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Mo'ne Davis #3 of Pennsylvania waits to pitch to a Nevada batter during the United States division game at the Little League World Series tournament at Lamade Stadium on August 20, 2014 in South Williamsport, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Call From Geno Auriemma To Little-League Star Mo’ne Davis Prompts Complaint

Mo’ne isn’t in high school and under NCAA rules is not considered a prospective athlete. But UConn says it is investigating to determine if any violation occurred.

09/04/2014

Nic Moore #11 of the SMU Mustangs (credit: Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Rising Star: SMU Guard Nic Moore

Moore, a 5’9” point guard from Winona Lake, Ind., is playing as well as anyone in the American Athletic Conference right now. He leads his team with 14.1 points and 4.7 assists per game.

02/18/2014

Snow covers a goal marker before the New Era Pinstripe Bowl between the West Virginia Mountaineers and the Syracuse Orange at Yankee Stadium on December 29, 2012.  (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Notre Dame-Rutgers Set To Square Off In Pinstripe Bowl At Yankee Stadium

Notre Dame finished 8-4 this season, but had no bowl affiliation this year. The spot in the Pinstripe Bowl was open because the Big 12 did not have enough Bowl-eligible teams.

12/09/2013

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Notre Dame Accepts Invitation To Pinstripe Bowl

The Irish will be making their fourth straight bowl appearance and will play an American Athletic Conference opponent.

12/07/2013

Travis Wear #24 of the UCLA Bruins and Arsalan Kazemi #14 of the Oregon Ducks fight for a rebound in the second half during the Pac-12 Championship game at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on March 16, 2013. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Rothstein: This And That Around NCAA Basketball; Wear’s Return & More

UCLA’s Travis Wear could return for the Bruins’ third game of the year on November 18 against Sacramento State, according to UCLA coach Steve Alford.

11/07/2013

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Rutgers Rallies Late In 4th Quarter To Beat Temple 23-20

Gary Nova threw a 33-yard touchdown pass to Leonte Carroo on a fourth-and-10 play with 35 seconds to go.

11/02/2013

Eddie Jordan (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Eddie Jordan Looking To Lead Rutgers After Scandal

“We need guys to step up, we need to have four or five double-figure scorers,” Jordan said. “We need to put points on the board, whether it’s creating stuff off defense or a very disciplined offense. It’s their time.”

10/30/2013

Gary Nova (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rutgers, Louisville Rivalry Coming To End; Can The Scarlet Knights Win?

Before their rivalry comes to an end, the schools square off Thursday night in their lone meeting as American Athletic Conference members.

10/10/2013

Interior of High Point Solutions Stadium (Photo by Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Rutgers, Temple Agree To Play 4 More Football Games Starting In 2020

Rutgers will play host to the Owls in 2020 and 2022, while Temple will have the Scarlet Knights in Philadelphia in 2021 and 2023.

09/23/2013

Kendall Williams (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Mountain West Offseason Notebook

Last season was a breakout year for the conference with five teams advancing to the field of 68, but it’s hard to see that many schools from the Mountain West being in the bracket next March.

08/26/2013

Gary Nova (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

2013 Rutgers Football Preview: 5 Things To Know About The Scarlet Knights

Rutgers has one more chance to get to the BCS and win a conference title before the former becomes impossible and the latter much more difficult.

08/13/2013

Shabazz Napier (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Jon Rothstein’s American Athletic Conference Offseason Notebook

The advantage that the American has over leagues like the Atlantic 10 and the Big East is that this conference has three teams — Louisville, Memphis, and UConn — that all should be ranked in the Top 25 for the majority of the season.

08/05/2013

Eric LeGrand (credit: CBS 2)

Rutgers To Retire Eric LeGrand’s No. 52 On September 14

LeGrand and his No. 52 will be honored in a ceremony Sept. 14 when Rutgers plays at home against Eastern Michigan. It will be the first number retired in the history of the program.

07/30/2013

Doug McDermott (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Rothstein Files: Big East Offseason Notebook; Questions, Rankings And More

It’s safe to say this league will have at least five teams in the NCAA Tournament, but anything more than that depends on what happens elsewhere.

07/08/2013

Tim Pernetti (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Dyer: What Disgraced Rutgers Needs Is For Tim Pernetti To Return As AD

Heading into its final year in the Big East — scratch that, the American Athletic Conference — Rutgers needs to set the ship aright and do it quickly. What it needs is for Tim Pernetti to return as athletic director.

06/04/2013

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