UNC-Chapel Hill administrators initially declined to schedule the course on the history of big-time college sports this year, prompting outcry from faculty and free speech groups. The course, taught by a frequent critic of administration, will now be offered in the spring.
From integration and improved opportunities for high school athletes, Charlie Adams led the NC High School Athletic Association through difficult times and shaped it into the national model for other states.
Rhys Hoskins had four RBIs, including a tiebreaking, three-run double off Pedro Baez in seventh inning that led the Philadelphia Phillies over Los Angeles 6-2 night and prevented the Dodgers from moving closer to the NL West title.
Mike Montgomery took a no-hit bid into the sixth inning, Kyle Schwarber hit his 28th home run and the Chicago Cubs extended their winning streak to a season-high seven by beating the the Tampa Bay Rays 2-1 in manager Joe Maddon's return to Tropicana Field.