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No charges against 2 Providence College players (Yahoo Sports)
An investigation into an alleged sexual assault by two Providence College basketball players has concluded with no charges, the Rhode Island attorney general's office said Wednesday. The office said it presented the investigation to a statewide grand jury, which determined there was insufficient evidence to charge Rodney Bullock. The office said it then determined there was insufficient evidence to ask the grand jury to consider charges against Brandon Austin. The woman complained to the Providence Police Department about the alleged assault in March.
Bias to be inducted into Terps' Hall of Fame (Yahoo Sports)
Len Bias, who died of a drug overdose soon after being the No. 2 pick in the 1986 NBA draft, will be inducted into the University of Maryland Hall of Fame. Bias, who left as the school's career scoring leader, was among eight players announced Wednesday by the Terrapins' athletic department. The Boston Celtics drafted him with the second pick, but he died two days later from cardiac arrhythmia induced by a cocaine overdose.
Bill seeks to disclose finances of college sports (Yahoo Sports)
Two congressmen have introduced a bill to require the NCAA, schools, conferences as well as the College Football Playoff to reveal how much money is flowing through college sports. The Standardization of Collegiate Oversight of Revenues and Expenditures (SCORE) Act would require the NCAA to make public a standardized financial report for itself and release similar information for schools that already report the data to the NCAA. It also would affect conferences and any entity hosting a postseason competition. U.S. Rep. David Price, a North Carolina Democrat, and U.S. Rep. Tom Petri, a Wisconsin Republican, introduced the bill.
Big 12 commish's dire warning about pending change (Yahoo Sports)
Big 12 Commissioner Bob Bowlsby had a dire warning Monday for anyone who likes intercollegiate athletics the way they are now. ''There's a lot of change coming.'' During his opening address at Big 12 football media days, Bowlsby talked about growing financial constraints athletic programs face going forward and the ''strange environment'' that exists with class-action lawsuits against the NCAA and its member schools.
Florida's Walker suffers season-ending knee injury (Yahoo Sports)
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Florida guard DeVon Walker is expected to miss next season because of a knee injury.