• Correction: U of Illinois-Sanctuary Campus story

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — In a story Dec. 6 about the University of Illinois’ decision not to designate its campuses a sanctuary for immigrants, The Associated Press reported that about 1,500 Illinois college students are in the country illegally, according to the Latino Policy Forum. The organization says that estimate applies to the number of students in the country illegally who attend public colleges and universities, but not private institutions.

  • Briles sues Baylor officials for libel and conspiracy

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former Baylor football coach Art Briles sued three school regents and a vice president for libel and slander Thursday, accusing them of falsely stating he knew of reported assaults and alleged gang rapes by players and didn’t report them.

  • Heisman winner Derrick Henry now patient backup with Titans

    In this Oct. 27, 2016, file photo, Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry, left, sits next to wide receiver Tajae Sharpe (19) on the sideline in the first half of an NFL football game against the Jacksonville Jaguars, in Nashville, Tenn. A year after winning the Heisman Trophy, rookie running back Derrick Henry is practicing patience playing with the Tennessee Titans where he is backing up the NFL's second-best rusher in DeMarco Murray. (AP Photo/Weston Kenney, File)

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee offensive coordinator Terry Robiskie promised Derrick Henry he would touch the ball more as an NFL rookie than the running back did as a freshman back in college at Alabama.

  • New Oregon coach gives a tip of the helmet to Jim Harbaugh

    New University of Oregon NCAA college football coach Willie Taggart jokes with the audience during an introductory press conference in Eugene, Ore., Thursday Dec. 8, 2016.  (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard via AP)

    Willie Taggart credits Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh for putting him on the path that brought him to Oregon.

  • New Mexico looks to public schools to fix budget deficits

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State funding for public education in New Mexico is almost certain to be reduced further next year to offset plunging state revenues, the chairman of an influential state budget committee announced Thursday.

    Updated: 4:22 pm

  • Colleges pushed to note sexual misconduct on transcripts

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Colleges that expel students whom they suspect of having committed sexual assault are being asked to go further by specifying the reason for expulsion on their transcripts.

    Updated: 2:53 pm

  • School district sues turf maker after report of defects

    This Sept. 28, 2016, photo shows a Duraspine turf field in Newark, N.J. FieldTurf, the country’s leading maker of artificial sports turf, sold more than 1,000 fields to towns, schools and teams nationwide after its executives knew they were falling apart faster than expected and might not live up to lofty marketing claims, according to an investigation by NJ Advance Media. (Andre Malok/NJ Advance Media via AP)

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The state’s largest school district has sued the country’s leading maker of artificial turf after a report that executives knew fields might not live up to lofty marketing claims.

  • Somber moment for president-elect: Trump to meet OSU victims

    Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, left, Jason Miller, a senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, second from left, Boris Epshteyn, a spokesman for Trump, fourth from left, and Michael Flynn, Trump's nominee for National Security adviser, fifth from left, listen as Trump speaks to members of the media after meeting with families of the victims of the knife attack on Nov. 28. at Ohio State University, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the midst of his Cabinet deliberations, President-elect Donald Trump flew to Ohio Thursday to meet with victims and families after the latest U.S. outbreak of violence, a somber duty that became all too familiar to his predecessor.

    Updated: 5:02 pm

  • Army downs Air Force 79-71 on Fox’s 20 points

    WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Fox scored 20 points to pace hot-shooting Army past Air Force 79-71 Wednesday night in a clash of service academies.

  • Regents take no action after meeting on UNM president’s fate

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The University of New Mexico Board of Regents called a special meeting to discuss possibly suspending or firing UNM President Bob Frank, but wound up taking no action.