Stanford closing pitcher Brendan Beck walked to the dugout after Vanderbilt scored the winning run off his wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth innin

Vanderbilt scores on wild pitch in 9th, beats Stanford 6-5 at College World Series

Spencer Jones scored from third on Brendan Beck's wild pitch with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, allowing Vanderbilt to stay alive in the College World Series with a 6-5 victory Wednesday night.
Sports
6:25pm

Kentucky to allow college athletes to earn off likeness

Kentucky's governor signed an order Thursday allowing the state's college athletes — including players on the nationally renowned Kentucky and Louisville men's basketball teams — to make money through the use of their name, image or likeness.
Business
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Avenatti sentencing postponed until July 9 in Nike case

A judge on Thursday postponed until July 9 the sentencing of Michael Avenatti for the once high-profile lawyer's conviction in an extortion case involving sportswear giant Nike.
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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Sports
June 23

1,000-game winner Magee not finished in Philly at 80

Herb Magee turned 80 this week — a bit of a modest number compared to his 1,123 victories — and celebrated with good cheer from his coaching friends.
Business
June 22

Prosecutors balk at Avenatti's 7th sentencing delay request

Prosecutors did not find Michael Avenatti's seventh request to delay sentencing a charm, saying Tuesday that the once high profile California lawyer should be forced to hear his punishment next week for trying to extort Nike for up to $25 million.
Sports
June 22

Texas extends CWS stay, knocks out Volunteers with 8-4 win

Freshman nerves? Apparently there's no such thing to Texas relief pitcher Tanner Witt.
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Sports
June 22

NCAA could seek once-radical solutions after high court loss

Embedded in Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's scathing rebuke of the NCAA and its rules were a few suggestions on how college sports can be reformed to avoid being sued into oblivion.
Sports
June 22

Secret recording has Wisconsin seniors criticizing Gard

Wisconsin's seniors were critical of coach Greg Gard during a late-season team meeting that was secretly recorded and later sent to a newspaper.
Randball
June 22
Wisconsin head coach Greg Gard.

Secret recording reveals rift between Badgers seniors, men's basketball coach

The Madison newspaper report details 37 minutes of a meeting last season between Greg Gard and Badgers men's basketball players, including two prominent Minnesotans.
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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Sports
June 22

Creighton put on probation by NCAA amid fallout of FBI probe

The NCAA put the Creighton men's basketball program on two years' probation Tuesday after finding a former assistant coach accepted cash from a management agency, while the athletic director did his own investigation and kept the findings to himself until the FBI released details of a corruption scandal.
Business
June 21
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Supreme Court: NCAA can't enforce some rules limiting benefits for athletes

The Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday the NCAA can't limit education-related benefits — like computers and paid internships — that colleges can offer their sports stars, a victory for athletes that could help open the door to further easing in the decades-old fight over paying student-athletes.
Colleges
June 21
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously against the NCAA’s limits on education-related perks for college athletes

Supreme Court unanimously backs payments to athletes in NCAA case

The court ruled against the NCAA's limits on education-related perks for college athletes, upholding a lower court's decision that was one of the most important in the movement to increase compensation for student-athletes.
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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Colleges
June 21

Conferences urge stopgap for NCAA on NIL issue until federal law is passed

Six Division I conferences, including the SEC, ACC and Pac-12, are urging the NCAA to implement a stopgap measure that would allow college athletes to earn money off their fame before a federal law is passed.
Colleges
June 21

Mississippi State posts College World Series-record 21 strikeouts in win over Texas

As Will Bednar's strikeout total kept climbing, it seemed everybody at TD Ameritrade Park was keeping track.
Colleges
June 18
UConn guard Paige Bueckers (5) drives against High Point guard Chyna McMichel (22) during the first round of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.

Paige Bueckers nominated for Best Women's College Athlete ESPY

Bueckers averaged 20 points, six assists and five rebounds per game for UConn, which advanced to the NCAA women's basketball semifinals before losing to Arizona.
Olympics
June 18
Mason Ferlic had such a good year that he actually qualified for the Olympic trials in the 1,500, steeplechase and 5,000-meter run but said he will on

Roseville native Ferlic gets past his past to make Tokyo bid

Mason Ferlic has battled injuries, Nike declining to renew his contract and moments when he doubted his career trajectory. But he's got a shot at qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics in steeplechase.
Colleges
June 17
An unused barbell in the gym at the Anderson Athletic & Recreation Complex at the University of St. Thomas.

After threat of Title IX lawsuit, St. Thomas agrees to reinstate women's tennis team

The private university agreed to restore it after players threatened to sue.
Colleges
June 16
Jon Vaughn, a former University of Michigan football player from 1988 to 1991 speaks during a news conference in Ann Arbor, Mich., Wednesday, June 16,

University of Michigan athletes abused by late doctor demand investigation

Former athletes on Wednesday urged the University of Michigan's governing board to launch a full investigation of sexual abuse committed by a late doctor and how the school failed to stop him during his decades on campus.
Sports
June 16

Longtime Mount St. Mary's coach Jim Phelan dies at age 92

Jim Phelan, the bow-tied basketball coach who won 830 games during nearly a half-century at Mount St. Mary's, has died. He was 92.
Puck Drop
June 16
The Augustana University campus in Sioux Falls.

Augustana in Sioux Falls plans to add Division I men's hockey

Details of when the school would begin play aren't certain, but the venture has received backing from prominent businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford.
Nfl
June 15
Thomas Burke

Former NFL player, Badgers star Burke charged with sex assault in Minnesota

A former NFL player and University of Wisconsin football star is accused of repeatedly sexually assaulting a young girl.