Montana State fieldhouse gets new track, seating

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Montana State's Brick Breeden Fieldhouse has a new track surface and improved seating as part of a $3.2 million upgrade.

Huskers send video to boy being treated for cancer

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Nebraska coaches and players are showing support in a video message for the 8-year-old cancer patient they befriended two years ago.

2 New Mexico soccer players quit amid hazing probe

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Two sisters of the New Mexico women's soccer team have quit amid an investigation into possible hazing involving alcohol.

Golfer Goff heads up USC Aiken hall class

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Former NCAA Division II championship golfer Jeff Goff heads a group of three in the latest class for the USC Aiken Athletic Hall of Fame.

Gaines, Kresse to receive Lapchick Awards

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Naismith Hall of Famer Clarence "Big House" Gaines, who won 828 games in 47 years at Winston-Salem State, and John Kresse, who led the College of Charleston to an NAIA championship and four NCAA Division I tournament appearances, have been selected as the 2014 recipients of the Lapchick Character Award.

Penn State cancels Blue Band's pregame TailGreat

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Penn State's Blue Band says the Athletic Department is doing away with the band's TailGreat pep rallies.

Former LSU tight end pleads guilty in shooting

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

A former LSU football player is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to three counts of attempted second-degree murder in a 2011 shooting at a Port Allen truck stop.

Summerville's McKissick in SCFCA Hall of Fame

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

Summerville coach John McKissick heads the group of nine standout high school coaches named to the South Carolina Football Coaches Association's first Hall of Fame class.

Tuesday's Sports In Brief

|Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014

A "substantial" minority interest in the New York Islanders was sold, pending approval by the NHL board of governors, with a former Washington Capitals co-owner and a London-based investor to become full owners in two years.

Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw says he has ALS

|Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014

Former NFL linebacker Tim Shaw has announced that he has ALS.