Man who ran on field during Reds game gets probation

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 19-year-old Indiana man is getting one year of probation and has been ordered to perform 100 hours of community service for running onto the field during a Cincinnati Reds home game in July.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

At smaller schools, reluctance to pay full cost for athletes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — When North Dakota State announced in August it would boost its athletic scholarships to cover expenses beyond traditional tuition, board and books, it sent shivers through the so-called second tier of college sports. Stipends were supposed to be the domain of the biggest schools as they chased top recruits and national championships.

  • Written by DIRK LAMMERS, Associated Press