Tulsa hires Frank Haith as new hoops coach

04/18/2014 02:15 PM MDT
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa hired Frank Haith of Missouri as its men's basketball coach Friday, landing a major-conference coach to lead the Golden Hurricane's transition from Conference USA to the American Athletic Conference this summer. 
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Strong makes Texas debut with spring scrimmage
04/18/2014 12:10 PM MDT - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — For the first time since 1997, the Texas Longhorns will suit up for a game without Mack Brown on the sideline. Full Story

Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft
04/17/2014 04:15 PM MDT - Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke's latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Full Story

Minnesota State team to return under Hoffner
04/17/2014 05:30 PM MDT - MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota State football players ended their boycott of spring practice and said Thursday they will play for coach Todd Hoffner, who was reinstated after being exonerated of having child pornography on his cellphone. Full Story

Wildcats G James Young to enter NBA draft
04/17/2014 02:46 PM MDT - LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky guard James Young will enter the NBA draft, becoming the first of the Wildcats' heralded freshmen to turn pro. Full Story

Duke freshman Jabari Parker declares for NBA draft
04/17/2014 03:50 PM MDT - Jabari Parker is hoping to become Duke's latest one-and-done star to become the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. Full Story

Girl's memorial being held at basketball arena
04/17/2014 05:50 PM MDT - EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — An 8-year-old Michigan State basketball fan whose battle with cancer inspired the team's players, coaches and many more beyond the hardwood was honored by thousands of her closest friends at a memorial service in East Lansing. Full Story

Minnesota State players refuse to practice
04/16/2014 03:56 PM MDT - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, refused to practice for their former head coach on Wednesday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job. Full Story

Minnesota State players refuse to practice
04/16/2014 05:15 PM MDT - MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Football players at Minnesota State, Mankato, refused to practice for their former head coach on Wednesday, greeting his reinstatement by an arbitrator by demanding that the interim coach keep the top job. Full Story

Ex-Minnesota State, Mankato coach returning to job
04/15/2014 04:31 PM MDT - MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The football coach fired from Minnesota State, Mankato said Tuesday he will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. Full Story

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Vinyl or vinyls? On eve of Record Store Day, collectors can't seem to agree

Step into a record store any other day of the year, and you'll probably witness something like this: A whippersnapper comes bouncing in, asking if there are any Rolling Stones "vinyls" for sale. The clerk cringes. Older customers roll their eyeballs skyward and skullward. Those beautiful black circles are called records. Or LPs. "Vinyl" is acceptable, but never "vinyls." Full Story