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Washington’s Scott Woodward named athletic director at Texas A&M

Scott Woodward has been named Texas A&M’s new athletic director after serving in that same position at Washington since 2008.


AP source: Texas agrees to 15-year deal with Nike

A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Texas has reached a 15-year licensing and apparel deal with Nike Inc.


NCAA moves quickly to remove ban on South Carolina

The NCAA will end a nearly 15-year ban on South Carolina hosting sanctioned championship events following the decision to remove the Confederate flag from the state’s capitol grounds. Gov. Nikki …


Blanchette: Bud Nameck class act to the end, not so with IMG College

For a ride that has so many things broken – truly broken – Washington State’s athletic department sure spends a lot of time fiddling with the radio. Now the Cougars …


NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules

CHICAGO (AP) — The NCAA agreed Tuesday to settle a class-action head-injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine …


Pac-12 presidents weigh in on NCAA

Pac-12 university presidents have sent a letter to their colleagues at the other four major football conferences calling for sweeping changes to the NCAA model and autonomy for those leagues. …


Area roundup: Huskies top OSU to move into tie atop Pac-12 with the Beavers

Jared Fisher was effective through six innings and No. 5 Washington edged No. 2 Oregon State 4-2 in the opener of a three-game Pac-12 baseball series Friday in Corvallis, Oregon. …


Newsmakers

Granted Arizona State forward Shaquielle McKissic has been granted another year of eligibility by the NCAA and will return to the Sun Devils next season. McKissic had been designated a …


EA Sports settles college athlete likeness cases

NEW YORK – The NCAA is now on its own in the legal battle over whether athletes should share in the money made from the use of their likenesses. Electronic …


Pac-12 Networks confident, even without DirecTV

For fans who root for Pac-12 teams but watch their television via DirecTV, it’s always a good news, bad news scenario when talking Pac-12 Networks. The good news, as the …


ESPN, SEC join forces

The Southeastern Conference and ESPN have announced a 20-year agreement to operate a SEC network that is scheduled to debut in August, 2014. SEC Commissioner Mike Slive said Thursday the …


Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


Transgender college hoops player keeps head high

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The women’s basketball team at Mission College expected the bleachers to be full and the hecklers ready when its newest player made her home court …


Sudanese teens at center of recruiting controversy

BATAVIA, Ill. (AP) — Four young men from war-ravaged Sudan tower above their teachers and fellow students on the pastoral grounds of a century-old school in suburban Chicago. Eighteen months …


Future of cleared Mankato football coach uncertain

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota college football coach said he wants to return to work now that a judge has dismissed prosecutors’ claims that video he took of his …


Judge dismisses porn case against Minn. coach

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota football coach sidelined by accusations of child pornography involving his own children reacted with relief Friday after a judge dismissed the case, saying he …


4 Hofstra basketball players charged in burglaries

MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Four Hofstra University basketball players were arrested on burglary charges stemming from dormitory room break-ins, police said Friday. Detectives said the players were charged in six …


Panel to recommend child-abuse law changes in Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A commission set up by the Pennsylvania Legislature after Jerry Sandusky’s molestation arrest last year will issue a report that could recommend changes to state law. …


Panel to recommend child-abuse law changes in Pa.

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A commission set up by the Pennsylvania Legislature after Jerry Sandusky’s molestation arrest last year is about to make its recommendations. The Pennsylvania Task Force on …


10 Things to Know for Monday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. NO LETUP IN VIOLENCE BETWEEN ISRAEL AND HAMAS


6 injured as police helicopters collide in LA area

ALTADENA, Calif. (AP) — Federal officials are investigating a collision involving two police helicopters in the Los Angeles area that left five officers and a civilian with minor injuries. Investigators …


Penn State to argue delay request in McQueary case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for Penn State and a key witness in Jerry Sandusky’s criminal trial are expected in court to argue over the university’s request to put the …


Penn State to argue delay request in McQueary case

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for Penn State and a key witness in Jerry Sandusky’s criminal trial are heading to court over the university’s request to put the man’s lawsuit …


10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and stories that will be talked about today (times in EST): 1. WHY OBAMA IS IN A BIND


Feds drop sex abuse case against Syracuse’s Fine

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Federal authorities have dropped their investigation into one of the sexual abuse claims that cost a Syracuse University assistant basketball coach his job, threw a top-ranked …


Condoleezza Rice: GOP sent ‘mixed messages’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Republican Party must adapt better to rapidly changing demographics in the United States, saying the GOP sent “mixed messages” …


Texas judge to rule on disruptive JetBlue pilot

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) — A federal judge is expected to rule on whether a JetBlue Airways pilot who disrupted a flight by running through the plane and yelling about terrorists …


Giffords faces Ariz. shooter for 1st time in court

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — The pain was palpable, measured in silent stares in the courtroom between an emotionless murderer and wounded former congresswoman who looked her attempted killer in the …


Clinton honors slain envoy to Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton paid tribute Thursday to slain U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens, calling him a “fallen hero” who understood that diplomacy requires …


‘Next Bush’ makes campaign filing in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — George P. Bush, a nephew of former President George W. Bush and son of one-time Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, has made a campaign filing in Texas that …