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Providence transfer Fortune added to Buffs roster (Yahoo Sports)
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- Colorado basketball coach Tad Boyle has signed Providence College transfer Josh Fortune to a financial aid agreement and will add the junior to the 2014-15 roster.
NCAA settles head-injury suit, will change rules (Yahoo Sports)
The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' governing body touted as a major step forward but that critics say doesn't go nearly far enough. The deal, filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago, calls for the NCAA to toughen return-to-play rules for players who receive head blows and create a $70 million fund to pay for thousands of current and former athletes to undergo testing to determine whether they suffered brain trauma while playing football and other contact sports. ''It's changed college sports forever.'' Others strongly disagreed. One plaintiffs' attorney not involved in the negotiations called it a ''terrible deal'' that lets the NCAA off the hook far too easily.
Grant Hill to donate $1.25M to Duke (Yahoo Sports)
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Former Duke and NBA star Grant Hill and his wife are giving $1.25 million to the school.
Todd Mayo leaves Marquette to go pro (Yahoo Sports)
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- Marquette guard Todd Mayo has decided to leave the program to pursue a professional basketball career.
UCLA's Pauley Pavilion drenched in hoops history (Yahoo Sports)
Pauley Pavilion, UCLA's storied basketball arena where John Wooden coached teams that won eight of his 10 national championships, was drying out Wednesday after the court was deluged by 10 inches of water when a 93-year-old pipe burst near the campus in Westwood. UCLA Chancellor Gene Block said workers were busy cleaning up and assessing damage. It has hosted some of college basketball's greatest players and moments, and Olympic history, too. It is named for former UCLA regent and chief donor Edwin Pauley.