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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Things are starting to feel a little more normal for Ed Carpenter with IndyCar finally about to start its season, though the timing still has him a bit out of sorts. The only owner-driver in the series surely isn't alone feeling that way.

Oklahoma State was fined $10,000 and its men's basketball team was banned from the upcoming postseason Friday after the NCAA found that former assistant coach Lamont Evans accepted up to $22,000 in bribes intended to help steer athletes to certain financial advisers.

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine approved a plan for Muirfield Village Golf Club to have at least some fans for the Memorial in July, which would make it the first PGA Tour event with a crowd since the tour was shut down March 13 by the coronavirus.

Federal legislation setting guidelines for college athletes to pursue money-making opportunities could be proposed within a month, and the congressman planning to introduce it said there will be no blanket antitrust exemption for the NCAA.

The NBA took a major step toward getting back on the court Thursday, with the league's Board of Governors approving a 22-team format for restarting the league season next month at the Disney campus near Orlando, Florida.

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees was sharply criticized by fellow high-profile athletes, including some of his own teammates, on Wednesday after the Saints quarterback reiterated his opposition to kneeling during the national anthem.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University will require testing of all students, faculty and staff for the coronavirus before they can return to campus for the start of fall classes, the university announced Wednesday.

Here's what NASCAR hopes is the honky tonk truth — that a Nashville reboot is good enough this time to make the sport a tough ticket in the heart of one of the entertainment hot spots of the south.

CLEVELAND – The Mid-American Conference announced on Monday the 2020 MAC Hall of Fame Induction Class, as six new members are inducted in the MAC Hall of Fame.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Colleges athletes could be paid for the use of their name, image or likeness rights under legislation approved Wednesday by the Michigan House, which overwhelmingly sent the bills to the Senate for consideration next.

After the May 15 announcement of eliminating the baseball program and other university-wide cuts, due to coronavirus, Bowling Green State University President Rodney Rogers is asking fans and alumni to donate to athletics.

NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie at the major league minimum would make a higher percentage of his salary than multimillionaire stars like Mike Trout or Gerrit Cole under a sliding-scale proposal by big league teams that players found "extremely disappointing."

COLUMBUS — The world of high school athletics in the state of Ohio takes a big step toward returning to normal today with the resumption of skills training being allowed by Gov. Mike DeWine and the Ohio High School Athletic Association.