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Parity abounds among women's hoops elite

12/19/2014 12:56 AM MST
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is sure of two things this season — there's more parity than ever at the top of women's basketball and her Gamecocks likely won't remain No. 
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Best of the season's 39 bowl games
12/19/2014 12:56 AM MST - The College Football Playoff era is here and as the bowl season starts, it feels a bit like a New Year's three-for-one special: Three big games instead of one. Full Story

Helfrich: Ekpre-Olomu won't play against FSU
12/18/2014 05:36 PM MST - EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon coach Mark Helfrich confirmed Thursday that the third-ranked Ducks will be without star cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu when they face Jameis Winston and Florida State in their playoff game Jan. Full Story

Longhorns men and women rolling in 2014
12/18/2014 02:36 PM MST - AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas basketball is rolling — both the men and the women — and making a splash among the nation's best just two seasons after both had seemed to hit bottom. Full Story

No-confidence for UAB head over football scuttling
12/18/2014 03:26 PM MST - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Faculty members at the University of Alabama at Birmingham have drafted a no-confidence resolution against the president following his decision to drop the school's football program despite it finishing with its best record in years. Full Story

Harlon Hill finalist Vander Laan leads AP Little All-America
12/18/2014 11:26 AM MST - Harlon Hill Trophy finalists Jason Vander Laan of Ferris State and Anthony Bilal of Lake Erie highlight The Associated Press Little All-America team, honoring the top players in Divisions II and III and NAIA. Full Story

Lauren Hill to become honorary coach
12/18/2014 09:56 AM MST - CINCINNATI (AP) — Lauren Hill's basketball career is finished. The freshman at Mount St. Joseph decided Wednesday to give up her playing career after achieving her goal of scoring in a game even as she fights an inoperable brain tumor. Full Story

Pelini ripped Neb's AD in last talk with players
12/17/2014 05:41 PM MST - OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — On the day he was introduced as Youngstown State's new head coach, the ugly nature of Bo Pelini's departure from Nebraska was revealed. Full Story

No. 9 Baylor women deep, talented young roster
12/17/2014 03:56 PM MST - WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor coach Kim Mulkey no longer has All-American players Brittney Griner or Odyssey Sims on the floor like in recent seasons. Full Story

EWU's Adams, SDSU's Zenner lead FCS All-Americans
12/17/2014 01:21 PM MST - Vernon Adams only needed to play 10 games for Eastern Washington to become an All-American. Adams was chosen the first-team quarterback for The Associated Press FCS All-America team released Wednesday after a remarkable — yet abbreviated — season. Full Story

Dog injures Wyoming man in accidental shooting

SHERIDAN, Wyo. (AP) — Police in northern Wyoming say a rifle discharged after a dog apparently stepped on it, injuring a 46-year-old man. Full Story