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Syracuse's Boeheim To Coach 3 More Seasons

Syracuse coach Jim Boeheim says he will appeal "unduly harsh" NCAA sanctions for violations that occurred over a decade and that 3 years is the "right time" to retire.

Boeheim said Thursday before the start of the main games in the NCAA Tournament that some of the NCAA's allegations are inaccurate.

NCAA punished Boeheim and Syracuse earlier this month for acadeRead More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: Duke vs. UNC, Hall of Fame, A-Rod Apology

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - Two of the top college basketball programs of all time are squaring off tonight in Durham, North Carolina, as fourth-ranked Duke plays host to No. 15 North Carolina. The Blue Devils are 22-3 on the year while the Tar Heels are 18-7. They will meet again March 7 in Chapel Hill. KNOXVILLE, Tenn.Read More »

Tuesday Sports Minute: College Hoops Preview, NHL Preview

By Jim McCoy Tue 17th February Sportscollege basketballHockey
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Top-ranked Kentucky takes its 25-0 record into Knoxville tonight to take on Tennessee. While the Wildcats have figured out a way to win at every turn, the Volunteers have dropped five of seven to fall from second to seventh in the SEC. SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - Tenth-ranked Notre Dame hits the court again after a week off to take on Wake Forest tonight.Read More »

College Coaching Legend Tarkanian Dies

By Jim McCoy Wed 11th February Sportscollege basketballJerry Tarkanian
Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian, who built a basketball dynasty at UNLV but was defined more by his decades-long battle with the NCAA, died Wednesday after several years of health issues. He was 84.Read More »

Wednesday Sports Minute: Super Bowl, Marquee Match-ups, Tennis, Broduer Retires

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) - There's a great matchup in men's college basketball tonight as Notre Dame entertains Duke. The visiting Blue Devils, who are ranked fourth by The Associated Press, are 17-2 while the eighth-ranked Irish are 19-2. PHOENIX (AP) - It's more of the same in Phoenix today for the Super Bowl.Read More »

Mississippi St. Will Play Oregon St. During Next Two Seasons

Mississippi State coach Rick Ray says the school has signed a contract to play Oregon State during the next two seasons. Ray announced the series on Twitter Tuesday morning. He said the Bulldogs will travel to play Oregon State on Dec. 13 and the Beavers will make the return trip to Mississippi State in 2015. Oregon State fired coach Craig Robinson on Monday.Read More »

College Basketball's Top Freshmen Recognized

By Jim McCoy Mon 17th March Sportscollege basketballWayman Tisdale awards
Duke forward Jabari Parker has won the Wayman Tisdale Award, presented by the U.S. Basketball Writers Association to the nation's top freshman. The 6-foot-8 Parker is second in the Atlantic Coast Conference in scoring (19.3) and leads the league in rebounding (8.8).Read More »

Monday Sports Minute: Super Bowl Winners Thinking Ahead, Hockey Trade, College Hoops

NEW YORK (AP) - The coach of the NFL champion Seattle Seahawks says his team is ready to accept the challenge of repeating. Pete Carroll met with reporters this morning and said the team celebrated last night's big win with a night-long party. The city of Seattle plans an official celebration on Wednesday. UNDATED (AP) - As expected, Syracuse is the new No.Read More »

Tuesday Sports Minute:Tampa Bay, College Hoops, NBA, Baseball Rookies of The Year

By Jim McCoy Tue 12th November Sportscollege basketballNBANFL
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are finally in the win column, knocking off Miami 22-19. The Bucs had led 15-0 lead before Bobby Rainey scored on a one-yard run with 10:19 for the 1-8 Bucs. INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indiana Pacers have become the NBA's seventh team since 2000 to open the season with eight straight victories.Read More »

Friday Afternoon Roundup

By Jim McCoy Fri 8th November Sportscollege basketballNBANHL
UNDATED (AP) - Kentucky, the top team in The Associated Press men's top-25 basketball poll, starts its season tonight. The Wildcats are home to UNC-Asheville. Kentucky has been dominant in season opening games, going 90-19. STORRS, Conn. (AP) - There's a Top-25 college football game this evening as Louisville is playing at Connecticut.Read More »

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