Kunitz's double-OT goal sends Penguins back to Stanley Cup
NFL shortens OT; opens up end zone celebrations
Monaco Have Rejected An Astronomical Real Madrid Bid For Kylian Mbappe
Usmanov bid to buy Arsenal rejected by Kroenke
Kane scores four and Son hits double as Tottenham rout Leicester
UNC Sports: Tar Heels score high in April
12 May 2017, 12:58 | Simon Arnold
APR Data Shows Continued Academic Success
USC's football and men's basketball teams each posted all-time highs in the NCAA's multiyear academic progress rate assessment, or April. With the exception of women's track, all of those programs were above the national average among Division I schools that sponsor those sports. "I'm proud of the work our students have done inside and outside the classroom, along with how well the coaches have managed their programs and the guidance provided by our academic staff".
"The latest April report is just another indication that Razorback student-athletes continue to raise the bar academically on their way to graduation", Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Jeff Long said. The women's tennis team has now posted a flawless score in three consecutive years and five times overall since the start of the APR. Pitt had a school record four programs - men's basketball, softball, women's cross country and women's tennis earn NCAA Public Recognition Award for exemplary APR.
APR, a metric first introduced by the NCAA in 2003, tracks the progress toward graduation for athletes in all sports, measuring their eligibility and retention for each academic term. Three-point improvements in baseball and football four-year rates contributed to that increase.
Every Division I sports team across the nation calculates its April each academic year, similar to a report card. The Crimson Tide football program received a score of 980, tied for second place (with Auburn and Florida) in the 14-member Southeastern Conference. The time period of the multi-year score included when the Huskies won the 2014 national championship and advanced to the second round of the '16 NCAA tournament. This year's numbers cover the 2012-16 academic years. Men's and women's golf carry ideal multi-year rates for the past four years as well.
In 2016-17, a total of 100 Razorback student-athletes graduated in the fall or are on target to participate in commencement ceremonies this spring. Earning a flawless 1,000 score for GU were the women's basketball, women's tennis, men's and women's golf, men's and women's cross country, and men's soccer programs. In 2015-16 and beyond, teams must earn a four-year April of 930 to compete in championships. The program scored a flawless 1,000 multiyear rate.
Football earned a multiyear score of.984 and single-year April score of.978.
The five teams with a ideal mark included four women's teams - beach volleyball, cross country, golf and tennis - and one men's team, volleyball.
The nine programs' rankings were based on multi-year scores in their respective sports.
MSU football ranked 10th in Big Ten with a 974 April score for 2015-16. No Herd teams scored lower than 949. The average four-year rate for all NCAA sports in the latest data is 981, up two points from last year.
Google agrees to pay $335 million in Italy tax dispute
Tax officials said the settlement also launches a process to determine Google's proper taxation level in Italy going forward. The US-based company has previously said it complied with tax rules in all the countries it operates in.
Trump adviser in conflict of interest controversy
Though Trump repeatedly bashed American immigration policies during last year's campaign, he did not criticize EB-5 visas. Staff during a Shanghai event on Sunday promoting EB-5 investments in a Kushner Companies development in New Jersey.
Former EPL champion Blackburn plunges into 3rd tier
Since being purchased by the Indian company for roughly $73 million back in 2010, the team has been thrown into near utter chaos. Poor recruitment has only exacerbated the situation for Blackburn , but the club should eventually reach a tipping point.
Kangana performs Ganga aarti for 'Manikarnika' in Varanasi
Kangana after launching the first look spoke to media about her future plans. "I will focus on being a filmmaker", she asserted. Kangana has also been vigorously training for her role, taking horse-riding lessons among other strenuous physical training.
Nigeria leader meets Chibok girls, leaves for medical trip
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the rescue of 82 Chibok schoolgirls as a pleasant 2nd anniversary gift to Nigerians. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhar has expressed joy at meeting the 82 girls, as he shared photos of them on social media.
Capitals rally past Penguins 5 to avoid elimination
Their 4-2 win cuts the Pittsburgh Penguins' series lead to 3-2 and takes the battle back to Pittsburgh for Game 6 on Monday. If that happens again and Pittsburgh has a lead in the third period, Sullivan won't make the same mistake twice.
Mental Health waiting times a growing concern
Individual is experiencing a mental health crisis (non-medical) should call the BHD 24/7 crisis line at 414-257-7222. Some of the services provided by the center includes counseling, parent workshops, and support services.
India to play Champions Trophy
The objective of the SGM was to take a call on the revenue loss and governance reforms at the International Cricket Council (ICC).