Washington State football player had CTE at suicide

FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2017, file photo, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski poses for a photo after an NCAA college football game against Boise State in Pullman, Wash. The family of the Washington State University football player who died of suicide in January said the 21-year-old quarterback had extensive brain damage that's been linked to concussions from playing the sport. Tyler Hilinski was found dead in his apartment with a gunshot wound and a suicide note on Jan. 16. Mark and Kym Hilinski told NBC's "Today" show on Tuesday, June 26, 2018, that the Mayo Clinic did an autopsy of their son's brain. (AP Photo/Young Kwak, File)

Tyler Hilinski cemented his place in Washington State lore in September with a 22-yard touchdown pass to Jamal Morrow in double overtime to claim a 47-44 win over Boise State.

Beilein: Pistons offer would have been tough decision

FILE - In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Michigan head coach John Beilein speaks during a news conference at the NCAA men's college basketball tournament, in Los Angeles. After briefly emerging as a candidate for the Detroit Pistons' job, John Beilein is back at Michigan amid high expectations for next season. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — John Beilein says he was never offered the Detroit Pistons’ coaching job.

Game 1 of College World Series finals postponed by rain

Spectators wait in the rain as a youth bails water from the stands, during a rain delay before Game 1 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals between Oregon State and Arkansas, in Omaha, Neb in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 25, 2018. Game 1 has been rescheduled for Tuesday. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Game 1 of the College World Series finals between Arkansas and Oregon State was postponed until Tuesday night because of rain — just the latest in a line of delays caused by the weather this year.

Olympic swimmer Simone Manuel wins Honda Cup

FILE - In this June 2, 2017, file photo, Simone Manuel competes in the 100-meter freestyle final during the Arena Pro Swim Series swim meet in Santa Clara, Calif. Olympic champion swimmer Simone Manuel of Stanford has won the Honda Cup as the collegiate woman athlete of the year, Monday, June 25, 2018. It’s the second time Stanford has had back-to-back winners. Katie Ledecky, Manuel’s Olympic and collegiate teammate, won last year. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Olympic champion swimmer Simone Manuel of Stanford won the Honda Cup on Monday night for collegiate woman athlete of the year.

Oregon St. out to finish redemption tour against Arkansas

Oregon State first baseman Zak Taylor (16) smiles after a double play against Mississippi State ended the sixth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball elimination game in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, June 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State has won 109 of 127 baseball games over two seasons with mostly the same cast of players. The Beavers see winning a national championship as the only way to validate their body of work.

Women’s college basketball ref Rachelle Jones dies

File-In this March 31, 2017, file photo, official Rachelle Jones, left, talks with another official during a practice session for the women's NCAA Final Four college basketball tournament in Dallas. The veteran women’s basketball official died June 18, 2018, in a hospital after battling cancer off and on for the past seven years. The 51-year-old Jones had been one of the top referees for the past few years and was rewarded with her first Final Four in 2017. Jones served as an alternate official in Dallas and handled off-court duties, such as assisting with instant replay reviews. (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Veteran women’s college basketball official Rachelle Jones has died after a seven-year fight with cancer.

College sports doctors under new scrutiny amid scandals

FILE - This combination of photos shows Dr. Richard Strauss, left, from a 1978 Ohio State University employment application, and Michigan State doctor Dr. Larry Nassar, right, during a Nov. 22, 2017 plea hearing in Lansing, Mich. Ohio State is investigating accusations against Strauss, a former team physician at the school, only months after Nassar was convicted and imprisoned for molesting women and girls. Some schools are exploring whether more oversight is needed for figures in such powerful positions. (Ohio State University and AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Allegations of sexual abuse carried out over decades by team physicians at Michigan State and Ohio State are sending ripples through university athletics departments, with some schools exploring whether more oversight is needed for figures in such powerful positions.



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