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Beachem says he'll be back at Notre Dame for senior season

sports.yahoo.com — SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) -- Forward V.J. Beachem has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to Notre Dame for his senior season.

Ray Lewis' son charged with criminal sexual conduct

Ray Lewis' son charged with criminal sexual conduct
sports.yahoo.com — Ray Anthony Lewis III, a Coastal Carolina defensive back and son of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Lewis, is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. An arrest warrant issued Friday said the charge stems from a Jan. 23 incident at a Conway apartment and alleges 20-year-old Lewis engaged in sex with an 18-year-old woman incapacitated from using drugs or alcohol.

What Ole Miss could be facing in aftermath of Laremy Tunsil mess

What Ole Miss could be facing in aftermath of Laremy Tunsil mess
sports.yahoo.com — Opinions from three people familiar with the NCAA investigative process varied Friday on the jeopardy Mississippi could face after the social-media revelations Thursday night aimed at first-round draft pick Laremy Tunsil. One source told Yahoo Sports: "This information is as compelling and incredible as you can get at the NCAA.

What Laremy Tunsil's apparent admission means for Ole Miss and Hugh Freeze

What Laremy Tunsil's apparent admission means for Ole Miss and Hugh Freeze
sports.yahoo.com — Mississippi football has spent three years walking a high wire without a net. Thursday night, after several wobbles but just inches from finishing this dangerously ambitious walk in triumph, the Rebels fell. It could be a very hard landing.

Idaho dropping to FCS beginning with 2018 season

Idaho dropping to FCS beginning with 2018 season
sports.yahoo.com — Idaho will drop to the Football Championship Subdivision beginning in 2018 and intends to join the Big Sky Conference, school President Chuck Staben said Thursday. The Vandals will remain at the Football Bowl Subdivision level for the next two seasons as part of the transition to the lower division.

Harbaugh says he hopes board members 'get it right' on camps

Harbaugh says he hopes board members 'get it right' on camps
sports.yahoo.com — Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh says he hopes members of the Division I Board of Directors ''get it right'' and allow satellite camps in college football. ''It benefits who we're supposed to be benefiting here,'' Harbaugh said. Harbaugh was at Comerica Park on Wednesday night, with the Oakland Athletics in town to play the Detroit Tigers.

Florida, Miami agree to renew football rivalry in 2019

Blackmon Jr. declares for NBA draft without hiring agent

Blackmon Jr. declares for NBA draft without hiring agent
sports.yahoo.com — From Yahoo Sports: INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana guard James Blackmon Jr. says he will enter the NBA draft but will not hire an agent.

Why it looks more likely the NCAA will go soft on N.C.'s men's basketball program

Why it looks more likely the NCAA will go soft on N.C.'s men's basketball program
sports.yahoo.com — For years, people have been asking when NCAA justice would be delivered unto North Carolina for its 18 years of academic misconduct that benefited more than 1,000 athletes. Those questions intensified as the Tar Heels men's basketball program - whose players were proportionally one of the most enthusiastic participants in the African and Afro-American Studies bogus classes scandal - advanced to this year's NCAA tournament championship game.

Ranking the best, weirdest and most random bowl gifts

Ranking the best, weirdest and most random bowl gifts
sports.yahoo.com — For the past 10 years, the SportsBusiness Journal has provided a rundown of the gift packages assembled by all of the bowl games. There are some really cool ones this year and some that are not so great.
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May 02, 2016

RT @bigticket2: It was a good experience going through this process but I’m looking forward to focusing on graduating next year and becoming a great leader.

May 02, 2016

@arrpeeoh Yes. Gives us all something to shoot for, being A) alive and B) ambulatory and, if things are really good, C) able to move quickly

May 02, 2016

RT @latimessports: South Korean swimmer Park Tae-hwan begs for forgiveness and an Olympic berth on international TV lat.ms/1Y3mUTx

May 02, 2016

Indiana Republicans now choosing between guy who says basketball ring and guy who can't spell Bob Knight's name. What a time to be a Hoosier


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