NCAA puts Oklahoma St on probation for infractions

04/24/2015 02:14 PM MDT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The NCAA put Oklahoma State's football program on a year of probation Friday for failing to follow its own drug-testing policies over a four-year span, largely sparing the Cowboys of serious penalties for violations uncovered following an expose by Sports Illustrated. 
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Emmert: Freshman ineligibility problematic, worth debating
04/23/2015 12:00 PM MDT - NEW YORK (AP) — NCAA President Mark Emmert is glad the Big Ten has sparked a discussion about freshman ineligibility, even though it is an idea fraught with potential pitfalls. Full Story

Trying to make Army-Navy fit in playoff selection schedule
04/23/2015 01:20 AM MDT - Heading into next week's College Football Playoff meetings in North Texas, what to do about the Army-Navy game seems to be the most vexing issue facing those in charge of the postseason system. Full Story

Ohio State's Ezekiel Elliott wins AAU Sullivan Award
04/19/2015 03:54 PM MDT - NEW YORK (AP) — Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott won the AAU Sullivan Award on Sunday as the most outstanding U. Full Story

Florida football player Jackson arrested for armed robbery
04/19/2015 02:19 PM MDT - GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A University of Florida redshirt freshman football player faces charges after a robbery at a Gainesville apartment. Full Story

Big Ten's Delany lays out plan for freshman ineligibility
04/17/2015 01:49 PM MDT - Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany says making freshmen ineligible in college football and basketball could help correct the imbalance between athletics and academics. Full Story

Winston's lawyer calls sex assault suit against QB a 'stunt'
04/17/2015 09:19 AM MDT - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The attorney for NFL prospect Jameis Winston said the lawsuit filed against the former Florida State University quarterback by a woman who says he raped her is "false" and a "stunt. Full Story

Woman who accused Winston of rape files lawsuit against him
04/16/2015 05:09 PM MDT - TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A former Florida State University student on Thursday filed a lawsuit against top NFL prospect Jameis Winston, saying he assaulted and raped her at an off-campus apartment in 2012. Full Story

Big Ten East standard bearer Ohio St. expects no drop-off
04/16/2015 03:44 PM MDT - The Big Ten's reputation as an underachieving football conference is so 2014. The pundits are talking up the league this spring, largely because of the achievements and trends in the East Division. Full Story

Duke guard Tyus Jones latest Blue Devil to enter NBA draft
04/15/2015 08:34 AM MDT - DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Tyus Jones is the latest Duke freshman to enter the NBA draft. Coach Mike Krzyzewski announced the guard's decision Wednesday. Full Story

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Hundreds of German cinemas refuse to show 'Avengers' film

BERLIN (AP) — Several hundred movie theaters in Germany have refused to screen the new "Avengers" film in a dispute over rental fees with Disney. Full Story