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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.

Unassuming Mariota puts up brag-worthy season

Stanford coach David Shaw said after Marcus Mariota and the Oregon Ducks routed the Cardinal 45-16 this season: "He's special."

Columbia women's basketball ends 3-game skid with fast start

The Cougars won their first game against a ranked opponent Tuesday and led by as many as 16 points in the first half.

NCAA chief: UAB cutting football is 'troubling'

The University of Alabama-Birmingham dropped its football program, citing rising costs of college athletics and pressure to pay the full cost of attendance for athletes.

Cooper posts numbers like no other 'Bama receiver

Alabama receiver Amari Cooper, a Heisman trophy finalist, is the biggest, most dangerous weapon in a program known for its tailbacks and defense.


IOC vote clears way for 2024 bidding to take off

The U.S. Olympic Committee will make a decision next week on whether to bid and may even select a city to put forward, making a choice among Boston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington.

Columbia College women's basketball falls Freed-Hardeman

The Columbia College women's basketball team fell to Freed-Hardeman University 89-78 on Saturday. Their record now stands at 4-4 on the year.

Columbia men's basketball defeated by Freed-Hardeman in overtime

The Columbia College men's basketball team was defeated in overtime by Freed-Hardeman University on Saturday, 65-58.