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  • 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...
  • Arizona finishes strong to beat Xavier, set up rematch with Wisconsin

    Arizona finishes strong to beat Xavier, set up rematch with Wisconsin
    Wisconsin Coach Bo Ryan, on Wednesday, ran into Arizona Coach Sean Miller in the catacombs of Staples Center. "Wait a minute," Ryan said, "weren't we just doing this a year ago?" Yes, it was just a different arena off a different freeway offramp....
  • Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 2 Notre Dame defeats No. 1 Orange in double OT

    Men's lacrosse roundup: No. 2 Notre Dame defeats No. 1 Orange in double OT
    Jack Near gave the No. 2 Notre Dame men's lacrosse team its biggest lead in regulation and the game-winner in double overtime as the host Fighting Irish dethroned No. 1 Syracuse, 13-12, on Saturday. The win marks the first time in five tries during...
  • Women's lacrosse roundup: Virginia hands BC its first loss, 15-13

    Women's lacrosse roundup: Virginia hands BC its first loss, 15-13
    The No. 7 Virginia women's lacrosse team (8-4, 2-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) upset previously undefeated No. 2 Boston College (10-1, 4-1), 15-13, in a snowy Saturday afternoon game in Newton, Mass., extending its winning streak to five games. The...
  • Louisville's Walz Reflects After Season-Ending Loss

    Louisville's Walz Reflects After Season-Ending Loss
    ALBANY — On Friday, Louisville coach Jeff Walz said he was taking nothing for granted as his team prepared for underdog Dayton. Walz's team has staged upsets in the NCAA Tournament, so he's aware that favorites are sometimes caught looking ahead....
  • Basketball built Cohen-Mintz toward hospitality business

    YIFAT, Israel — Couples of all ages are enjoying Valentine's Day desserts and dinners when Uri Cohen-Mintz walks into a restaurant here and takes a seat by the window. He gazes at several patrons and then down at their plates, as if taking mental...
  • Big-time programs battling for Final Four berths

    Saturday night's games will decide half the Final Four, and the big boys have pushed the Cinderellas off the dance floor. Arizona and Wisconsin are back in Southern California fighting for a Final Four berth again. In Cleveland, Notre Dame takes on the...
  • Walz Has Louisville Back Again

    There is little doubt Louisville’s Jeff Walz has emerged as one of the best young coaches in women’s college basketball. Consider that Baylor, UConn, Notre Dame, Stanford and Tennessee are the only other programs to have played in regional...
  • Arizona outlasts Xavier 68-60 to reach West region finals

    T.J. McConnell shook off his terrible first half and a Xavier defender with equal poise, sliding around a screen and finding an open 3-pointer. The senior's shot split the net in the waning minutes and he put Arizona on its way back to the brink of the...
  • New Approach Spurs Louisville Back Into Sweet 16, Facing Dayton

    ALBANY — Two years ago, Shoni Schimmel led the Louisville Cardinals to the NCAA title game. Last year, the Cardinals reached the Elite Eight with an offense that revolved around Schimmel. Louisville won 52 games over two seasons and was a player...
  • St. John's basketball coach Steve Lavin out after 5 seasons

    Steve Lavin's 5-year tenure as coach at St. John's was bookended by NCAA Tournament appearances. Every season brought at least 20 wins. That wasn't enough to see him finish his original 6-year contract as Lavin and St. John's "mutually agreed to part...