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Scoreboard Roundup – 9/13/14

Scoreboard Roundup – 9/13/14

Hemera/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — NCAAF: (2) Oregon 48 (3-0) – Wyoming 13 (2-1)

(3) Alabama 52 (3-0) – Southern Miss 12 (1-2)

(4) Oklahoma 34 (3-0) – Tennessee 10 (2-1)

(24) South Carolina 38 (2-1) – (6) Georgia 35 (1-1)

(7) Texas A&M 38 (3-0) – Rice 10 (0-2)

Boston College 37 (2-1) – (9) USC 31 (2-1)

(10) LSU 31 (3-0) – UL Monroe 0 (2-1)

(11) Notre Dame 30 (3-0) – Purdue 14 (1-2)

(12) UCLA 20 (3-0) – Texas 17 (2-1)

(14) Ole Miss 56 (3-0) – LA-Lafayette 15 (1-2)

(15) Stanford 35 (2-1) – Army 0 (1-1)

(16) Arizona State 38 (3-0) – Colorado 24 (1-2)

East Carolina 28 (2-1) – (17) Virginia Tech 21 (2-1)

(20) Missouri 28 (3-0) – UCF 10 (0-2)

Virginia 23 (2-1) – (21) Louisville 21 (2-1)

(22) Ohio State 66 (2-1) – Kent State 0 (0-3)

MLB: New York Yankees 3 (76-71) – Baltimore Orioles 2 (88-60)

Chicago White Sox 5 (67-80) – Minnesota Twins 1 (62-85)

Chicago White Sox 7 (68-80) – Minnesota Twins 6 (62-86)

Texas Rangers 3 (56-92) – Atlanta Braves 2 (75-73)

Toronto Blue Jays 6 (77-70) – Tampa Bay Rays 3 (71-78)

Philadelphia Phillies 2 (69-79) – Miami Marlins 1 (71-76)

Kansas City Royals 7 (81-66) – Boston Red Sox 1 (65-84)

Cincinnati Reds 5 (71-78) – Milwaukee Brewers 1 (77-72)

Chicago Cubs 6 (65-83) – Pittsburgh Pirates 4 (78-70)

Washington Nationals 10 (84-63) – New York Mets 3 (72-77)

St. Louis Cardinals 5 (82-67) – Colorado Rockies 4 (59-89)

Detroit Tigers 5 (82-66) – Cleveland Indians 4 (76-71)

Arizona Diamondbacks 10 (60-88) – San Diego Padres 4 (68-79)

Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5 (93-55) – Houston Astros 2 (65-83)

Oakland Athletics 3 (82-66) – Seattle Mariners 2 (80-67) 10 Innings

Los Angeles Dodgers 17 (84-64) – San Francisco Giants 0 (82-66) 

NASCAR: Kevin Harvick wins the NASCAR Nationwide Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 at Chicago

Kyle Busch won the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Lucas Oil 225

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BREAKING: Judge Rules Against NCAA

BREAKING: Judge Rules Against NCAA

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — In a landmark decision on Friday, a federal judge has ruled in favor of former UCLA basketball star Ed O’Bannon, and 19 others, saying the NCAA can not stop college football or men’s basketball players from selling the rights to their names and likenesses.

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken ruled against the NCAA in a lawsuit that claimed college athletics’ governing body was in violation of the nation’s antitrust laws. 

“The Court finds that the challenged NCAA rules unreasonably restrain trade in the market for certain educational and athletic opportunities offered by NCAA Division I schools,” Wilken wrote in her 99-page decision. 

Wilken went on to say that the NCAA’s defense “do not justify this restraint and could be achieved through less restrictive means”.

There was one minor victory for the NCAA. Wilken did say that a cap could be put on just hoe much money is paid to athletes, putting the limit at $5,000 a year for big school football and basketball players.

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TCU Wins Second Longest Game in NCAA Tournament History

TCU Wins Second Longest Game in NCAA Tournament History

Thinkstock(FORT WORTH, Texas) — For the second straight night, the TCU Horned Frogs won an extra inning game in the NCAA Regionals. However, this one was twice as long as the previous contest. TCU knocked off Sam Houston State in 22 innings just one day after walking off against Siena in 11 innings on Friday.

