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  • Minnesota senior associate AD on leave during investigation

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A senior associate athletic director at the University of Minnesota, Mike Ellis, has gone on leave while outside lawyers investigate five anonymous complaints lodged against him since the resignation of athletic director…

  • Former Hoya Patrick Ewing Jr. joins Georgetown hoops staff

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Georgetown basketball player Patrick Ewing Jr. has returned as director of basketball operations. Coach John Thompson III made the announcement Tuesday. Ewing Jr. is the son of former Georgetown All-American and…

  • Duquesne names David Harper athletic director

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Duquesne has named longtime University of Dayton administrator David Harper as the school’s new athletic director. Harper replaces Greg Amodio, who left the Dukes in July for the same job at Quinnipiac.…

  • Pitt adds junior college transfer guard Jonathan Milligan

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh gave its depleted backcourt a boost on Tuesday, adding junior college transfer Jonathan Milligan. The 6-foot-2, 170-pound Milligan averaged 14.3 points, 2.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists per game last season for…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Tampa Bay minor league OF Jeremy Hadley (GCL) 50 games after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL Major League Baseball OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF BASEBALL — Suspended Tampa Bay minor league OF Jeremy Hadley (GCL) 50 games after testing positive for Amphetamine, a stimulant in violation of the Minor League…

  • Hoosiers kick Holt off team, discipline Bryant

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Sophomore Emmitt Holt was kicked off Indiana’s basketball team Monday and freshman Thomas Bryant will face internal discipline after being cited for illegal possession of an alcoholic beverage. Monday’s announcement by…

  • Morton resigns as assistant basketball coach at Seton Hall

    SOUTH ORANGE, N.J. (AP) — Dwayne Morton has resigned as an assistant basketball coach at Seton Hall. Coach Kevin Willard announced the resignation Monday, saying Morton intends to return to a teaching job. Prior to…

  • Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — A week before the start of the football season, a difficult summer for the University of Illinois became chaotic as coach Tim Beckman was fired after an investigation found he tried…

  • Sumlin’s style a hit with players at Texas A&M

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — A visit to Texas A&M football practice is musically akin to a trip to a swanky hip-hop club in downtown Houston or a hotspot on Miami’s South Beach. The Aggies…

  • Crean questions leadership after latest legal problem

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana coach Tom Crean questioned his team’s leadership and challenged his players to make better decisions on and off the court Thursday. Failing to meet those expectations could have more serious ramifications.…

  • Middle Tennessee adds Jacorey Williams, Aldonis Foote

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Middle Tennessee has added former Arkansas forward Jacorey Williams and Trinity Valley Community College transfer Aldonis Foote to the program. Foote, a 6-foot-6 guard, will be eligible to play for Middle…

  • Bowl Eligible? South Carolina looking to host 1st bowl game

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Organizers of the annual college all-star game held in South Carolina are confident the contest known as The Medal of Honor Bowl will become the state’s first traditional bowl game now…

  • University police: Buffalo forward Moss accused of stealing

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A University at Buffalo Police report states Justin Moss is one of three men’s basketball players accused of stealing $650 out of a dorm room in June, some three months before…

  • Former Kentucky standout Lou Tsioropoulos dies at 84

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Lou Tsioropoulos, a member of Kentucky’s 1951 NCAA national championship team and the unbeaten ’53-54 squad who went on to win two NBA titles with the Boston Celtics, has died. He…