John Servati, a swimmer for the University of Alabama, died Monday night as strong storms and a tornado passed through Tuscaloosa, Ala.
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.
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."
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.
In the fighting world, Columbia native Alex White is known as "The Spartan." But as a teenager, he didn’t feel like much of a warrior. He lacked an identity and direction — until he became a fighter.
Columbia and Benedictine split their doubleheader on Friday to set up the rubber match of the American Midwest Conference Postseason Tournament quarterfinals at Antimi Black Field Saturday afternoon.
The Harrison Twins had been mentioned as possible NBA first-round draft picks after leading Kentucky's march through the NCAA tournament.
The results of the closely watched vote will not be known for some time. After two rounds of voting on this 19,000-student campus, the ballot boxes were sealed and will remain so for weeks, months, perhaps even years as the university challenges the effort to unionize the team.
With the first-round loss against Graceland University, Stephens finished the year with a 5-10 overall record, coming off a winless season in 2013.
The 18-time Olympic gold medalist used the morning preliminaries at the Arena Grand Prix to fine-tune his butterfly stroke instead of doing freestyle like everyone else. He finished seventh in a time of 24.06 seconds, missing out on the eight-man evening final.
Columbia suffered a 6-3 defeat in the first game before bouncing back to win the second game 14-1. The Cougars, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, moved to 27-14 on the year with the split.
Ricky Kreklow said in a statement through California on Thursday that it "was not an easy decision." He also said transferring "is not related in any way to the change in coaching staff at Cal."
The 28-year-old swimmer was second at the turn and came on down the stretch to win his heat in 52.84 seconds at the Arena Grand Prix, easily advancing to the evening final.
Donnie Tyndall just took over Tennessee's program on Tuesday, yet his job already has gotten tougher.
There have been no raucous rallies or demonstrations on the 19,000-student campus just north of Chicago, just official notices about the vote posted near the Wildcats' locker room. But there has been plenty of lobbying in the form of private meetings, calls and emails, and everyone from coach Pat Fitzgerald to NCAA President Mark Emmert has called for a "no" vote.
Columbia disc golfer Adam Morrison, 20, is in his first full year playing in professional tournaments. He hopes to continue the success he has achieved in his amateur career.
Two of the coaches, Dave Leitao and Todor Pandov, were on Haith's staff at Missouri.
With five days left before the deadline for underclassmen to declare, Julius Randle, a 6-foot-9 Dallas native, announced the decision many expected even before he arrived as part of Kentucky's 2013 recruiting class.
Southern Mississippi coach Donnie Tyndall agreed to a six-year contract worth $1.6 million per year to replace Cuonzo Martin, who went 63-41 in three seasons at Tennessee before California hired him on April 15.
Although Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive doesn't believe college athletes should be considered university employees, he does contend that a common ground can be reached.