Ex-Louisville players sue NCAA over vacated title

FILE - In this April 9, 2013, file photo, Louisville's Luke Hancock speaks during a news conference after the NCAA Final Four tournament college basketball championship game against Michigan, in Atlanta. An attorney representing a group of former Louisville men's basketball players says they have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization's vacation of the Cardinals' 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four. John Morgan, one of several attorneys representing former Cardinals captain Luke Hancock, the 2013 Final Four Most Outstanding Player, and four teammates from that title team, described the NCAA as "a morally bankrupt organization" that exploits student-athletes during a Wednesday, July 11, 2018, news conference. The NCAA stripped Louisville of the title as part of sanctions for violations discovered during an escort scandal investigation. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A group of former Louisville men’s basketball players have filed a lawsuit against the NCAA over the organization’s vacation of the Cardinals’ 2013 national championship and 2012 Final Four.

Tim Tebow to be inducted into Florida’s ring of honor

FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2009, file photo, Florida's Tim Tebow celebrates during the fourth quarter of the BCS Championship NCAA college football game against Oklahoma, in Miami. Two-time national champion and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will be inducted into the team's ring of honor, becoming the sixth player to receive the honor. The school announced Wednesday, July 11, 2018, that Tebow will be recognized during the LSU-Florida game on Oct. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Two-time national champion and 2007 Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will be inducted into Florida’s ring of honor, becoming the sixth player to receive the honor.

Former Michigan State, Lions coach Darryl Rogers dies

In this November 1987 photo, Detroit Lions coach Darryl Rogers speaks, location not known. Rogers, who coached Michigan State to a share of the Big Ten title in 1978 and later took the helm for the Lions, has died. He was 83. The Lions said Rogers' family confirmed his death Wednesday, July 11, 2018. (Detroit News via AP)

DETROIT (AP) — Darryl Rogers, who coached Michigan State to a share of the Big Ten title in 1978 and later took the helm for the Detroit Lions, has died. He was 83.

Changing of the guard: Gamecocks look to backcourt success

FILE - In this March 4, 2018, file photo, South Carolina head coach Dawn Staley watches the second half of an NCAA college basketball championship game against Mississippi State at the women's Southeastern Conference tournament, in Nashville, Tenn. A season after guiding national player of the year in 6-foot-5 A'ja Wilson, South Carolina coach Dawn Staley is going small. The Gamecocks best players and prospects all play in the backcourt and Staley is looking at three- and four-guard formations to keep her team in the national picture.(AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina is changing its approach this season, turning to its deep group of guards to keep the four-time Southeastern Conference Tournament champions on top.

Former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight dies at age 39

FILE - In this Dec. 29, 2001, file photo, UCLA's Billy Knight celebrates after scoring his second 3-point basket against Georgetown during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Los Angeles. Knight has died in Phoenix and the Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office is trying to determine the cause of death. Phoenix police say Knight's body was found on a roadway early Sunday, July 8, 2018, near the downtown area and there was no evidence of foul play. The 39-year-old Knight was a guard/forward at UCLA from 1998-2002, averaging 14.1 points and 3.5 rebounds per game as a senior. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities say former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight has died in Phoenix.

ISU president says no quick fixes for athletic woes

Kevin Satterlee began work June 18 as Idaho State University’s 13th president by crossing through the Swanson Arch on campus in Pocatello, which is also a tradition for freshman ISU students on their first day at school. Courtesy Idaho State University

POCATELLO — With an effective plan and the right level of success, athletics at Idaho State University can benefit the school as a whole.

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