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The quiet summer campus of UCLA found itself suddenly steeped in water and chaos after a major water pipe burst and spewed some eight million gallons, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.

Louisville says that sophomore forward Akoy Agau will miss six weeks following surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Tulsa and Oklahoma State have agreed to play a series in football and basketball, Tulsa announced Tuesday.

Two down, one big one to go.

Longtime major league reliever Troy Percival is the new baseball coach at UC Riverside.

Clemson will host Rutgers, Arkansas and Auburn, and travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of its 2014-15 men's basketball schedule.

Clemson will host Rutgers, Arkansas and Auburn, and travel to the U.S. Virgin Islands as part of its 2014-15 men's basketball schedule.

A key feature of a proposed settlement of a head-injury lawsuit against the NCAA is the creation of a $70 million fund to pay for medical evaluations of current and former college players in several sports. The provision raises some sticky medical questions. Here are some of them:

South Carolina assistant Mark Bernardino is glad to be back in the pool coaching, even if it isn't what the one-time Atlantic Coast Conference championship leader expected at this point in his career.

Northern Illinois has added a pair of games against San Diego State to its schedule starting in 2016.

Wallace "Wah Wah" Jones, a multi-sport star who helped Kentucky win the first two of its eight national titles and is considered the school's greatest all-around athlete, has died. He was 88.

If Nebraska coach Bo Pelini had his way, National Signing Day would be a thing of the past. And the result would be an improved recruiting process.

Commissioner Mike Aresco took to the podium at media day for the American Athletic Conference and talked about power.

UAB has granted All-Conference USA point guard Chad Frazier a release from his scholarship.

Tennessee guard Brandon Lopez has a torn right anterior cruciate ligament that will prevent him from playing in the 2014-15 season.

NCAA officials say Oklahoma State's football program no longer faces restrictions for the upcoming school year because its Academic Progress Rate has been amended.

Less than a year after a gruesome knee injury made Cincinnati quarterback Munchie Legaux face the possibility of never playing football again, he's talking about starting the first game of the season for the Bearcats.

One of the jerseys Johnny Manziel wore during his Heisman Trophy-winning season at Texas A&M will be auctioned off this week.

As he watched the BCS championship game last season, Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook could not help but wonder:

Oklahoma is adding two of the school's former athletes and NCAA champions to its wrestling coaching staff.

The University of Central Arkansas men's soccer team has added two more players to its roster heading into the 2014 season.

The NCAA has placed Henderson State on two years of probation and fined the school $2,500 for rules violations by the women's basketball program, including a coach offering a loan to a prospective athlete, exceeding phone contact limits and holding impermissible tryouts and practices.

Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State has a new coach and a new quarterback, but Missouri Valley Football Conference followers said Tuesday they don't expect a change in fortunes for the Bison.

Figures show SMU sold nearly $350,000 in beer and wine at basketball games since sales began in January.

Former college athletes in Arkansas are among the plaintiffs involved in a class-action lawsuit over head injuries.

Ten head-injury lawsuits filed against the NCAA were consolidated into one federal class-action suit in Chicago, where a settlement was announced Tuesday. In all of the lawsuits combined, dozens of plaintiffs who said they suffered concussions playing contact sports in college are named. Here are some of their stories:

A filing in federal court in Chicago on Tuesday notified a U.S. district judge that lawyers for former college athletes and the NCAA reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit after nearly a year of talks. Here's a rundown:

The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough.

Cincinnati has been picked to win the American Athletic Conference, with defending champion Central Florida second.

The Ice Arena at the University of Illinois won't be able to open until at least mid-September because of mechanical problems. That will leave the school's popular club hockey team looking for a new temporary home.

No matter how this season unfolds, Northwestern coach Pat Fitzgerald insisted there is no more unified team than his Wildcats.

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany took a non-committal stance on an effort by five Pennsylvania Congressmen to rescind sanctions against Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

Big Ten Commissioner Jim Delany took a non-committal stance on an effort by five Pennsylvania Congressmen to rescind sanctions against Penn State for its handling of the Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal.

The University of Arkansas women's golf team has been recognized as one of the top academic programs in the country by the Women's Golf Coaches Association.

Two LSU freshmen football players face charges, one for allegedly stealing a bicycle outside Middleton Library and the other for allegedly tossing firecrackers into a campus apartment.

Fifth-year Murray State coach Chris Hatcher has returned the program to OVC relevance thanks to his exciting "Hatch Attack" offense.

Eastern Kentucky coach Dean Hood has revamped the Colonels' defense in hopes of containing OVC opponents' spread offenses.

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