NCAA President Mark Emmert

NCAA begins work of implementing complex basketball reforms

The most difficult part of the NCAA's attempt to clean up college basketball begins now.
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NFL finds no evidence of inappropriate questions to RB Guice

The NFL has found no evidence that any of its teams asked LSU running back Derrius Guice inapproriate questions during interviews at the scouting combine.
University of Minnesota President Eric Kaler is also the chairman of the NCAA Division I Board of Directors. He told the Star Tribune on Wednesday his

U President Kaler: Expect big college basketball changes before next season

Rice Commission recommends killing one-and-done route, allowing for agent-athlete connections, harsher penalties for cheaters and more. Kaler expects some change before next season.
Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss, right, drives the ball against Saint Mary's Dane Pineau (22) and Joe Rahon, center, during the first half of an NCAA co
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If recommendations from the Commission on College Basketball regarding harsher penalties are approved, Richard Pitino and other coaches caught up in s

Here are 5 major recommendations from the Commission on College Basketball

The Commission on College Basketball, headed by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, presented recommendations Wednesday for major reform.

NBA great Ray Allen talks about being 'clutch,' new book

NBA great Ray Allen tells the "AP Sports Weekly" podcast that the players who step up to take the big shots in the playoffs do…

Giants' Manning more concerned with new offense than draft

Eli Manning isn't paying much attention to the NFL draft, even with the possibility of the New York Giants using the No. 2 overall pick to take an heir apparent to the two-time Super Bowl MVP.
Led by Goldy Gopher, Minnesota fans cheered during a team pep rally at the Citrus Bowl Pep Rally, Wednesday, December 31, 2014 in Orlando, FL.
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Riley's 1st spring as Sooners coach after Big 12 title, CFP

Lincoln Riley has already led Oklahoma to the College Football Playoff and a Big 12 title with a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback.Now Riley has completed his…

Column: Don't bet on real reform in college athletics

Don't bother reading too deeply into the report of the latest NCAA commission on the mess that is big time college basketball.No reason, because pretty…

Commission calls for more NCAA oversight of AAU events

Every July, Las Vegas becomes the epicenter of elite youth basketball. Hundreds of top-level AAU teams descend upon Sin City during the summer evaluation windows…
News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
State college sports News, live video, more: Keep up with Minnesota's D-II and D-III teams
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Minnesota college sports goes well beyond the Gophers. Here's a guide to the conferences that include the state's Division II and Division III programs.

UNC, Minnesota agree to football series for 2023, 2024

North Carolina and Minnesota have agreed to a home-and-home football series for 2023 and 2024.

College basketball commission wants NCAA to regulate agents

With agent conduct a major part of the federal corruption investigation into college basketball, the commission charged with finding reforms wants the NCAA to actively monitor agents and provide regulated ways for them to advise athletes on their professional prospects.

Commission: Independent probes needed in complex NCAA cases

The NCAA is unfit to tackle complex, high-stakes investigations that can linger on for years, and should bring in professional outside enforcement on the biggest cases, a panel tasked with reforming corruption in college basketball concluded Wednesday after a seven-month investigation.
Memphis wide receiver Tevin Jones (87) reaches for a pass in front of Tulsa cornerback Darrell Williams (6) in the first quarter of an NCAA college fo
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Vikings again enter draft with needs on the offensive line

The Minnesota Vikings put the two picks they had in the first 108 selections in the 2017 draft to productive use.
Samantha Seliger-Swenson and the Gophers will be back at Maturi Pavilion on Aug. 31, a week after their Target Center opener.

Gophers volleyball opens 2018 season at Target Center

Minnesota opens its 2018 season by hosting the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, Aug. 24-25 at Target Center, site of the Final Four in December.

Commission calls for more transparency from shoe companies

Apparel companies are heavily involved in elite-level youth basketball, with Nike, Adidas and Under Armour all running their own circuits. The shoe companies also have…

College commission's plea to NBA: Bring back prep-to-pros

The commission proposing reforms to college basketball wants 18-year-olds to be eligible again for the NBA draft, and the NBA Players Association would make that deal today.
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Established ACC QBs face challenges during spring practice

This spring was a busy one around the Atlantic Coast Conference — especially for the returning quarterbacks who won division titles last season.
April 25

Williamson homers again, Giants top Nationals 4-3

Mac Williamson had to dust himself off after crashing into a low padded wall near the stands in left field while chasing a foul ball.
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Florida wide receiver Antonio Callaway

AP source: Florida's Callaway fails drug test at NFL combine

Former Florida receiver Antonio Callaway failed a drug test at the NFL combine, a mistake that could damage his draft status.
April 24

14 Big Ten football players poised to break out in the fall

A look at football players in the Big Ten this spring who are poised to have standout seasons beginning this fall:EAST DIVISIONINDIANAWR Nick Westbrook, junior.…
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Nebraska takes 'baby steps' in 1st spring under Scott Frost

Reality hit Scott Frost upon his return to Nebraska as head coach. The Cornhuskers, physically, looked every bit like the 4-8 team it was in…