LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A school board in northwestern Arkansas voted Monday to drop a high school’s “Johnny Reb” mascot and “Dixie” fight song after the shooting deaths of nine people inside their historic black church in South Carolina reignited a debate nationwide about the use of symbols of the Confederacy.
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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A consulting sports psychiatrist has been named director of sports psychology for the University of Nebraska Athletic Department in Lincoln.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Major League Soccer is striking a multiyear deal with Southern New Hampshire University that will provide full scholarships for players and internship opportunities for the school’s current students.
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The NCAA has outlined serious rules violations committed at Southern Mississippi, finding multiple infractions by the men’s basketball program during former coach Donnie Tyndall’s tenure.
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FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Selecting a new nickname for the University of North Dakota has been so fraught with backlash that the school’s president said Friday he’d reconsider another option — none at all.