Northern Arizona Suns select Anthony Lawrence II first overall in G League Draft
Shooting guard Anthony Lawrence II, a forward out of the University of Miami, was selected No. 1 by the Northern Arizona Suns in the G League draft. Lawrence spent four seasons at Miami from 2015 to 2019, averaging 12.6 points, 6.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.2 steals, and 1.6 3s in 2018-2019. He also appeared in NBA Summer League with the Cleveland Cavalers in July.
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Alabama, Florida State scheduled to play in 2025, '26 seasons
Alabama continues to beef up its future nonconference schedules, with the Crimson Tide announcing a home-and-home series with Florida State for the 2025 and 2026 seasons. Alabama will play in Tallahassee on Aug. 30, 2025, with Florida State visiting Tuscaloosa the next season on Sept. 19, 2026.
Alabama has home-and-home series scheduled with Texas in 2022-23, Wisconsin in 2024-25, Florida State in 2025-26, West Virginia in 2026-27, Notre Dame in 2028-29, Oklahoma in 2032-33 and Virginia Tech in 2034-35. Alabama will also open the 2020 season against USC in Arlington, Texas, and will face Miami in Atlanta in 2021.
Hula Bowl to return after 12-year absence
The Hula Bowl is making its return after a 12-year absence, as the longtime all-star game for college seniors will kick off Jan. 26 in Hawaii. The Hula Bowl began in 1946 and soon became a top college all-star showcase, taking place annually at Aloha Stadium near Honolulu until 2008. Three years ago, the Hula Bowl was set to return in Raleigh, North Carolina, after being championed by Gov. Pat McCrory. But after McCrory lost his re-election bid, the drive to bring the event to North Carolina fizzled.
Sabrina Ionescu, Lauren Cox headline preseason All-America team The NCAA career leader for triple-doubles was honored as a member of The Associated Press preseason All-America team. Ionescu, averaged 19.9 points, 7.4 rebounds and 8.2 assists per game last season. She is joined on the All-America team by Baylor's Lauren Cox, Texas A&M's Chennedy Carter, Maryland's Kaila Charles and Miami's Beatrice Mompremier.
Ohio State gets commitment from receiver Marvin Harrison Jr.
The Buckeyes added a big name to its 2021 recruiting class when Marvin Harrison Jr. announced his commitment to the Buckeyes. Harrison Jr. is the son of former Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Marvin Harrison, and is now a top-ranked recruit in his own right. Harrison, a 6-foot-4, 174-pound receiver out of St. Joseph's Prep School in Philadelphia, is ranked No. 87 overall in the 2021 class.
High school football coach suspended for running up score against undefeated team
A coach being suspending for running up the score isn't something that you see every day, but that's exactly what happened to Plainedge High School Rob Shaver. The coach of the Nassau County, N.Y. school was suspended after his team beat previously undefeated South Side, 61-13. There is a county policy that states if a team wins by more than 42 points, they have to explain why the final score is so lopsided. Plainedge, which also came into the game without a loss, didn't exactly have an explanation.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. suspended after declining drug test Chavez (51-3-1, 33 KOs), 33, of Mexico -- the son of the legendary Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. -- has twice failed tests for banned substances. Both were in Las Vegas. He tested positive for a banned diuretic in connection with a 2009 win against Troy Rowland that was changed to a no decision. He also tested positive for marijuana following his world title loss to then-lineal middleweight champion Sergio Martinez in 2012.
Miguel Berchelt stops Jason Sosa by fourth-round TKO
Miguel Berchelt (37-1, 32 KOs) dominated Jason Sosa (23-4-4, 16 KOs) by fourth-round TKO to retain his WBC junior lightweight title Saturday night. The fight was stopped at 2 minutes, 56 seconds when Sosa's corner threw in the towel.