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Brain differences found in NCAA football players

It’s unknown when the brain differences occurred and it’s possible the football players were born with them, said study co-author Patrick Bellgowan, a neuroscientist at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Fearsome Final Foursome headed to North Texas

Fearsome Final Foursome headed to North Texas

Florida had not been to the Final Four since all those future first-round draft picks were in Gainesville. Wisconsin and coach Bo Ryan had never been. Connecticut wasn’t allowed to play in the NCAA tournament a year ago, and Kentucky …

Zanna scores 18, Pittsburgh routs Colorado 77-48

Zanna scores 18, Pittsburgh routs Colorado 77-48

ORLANDO, Fla. | Unselfish offense, tenacious defense. When Pittsburgh plays like it did in routing Colorado 77-48 in the South Regional on Thursday, the ninth-seeded Panthers think they are capable of competing with anyone. It was difficult to argue against …

NCAA upsets mark first full day of NCAA tournament

NCAA upsets mark first full day of NCAA tournament

SAN DIEGO | The day started with a bracket-crushing blow. More upsets followed. Four overtime games, a record. A buzzer-beater, a pair of late-night scares. OK, now breathe. This was just one day. There are still 47 games left, 16 …

Olympian Franklin competes in first home meet

BERKELEY, Calif.  | Olympic star Missy Franklin won the 100 backstroke and anchored California’s winning 400 medley relay team in her first collegiate home meet Friday. Franklin helped the Golden Bears down Washington State 164-89 in the Pac-12 dual meet. …

Olympian Franklin competes in first home meet

Olympian Franklin competes in first home meet

BERKELEY, Calif. | Olympic star Missy Franklin won the 100 backstroke and anchored California’s winning 400 medley relay team in her first collegiate home meet Friday. Franklin helped the Golden Bears down Washington State 164-89 in the Pac-12 dual meet. …

Mannion, Oregon State hammer rusty Colorado, 44-17

“Turnovers, that’s probably what the difference in the game was. Kickoff turnovers, we’ve got to make sure we handle that. That kind of flipped the game for us,” Colorado coach Mike McIntyre said.

Southern Utah tops Northern Colorado 27-21

Southern Utah tops Northern Colorado 27-21

GREELEY | Aaron Cantu threw for 269 yards and two touchdowns to lead Southern Utah past Northern Colorado 27-21 in both teams’ Big Sky opener Saturday. Southern Utah (4-1, 1-0 Big Sky) trailed 7-3 late in the first half but …

Colorado State pulls away from UTEP, 59-42

Colorado State pulls away from UTEP, 59-42

FORT COLLINS |  Garrett Grayson and Kapri Bibbs accounted for six touchdowns as Colorado State held off UTEP and prolific Jameill Showers, 59-42 on Saturday. Grayson passed for three TDs and a career-high 307 yards. UTEP’s Showers passed for 365 …

NCAA won’t budge on paying college athletes

“One thing that sets the fundamental tone is there’s very few members and, virtually no university president, that thinks it’s a good idea to convert student-athletes into paid employees. Literally into professionals,” NCAA President Mark Emmert said Monday at Marquette University.