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Ex-Texas coach McWilliams, 72, plans to retire this summer

In this Dec. 27, 1963, file photo, coach Darrell Royal, center, of the University of Texas, chats with two of the team's captains, David McWilliams, left, and Scott Appleton, tackle, Dec., in Austin, Texas. McWilliams, who has spent more than five decades serving the University of Texas' athletic department, believes it's time to go fishing. Austin American-Statesman reports McWilliams, who turns 73 next month, announced Friday, March 27, 2015, he is retiring this August. (AP Photo/Ted Powers, file)

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — David McWilliams, who has spent more than five decades serving the University of Texas’ athletic department, believes it’s time to go fishing.

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University of Hawaii officials name new athletic director

HONOLULU (AP) — David Matlin has been named athletic director of the University of Hawaii, more than two decades after he was first hired as a university marketing assistant for $6 an hour.

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Former NBA star Mark Price named Charlotte 49ers new coach

Mark Price speaks after being introduced as the new head coach of Charlotte during an NCAA college basketball news conference in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, March 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Mark Price doesn’t have much coaching experience at the college level.

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Ohio State looking into picture of Miller on social media

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State’s compliance office is investigating whether quarterback Braxton Miller broke any NCAA rules when he posed for a picture on social media with health-care and nutritional products.

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Sun Devils fire coach Herb Sendek after 9 seasons

In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, Arizona State head coach Herb Sendek reacts to a call during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Utah in Tempe, Ariz. Arizona State has fired coach Herb Sendek, Tuesday, March 24, 2015,  after nine seasons as coach. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Herb Sendek was admired for his intellect, basketball and otherwise, for his straightforward manner and the class with which he treated people.

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