NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A panel of college administrators agree the NCAA business model has to change to survive.
Three administrators participated in a discussion Tuesday on integrity and the commercialization of college athletics — Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner Beth DeBauche, Kentucky athletic director Mitch Barnhart and former Big 12 commissioner Dan Beebe.
Many athletic departments are flush with cash thanks to multi-million dollar TV deals...
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Murray's vision of rebuilding the Buffalo Sabres should involve less anguish and more talent. And the rookie general manager doesn't expect it will take a long time to accomplish.
Murray delivered his message Tuesday, two days after the Sabres closed one of the worst and most tumultuous seasons in their 44-year history.
Murray was direct in calling the Sabres' last-place finish "unacceptable," and laid the blame on everyone,...
BALTIMORE (AP) — Tuesday's night game between the Tampa Bay Rays and Baltimore Orioles was postponed by rain.
A steady downpour and low temperatures were predicted for much of the night.
No makeup date was immediately announced, although it was determined that the game will not be part of a doubleheader on Wednesday. Baltimore won the opener of what was to be a three-game set 7-1 Monday, and the series will conclude Wednesday afternoon....
PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Starting guard Royce Woolridge and reserve center James Hunter have left the Washington State basketball program, while recruit Jermaine Morgan has been released from his letter of intent.
New coach Ernie Kent said Tuesday that Woolridge wants to play his final season of college basketball closer to his family in Arizona. Woolridge averaged 7.3 points per game as a junior last season.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Another group of former NHL players has joined the fight for compensation for head injuries they say they incurred while playing, while at the same time targeting the violence of the game that they believe brought about those injuries.
Retired players Dave Christian, Reed Larson and William Bennett filed a class action lawsuit in federal court on Tuesday alleging that the league has promoted fighting and downplayed the risk of head injuries that come...
Michigan State forward Branden Dawson is staying for his senior season.
The school announced Dawson's decision Tuesday.
He averaged a career-high 11.2 points last season. The 6-foot-6 forward scored a career-high 26 points in an NCAA tournament win over Harvard and had 24 points in his next game, helping the fourth-seeded Spartans beat top-seeded Virginia in the round of 16.
After scoring in double digits for six straight games,...
Aaron Gordon and Nick Johnson are leaving Arizona for the NBA.
One of the top freshmen during the 2013-14 season, Gordon was widely expected to leave after one season in Tucson. Johnson built up his draft stock with a superb junior season, earning numerous All-America honors and the Pac-12 player of year award.
Johnson led Arizona with 16.3 points per game last season while proving to be one of the nation's best perimeter defenders....