Ex-assistant Xavier coach found not guilty of sex abuse

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A former college women's basketball coach accused of groping a player has been found not guilty of misdemeanor charges of sexual abuse and unlawful transaction with a minor.


No new bowls for 3 years as NCAA approves moratorium

The NCAA is prohibiting the creation of new bowl games for the next three years after three teams with 5-7 records were needed to fill the record number of bowls last season.

  • Written by RALPH D. RUSSO, AP College Football Writer

Warrant: Ex-Buckeye Will Smith was shot in back, torso

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Former New Orleans Saints player Will Smith was killed in a case of road-rage, by a Humvee-driving man who rear-ended his Mercedes and then shot him in the back and side, according to a police warrant read in court.

  • Written by JANET MCCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press

Barrett finally stands alone as Ohio State starting QB

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — J.T. Barrett has packed a lot into his two seasons as a quarterback at Ohio State. There has been high drama, personal accolades and exhilarating glory, but also heartbreaking injury, disappointment and humiliation.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer

Willett wins the Masters after shocking Spieth collapse

AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jordan Spieth couldn't bear to watch, turning his head before another shot splashed into Rae's Creek. Moments later, Danny Willett looked up at the large leaderboard at the 15th green and couldn't believe what he saw.

  • Written by DOUG FERGUSON, AP Golf Writer