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Pandemic fallout: NCAA slashes distribution by $375 million

The NCAA will distribute $225 million to its Division I members in June, a whopping $375 million less than had been budgeted after the coronavirus pandemic forced the cancellation of the big-money men’s basketball tournament.

Staley, Boston Grab National Honors from USBWA

South Carolina women's basketball head coach Dawn Staley and forward Aliyah Boston collected National Coach of the Year honors and the Tamika Catchings Freshman of the Year Award, respectively, from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA), the organization announced today.

Boston, Harris WBCA regional finalists

South Carolina women's basketball freshman Aliyah Boston and senior Tyasha Harris were named region finalists for 2020 WBCA NCAA Division I Coaches' All-America, the organization announced today.

Dawn Staley voices support of decision to postpone Olympics

After hearing the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo would be postponed to 2021 because of the coronavirus outbreak, Team USA and Gamecock basketball coach Dawn Staley voiced her support of the International Olympic Committee's decision Tuesday.

WBCA taps Dawn Staley as National Coach of the Year

South Carolina women's basketball head coach Dawn Staley picked up her second national recognition in as many days when the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) named her its 2020 United States Marine Corps/WBCA NCAA Division I National Coach of the Year.

Sources: Redskins get QB Kyle Allen in trade with Panthers

The Washington Redskins traded with the Carolina Panthers for a quarterback -- but not the one that perhaps some expected. Washington acquired Kyle Allen in exchange for a fifth-round pick, sources told ESPN's Jordan Schultz.

Boston, Harris earn USBWA All-America honors

South Carolina freshman Aliyah Boston and senior Tyasha Harris earned spots on the U.S. Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) All-America Second and Third teams, respectively. It is the second organization to recognize the pair for their roles in the Gamecocks' success this season.

Dawn Staley named AP women’s basketball coach of the year

The Associated Press tapped South Carolina's Dawn Staley as it's women's basketball National Coach of the Year, the organization announced today. The AP is the second organization to award the title to Staley this season.

Carolina Panthers sign former Gamecock Pharoh Cooper

Cooper spent last season with the Arizona Cardinals for 12 games, posting a career-high 25 receptions for 243 yards and a touchdown. He also returned 25 kickoffs for 561 yards and 17 punts for 129 yards.

MLB gives minor leaguers spring per diems; salaries TBD

Minor league players shut out of spring training camps will receive allowances from teams through April 8, and a plan is underway to compensate those players during the postponed portion of the regular season.


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