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FILE - In this March 23, 2018 file photo South Carolina's A'ja Wilson (22) smiles during practice at the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in Albany, N.Y. Wilson is getting a statue at South Carolina. She helped South Carolina win the 2017 NCAA title and left as the school's all-time scoring leader. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
May 12, 2018 - 3:40 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Basketball star A'ja Wilson is getting a statue at South Carolina. University President Harris Pastides closed graduation ceremonies Saturday by announcing the school plans to build a statue of the national player of the year. Wilson helped South Carolina win the 2017 NCAA...
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May 11, 2018 - 5:12 pm
HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — Officials in a New Jersey school district canceled the remainder of the boys' lacrosse season Friday after allegations that a white team member used a racial slur against a black female athlete from another school. Interim Haddonfield School District Superintendent David T...
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May 07, 2018 - 9:00 am
GREECE, N.Y. (AP) — A teenager is among the school board candidates in a western New York town. Nineteen-year-old Derek Schrank tells WHAM -TV that the Greece, New York, school board needs a voting member who can better understand and relate to the student body. The SUNY Geneseo (SOO'-nee jeh-neh-...
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May 02, 2018 - 7:29 pm
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee chancellor Beverly Davenport is being forced out of her post after less than 15 months at the helm, a tenure that included a tumultuous search for a head football coach and other controversies. University president Joe DiPietro announced Wednesday that Davenport's...
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May 02, 2018 - 3:01 am
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Dan Gavitt, the NCAA's vice president of men's basketball, will be making the rounds this month, bouncing from conference meeting to conference meeting, talking with coaches and athletic directors about reforming college hoops. On Tuesday at a posh hotel with a poolside...
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Erica Martinez, right, a teacher at Webster Elementary School, hands out a free food bag to one of her students as the teachers donated over 200 food bags to their students and families in front of the school during the fourth day of the state-wide teachers' strike Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 01, 2018 - 9:49 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona teachers said they will end a historic statewide strike Thursday that shut down schools for days if lawmakers pass a plan that offers big raises and increased school funding but that still falls short of their demands. Organizers made the announcement Tuesday after educators...
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FILE - In this May 22, 2012, file photo, Charles Koch speaks in his office at Koch Industries in Wichita, Kan. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is Democratic pushback. With regulations being rolled back and huge tax cuts, Democrats question how far the Koch network's influence extends. (Bo Rader/The Wichita Eagle via AP, File)
April 30, 2018 - 9:52 pm
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Virginia's largest public university granted the conservative Charles Koch Foundation a say in the hiring and firing of professors in exchange for millions of dollars in donations, according to newly released documents. The release of donor agreements between George Mason...
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David Boren, president of the University of Oklahoma, is taken away by medical personnel and security during the unveiling of a statue of former head football coach Bob Stoops in Norman, Okla., Saturday, April 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 14, 2018 - 7:22 pm
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — University of Oklahoma President David Boren had a minor stroke before the unveiling of a statue honoring former Oklahoma football coach Bob Stoops on Saturday morning and was taken away on a stretcher. The school revealed his condition in a news release Saturday evening. The...
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April 09, 2018 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tanya Vogel will become George Washington's athletic director on July 1 after serving as acting AD since the start of the year. When Patrick Nero resigned after nearly seven years as AD in December, the school said that Vogel, who was deputy athletic director at the time, would...
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April 09, 2018 - 4:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on a ruling by a U.S. appeals court that women can't be paid less than men based on their salary at a previous job (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The superintendent of a California school district says he will appeal a ruling in an equal pay lawsuit to the U.S. Supreme...
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