His departure comes less than a month after Texas Tech said that it was looking into allegations of player mistreatment by the veteran coach and that it had reported practice-time violations to the NCAA.
Northeastern athletic director Peter Roby was added to the NCAA's Division I men's basketball selection committee, filling a spot vacated when former Delaware AD Bernard Muir left for Stanford.
ROWING: Roman Catholic High graduate Glenn Ochal, a member of the bronze medal-winning four with coxswain at the London Olympics, was named U.S. Rowing's male athlete of the year. Coaches and Olympic team members voted on the award.
HORSE RACING:Michael's Power won the Little Brown Jug in Delaware, Ohio, beating Sweet Lou by 13/4 lengths in the second leg of the Triple Crown for 3-year-old pacers. Driven by Scott Zeron and trained by Casie Coleman, Michael's Power had the fastest opening quarter in event history at 25.2 seconds, and finished the mile in 1 minute, 50.0 seconds.
EQUESTRIAN: The daughter of rocker Bruce Springsteen bought a gold medal-winning horse from the London Olympics at an undisclosed price with hopes of competing for the United States in show jumping at the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Peter Charles, who rode Murka's Vindicat W in a jump-off to clinch the Olympic team title for Britain last month, said the 10-year-old gelding was sold to Jessica Springsteen. She missed the cut for the U.S. Olympic equestrian team for London.
NBA: Phoenix Suns forward Channing Frye will be out indefinitely after a preseason physical revealed an enlarged heart.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry received full medical clearance to resume all basketball-related activities after his surgically repaired right ankle was examined by a doctor.
- Associated Press