• Rutgers’ Flood awaits investigation, expects to coach opener

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers coach Kyle Flood says he expects to be on the sideline leading his team in its season opener despite an investigation into whether he improperly communicated with a faculty member about the academic status of a player.

  • Duquesne names David Harper athletic director

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Duquesne has named longtime University of Dayton administrator David Harper as the school’s new athletic director.

  • Pitt adds junior college transfer guard Jonathan Milligan

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh gave its depleted backcourt a boost on Tuesday, adding junior college transfer Jonathan Milligan.

  • NMSU helps Mexican universities with extension programs

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico State University and the University of Arizona have partnered to help several Mexican universities increase their ability to develop and deliver extension programs to rural Mexico.

  • New York University professor and Department of Sanitation of New York anthropologist-in-residence Robin Nagle, right, tosses a bag of garbage into the truck as she accompanies sanitation worker Joe Damiano, during his morning rounds, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, in New York. Nagle studies the refuse along the curbs of the nation's biggest city as a mirror into the lives of its 8.5 million residents. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Trash to treatise: NYC professor sees meaning in garbage

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s sanitation department has its very own anthropologist-in-residence, a garbage guru who studies the refuse along the curbs of the nation’s biggest city as a mirror into the lives of its 8.5 million residents.

  • In this Wednesday Aug. 26, 2015, a sign outside the town hall in Wheelock, Vt., tells of the relationship between the tiny rural community and Dartmouth College in Hanover, N.H.  Wheelock resident Noah Manning is attending Dartmouth tuition free thanks to a quirky scholarship that enables any student from his hometown who is able to get in to attend Dartmouth tuition free. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring)

    Dartmouth, Vermont town have century-long tuition deal

    WHEELOCK, Vt. (AP) — For more than a century Dartmouth College has been making good on a promise to students from a hardscrabble Vermont town that helped the keep the school afloat in its early years: get in, and your tuition is free.

  • ‘North Dakota’ not among potential new nicknames for UND

    FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota on Friday set the process for voting on its new nickname, and no nickname — an option some people wanted but could have paved the way for the old “Fighting Sioux” moniker to persist — isn’t among the choices.

  • Indiana University Vice President and Director of Athletics, Fred Glass, talks about the upcoming football season during a press conference in Bloomington, Ind., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015.   (Chris Howell/The Herald-Times via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Indiana administration expects athletes to behave better

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Indiana University President Michael McRobbie sent a tough message to the athletic department this week: It’s time for Hoosiers athletes to shape up or they may be on their way out.