Apr 11, 2015

Kaminsky, Stewart win Wooden Award

Frank Kaminsky of national runnerup Wisconsin and Breanna Stewart of three-time national champion Connecticut won the John R. Wooden Award as national college basketball players of the year Friday night. For Kaminsky, it was the last in a raft of player of the year ...

Michigan St. into Final Four

Mar 31, 2015

Michigan St. into Final Four

Travis Trice vowed a day earlier that he wasn’t going to cry should the Michigan State Spartans continue their improbable run to the Final Four. The senior guard’s vow lasted no more than 10 seconds once the final horn sounded following Michigan State’s 76-70 ...

NCAA suspends Boeheim

Mar 7, 2015

NCAA suspends Boeheim

The NCAA denounced one of the country’s most decorated basketball programs Friday, suspending Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim for nine league games next year and outlining a decade-long series of violations that included improper benefits, academic misconduct and drug-policy failures. The governing body, saying the ...

Settlement restores 111 Paterno wins

Jan 17, 2015

Settlement restores 111 Paterno wins

Penn State’s football team is getting back 112 wins wiped out during the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and the late Joe Paterno has been restored as the winningest coach in major college football history. The NCAA announced the new settlement with the school ...

Takada aiming for NFL career

Aug 23, 2014

Takada aiming for NFL career

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Playing in the NFL is the ultimate dream of every kid who plays football. The majority, however, never get to see that dream come true. The window of opportunity to reach the NFL is even narrower if you don’t live in the United States. ...

Aug 9, 2014

Federal judge rules against NCAA

A federal judge ruled in a landmark decision that collegiate football and basketball players can sell the rights to their names and likenesses, opening the way for college athletes to get some payouts from the booming U.S. college sports industry after their careers are ...

Apr 26, 2014

Northwestern players cast votes

Northwestern University’s football players will cast ballots Friday on whether to form the nation’s first union for college athletes — a potentially landmark vote that will be kept sealed for months. The National Labor Relations Board said Thursday it will hear an appeal by ...

UConn turns first final between unbeaten teams into rout

Apr 9, 2014

UConn turns first final between unbeaten teams into rout

Geno Auriemma and UConn reached the top of women’s college basketball in unprecedented fashion. After winning a record ninth national championship — they stand alone. The Huskies reached the pinnacle in style, routing Notre Dame in the first NCAA basketball championship game featuring undefeated ...

Mar 19, 2014

N.C. State, Albany win in First Four

With the game hanging in the balance, Xavier couldn’t stop T.J. Warren. Or anybody else, really. And that’s what will bother the Musketeers the most in their longer-than-expected offseason. Warren, the ACC’s player of the year, scored 16 of his 25 points in the ...