A combined 594 pitches were thrown by 13 different pitchers in the game. It is just the second longest game in NCAA Baseball Tournament history behind Texas’ 3-2 win over Boston College in 25 innings back in 2009. It is also tied for the third-longest game overall in Division I history.

Boomer White played the hero once again for the Horned Frogs, driving in a run in the top of the 22nd inning to give TCU a 3-2 win. That came one game after hitting a walkoff RBI single in the 11th to defeat the Saints. 

The Bearkats thought they had a walk-off win of their own in the 21st inning when Luke Plucheck’s slide broke up a double-play that scored a run. However, Plucheck was called for interference and the inning came to a close. That opened the door for TCU as Keaton Jones walked to begin the 22nd and eventually scored three batters later.

TCU (44-15) is the No. 7 seed in the national tournament and can win their fourth regional title in six years with another win. Sam Houston State (42-18) will take on Siena in an elimination game on Sunday, the winner will face the Horned Frogs later in the day.

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Duke Wins Second Straight Men’s Lacrosse Title

Duke Wins Second Straight Men’s Lacrosse Title

Rob Carr/Getty Images(BALTIMORE, Md.) — The Duke men’s lacrosse team captured its second consecutive national championship on Monday, holding off Notre Dame, 11-9, at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium. It was the third national title in the last five seasons for the Blue Devils.

The top-seed in the tournament, Duke held the Fighting Irish scoreless in the first period and led 5-1 at halftime. Kyle Keenan added another goal 17 seconds into the third to make it a five-goal lead before Notre Dame finally got back on the board.

Two more goals from the Blue Devils made it a 7-2 contest and seemingly put the game out of reach. However, the Irish rallied to score six of the next eight goals and trailed 9-8 with five minutes to play in regulation. Keenan notched his second goal of the game to give Duke a little breathing room but Sergio Perkovic scored for Notre Dame with 49 seconds left, again making it a one-goal game. 

Duke won the ensuing face-off and Jordan Wolff eventually sealed it with just 23 seconds left, scoring on an empty net. Perkovic had five goals for the Irish while four Blue Devils each scored a pair of goals.

It was a very special Memorial Day for redshirt senior Casey Carroll. The final member of the 2006 Duke lacrosse team, which was forced to give up a season due to sexual assault charges that later were proven false, Carroll graduated in 2007 and enlisted in the United States Army. He was in Afghanistan watching when the Blue Devils won their first national championship in 2010.

After serving four tours of duty as an Army Ranger, the 29-year old enrolled in Duke’s graduated program and rejoined the lacrosse team. He was granted an extra year of eligibility due to the season he was forced to give up and later given a medical redshirt when he tore his ACL, missing last year’s title run.

“It’s hard to deny that this is a pretty incredible one, for sure,” said Carroll after the win. “I’m so grateful for the men and women who’ve made the ultimate sacrifice, to my family who have supported me in this crazy adventure. For my coaches and teammates, I was just riding their coattails all season.”

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Facebook’s First Investor Pays Teens to Not Go to College

Facebook’s First Investor Pays Teens to Not Go to College

David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images(PALO ALTO, Calif.) — 19-year-old Indian immigrant Diwank Singh Tomer has an impressive resume. The accomplished hacker and startup founder who initially enrolled in college in India quickly decided he would…

Rutgers Suspends Lacrosse Coach

Rutgers Suspends Lacrosse Coach

Andy Marlin/Getty Images(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) — Rutgers University has suspended their men’s lacrosse coach as they look into allegations of verbal abuse. 
The university announced that Brian Brecht will continue to be paid while he is suspended….

