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  • Texas coaches swear, in testimony, they share play calling

    The $600,000 question at Texas is just who calls the plays for the Longhorns' anemic offense. Assistant head coach Shawn Watson says he does. Offensive coordinator Joe Wickline says he does too. In fact, they swear they share. And head coach Charlie...
  • Kansas forward Perry Ellis considering early entry to NBA draft

    Kelly Oubre Jr. was first. Then Cliff Alexander. Now Kansas' Perry Ellis is considering his own NBA draft decision. Ellis, a junior forward, has requested information on his draft prospects through the NBA Undergraduate Advisory Committee Application,...
  • As Blue Devils celebrate title, looking ahead to 2015-16

    Nobody will hang any nets to replace the ones Duke cut down Monday night for several months, giving the Blue Devils plenty of time to celebrate their fifth national championship. That doesn't mean everyone else isn't thinking about the future. More...
  • Josh Rosen gets first test-drive as UCLA's quarterback

    Josh Rosen gets first test-drive as UCLA's quarterback
      Josh Rosen was handed the keys to UCLA's offense for the first time in 11-on-11 non-contact drills Thursday. There were freshman mistakes. He had a pass intercepted. There was a muffed exchange on a handoff. But overall, those were merely bumps in...
  • College athletes routinely sign away rights to be paid for names, images

     College athletes routinely sign away rights to be paid for names, images
    The monetary value of a college athlete's name, image and likeness is being hashed out in court, but many universities have already arrived at a figure: zero. Colleges from the Big Ten to the Mid-American Conference ask or require athletes to sign...
  • Girls' Swim: Merrell is CdM's freshman phenom

    Girls' Swim: Merrell is CdM's freshman phenom
    She's only about a month into her high school swimming career, but Corona del Mar High freshman Eva Merrell is already doing the limbo with the times on the CdM record board. How low can she go? Nobody knows, not even Merrell. Just know that her...
  • Chuck Carlton: Texas need same attitude, confidence as Smart's VCU teams to revive program

    No player and no moment quite symbolized Shaka Smart's run at Virginia Commonwealth better than guard Joey Rodriguez and his pregame meeting against Kansas. Generously listed at 5-10, Rodriguez was the heart and soul of a team that had improbably reached...
  • Kansas safety Cassius Sendish invited to Ravens' local prospect day, sources say

    Kansas safety Cassius Sendish invited to Ravens' local prospect day, sources say
    Kansas free safety Cassius Sendish has been invited to the Ravens' local prospect day, according to sources. The Ravens' workout is set for April 21 at their training complex. He's graded as a later-round draft pick. Sendish is a Waldorf native...
  • VCU should thank Shaka Smart for remarkable run before he left for Texas

    VCU should thank Shaka Smart for remarkable run before he left for Texas
    The glow of a most improbable postseason still white hot, Shaka Smart could have bailed on VCU weeks after steering the Rams to the 2011 Final Four. He could have exited in 2012, ’13 or ’14, too. North Carolina State, Illinois, UCLA, Wake...
  • Shaka Smart introduced as Texas coach

    Shaka Smart finally received an offer he couldn't resist. Smart was introduced as the new basketball coach at Texas on Friday, leaving Virginia Commonwealth for the Longhorns after turning down several suitors, including UCLA, since taking VCU to the...
  • Shaka Smart leaves VCU to coach at Texas

    Shaka Smart leaves VCU to coach at Texas
    AUSTIN, Texas — Shaka Smart has been a hot coaching commodity since leading Virginia Commonwealth to the Final Four in 2011. He had reportedly shunned several big-time offers, but the lure of Texas was finally too much to turn down.   Texas...