanti on Thursday, March 5, 2020. (Max Ortiz/Detroit News via AP)
March 05, 2020 - 6:10 pm
YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — More men came forward Thursday with allegations of sexual abuse by a late doctor at the University of Michigan, as the state's attorney general insisted that the school must commit to cooperating with her office before she would move to begin an independent investigation...
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FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2019, file photo, Notre Dame head coach Brian Kelly watches warmups before the Camping World Bowl NCAA college football game against Iowa State in Orlando, Fla. Notre Dame heads to spring practice with question marks at various spots, but not at quarterback where Ian Book will be returning for the Fighting Irish. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File)
March 05, 2020 - 3:45 pm
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly already knows the outcome of Notre Dame’s next football game. It’s the rest of the schedule that matters as the Fighting Irish try to end a national championship drought that dates to 1988. “In spring practice we’re not out to win – we’ve already won the spring...
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In this March 2, 2020, photo, former Nebraska football player Tanner Farmer and current wrestler for Concordia University sports a Nebraska N tattoo on his left bicep as he practices in Seward, Neb. A year ago Farmer was thought to be on the rise as an NFL draft prospect. He had started three years on Nebraska's offensive line and turned in a stellar performance at the Cornhuskers' pro day. It turned out he went undrafted, so he took a volunteer assistant's job with the Concordia football team and then, quite by accident, discovered he had one semester of eligibility to compete in another sport in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. He chose wrestling. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
March 05, 2020 - 12:18 pm
SEWARD, Neb. (AP) — Tanner Farmer just wants to be another guy on the Concordia University wrestling team, and for the most part he is. The big lug likes to sneak up behind teammates anywhere and anytime, wrap them in bear hugs and lift them up. He starts singing and dancing for no reason. He's the...
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Landon Donovan, left, looks on alongside assistant coaches Nate Miller, center, and Carrie Taylor, right, during a scrimmage, Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in Chula Vista, Calif. Donovan, one of the greatest U.S. soccer players of all time, has revived his passion for the game as coach of the expansion San Diego Loyal of the professional second-division United Soccer League. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
March 04, 2020 - 4:26 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Landon Donovan didn’t wander far from the soccer field once he finally retired as a player. Turns out, he’s merely moved to the sideline. Donovan, one of the greatest U.S. soccer players of all time, has revived his passion for the game as coach of the expansion San Diego Loyal of...
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March 04, 2020 - 1:52 pm
A tweak to targeting. Suggestions for replay review. An end to officials being hired and assigned by conferences. On this week's AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, former longtime NFL Terry McAulay joins AP's Ralph Russo to talk about the state of college football officiating and his ideas to. The...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan shows Dr. Robert E. Anderson. A University of Michigan hotline has received more than 100 “unique complaints” about Dr. Anderson, a late physician accused of sexual abuse by former patients, including athletes who encountered him as a team doctor, the school announced Friday, Feb. 28, 2020. He died in 2008. (Robert Kalmbach/Bentley Historical Library, University of Michigan via AP)
March 03, 2020 - 11:50 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As mass sexual assault scandals, some dating back decades, roil universities across the country, the schools are seemingly drawing from the same playbook in their responses. Whether a large state school like the University of Michigan, or a private one like Baylor University in...
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Tad Deluca, center, listens as attorney Parker Stinar addresses the media during a news conference, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 in Southfield, Mich. Deluca, a University of Michigan wrestler from the 1970s says he was kicked off the team and lost his financial aid after complaining to a coach that he had been abused by a sports doctor. Deluca identified himself as the whistleblower whose 2018 complaint about the late Dr. Robert E. Anderson led to a police investigation. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
March 03, 2020 - 11:49 am
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — An attorney announced Tuesday that his firm represents more than a 40 people, including two former football players and an ex-hockey player, in the University of Michigan sexual abuse case. Parker Stinar told The Associated Press that one of his new clients helped the...
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Stewards stand at a gate of the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020. Ludogorets is playing Italian club Inter Milan in a Europa League soccer match on Thursday that is scheduled to go ahead in an empty stadium due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
February 29, 2020 - 4:15 pm
What if they played a game and nobody came? Pro sports leagues in places as far-flung as Italy and South Korea are about to find out. With government approval, both Serie A soccer and the Korean Basketball League are opting to broadcast regularly scheduled games played in empty stadiums and arenas...
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February 28, 2020 - 5:49 pm
Players ejected from games for targeting will be allowed to remain in the bench area and replay reviews will be limited to two minutes if proposals by the NCAA football rules committee are passed. The committee wrapped up several days of meetings in Indianapolis on Friday by issuing its...
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