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  • Colleges tapping into beer sales for cash flow

    Some cash-strapped athletic departments outside the Power Five conferences have started to use beer sales as an alternative revenue stream -- and more could soon be following suit.

  • Auburn lands No. 10 small forward Purifoy

    Roughly four hours before his show-cause penalty was set to expire, Bruce Pearl scored a major commitment from ESPN 100 small forward Danjel Purifoy, giving Auburn a huge boost of momentum heading into what was already expected to be a big weekend.

  • A&M gets commit from No. 21 prospect Davis

    Texas A&M landed a major commitment on Friday morning from Tyler Davis, a 6-foot-10, 270-pound center from nearby Plano, Texas, and Plano West High School. Davis is ranked as the 21st overall prospect and sixth-best center in the current ESPN 100.

  • NCAA files intent to appeal O'Bannon decision

    The NCAA has notified the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it intends to appeal a judge's ruling in the Ed O'Bannon case that it violated antitrust laws.

  • UConn agrees to play Arizona, Ohio State

    Connecticut and Arizona, a pair of powerhouse programs, will play each other in a two-year, home-and-home agreement that both schools announced on Wednesday.

  • Beavers' Baker in ICU; required defibrillator

    An Oregon State athletic department spokesman says a freshman member of the men's basketball team suffered "an apparent cardiac-related medical incident" and is hospitalized in critical but stable condition.

  • Lawsuit: Tulsa failed to protect woman from player

    The Department of Education is investigating 76 colleges and universities for their handling of Title IX complaints. A lawsuit filed in federal court alleges that the University of Tulsa failed to protect a student from sexual assault.

  • Blue Jays oppose Creighton's trademark bid

    The Toronto Blue Jays are contesting Creighton University's use of a new logo, saying the depiction of the school's "Bluejay" too closely resembles the logo of the major league baseball team.

  • Source: Ex-Vandy G Johnson to join Memphis

    Former Vanderbilt Commodores standout Kedren Johnson committed to play for the Memphis Tigers on Wednesday, a source close to the program confirmed to ESPN.com.

  • Spartans' Forbes cleared to play this season

    Michigan State guard Bryn Forbes will not have to sit out this season after transferring from Cleveland State.

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  • U.S. cuts Lillard, Parsons, Hayward, Korver

    USA Basketball has decided to drop Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward from its roster for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

  • Coach K: Rose 'great' in return for U.S. win

    Playing more the role of distributor, Derrick Rose returned to the court on Friday night and provided a lift off the bench to help the United States beat Puerto Rico, 112-86, in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden.

  • U.S. cuts Lillard, Parsons, Hayward, Korver

    USA Basketball has decided to drop Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward from its roster for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

  • Coach K: Rose 'great' in return for U.S. win

    Playing more the role of distributor, Derrick Rose returned to the court on Friday night and provided a lift off the bench to help the United States beat Puerto Rico, 112-86, in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden.

  • Sources: Suns make late Love-Bledsoe offer

    With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Suns reached out to the Timberwolves to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN.com.

  • Sources: Wolves, Cavs, Sixers agree to trade

    The Minnesota Timberwolves have an agreement in principle to acquire Philadelphia's Thaddeus Young and No. 1 overall draft pick Andrew Wiggins as part of a three-team trade that will send Kevin Love to the Cavaliers, sources close to the talks confirmed.

  • Hawks re-sign 'unselfish' backup guard Mack

    The Atlanta Hawks have re-signed guard Shelvin Mack, who general manager Danny Ferry says proved to be a good fit for coach Mike Budenholzer's system.

  • CEO of Maple Leafs, Raptors to step down

    Tim Leiweke, the CEO of Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment, will step down next year.

  • Silver: Risks indeed high in international play

    With nearly three weeks to mull the circumstance and consequences surrounding Paul George's leg injury, NBA commissioner Adam Silver says he fully understands it's a personal decision while calling it "a big risk without enormous financial reward."

  • Sources: Durant offer by UA at least $265M

    Kevin Durant's representation Roc Nation Sports informed Nike on Wednesday that he has a deal on the table with Under Armour worth between $265 million and $285 million over 10 years, sources told ESPN.com.

