School athletics

In this Feb. 10, 2018 photo, former Temple running back David Hood takes a selfie with his son, David IV in Mays Landing, N.J. Hood, who was Temple’s leading rusher last season, was one of four Owls players parenting young children in 2017. Hood, 21, has moved on from football, graduating from Temple and leaving a year of football eligibility behind after sustaining a concussion this past spring. He has decided to focus solely on a promising career as a rapper. (David Hood via AP)
June 15, 2018 - 8:42 am
David Hood has been a dad and a college football player and sometimes he had to do both at the same time. Last year during summer workouts at Temple, little David IV, then 3, tagged along with his dad for a few days. Up at 5 a.m., Hood brought his son to the locker room, the training table, the...
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FILE - In this April 25, 2018, file photo, the NCAA headquarters is shown in Indianapolis. College athletes will no longer need permission from their coach or school to transfer and receive financial aid from another school. The NCAA Division I Council approved the change Wednesday, June 13, 2018. It takes effect Oct. 15. Standoffs between athletes and coaches over transfers have often led to embarrassing results for schools standing in the way of player who wishes to leave. Last spring at Kansas State, reserve receiver Corey Sutton said he was blocked him from transferring to 35 schools by coach Bill Snyder before the school finally relented after public pressure. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)
June 13, 2018 - 9:23 pm
College athletes will no longer need permission from their coach or school to transfer and receive financial aid from another school. The NCAA Division I Council approved the change effective Oct. 15 on Wednesday. The council also decided that D-I football players will be allowed to play in up to...
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June 07, 2018 - 4:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former student-athletes from more than a dozen Ohio State sports teams have now reported alleged sexual misconduct by a university doctor who died in 2005. Investigators have scheduled or conducted interviews with more than 130 people who said they have information about...
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June 06, 2018 - 11:50 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas' highest criminal appeals court has reinstated the 2015 sexual assault conviction of a former Baylor University football player whose case ignited a scandal that engulfed the nation's largest Baptist school. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals said Wednesday that a lower...
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FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2015, file photo, Oliver Luck speaks with members of the media at the NCAA Convention in Oxon, Md. Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck is leaving his high-ranking position at the NCAA to become commissioner of the XFL, the second edition of professional wrestling mogul Vince McMahon's football league. McMahon announced the hire four months after unveiling plans to relaunch the XFL, which folded in 2001 after its only season. The new XFL is scheduled to begin in 2020. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
June 05, 2018 - 11:21 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Former NFL quarterback Oliver Luck is leaving his high-ranking position at the NCAA to become commissioner of the XFL, the second edition of professional wrestling mogul Vince McMahon's football league. McMahon announced the hire Tuesday, four months after unveiling plans to...
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June 04, 2018 - 10:46 pm
Officials at Alabama and Kentucky say that Hall of Fame former administrator and basketball coach C.M. Newton has died. He was 88. The schools announced his death Monday night. Newton was a member of Kentucky's 1951 NCAA championship squad during a basketball career spanning more than 50 years as a...
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FILE - In this April 5, 2015, file photo, Boston University head coach David Quinn talks to his players during an NCAA hockey practice before the Frozen Four tournament in Boston. The New York Rangers have hired Boston University’s David Quinn as their new head coach. General manager Jeff Gorton announced the long-reported move Wednesday, May 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File
May 23, 2018 - 2:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Rangers hired Boston University's David Quinn as their new head coach Wednesday, the second college coach hired by an NHL team this month and third in the past four years. Quinn replaces Alain Vigneault, who was fired hours after the Rangers missed the playoffs for the...
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May 23, 2018 - 11:32 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former NFL football player is suing Michigan State University, saying his rights were violated when he was expelled after a sexual misconduct investigation. Keith Mumphery was not charged with a crime. But he says his NFL career was ruined after his 2016 expulsion from...
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May 22, 2018 - 10:03 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University has named a former state Supreme Court justice, Robert Young, to be its general counsel as it continues to deal with the fallout from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal. The school's interim president, John Engler, announced Monday that Young...
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May 21, 2018 - 12:03 pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The University of Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with Chancellor Douglas Girod noting "progress has been elusive" in some areas other than the storied Jayhawks men's basketball program. The chancellor said Zenger had been a "loyal Jayhawk" and that...
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