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This June 27, 2014 image released by OWN shows Matt Sandusky, the adopted son of former Penn State University assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, during an interview with Oprah Winfrey, airing on OWN on Thursday, July 17. Matt Sandusky says he enjoyed spending time with the family at their central Pennsylvania home _ except when it came time to go to bed. The Oprah Winfrey Network on Wednesday, July 16, released a clip of Winfrey’s interview with Matt Sandusky, who alleges he was sexually abused by his father. (AP Photo/Harpo, Inc., George Burns) MANDATORY CREDIT: GEORGE BURNS

Jerry Sandusky’s son discusses alleged sexual abuse

Thursday, July 17, 2014

HARRISBURG, Pa. — An adopted son of convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky is providing details of the alleged sexual abuse he suffered at the hands of his father. Matt Sandusky, who was initially a foster child of the Sanduskys, tells Oprah Winfrey in a TV show airing Thursday night that his overnight visits with the family as a child were … 0

Young players led charge to Vandy’s championship

Thursday, June 26, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. — Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin figured last year was his baseball program’s best chance to win its first national championship. It was the 2014 team that got the job done, starting four sophomores and two freshmen in the everyday lineup and relying on a young pitching staff. “There was never a … 0

Costa Rica shocks Italy, 1-0

Friday, June 20, 2014

Mario Balotelli tweeted that he would welcome a peck on the cheek from Queen Elizabeth II as a reward if his Italy team kept alive England’s chances to advance in the World Cup by downing Costa Rica. Final score: Costa Rica 1, Italy 0. Does this mean the queen will respond on the royal family’s Twitter account that she’d like to slap Balotelli’s … 0

Huskies’ dominance starts on defensive end

Thursday, March 27, 2014

STORRS, Conn. — Connecticut’s opponents spend a lot of time trying to figure out how to slow the Huskies’ offense. A bigger challenge may be finding a way to score on the nation’s top-ranked women’s team. UConn (36-0) … 0

Attendance at women’s hoops first two rounds drops

Thursday, March 27, 2014

It wasn’t hard to find a good seat during the opening rounds of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. The NCAA expects that to change for the Sweet 16. Fewer people turned out for the opening two rounds of … 0

Tiny Union College takes aim at a national title

Thursday, March 27, 2014

They played their way into a top ranking in an arena where one of the greatest stories in sports unfolded 34 years ago. The Dutchmen of Union College aren’t a bad story, either, as they chase their own … 0

UMass football leaving MAC

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

AMHERST — The marriage between the University of Massachusetts and the Mid-American Conference proved to be a short one. UMass and the MAC jointly announced Wednesday that the Minutemen will be leaving the conference after the 2015 season. There was no announcement of a future conference affiliation. UMass … 0

Cards face rival Kentucky

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville’s quest of fulfilling coach Rick Pitino’s hopes for the Cardinals repeating as national champions and becoming a “mini-dynasty” hinge on beating archrival Kentucky. That’s going to be a tough challenge against the Wildcats, who … 0

Huskies roll into Sweet Sixteen, 91-52

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

STORRS, Conn. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis has struggled this season with injury and illness. But everything felt fine on Tuesday night. UConn’s 6-foot junior scored 20 points, pulled down 10 rebounds and had 10 assists to lead the Huskies … 0

Everyone except players reaps profits at NCAA’s

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

The coach of a team many people have winning the Final Four has a new contract extension that raises his average salary to $3.7 million a year. Billy Donovan also got a $250,000 bonus just for staying at … 0

DePaul upsets Duke 74-65

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

DePaul kept taking the ball from Duke with its intense press, and answering seemingly every big Blue Devils bucket with a 3-pointer. That energy and efficiency sent the Blue Demons into the second weekend of the NCAA women’s … 0

Kentucky, Louisville in Bluegrass tussle

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

LEXINGTON, Ky. — It’s Kentucky and Louisville, one more time. One of college basketball’s fiercest rivalries takes center stage Friday night when the Wildcats and defending national champion Cardinals meet in the Sweet 16 in Indianapolis. The Bluegrass … 0

Huskies demolish Panthers, 87-44

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Breanna Stewart led a balanced offense with 19 points and 10 rebounds as defending champion UConn routed Prairie View A&M 87-44 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Sunday in friendly Storrs, Conn. Stewart was among … 0