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  • UAB supporters showed president the money, got football back

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — When Justin Craft and other UAB supporters met with university President Ray Watts last fall, they were told that donations to the athletic department were welcome but to hold off on…

  • Michigan stays alive as Wagner shuts out Florida 1-0 in WCWS

    OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Haylie Wagner hadn’t started in more than two weeks. She was ready when called upon. The senior threw a complete-game shutout, and Michigan beat Florida and ace Lauren Haeger 1-0 on…

  • Michigan grad decides to finish career at Indiana

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Forward Max Bielfeldt will finish his college basketball career at Indiana after recently graduating from Michigan. The 6-foot-8, 245-pound Illinois native made the announcement Tuesday night on his Twitter account. Last season,…

  • China’s tennis star Li Na gives birth to a baby girl

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese tennis star Li Na has given birth to a baby girl. The retired, two-time Grand Slam winner released the news of the Wednesday birth on her microblog, posting a footprint picture…

  • Southern California, LSU reach NCAA golf final

    BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — Eric Sugimoto beat Nick Hardy 3 and 1 to lift Southern California past Illinois on Tuesday in the NCAA semifinals. Southern California will play LSU in the final Wednesday at The…

  • Tennis star Li Na has girl

    Retired tennis star Li Na and her husband, Dennis, are celebrating the arrival of their first child. Li gave birth to a girl named Alisa early Wednesday morning. IMG Tennis posted a picture of the…

  • PBA-Senior US Open Results

    Tuesday At Suncoast Bowling Center Las Vegas Second Round (After 12 Rounds) (ss-60 and over; a-amateur) 1, Jack Jurek, Lackawanna, N.Y., 2,770. 2, ss-Ty Dawson, Sunnyvale, Calif., 2,694. 3, a-Mike Taylor, Las Vegas, 2,662. 4,…

  • NYRA board chairman taking leave of absence

    NEW YORK (AP) — The chairman of the board of the New York Racing Association is taking a leave of absence following allegations that his company provided a “no-show” job to the son of former…

  • FBS newbies provide glimpse how UAB can rebuild its roster

    Football is back at UAB. Now the Blazers need players. Among the many challenges UAB faces now that it has reinstated its football program — six months after dropping it — is reconstructing a roster…

  • Tiger Woods plays 2nd practice round at Chambers Bay

    UNIVERSITY PLACE, Wash. (AP) — Tiger Woods has played a second practice round at Chambers Bay in preparations for the U.S. Open in two weeks. Woods was on the course Tuesday morning under cloudy skies…

  • IndyCar mandates closure panels to keep cars on the ground

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — IndyCar is mandating the use of closure panels on the rear wheel guards for the remaining three superspeedway races. Tuesday’s action is in response to three cars going airborne during preparation for…

  • Sponsors say Blatter resignation one step in FIFA reform

    NEW YORK (AP) — For FIFA’s top sponsors, the resignation of Sepp Blatter is just the first step in restoring the reputation of soccer’s governing body and regaining the fans’ trust following a corruption scandal.…

  • Richt hopes for ‘discretion’ in new SEC transfer rule

    MACON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia coach Mark Richt hopes there is room for “discretion” in the SEC’s new rule which blocks schools from accepting transfers who have had “serious misconduct” problems. The Southeastern Conference is…

  • Jim Thorpe’s sons ask Supreme Court to allow reburial

    Jim Thorpe’s surviving sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow them to pursue reburial of the famed athlete on American Indian land in Oklahoma. Thorpe was laid to rest in Pennsylvania more…

  • Kansas lands touted swingman Lagerald Vick for 2015 class

    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Prized prospect Lagerald Vick, a 6-foot-5 shooting guard, has reclassified for the 2015 class and signed a grant-in-aid agreement to play basketball for Kansas. Vick was originally planning to attend prep…