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  • Mavunga transfers from North Carolina to Ohio State

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — North Carolina center Stephanie Mavunga is transferring to Ohio State, leaving the Tar Heels without their entire four-player recruiting class ranked No. 1 nationally in 2013. The school announced the move…

  • Calipari, Towns impressed by Wildcats’ summer workouts

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky coach John Calipari believes his latest class of talented recruits can keep the Wildcats in the national championship discussion. Playing pickup games against those newcomers has No. 1 overall NBA…

  • Hurley hits the ground running with Sun Devils

    TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Bobby Hurley’s arrival at Arizona State created a buzz in the desert and drew national attention to a program often overshadowed by its rival to the south. Before the initial fanfare…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Traded RHP Tommy Hunter to the Chicago Cubs for OF Junior Lake and optioned Lake to Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Bud Norris and INF Chris Parmalee for assignment. Recalled…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Traded RHP Tommy Hunter to the Chicago Cubs for OF Junior Lake and optioned Lake to Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Bud Norris and INF Chris Parmalee for assignment. Recalled…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Traded RHP Tommy Hunter to the Chicago Cubs for OF Junior Lake and optioned Lake to Norfolk (IL). Designated RHP Bud Norris for assignment. Recalled RHP Mychal Givens from…

  • Friday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Designated RHP Bud Norris for assignment. Recalled RHP Mychal Givens from Bowie (EL). BOSTON RED SOX — Assigned C Sandy Leon outright to Pawtucket (IL). CLEVELAND INDIANS — Sent…

  • Pittsburgh extends McConnell-Serio’s contract through 2021

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh and women’s basketball coach Suzie McConnell-Serio have reached an agreement on a new contract that will run through the 2020-21 season. The deal announced Friday comes after McConnell-Serio guided the Panthers…

  • Henderson aims for big role with NC State after transfer

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Terry Henderson has seen transfers thrive before at North Carolina State. Now it’s his turn. The 6-foot-4 guard spent his first two seasons at West Virginia, but transferred to North Carolina…

  • Illinois guard Abrams tears Achilles, out for 2nd season

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois point guard Tracy Abrams will miss a second straight season after tearing an Achilles tendon. Coach John Groce said Tuesday that Abrams tore his left Achilles during practice Monday. Abrams…

  • Kansas, Indiana, UCLA head Maui Invitational

    LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Kansas will open the 2015 Maui Invitational against Chaminade, the Division II host school known for some of college basketball’s biggest upsets. The other game on that side of the bracket,…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…

  • Monday’s Sports Transactions

    BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX — Traded OF Shane Victorino and cash considerations to the L.A. Angels for INF Josh Rutledge. Recalled OF Rusney Castillo from Pawtucket (IL). LOS ANGELES ANGELS — Assigned LHP…