Former Big East Becomes American Athletic Conference

Former Big East Becomes American Athletic Conference

Joe Robbins/Getty Images(NEW YORK) –  The conference formally known as the Big East has been renamed the American Athletic Conference
University presidents have approved the name change beginning this year and the conference announced the decisio…

Harvard Tops List of 15 Schools with the Wealthiest Alumni

Harvard Tops List of 15 Schools with the Wealthiest Alumni

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — The old adage, “It’s not what you know, but who you know,” may ring true when it comes to the universities with the largest number of wealthy alumni.Research firm Wealth-X compiled a list of the global universities w…

Federal College Savings Plan Primarily Helps the Wealthy, Study Finds

Federal College Savings Plan Primarily Helps the Wealthy, Study Finds

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A federal plan meant to help families save for college tuition is overwhelmingly benefiting wealthy families, a federal review has found.The financial instruments, known as 529 college savings plans, contribute to a …

How Teens Talk May Determine If They Want to Go to College

How Teens Talk May Determine If They Want to Go to College

Jupiterimages/Brand X Pictures/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — If you want to know whether your teenage girl wants to go to college, listen carefully to how she talks.A new study from Michigan State University found that girls who were looking to further their…

Morningstar Lists Best 529 College-Savings Plans

Morningstar Lists Best 529 College-Savings Plans

Hemera/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Investment ratings firm Morningstar released its annual ranking of 529 college savings plan on Monday, noting industry-wide improvements in plan fees and performance.Almost every state offers a 529 savings plan, named aft…

Cut Down on College Costs by Applying for Scholarships Early

Cut Down on College Costs by Applying for Scholarships Early

JupiterImages/Comstock Images(NEW YORK) — The cost of college can be extremely expensive, but there are many scholarships and grants that can lower the price by thousands of dollars.So what’s the quickest way to start your search for them?  Go on…

Report: UConn Head Coach Jim Calhoun Retiring

Report: UConn Head Coach Jim Calhoun Retiring

Andy Lyons/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Connecticut head men’s basketball coach Jim Calhoun is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference Thursday afternoon, according to ESPN.com. “He has been such a consistent winner against bi…

UNC Chapel Hill Student Murdered in Apartment

UNC Chapel Hill Student Murdered in Apartment

Digital Vision/Thinkstock(CHAPEL HILL, N.C.) — Police are investigating the murder of a 19-year-old University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill student, the second murder at the university in four years. Undergraduate Faith Hedgepeth, a member of the Hal…

Rick Majerus To Miss Upcoming Season With Health Issue

Rick Majerus To Miss Upcoming Season With Health Issue

(ST. LOUIS) – The University of St. Louis men’s basketball team will be without their leader for the upcoming season.
Billilkens head coach Rick Majerus will be taking a leave of absence for a health-related issue for at least the upcoming…

Texas Longhorns Name David Ash Starting Quarterback

Texas Longhorns Name David Ash Starting Quarterback

Brian Bahr/Getty Images(AUSTIN, Texas) — The University of Texas has its starting quarterback. At least, for the time being.
Head coach Mack Brown named David Ash the starting quarterback on Wednesday. Ash rotated with Case McCoy as the starter last …

Maryland Student Lands Perfect ACT Score

Maryland Student Lands Perfect ACT Score

Handout/Sayyeed Mohammed(CLARKSVILLE, Md.) — Maryland high school student Taariq Mohammed is perfect, at least according to the ACT test.The 16-year-old student at River Hill High School in Clarksville, Md., scored a perfect 36 on the college entrance…

Penn State RB Redd to Transfer to USC

Penn State RB Redd to Transfer to USC

Justin K. Aller/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.)  –  Penn State running back Silas Redd is transferring to the University of Southern California.
Redd announced on Tuesday that he will be leaving Penn State after the school was hit with sanc…

Education Department Introduces College Cost ‘Window Stickers’

Education Department Introduces College Cost ‘Window Stickers’

JupiterImages/Comstock Images(WASHINGTON) — The Department of Education has released a new tool it says will help consumers understand the costs of higher education before making the choice of whether, and where, to enroll.Dubbed the “Shopping S…

Penn State Removes Joe Paterno Statue

Penn State Removes Joe Paterno Statue

Chris Gardner/Getty Images(STATE COLLEGE, Pa.) — Penn State removed the statue of former head coach Joe Paterno from outside Beaver Stadium on Sunday.“Coach Paterno’s statue has become a source of division and an obstacle to healing in our Unive…

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