Posts Tagged College basketball

76ers’ Embiid turns into character on social media

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid, left, of Cameroon, Nerlens Noel, right, and Michael Carter-Williams joke with one another as they poses for a photographer during the NBA basketball team's media day, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joel Embiid has adopted a playful persona on social media, letting Philadelphia 76ers fans in on his celebrity crushes or endorsements 140 characters at a time.

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Cal releases report on student-athlete grad rates

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — California will raise the academic requirements of incoming student-athletes as part of an effort to improve graduation rates for football players and other athletes.

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‘Resilient’ Navy set to host Western Kentucky

Navy head coach Ken Niumatalolo, center, looks on as players walk off the field after Navy's touchdown attempt on fourth down went out of bounds in the final moments of an NCAA college football game against Rutgers in Annapolis, Md., Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. Rutgers won 31-24. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Navy’s football team has done a good job of bouncing back from defeats over the last 12 years.

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