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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) and fellow college athletes are one step closer to being able to earn money based on their likeness, as the NCAA in moving forward with a plan to allow college athletes to earn money for endorsements and a host of other activities involving personal appearances and social media content.

NCAA board supports name, image and likeness compensation

The NCAA is moving forward with a plan to allow college athletes to earn money for endorsements and a host of other activities involving personal appearances and social media content. The NCAA announced Wednesday that its Board of Governors …

South Carolina's A.J. Lawson, right, has declared for the NBA draft for the second straight season.

USC forward Lawson declares for NBA draft

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - South Carolina leading scorer A.J. Lawson is entering the NBA draft for a second straight season. Gamecocks coach Frank Martin confirmed Sunday that Lawson would not hire an agent, meaning he could return to the team for his …

Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins (5) was selected by the Cincinnati Bengals with the first pick of the second round of the NFL draft on Friday.

Bengals open second round by drafting Clemson WR Higgins

CINCINNATI - With a franchise quarterback in hand, the Bengals took a receiver at the start of the second round Friday, drafting Clemson's Tee Higgins with the 33rd overall pick. No more Dalton-to-Green. Now, it's Burrow-to-Higgins. Cincinnati …

Clemson linebacker Isaiah Simmons (11) was drafted by the   Arizona Cardinals with the seventh overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday.

Cardinals add 'Swiss Army knife' on defense with Simmons

Clemson's Isaiah Simmons was a do-everything defender during his college days, switching seamlessly between pass rushing, inside linebacker, outside linebacker and the secondary. Now that he's in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals, don't expect that …

South Carolina defensive tackle Javon Kinlaw (3) was drafted by the San Fransisco 49ers as the 14th overall pick on Thursday.

49ers make 2 trades, end up with DT Kinlaw, WR Aiyuk

The new league year for San Francisco started with the 49ers losing defensive tackle DeForest Buckner and receiver Emmanuel Sanders. So when it came to the draft, the defending NFC champion Niners were happy to be able to fill those holes by …

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is expected to be selected by the Cincinnati Bengals as the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft which begins on Thursday.

Look for 3 QBs in first 5 picks of NFL draft

Talk about virtual drafts, what is a mock draft, really? Make believe. The upcoming NFL remote draft beginning Thursday night has a touch of irony to it. The producers of said mock drafts rarely are even remotely accurate. That said, here's …

FILE - In this is an April 25, 2018, file photo, NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis is viewed. College sports programs are already being cut and more are likely on the chopping block. The coronavirus pandemic has triggered fears of an economic meltdown on campuses around the country. The cancellation of the NCAA men's basketball tournament cost schools $375 million and more losses are expected, especially if football season is disrupted in the fall. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

If colleges cut sports programs, could new models emerge?

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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence and the Tigers will have to wait to see what the 2020 season will look like after commissioners from the nation's major conferences said on Wednesday that the season will not start unless schools are open.

Commissioners tell VP no football before campuses open

The commissioners of the nation's major college football conferences held a 30-minute conference call Wednesday with Vice President Mike Pence and stressed that college sports cannot return from the coronavirus shutdown until campuses have …

Clemson's Isaiah Simmons (11) is expected to be one of the top defensive players chosen in the NFL draft due to versatility.

Clemson star LB Simmons a do-it-all talent for the NFL

Several years before building a Super Bowl roster in San Francisco, John Lynch the broadcaster was pining for a new kind of defensive playmaker. What the NFL needed to counter all the offensive innovations driving up scores, he said back in 2013, …

Clemson wide receiver Tee Higgins (5) is among the players hurt by the coronavirus pandemic after groin injuries kept him from taking part in the NFL Combine and hampered him while running at his pro day.

Virus costly to draft prospects needing face time with teams

The NFL's shutdown because of the coronavirus pandemic is denying teams the opportunity to get face time with draft prospects who have been injured, have checkered pasts or are under the radar. Those players are at risk of being selected lower in …

Athletic directors at major colleges across the country like Clemson and LSU are preparing for the worst financially as the coronavirus has put athletics on an indefinite hiatus.

NCAA Athletic directors bracing for financial crisis

Athletic directors at the nation's biggest sports schools are bracing for a potential financial crisis related to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a survey released Thursday by LEAD1, an association of athletic directors from 130 major …

Kansas' Mario Chalmers shoots a three pointer to take the game in to overtime against Memphis during the 2008 NCAA championship game in San Antonio. Kansas defeated Memphis 75-68 in overtime.

AP Was There: Jayhawks beats Memphis for '08 title

EDITOR'S NOTE - A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus …

Duke's Kyle Singler, left, drives to the basket over Butler's Avery Jukes during the first half of the men's NCAA Final Four college basketball championship game Monday, April 5, 2010, in Indianapolis.

AP Was There: Duke hangs on for '10 championship over Butler

A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. The AP game stories are being republished because the sport has been shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic. …

Former Sumter pitcher and current College of Charleston Tradd James and other college seniors receiving an extra year of eligibility due to the spring season being cut short by the coronavirus complicates things for college coaches.

NCAA throws baseball coaches a curve with added eligibility

Widely hailed as the right thing to do for student-athlete welfare, the NCAA's decision to extend spring sports athletes' eligibility a year because of the coronavirus pandemic is causing consternation for baseball coaches. Ohio State's Greg …

North Carolina's James Worthy wears the net after it was cut down following North Carolina defeating Georgetown 63-62 in the 1982 NCAA championship in New Orleans.

AP Was There: Worthy, Jordan lead UNC to '82 title vs. Hoyas

EDITOR'S NOTE - A panel of Associated Press sports writers voted in March 2020 on the top 10 men's basketball games in the history of the NCAA Tournament. They are being republished because the sport has been shut down because of the coronavirus …