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  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed RHP Scott Feldman on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Michael Feliz from Corpus Christi (Texas). MINNESOTA TWINS — Activated RHP Casey Fien from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP…

  • Michigan signs 6-foot-10 German to letter of intent

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan basketball has signed 6-foot-10 German forward Moritz Wagner to a letter of intent. The team said Friday that Wagner will join the Wolverines for the 2015-16 academic year. Michigan…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League HOUSTON ASTROS — Placed RHP Scott Feldman on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Michael Feliz from Corpus Christi (Texas). MINNESOTA TWINS — Activated RHP Casey Fien from the 15-day DL. Optioned RHP…

  • Statement from NAFCED on 2016 NCAA eligibility standards

    Statement from the National Association for Coaching Equity and Development given to The Associated Press: The National Association for Coaching Equity and Development (NAFCED) is concerned about the potential unintended consequences of the new NCAA…

  • SEC adopts ‘serious misconduct’ rule for transfers

    DESTIN, Fla. (AP) — The Southeastern Conference has adopted a rule prohibiting its schools from enrolling student-athletes with “serious misconduct” issues at previous colleges. Call it the Jonathan Taylor statue. The league defined serious misconduct…

  • APNewsBreak: Coaches blast new NCAA eligibility standards

    A new organization of minority coaches on Friday sharply criticized NCAA eligibility standards set to take effect next year for incoming freshmen, saying they will deny too many athletes the opportunity to go to college.…

  • Staley, South Carolina sign Georgia Tech transfer in Davis

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is building a program to last — and others outside the Southeastern Conference want to be part of it. Staley picked up a second high-profile transfer…

  • Latta leaves UNC women’s staff to focus on playing career

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Ivory Latta is leaving North Carolina’s women’s basketball staff to focus on her playing career. The school announced Latta’s resignation Friday. Latta says coaching at her alma mater has been…

  • College basketball player drowns in Indiana reservoir

    CICERO, Ind. (AP) — A University of Indianapolis basketball player drowned after he fell into an Indiana reservoir without a lifejacket, investigators said Friday. A dive team found the body of 22-year-old senior Dai-Jon Parker…

  • VCU forward says he’s transferring to UConn

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — VCU forward Terry Larrier says he’s transferring to UConn. The 6-foot-7 forward averaged 6.6 points in 18.5 minutes per game as a freshman last season. His decision comes more than…

  • Big 12 future sites familiar for basketball, baseball

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Big 12 is keeping its men’s basketball tournament in Kansas City through at least 2020, and the conference plans play the baseball and for women’s basketball tournaments in Oklahoma City…

  • SEC increases permanent home-and-home rivals in basketball

    Kentucky will play Florida, Tennessee and Vanderbilt twice a season every season in the Southeastern Conference’s new basketball schedule format that increases the number of permanent home-and-home opponents from one to three. The SEC announced…

  • Marquette freshman Cheatham won’t wear retired number

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Marquette coach Steve Wojciechowski says an internal miscommunication led to the initial assignment of a retired number to an incoming freshman. Haanif Cheatham will wear No. 25 instead of No. 24, which…

  • Monasch resigns as St. John’s athletic director

    NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Monasch has resigned after 10 years as St. John’s athletic director. The school made the announcement Thursday, saying the resignation is effective June 30 and Monasch is leaving his alma…

  • NCAA: Athletes improving in classroom; wage gap remains

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Cash counts in college sports — even in the classroom. On Wednesday, as the NCAA released Academic Progress Rate numbers showing record highs, the same stats revealed the richest athletic departments are…