Month: October 2019

3:50 PM ET Associated Press NCAA coordinator of football officials Rogers Redding will retire after this season after holding the position since 2011. Redding began his college officiating career in the Southwest Conference in 1988 and later served as coordinator of officials for the Southeastern Conference. He first moved into a national role in 2008
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3:35 PM ET Kentucky transfer Jemarl Baker has received a waiver to play immediately for Arizona this season, the school announced on Thursday. “We are excited to have Jemarl Baker eligible to play this season,” the school tweeted. “We would like to thank the NCAA for their consideration of Jemarl’s unique situation, and we appreciate
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8:08 PM ET Associated Press MIAMI — Sam Jankovich, the Miami Hurricanes‘ athletic director when they won their first three national championships in football, has died. He was 85. Jankovich died Wednesday in his native Butte, Montana. He was the Hurricanes’ athletic director from 1983 to 1990 and hired coaches Jimmy Johnson and Dennis Erickson,
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6:45 PM ET Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. — UConn freshman forward Richie Springs will sit out this season as an academic redshirt. Springs is a 6-foot-9 power forward from Brooklyn, New York. He graduated this spring from the MacDuffie School in Granby, Massachusetts. The 18-year-old made the decision in August to forgo his planned postgraduate
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5:02 PM ET Associated Press OPELIKA, Ala. –The University of Alabama fan convicted of poisoning Auburn University’s oak trees failed to attend a hearing Wednesday on why he hasn’t paid court-ordered restitution. The Opelika-Auburn news reports Harvey Updyke, a retired Texas state trooper who lives in Louisiana, didn’t show up for a hearing before Lee
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4:16 PM ET Mechelle VoepelespnW.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. Aquira DeCosta, a 6-foot sophomore forward, is leaving the Baylor program and entering the transfer portal, according to a Tweet she
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Pep Guardiola praised the managerial ability of both Xavi and Xabi Alonso, adding that he hopes to see Xavi take over at Barcelona one day. “Xavi was already a manager when he played. His eyes sparkled watching football. He will be a manager for sure. There are people who play and you would never say they
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Real Valladolid sporting director David Espinar described Messi as a virus following Barcelona’s 5-1 win against his club. Espinar also described the mutual respect between Messi and Ronaldo. Ronaldo is the majority owner of Valladolid. “Messi is a smallpox, but there is no vaccine. He is an admirer of Ronaldo Nazario, and our president has already said that he
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Luciano Acosta will leave DC United as a free agent at the end of this MLS season, according to The Athletic. The 25-year-old Acosta was linked with a move to PSG over the winter, but the deal fell through at the last moment. DC United will also be without Wayne Rooney for next season, with
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Zlatan Ibrahimovic will hold talks with LA Galaxy about a potential extension. Ibrahimovic, however, announced on Instagram he’s returning to Spain. “My deal with him, and I have known him for a long time, is to sit down with him after things have calmed down postseason and evaluate what is good for him, his family,
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7:16 PM ET Seton Hall has suspended men’s basketball coach Kevin Willard for two games because of an infraction within the program, the school announced Tuesday. Willard, who is entering his 10th season with the Pirates, will sit out the team’s exhibition Tuesday night against Misericordia, as well as the Nov. 5 regular-season opener against
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Oct 30, 2019 Mechelle VoepelespnW.com Close Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA, women’s college basketball, and other college sports for espnW. Voepel began covering women’s basketball in 1984, and has been with ESPN since 1996. FLOWER MOUND, Texas — Lauren Cox had made the 120-mile drive home from Baylor University often, but this time so many
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3:16 PM ET Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — Starting tailback Rico Dowdle will miss his second straight game for South Carolina as he recovers from a sprained right knee. Gamecocks coach Will Muschamp says Dowdle won’t play Saturday against Vanderbilt after missing last week’s 41-21 loss at Tennessee. Dowdle, a senior from Asheville, North Carolina,
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