NCAA: Notre Dame must vacate wins after academic misconduct

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Brian Kelly's worst season at Notre Dame took an embarrassing turn Tuesday as the NCAA announced that academic misconduct orchestrated by a student athletic trainer will cost the storied program all 21 victories from the 2012-13 seasons, including the 12-0 run that vaulted the Fighting Irish into the national championship game against Alabama.

  • Written by TOM COYNE, AP Sports Writer

Only on AP: Women's hoops explores changes to NCAA tourney

NEW YORK (AP) — College women's basketball is exploring ways to change the format of the NCAA Tournament, including moving the Final Four back a week to avoid overlap with the end of the men's tournament.

  • Written by BY DOUG FEINBERG, AP Basketball Writer

Ex-gymnastics doctor arraigned; police probing 50 complaints

MASON, Mich. (AP) — A former USA Gymnastics doctor pleaded not guilty Tuesday to three counts of first-degree criminal sexual conduct in his home with a girl under 13, charges that Michigan's attorney general said are the "tip of the iceberg" as authorities investigate roughly 50 complaints.

  • Written by DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press