Brown, attorneys reach settlement in women's sports fight

Brown University and attorneys for student-athletes who challenged the Ivy League school's decision to reduce several women’s varsity sports teams to club status announced a proposed settlement Thursd...

NCAA D1 Council proposes framework for fall sports in spring

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — National tournaments will have fewer teams and fewer sites for preliminary rounds under the NCAA Division I Council's proposal for fall sports that were pushed to the spring becaus...

Herro's rise for Heat has come fast, sparked by hard work

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The secret can be told now: When the NBA was shut down for a few months because of the coronavirus pandemic, when most players in the league didn’t have a place to play b...

The Latest: Vanderbilt will be without fans through October

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Vanderbilt has announced the Commodores will start the fall season in all spor...

Minnesota dropping men's track, gymnastics, tennis programs

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota is dropping men’s indoor and outdoor track and field, gymnastics and tennis because of budget concerns brought about by the coronavirus pandemic. Minneso...

List of college teams cut because of pandemic passes 230

NCAA and NAIA athletic teams eliminated because of budgetary cuts or school closures associated with the coronavirus pandemic through Sept. 10. This list has been updated with Minnesota (x-denotes sch...

Brown U. rebuts 'conspiracy' in fight over women's sports

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Brown University rebutted what the school calls “spurious conspiracy claims" as it responded to an allegation that it is failing to comply with a 1998 agreement ensuring gender...

Stockton's daughter ready for point guard duty in Germany

Laura Stockton sounds perfectly happy to ride buses around Germany if it means she gets to play professional basketball. The 23-year-old daughter of retired Utah Jazz great John Stoc...

Watt's Up; Steelers LB TJ Watt stepping into spotlight

PITTSBURGH (AP) — T.J. Watt reads the stories from his rookie year in 2017 and can't help but laugh a little. Sure, the Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker is more reserved than older brother JJ — ...

UNC clears athletes to practice; football to resume Monday

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has cleared football and multiple other sports to resume workouts after temporarily pausing all athletics activities earlier this week. The sc...

Stanford sports cuts could mean big loss for US Olympic team

If all the athletes from Stanford had been their own country, they would have tied with South Korea for 11th place in the medal standings at the 2016 Olympics. It's an eye-opening st...

Virus toll on sports: 3,000-plus football games, sport cuts

The impact of the coronavirus on college athletics stretches from coast to coast, to schools big and small. Some of the details as compiled by The Associated Press. COLLEGE FOOTBALL ...

On hold: Fall athletes try to assess future

Devin Meyrer has the same feelings as many athletes in conferences that have seen their fall seasons postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. He understands why the decision was made, but he isn't s...

AP source: NCAA recommends free year of eligibility for fall

College athletes who play fall sports, including football, will be given a free year of eligibility no matter how much they compete over the next 10 months if an NCAA recommendation is approved later ...

Mulligan: Extra year of NCAA eligibility for fall athletes?

Whether college football players play a lot in the fall, a little in the spring or not all over the next 10 moths, some athletic administrators want to give them a mulligan on the 2020-21 season. ...