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North Carolina now on clock to respond in NCAA academic case

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina is preparing for the next step toward a long-awaited resolution in the multi-year case centered around its academic fraud scandal.

The school and individuals named for violations have 90 days to respond now that they finally know what NCAA charges they face. It's the next procedural deadline, though not one set in stone.

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Cooley hopes to be at Providence 'for life' with extension

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Providence coach Ed Cooley has signed a long-term contract extension that he hopes will keep him at the school for the remainder of his coaching career.

School officials announced the deal Wednesday. Specific terms were not released, but Cooley said in a statement that he was excited to "be at Providence College for life."

Cooley also announced that he and his wife, Nurys, would donate $500,000 to the academic portion of a planned student development center.