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Creighton basketball coach Greg McDermott said Wednesday that he offered to resign after asking his players to “stay on the plantation” in a postgame speech. McDermott apologized Tuesday night for comments he made after a Feb. 27 loss. “Specifically, I said: ‘Guys, we got to stick together. We need both feet in. I need everybody to stay on the plantation. I can’t have anybody leave the ...

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COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The University of South Carolina’s first African American basketball star, a former NBA veteran running unopposed with the governor's backing, would appear to be a slam dunk for election to a full term on the school’s Board of Trustees.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy is developing plans to begin vaccinating midshipmen this month so students can deploy to ships and with Navy teams as part of their training this summer, Vice Adm. Sean Buck told Congress Tuesday.

Tom Izzo hasn’t forgotten how to coach. Let’s stop that right here. Nor is he ready to retire. Or need to retire. Or want to retire. That we are here, having this conversation, is silly. And a sign of the times, I suppose, that the first bad season in more than two decades can spur this talk. True, such chatter remains in the minority of Michigan State's fan base. It's also a fragile fan base, ...

Jalen Johnson is ending his Duke career early. The freshman, named a preseason all-ACC selection back in November, met with coach Mike Krzyzewski and decided to declare for the NBA Draft and no longer play for the Blue Devils this season, the school confirmed Monday night. “I appreciate everything about my time at Duke,” Johnson said in a statement released by Duke. “Coach K, my teammates and ...

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Perhaps you’re disappointed in the season Georgia Tech has had. This was supposed to be Josh Pastner’s best team, and it probably is. But it’s 10-8 overall, 6-6 in ACC play, still trying to patch the damage done in those Thanksgiving week home losses to Georgia State and Mercer. If the NCAA tournament began today, the Yellow Jackets wouldn’t make it. This observer still believes Tech can ...

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North Carolina released a joint statement on Tuesday from its men's basketball players and managers apologizing for breaking COVID-19 protocol Saturday night after the Tar Heels' 91-87 win at Duke: "Saturday night, a number of players and managers — not just the ones shown on the video that was seen — got together to celebrate our win at Duke. Our intention was to celebrate privately within ...

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