CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina coach Roy Williams is no fan of how ESPN touts NBA prospects playing in college games aired by the network.
During his regularly scheduled news conference Friday, Williams went off topic to criticize the network for focusing "about the frickin' green room" — a reference to where prospects wait to hear their name called in the NBA draft — in January during the peak of conference play.
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STORRS, Conn. (AP) — University of Connecticut President Susan Herbst has named her chief of staff as interim athletic director and appointed a search committee to find a permanent replacement for Warde Manuel.
Manuel, who ran athletic department for the last four years, was introduced Friday as Michigan's new athletic director.
He will be replaced on an interim bases by Rachel Rubin, who began her career at UConn as an Associate Athletic Director...
NEW YORK (AP) — Second baseman Neil Walker has agreed to a $10.55 million, one-year contract with the New York Mets.
The agreement, announced Friday, avoided a salary arbitration hearing.
Walker batted .269 with 16 homers and 71 RBIs last season for his hometown Pittsburgh Pirates and earned $8 million after losing in arbitration. He was acquired by New York last month for left-hander Jonathon Niese.
A person familiar with the investigation says Mississippi has been notified by the NCAA of rules violations involving the football, women's basketball and track and field programs.
The person said Friday that the university has been notified of the NCAA's Notice of Allegations against the sports. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the investigation is ongoing.
The announcement was not unexpected but comes at a...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Matt O'Leary posted career highs of 20 points and 10 rebounds, and IUPUI held on to beat Western Illinois 69-67 on Friday to move into a four-way tie for first place midway through the Summit League season.
Aaron Brennan's basket gave IUPUI a 66-63 lead. Garret Covington cut the deficit to one before Marcellus Barksdale put back his own shot to make it a three-point advantage with a minute to go. Western Illinois' Jabari Sandifer made two free throws...