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. ...

The Latest: ASUN Conference postponing all fall sports

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The ASUN Conference says it is postponing all fall sports because of the coron...

A flame, a look, one of the Olympics' most powerful moments

ATLANTA (AP) — EDITORS — With the Tokyo Olympics postponed for a year because of the coronavirus pandemic, The Associated Press is looking back at the history of Summer Games. Here are some of the hig...

Big Sky scuttles rest of fall sports schedule over COVID-19

FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) — The Big Sky Conference has voted to postpone all fall sports competition until the spring because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. The decision fol...

Big 12 moves ahead with fall sports beginning in September

The Big 12 Conference reaffirmed its decision to press on with college football and other fall sports Wednesday, joining the Atlantic Coast and Southeastern conferences in taking the field amid the co...

List 4/4 of sports events affected by coronavirus pandemic

SOFTBALL Men’s World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand from Feb. 20-28, 2021 postponed to Feb. 19-27, 2022. SUMO Spring Basho in Osaka from March 8-22,...