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Florida State Freshman Quarterback Is Charged With Battery — A freshman quarterback at Florida State has been charged with battery after an altercation at a Tallahassee, Fla., bar in which he punched a woman in the face, the police said. A state court on Tuesday issued a warrant for the arrest of the quarterback, De'Andre Johnson, less than a week after the episode.

Road to N.B.A. Is Taking Detour Around College — Three of the top seven picks taken in the N.B.A. draft on Thursday did not play college basketball, only the second time that had happened since the 2006 draft, when the N.B.A. began to require draftees to be at least one year removed from high school.

Florida State Quarterback De’Andre Johnson Is Suspended — Jimbo Fisher, the football coach at Florida State, announced Thursday night that the freshman quarterback De'Andre Johnson had been suspended indefinitely for "a violation of athletic department policy." ESPN reported that the player punched a woman at a bar in Tallahassee, Fla., on Wednesday night.

A Place for Dakari Johnson to Hone His Fine Art, Basketball — Two days before the N.B.A. draft and a mile away from the Barclays Center, where it will be held, the former Kentucky Wildcats center Dakari Johnson roared as he dunked on his uncle in the gym at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.

Shot Clock Cut for Men in College Basketball — In an effort to speed up games, the shot clock in men's college basketball will be reduced to 30 seconds from 35, one of several changes for the coming season that the N.C.A.A. announced Monday on Twitter.

North Carolina Receives Notice of Allegations From N.C.A.A. — The University of North Carolina announced Friday that it had received a "notice of allegations" from the N.C.A.A. stemming from a scandal, nearly two decades long, in which the athletic department is accused of directing top athletes to phony classes. In a statement, Carol L.

Men’s College Basketball Looks to a 30-Second Shot Clock to Speed Game — After another season of low scoring and slow play, N.C.A.A. rule makers on Friday proposed that men's basketball games switch from a 35-second clock to 30 seconds, limit timeouts and be officiated to encourage less physical play. The changes must be approved by the playing rules oversight panel in June.

Jameis Winston Files Counterclaims Against Accuser — Jameis Winston filed counterclaims against the woman who has accused him of rape, responding to her lawsuit Friday in federal court in Orlando, Fla., by denying the accusations she lodged last month and in turn accusing the woman, Erica Kinsman, of defaming him and attempting to hinder his career.

Maryland Women, in Big Ten, Find Exposure for Their Lacrosse Dominance — PISCATAWAY, N.J. - At a morning shootaround on May 1, several hours before her top-ranked team was set to play Ohio State in the semifinals of the inaugural Big Ten women's lacrosse championship, Maryland Coach Cathy Reese chatted with Kara Lentz, a Big Ten Network broadcaster.

Insurance Doesn’t Eliminate Risk for Top College Athletes Who Forgo Draft — A year ago, Cedric Ogbuehi had good reason to think that he would be signing a contract in the neighborhood of $20 million - the result of being a top-five N.F.L. draft pick.
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