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Columbia College women's golf takes 2nd in conference

The Columbia College women's golf team finished in second place at the American Midwest Conference Championship.

Pistorius accused of 'sinister' remark in court

Oscar Pistorius was accused of making a "sinister" remark to a friend of Reeva Steenkamp, the woman he is accused of murdering, in the courtroom.

Tennessee men's basketball offseason features plenty of uncertainty

New Tennessee men's basketball coach Donnie Tyndall is trying to restrengthen the team's recruiting class. He signed junior-college guard Kevin Punter, who was once committed to Missouri.

DC to become part of Big Ten tourney 'rotation'

Chicago and Indianapolis, the Big Ten tournament's traditional hosts, will continue to hold the event, but Washington will become part of what Commissioner Jim Delany called a "rotation."

Utah president backs review of fight song

Utah president David Pershing is asking the Office of Student Affairs to put together a committee that will weigh changes to the song, "Utah Man" after student government leaders and a faculty body passed resolutions urging changes.

Phelps enters 2 events at Charlotte Grand Prix

Michael Phelps will take another step in his comeback at a Grand Prix meet in Charlotte, N.C. on May 16.

Oregon State fires Obama's brother-in-law as head coach

Reversing his course from five weeks earlier, Oregon State athletics director De Carolis fired Craig Robinson on Monday, ending the tenure of a coach who brought prestige to the university but who failed to get the Beavers to the NCAA tournament during six seasons in Corvallis.

Kentucky Derby champ California Chrome faces lighter load

The Kentucky Derby champion looked fresh following his victory at Churchill Downs on Saturday. The colt stood seems to be handling his new fame well, standing tall and calm for photographers on the morning after his win.

California Chrome wins Kentucky Derby by 1 3/4 lengths

California Chrome made it look easy on Saturday while pulling away down the stretch to win the Kentucky Derby by 1 3/4 lengths.

Columbia College softball finishes 2nd, scores top player honors in AMC tournament

Columbia College finished as runner-up in the American Midwest Conference tournament, and the Cougars' top player got a nod as the AMC Player of the Year on Friday.

Stephens softball puts 2 on AMC All-Conference team

Stephens College softball players Jessica McConnell and Monica Nakamatsu earned American Midwest Conference recognition Friday despite the Stars' 11th-place finish in the conference standings.

Cougars win one, lose one in AMC tournament

Columbia College split a pair of games to stay alive in the American Midwest Conference's postseason tournament Thursday.

Kansas guard Naadir Tharpe decides to transfer

Kansas guard Naadir Tharpe will transfer closer to home for his final season of eligibility, ending a tumultuous run with the Jayhawks that included three Big 12 championships and multiple off-court distractions.

Derby jockey Anna Rose Napravnik looks to make history

In the male-dominated world of horse racing, Anna Rose Napravnik figured she'd have better luck if nobody noticed a woman's name in the track program.

She's not hiding from anyone now.

Kentucky Derby's second choice, Hoppertunity, scratched from race

Bob Baffert is down to one horse for the Kentucky Derby after early 6-1 second choice Hoppertunity was scratched Thursday because of a sore left front foot.

Sporting Columbia Soccer Club enjoys benefits of network to Sporting KC

Players for Sporting Columbia Soccer Club enjoyed looking at Sporting Kansas City's MLS Cup Trophy on Tuesday, less than a year after Sporting became partners with the club.

Alabama athlete remembered after dying in storm

John Servati, a swimmer for the University of Alabama, died Monday night as strong storms and a tornado passed through Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Heisman winner Winston accused of taking crab legs

The 20-year-old Florida State quarterback said he forgot to pay for the food. The offense was relatively minor but drew attention both because of his stature and because it was his latest brush with the law.

IOC vice president says Rio preps are "worst" ever

In an unusually blunt public warning, a vice president of the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday called the delayed preparations for the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro "the worst I have experienced."

Kentucky Derby: California Chrome has 77-year-old trainer dreaming

In 1955, Art Sherman was an 18-year-old exercise rider for Swaps, a California-bred chestnut colt who beat Nashua to wear the garland of roses on the first Saturday in May.

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