Brittney Griner is an All-American for the third straight season and joins a select group.The Baylor center becomes the fifth three-time Associated Press All-American, following Tennessee’s Chamique Holdsclaw, Duke’s Alana Beard, Oklahoma’s Courtney Paris and Connecticut’s Maya Moore. Paris and Moore were the only two to earn the honor all four years.Notre Dame’s Skylar Diggins, Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike, Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne and Baylor’s Odyssey Sims were also on the team announced Tuesday.Griner and Diggins were unanimous selections by the same 40-member national media panel that selects the weekly Top 25. With Sims and Griner, it marked the sixth time that teammates were first team All-Americans. Connecticut has done it four times and Tennessee once.Spring Frog FestTCU’s final spring football practice will be open to the public at 10:15 a.m. Saturday at the team’s practice fields as part of Spring Frog Fest.T-shirts, polos, jerseys, shoes, sweats and hats from TCU’s athletics teams will be on sale from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the Kelly Center Lawn. TCU’s new Horned Frog statue, outside the east entrance to Amon G. Carter Stadium, will be dedicated at 12:30 p.m.The TCU football team will be available for autographs on the Kelly Center Lawn from 1 to 3 p.m. Other features of the Spring Frog Fest include the TCU band, cheerleaders, showgirls, bounce houses and and live music.Rutgers coach under fireRutgers said it would reconsider its decision to retain basketball coach Mike Rice after a videotape aired showing him shoving, grabbing and throwing balls at players in practice and using gay slurs.The videotape, broadcast Tuesday on ESPN, prompted scores of outraged social media comments as well as sharp criticism from Gov. Chris Christie and NBA star LeBron James. The head of the New Jersey Assembly called for Rice to be fired.Athletic director Tim Pernetti was given a copy of the video in late November by a former employee. He suspended Rice for three games a month later, fined him $50,000 and ordered him to attend anger management classes.Briefly • UT Arlington baseball: The Mavericks’ two-game series against Oklahoma Christian has been rained out. The series was scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday at Clay Gould Ballpark. UTA will open a three-game series on Friday at home against Cal State Bakersfield. • New Mexico basketball: The school hired Craig Neal, who spent the past six seasons as the team’s top assistant, to replace coach Steve Alford. As assistant under Alford, Neal helped the Lobos win back-to-back Mountain West Conference titles and reach three NCAA tournaments. • Iowa State athletics: The school said that coaches and staff made dozens of improper recruiting calls between 2008 and 2011 and it has asked the NCAA to levy a punishment of two years of probation. The university said it reported the “inadvertent” violations to the NCAA in November 2011. • Tulsa athletics: School officials said they’ve accepted an invitation to join the soon-to-be-renamed Big East Conference in 2014. The Golden Hurricane are leaving Conference USA. • Texas Tech basketball: The school introduced Tubby Smith and he said he’ll fit in just fine in West Texas, where cowboy hats and cowboy boots are more prominent than other places he’s coached. He says he already has a pair of boots, but just didn’t have them with him. • Missouri basketball: Freshman guards Negus Webster-Chan and Dominique Bull are transferring, citing concerns about playing time and a desire to play closer to home.