- Back from hospital, LSU's Miles projects Harris as starter Updated: Aug-31-15 10:09 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - After a brief health scare sent Les Miles to a hospital, the LSU coach returned to practice Monday afternoon and then announced that sophomore Brandon Harris would start at quarterback in Saturday night's season opener against McNeese State.
- All-senior secondary a strength for Minnesota this season Updated: Aug-31-15 7:54 pm
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota football program has hardly been prone to some catchy nickname like Cornerback College or Safety School.
- Cubit hopes to project professionalism in new Illinois role Updated: Aug-31-15 6:40 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Bill Cubit joked that he thought the blazer he wore to the podium Monday to speak to reporters made him look good.
- K-State ready to name QB starter, Texas Tech still either/or Updated: Aug-31-15 6:34 pm
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder knows which of his four quarterbacks will be the Wildcats' new starter.
- Email shows U. Iowa 'mandate' for female coach Updated: Aug-31-15 2:58 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa - University of Iowa athletics department administrators ordered a female be hired over male candidates for an assistant track coaching job regardless of qualifications, an internal email from the head coach alleges.
- Morton resigns as assistant basketball coach at Seton Hall Updated: Aug-31-15 10:51 am
SOUTH ORANGE, New Jersey - Dwayne Morton has resigned as an assistant basketball coach at Seton Hall.
- NDSU coach finishes 10th in World Championships high jump Updated: Aug-31-15 10:11 am
FARGO, North Dakota - NDSU assistant track and field coach Trevor Barry finished 10th in the high jump at the IAAF World Championships in China.
- Montreal Impact fire coach Frank Klopas Updated: Aug-30-15 1:29 am
MONTREAL - The Montreal Impact fired coach Frank Klopas early Sunday.
- Cubit tries to focus on football amid Illinois uncertainty Updated: Aug-29-15 10:45 am
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - Next up for Bill Cubit is Illinois' season opener against Kent State, and that's it. The interim coach is focused on what he can control at the troubled school.
- Arbour's success with 1 team - Isles - stands out to Bowman Updated: Aug-29-15 3:56 am
Of Al Arbour's numerous NHL achievements, one stands out to his former coaching colleague and mentor, Scotty Bowman.
- Baldwin charged with offensive makeover at Oregon State Updated: Aug-28-15 11:26 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - Among the difficult things about remaking Oregon State's pro-style offense has been the huddle. Or, more specifically, the lack of one.
- Illinois fires coach Tim Beckman 1 week before season opener Updated: Aug-28-15 11:15 pm
CHAMPAIGN, Illinois - 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 to influence medical decisions and pressure players to play with injuries.
- Movement to curtail concussions and make sports safer Updated: Aug-28-15 4:49 pm
SHERIDAN, Wyoming - When an athlete breaks a bone, sprains a joint or tears a ligament, the damage is easily identified by bruising, swelling and obvious pain.
- Vermont court reverses conviction of dad who yelled at coach Updated: Aug-28-15 4:49 pm
MONTPELIER, Vermont - The Vermont Supreme Court on Friday overturned the disorderly conduct conviction of a New Hampshire man who yelled profanity at a high school basketball coach and hit a parked car with his hand because he was upset his daughter didn't get to play in a junior varsity game.
- UCLA frosh QB Rosen praises friendly rival Neuheisel for aid Updated: Aug-28-15 12:35 pm
LOS ANGELES - UCLA coach Jim Mora could see quarterback Jerry Neuheisel eventually becoming the Bruins' head coach, the same position held by his father, Rick, until Mora succeeded him four seasons ago.
- A return to Boise roots for Washington coach Chris Petersen Updated: Aug-28-15 11:32 am
The Harris Ranch neighborhood sits about five miles from campus, off a road that continues into the foothills and the popular Lucky Peak reservoir.
- Former Thurston High School coach pleads guilty Updated: Aug-28-15 11:28 am
EUGENE, Oregon - A former Thurston High School basketball coach and campus monitor has pleaded guilty to providing a student athlete with a prescription opioid.
- School bus driver facing child pornography charge Updated: Aug-28-15 10:36 am
GREAT BARRINGTON, Massachusetts - A Berkshire County school bus driver and assistant youth football coach is facing child pornography charges.
- Springfield rehires coach who lost job after complaint Updated: Aug-28-15 9:58 am
EUGENE, Oregon - The Springfield School District has rehired Bill Wagner as Springfield High School's girls basketball coach, less than three months after choosing not to renew his contract amid complaints from a parent.
- Sumlin's style a hit with players at Texas A&M Updated: Aug-28-15 8:54 am
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - 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.
- Programs run into pitfalls with fining college players Updated: Aug-28-15 12:56 am
Take away game tickets for missing class. Hold back a bowl gift for being late. Maybe even dock a player his $15 per diem for skipping study hall.
- Cal hires Andre Carter as student assistant coach Updated: Aug-28-15 12:41 am
BERKELEY, California - Former California and NFL star Andre Carter has returned to the Golden Bears' football program as a student assistant coach.
- Chris Jent to coach Bakersfield Jam in D-League Updated: Aug-27-15 6:59 pm
BAKERSFIELD, California - Chris Jent will coach the Bakersfield Jam, the Phoenix Suns' affiliate in the NBA Development League.
- Youth soccer coach arrested on child pornography charges Updated: Aug-27-15 4:26 pm
MARIETTA, Georgia - Police say a youth soccer coach was arrested on child pornography charges in suburban Atlanta.
- University police: Buffalo forward Moss accused of stealing Updated: Aug-27-15 12:08 pm
BUFFALO, New York - Forward Justin Moss was one of three Buffalo men's basketball players accused of stealing $650 out of a dorm room in June, some three months before the Mid-American Conference player of the year was dropped from the team.