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UNC's Meeks back for senior year after NBA draft flirtation

sports.yahoo.com — CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks will withdraw from the NBA draft and return for his senior season. The school announced Meeks' decision Wednesday. The 6-foot-10 forward averaged 9.2 points and 5.9 rebounds with 28 starts, helping the Tar Heels win the Atlantic Coast Conference championship before reaching the NCAA title game.

Will the Kentucky Derby suffer an American Pharoah hangover?

Will the Kentucky Derby suffer an American Pharoah hangover?
sports.yahoo.com — LOUISVILLE, Ky. - For many years, Bob Baffert has been the most recognizable face in thoroughbred racing. The sunglasses, the silver hair, all the big races won - they have combined to make the trainer a fan magnet. Somebody is always coming up to say hello, especially in a bedrock racing town like this one.

The Kentucky Derby favorite who's nobody's favorite

The Kentucky Derby favorite who's nobody's favorite
sports.yahoo.com — LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The favorite for Saturday's 142nd Kentucky Derby is a colt named Nyquist. Fortunately, he is unable to complain about the lack of respect he has been accorded. Because if Nyquist were an athlete equipped with vocal chords, we would hear no end about the haters and doubters in his path.

Villanova's buzzer-beater Jenkins to stay for senior season

Villanova's buzzer-beater Jenkins to stay for senior season
sports.yahoo.com — VILLANOVA, Pa. (AP) -- The Villanova player who hit a buzzer-beating 3-pointer to win the national championship is sticking around for his senior season. Kris Jenkins and Villanova officials said Monday that Jenkins has withdrawn his name from NBA draft consideration.

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

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 (AP) -- Forward V.J. Beachem has withdrawn his name from the NBA draft and will return to Notre Dame for his senior season.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.
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May 04, 2016

Column: Will the Kentucky Derby/Triple Crown suffer an American Pharoah hangover or enjoy an American Pharoah surge? yhoo.it/1X9cNye

May 04, 2016

Nyquist favorite at 3-1. Exaggerator second choice at 8-1. Creator, Gun Runner and Mohaymen all 10-1.

May 04, 2016

Outwork crew happy to be outside in 15 and not inside at 4. All posts drawn. Odds to come.

May 04, 2016

Favorite Nyquist hasn't drawn. Exaggerator, potential second choice, in good spot at 11.

May 04, 2016

Half field has posts. Creator well inside at 3. Mor Spirit, Baffert horse, in 17. Nobody has ever won KD from 17, but that's an anomaly.

May 04, 2016

Danzing Candy, likely early speed, draws the far outside 20 post. Will have to clear field out of gate.


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