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  • Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach

    Gillespie signs four-year extension as UCI's baseball coach
    Mike Gillespie, who led UC Irvine to a surprising run to the College World Series, has signed a four-year contract extension as UC Irvine's baseball coach, keeping the 74-year-old in charge of the Anteaters through the 2018 campaign, the school officially...
  • NCAA proposal would give power conferences more autonomy

    Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive, in his annual state-of-the-league address this week in Alabama, quoted Dwight D. Eisenhower, Nelson Mandela and Winston Churchill to emphasize the importance of fundamentally reforming intercollegiate...
  • SEC not far off from reclaiming college football crown

    HOOVER, Ala. — Something was noticeably absent from last week's Southeastern Conference football media days. From the moment you stepped into the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, there seemed to be something a bit off about the whole affair. Where...
  • Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes

    Big Ten schools could afford to pay athletes
    Like a five-star high school recruit in his senior year, college athletics is at a crossroads. Pressure from current players, former players and lawsuits means a system of paying college students to play sports is finally getting serious attention....
  • Texas Tech hoops altercation leads to disciplinary action

    The Sports Xchange Texas Tech hoops altercation leads to disciplinary action Texas Tech suspended women's basketball guard Amber Battle for a month at the start of next season after fighting with a football player. Battle, who led the Red Raiders in...
  • NCAAF roundup: OU's Stoops set to make $5 million

    The Sports Xchange NCAAF roundup: OU's Stoops set to make $5 million Oklahoma head football coach Bob Stoops is on the verge of joining the $5 million a year club. Oklahoma's Board of Regents is expected to approve the pay increase when it meets...
  • Tim Brando Joins Fox Sports, Referee Mike Carey to CBS Sports in New Football Roles

    Fox Sports and CBS Sports have added key pieces to their football television coverage this fall, with the former tapping Tim Brando to call college games and the latter gaining the services of longtime referee Mike Careyas a rules expert for its NFL...
  • Ravens' James Hurst, rookie offensive linemen learning pro game as unit

    Ravens' James Hurst, rookie offensive linemen learning pro game as unit
    After enjoying more of a team mentality in college, first-year pros learn quickly during OTAs and minicamp that life in the NFL is spent mostly with your position groups. The Ravens four first-year offensive lineman — fifth-round pick John...
  • Sixers select Embiid with third pick in NBA Draft

    Sixers select Embiid with third pick in NBA Draft
    NEW YORK — Sam Hinkie went big for the second straight year. At 7:52 p.m., commissioner Adam Silver announced that Hinkie and the Sixers had selected Kansas center Joel Embiid at No. 3 in Thursday night's NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. The 7-...
  • Teel Time: ACC's Swofford on NCAA reform, league finances, development of cable channel

    Teel Time: ACC's Swofford on NCAA reform, league finances, development of cable channel
    ACC commissioner John Swofford believes the NCAA will reform without splintering, “absolutely” thinks the league is financially sound, did not take a stance during recent football-scheduling deliberations and preaches patience on a potential...
  • Sixers GM: Embiid, Saric 'potentially a good thing'

    PHILADELPHIA — Sam Hinkie had an immediate reaction to Joel Embiid's foot injury. "The moment Embiid got hurt, I sniffed opportunity and thought we might get him," said Hinkie during a Friday news conference. With Embiid thinking he'd slip to No....