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  • NCAA penalizes FAU football three scholarships for low APR score

    Florida Atlantic's football program continues to struggle under the NCAA's Academic Progress Rate, and was penalized for the fourth straight year and is losing three scholarships. The football team was the only FAU program penalized in the 2009-10 report...
  • Terps coach Turgeon realistic in his assessment of team

    Terps coach Turgeon realistic in his assessment of team
    Mark Turgeon knows next season's Maryland roster is literally thin up front. Its biggest returning player -- 6-foot-10 Berend Weijs -- has limited experience and is on a 5,000-calories-per-day regimen to bulk up. But the new men's basketball coach said...
  • Captains' landmark season ends with loss to No. 1 Linfield

    Captains' landmark season ends with loss to No. 1 Linfield
    Jessie Atkinson is Christopher Newport softball's leader, voice and All-America third baseman. She owns the Captains' career records for home runs and RBIs, and the school is retiring her No. 16 jersey. So who better to assess a landmark season that...
  • A spring to remember

    A spring to remember
    GLENDALE — With an athletic history as rich as it is long, Glendale Community College has a lengthy line of state champions and teams and individuals whose efforts and achievements stand the test of time. The Vaqueros' hall of fame swells a bit...
  • Tubert honored as All-American

    BURBANK — Emily Tubert's résumé is getting so long she will probably need a notebook to list all of her accomplishments. As a girls' golfer at Burroughs High, Tubert was a two-time Pacific League champion, a two-time All-Area player of the year,...
  • Coppin State basketball team losing four scholarships because of low APR

    Coppin State basketball team losing four scholarships because of low APR
    The NCAA said Tuesday that it is stripping the Coppin State men's basketball team of four scholarships because of low academic progress scores. Meanwhile, the Morgan State's men's basketball team received a waiver shielding it from a postseason ban....
  • Sovereign concludes rookie campaign

    GLENDALE — The following are updates on local athletes at the collegiate level. Alyssa Sovereign (Crescenta Valley High, 2010) freshman, Penn State softball: With plenty of former Falcons currently playing at the collegiate level, Sovereign...
  • Teel Time: Can ODU women's basketball make a 'wow' hire such as Lieberman?

    Teel Time: Can ODU women's basketball make a 'wow' hire such as Lieberman?
    Old Dominion’s new women’s basketball coach is unlikely to match the 20 NCAA tournament appearances and 17 consecutive Colonial Athletic Association championships authored by former big whistle Wendy Larry. But the Lady Monarchs’ new...
  • NU women's lacrosse team left hanging 10 hours by weather

    NU women's lacrosse team left hanging 10 hours by weather
    The Northwestern women's lacrosse team must be thinking it was easier to qualify for the NCAA Final Four than to get to it. The Wildcats, who play North Carolina in the tournament semifinals Friday evening at Stony Brook, N.Y., have been hanging out at...
  • Academic Progress Rate performance costs HU in football, men's indoor track

    Hampton University lost 6.3 scholarships in football and 0.28 in men's indoor track in the 2011 Academic Progress Rate data released Tuesday by the NCAA, mirroring a larger trend among historically black colleges and universities, which continue to...
  • Wednesday's college roundup (baseball, tennis, sailing): ODU's Hald, W&M's Billbrough named CAA co-Pitchers of Year; ODU women lead sailing nationals

    At the Colonial Athletic Association baseball banquet Wednesday night, Old Dominion’s Kyle Hald and William and Mary’s Logan Billbrough, both seniors, were named the conference's co-Pitchers of the Year. ODU shortstop Josh Wright and reliever...