College admissions scandal exposes class divide in America

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The families ensnared in the college bribery scandal embody wealth and privilege in America: CEOs, Hollywood stars, Wall Street millionaires. A California vineyard owner. A...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

NCAA Tournament committee convenes with attention for LSU

The NCAA Tournament selection committee has convened, and one of the trickiest teams to evaluate this week will be LSU. The ninth-ranked Tigers, who won the SEC regular season title for the first...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Oklahoma State’s Waters draws focus to Native American players

STILLWATER, Okla. — Oklahoma State guard Lindy Waters III thinks there are many capable Native American basketball players who are getting overlooked. He wants to change that by drawing attention...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Jamal Murray leads charge as Nuggets hammer Timberwolves

DENVER — Mason Plumlee was completely surrounded under the basket when he tossed a no-look pass over his head to teammate Nikola Jokic for an easy score. Now that’s more to the liking of coach...

DATE: March 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

TV celebrities and coaches charged in college bribery scheme

BOSTON – Fifty people, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin, were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Tiger Woods no long feeling neck pain at Players

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – Tiger Woods no longer has a pain in the neck. The trick going forward for Woods is to make sure the soreness that caused him to withdraw from the Arnold Palmer...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

How the college bribery scheme worked for celebrities

Fifty people were charged Tuesday in a scheme in which wealthy parents allegedly bribed college coaches and other insiders to get their children into some of the nation’s most elite universities....

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Prep Spotlight: Durango lacrosse senior Cullen Robinette goes for record book

Durango High School senior Cullen Robinette took one day off between the end of his high school basketball career and the start of his final lacrosse season for the Demons. It was a whirlwind 24...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: High School Sports

Donovan Mitchell, Jazz back Russell Westbrook

NBA star Russell Westbrook will play in Utah again one day. When he does, a fan who allegedly made racial taunts against him will not be there to watch. A day after the Oklahoma City Thunder...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Washington looking to pad NCAA Tournament resume in Vegas

LAS VEGAS – Washington last won the Pac-12 regular-season title seven years ago. The Huskies are hoping to avoid a repeat in history. Not the title. What happened after. Appearing to be in good...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Alaska musher first to checkpoint 77 miles from finish

ANNCHORAGE, Alaska – An Alaska musher leads the world’s most famous sled dog race in the push to the finish. Pete Kaiser, from Bethel, Alaska, was the first musher to leave the checkpoint in White...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Outdoors

U.S. men’s soccer pulls more for MLS than Europe

For the first time since his appointment, Gregg Berhalter had the entire player pool at his disposal in selecting a roster for the next two U.S. men’s national soccer team friendlies. But instead...

DATE: March 12, 2019 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

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