Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: UAB to Make Decision on Football Program on June 1

Newspaper article The Topeka Capital-Journal

Sports Briefs: UAB to Make Decision on Football Program on June 1

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UAB TO MAKE DECISION ON FOOTBALL PROGRAM ON JUNE 1: UAB will announce its decision on whether to restart the football program on June 1.

University President Ray Watts disclosed that date Wednesday in an email to students, faculty and staff.

UAB is expected to receive a report from College Sports Solutions on Friday. The company is evaluating the findings cited in Watts' December decision to cut football, rifle and bowling.

RANGERS MOVE ON TO EASTERN CONFERENCE FINALS WITH OT WIN OVER CAPS: Derek Stepan scored 11:24 in overtime, lifting the New York Rangers past the Washington Capitals 2-1 and into the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday night.

Stepan's wrist shot from the left wing after he won a faceoff -- a rarity for the Rangers -- capped a comeback from a 3-1 deficit in the series. The Rangers are the only team to manage that in successive years, doing the same thing to Pittsburgh in the second round in 2014.

MLS LOOKS TO EXPLAND TO ST. LOUIS: Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber is coming to St. Louis next week to discuss the potential for an expansion team that would play at the NFL stadium planned for the riverfront near the Gateway Arch, the league and leaders of the stadium task force said Wednesday.

Plans call for Garber to meet with business leaders, public officials and members of St. Louis' soccer community on Tuesday.

U.S. OLYMPIC 4X100 TEAM STRIPPED OF SILVER MEDALS: The entire U.S. men's sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson Gay's doping case, two officials with knowledge of the decision told The Associated Press.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision has not yet been announced.

The International Olympic Committee notified the U. …

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