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Young Stephens basketball team looks to Heggemann for guidance

As Stephens College basketball continues to lose games, junior forward Dana Heggemann is doing her best to rally the team — as a player and second coach.

Late run buries Stephens basketball

The Stephens College basketball team lost to Hannibal-LaGrange despite a halftime lead Tuesday.   

Michigan close to banning college athlete unions

Athletes would be blocked from unionizing at public universities under a bill that won final passage in Michigan on Tuesday.

Bo Pelini goes home as Youngstown State coach

The 47-year-old Pelini is a graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School in the northeast Ohio city of Youngstown. He played defensive back for Ohio State from 1986-89.

Playoff participants stack AP All-America team

Heisman Trophy winner Marcus Mariota is the first Ducks quarterback to be an All-American. He is joined by Ducks cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu.

AP source: Paul Chryst closer to becoming Wisconsin football's head coach

Chryst traveled to Madison, Wisconsin on Tuesday to meet with university officials about replacing Gary Andersen. Andersen abruptly left the Badgers for Oregon State last week after just two seasons on the job, leaving the same day Heisman Trophy finalist Melvin Gordon said he'd skip his senior year to enter the NFL draft.

Kentucky still No. 1 in AP Top 25 after big loss

Kentucky took a big loss off the court and responded with another big win on it.

Columbia College volleyball adds transfer for 2015 season

Penny Liu is scheduled to join the Cougars after spending her freshman season at Missouri State University-West Plains.

Columbia College men's basketball player nominated for community service award

Columbia College's Zach Rockers is one of 251 basketball players nominated to the 2015 Allstate team.

Columbia College women's basketball wins in overtime

The Cougars overcame an 11-point deficit to beat the No. 22 Patriots in overtime.

Mayweather: Let's make the Pacquiao fight May 2

Floyd Mayweather Jr. says he's ready to fight Manny Pacquiao next May in a long anticipated bout that would be the richest ever in boxing.

Stephens basketball falls to Principia College 69-48

The Stephens basketball team lost its second game in a row Thursday night, a 69-48 loss to Principia College.

Hoops offering little relief from Michigan's woes

Just wait until basketball season. That refrain became an expression of hope for Michigan fans over the last few months — as football Saturdays turned increasingly dreary in Ann Arbor. Over the last week, however, the hardwood has been as unkind as the gridiron.

A century later, mythic thud of ball still heard

A century ago on Christmas Day, German and British enemies left their World War I trenches and headed into no man's land in a few scattered locations on the Western Front for an unofficial truce among soldiers. Some eyewitness accounts say they were highlighted by something as remarkable as a few football kick-abouts.

Columbia College volleyball ranked No. 16 in final poll

Columbia College volleyball is ranked No. 16 in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Coaches' Postseason Poll.

No. 1 Kentucky overcomes slow start, tops Columbia

Top-ranked Kentucky gave up the first 11 points, still trailed at halftime and finally shook off a slow start to beat pesky Columbia 56-46 on Wednesday night.

Coach's departure for Oregon State stunned Madison

Gary Andersen was barely at Wisconsin for two years. He took over after Bret Bielema left for Arkansas in a similar fashion, following the 2012 Big Ten championship game.

5 college football conferences comfortable with 4 playoff slots

"This is not going to change," insisted Bill Hancock, the executive director of the College Football Playoff.

Despite 'up and down' season, Georgia aims for top 10 finish

Although Georgia fell short of its goal of reaching the College Football Playoff, Bulldogs coach Mark Richt says there is still a chance to end an "up-and-down season" on a high note.

Army-Navy: All about respect, bigger than a game

With the exception of their game against Air Force, the Cadets and Midshipmen usually go up against players who have no idea what it takes to play football for a military academy.