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  • Manziel extends middle finger to Redskins

    Browns quarterabck Johnny Manziel extended his middle finger toward the Washington Redskins bench after a third-quarter incompletion during Monday night's preseason game.

  • U.S. cuts Lillard, Parsons, Hayward, Korver

    USA Basketball has decided to drop Damian Lillard, Chandler Parsons, Kyle Korver and Gordon Hayward from its roster for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

  • Coach K: Rose 'great' in return for U.S. win

    Playing more the role of distributor, Derrick Rose returned to the court on Friday night and provided a lift off the bench to help the United States beat Puerto Rico, 112-86, in an exhibition game at Madison Square Garden.

  • Jets make it official, tab QB Smith as starter

    After months of speculation, the New York Jets finally made it official, announcing Friday what everyone expected: Geno Smith will be their opening-day starter.

  • Green-Beckham waiver bid for 2014 denied

    Dorial Green-Beckham's waiver request to play for Oklahoma this season immediately after his transfer from Missouri has been denied by the NCAA.

  • Lions' Suh drills QB with head, flagged again

    Ndamukong Suh has hit quarterbacks in the preseason and been flagged for it before.

  • A's strike first vs. division-leading Angels

    Sonny Gray ended a monthlong losing streak, pitching into the ninth inning and leading the Oakland Athletics over the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 on Friday night in a matchup of AL West rivals.

  • Sources: Suns make late Love-Bledsoe offer

    With just hours to go before a planned megadeal the would send Kevin Love to Cleveland, the Suns reached out to the Timberwolves to ask once more about the possibility of acquiring Love in a sign-and-trade for Eric Bledsoe, sources told ESPN.com.

  • Source: Surgery to end Machado's season

    Orioles third baseman Manny Machado, who would have been eligible to return from the disabled list on Wednesday, is instead expected to have knee surgery within the week and likely will miss the rest of the season, a source confirmed to ESPN.com

  • Source: Red Sox get Castillo on 7-year deal

    The Boston Red Sox landed the services of Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, agreeing to a seven-year, $72.5 million contract, a team source told ESPNBoston.com's Gordon Edes on Friday.

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  • Green-Beckham waiver bid for 2014 denied

    Dorial Green-Beckham's waiver request to play for Oklahoma this season immediately after his transfer from Missouri has been denied by the NCAA.

  • Louisville WR Parker injures foot in practice

    Louisville says wide receiver Devante Parker injured his left foot during practice and will be evaluated by an orthopedic surgeon in Charlotte, North Carolina, soon.

  • Auburn lands No. 10 small forward Purifoy

    Roughly four hours before his show-cause penalty was set to expire, Bruce Pearl scored a major commitment from ESPN 100 small forward Danjel Purifoy, giving Auburn a huge boost of momentum heading into what was already expected to be a big weekend.

  • Mizzou officials: We've learned from mistakes

    University of Missouri football coach Gary Pinkel acknowledged Friday he knew about a 2008 rape allegation against former running back Derrick Washington, but didn't discipline Washington because police didn't file charges.

  • Huskies to start Lindquist at QB for opener

    Sophomore Jeff Lindquist will be the starting quarterback when the Washington Huskies take the field against Hawaii on Saturday, Aug. 30.

  • Senators call for investigation into Air Force

    Two U.S. senators called for an outside investigation of how the Air Force Academy handles sexual assaults, including an allegation that agents were blocked from speaking to football coaches.

  • Vandy goes with Robinette over Rivers at QB

    Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason has named Patton Robinette as his starting quarterback a week before the Commodores' season opener against Temple.

  • A&M gets commit from No. 21 prospect Davis

    Texas A&M landed a major commitment on Friday morning from Tyler Davis, a 6-foot-10, 270-pound center from nearby Plano, Texas, and Plano West High School. Davis is ranked as the 21st overall prospect and sixth-best center in the current ESPN 100.

  • Report: Badgers tab McEvoy as starting QB

    The Wisconsin Badgers will start junior Tanner McEvoy at quarterback for next week's season opener against LSU, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

  • After threats, event cancels Updyke showing

    Auburn football fans won't get a shot at Harvey Updyke after all. The organizers of a Sept. 29 charity event in Mobile, Alabama, have pulled the plug on having Updyke appear for a pie throw or dunking booth.

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