College Sports

Darrah named Maize boys basketball coach

Mike Darrah was named Maize's boys coach, replacing Chris Grill, who resigned to take the same job at Garden Plain in the spring. Darrah is already Maize's boys soccer and boys golf coach. Darrah played at Tabor College and was a Maize boys assistant.

Golf

Illinois' Scott Langley won the individual title at the NCAA Division I championship, making four birdies and an eagle for his second straight 4-under 68 on The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tenn. Langley finished at 10-under 206, and Oklahoma State's Peter Uihlein (71) and San Diego's Alex Ching (73) and couldn't catch him later in the day, finishing two strokes behind. Oklahoma State wrapped up the day as the top team advancing to quarterfinals match play, finishing at 14-under 850 after shooting 5 under on Thursday.

Football

New York Jets All-Pro cornerback Darrelle Revis sat out of practice Thursday while he seeks a new contract. Revis was not on the field with the rest of the team during the voluntary session, the first time this offseason he missed a practice. Revis wants to be the highest-paid player at his position, but was initially scheduled to make just $1 million in the fourth season of his six-year rookie deal.

* Ben Roethlisberger's first comments since being suspended April 21 by the NFL were revealing: He's ready to make changes to a lifestyle that cast him as a role model for bad behavior by privileged pro athletes with a sense of entitlement. "I've spent a lot of time evaluating and looking at my life both on and off the field," the quarterback said in brief remarks following a Steelers voluntary practice. "I think this is a time for me to kind of close the chapter of the last couple of years of my life and move on to a new one, kind of a new start. I'm kind of really excited about it."

Roethlisberger, accused twice of sexual assault in the last two years, pledged to make smarter decisions during what he called "the second chance" he's received to turn around his life. He also said he's working closely with Goodell to rehabilitate his lifestyle and repair an image that's been tarnished by his boorish behavior.

Softball

Traci Yoshikawa hit a two-run home run in the seventh inning and Alexandra Aguirre also homered as Hawaii beat Missouri 3-2 in the opening game of the Women's College World Series.

Hawaii will next play tonight against UCLA, which beat Florida 16-3 in a game shortened to six innings because of the mercy rule. UCLA broke the record for euns in a game.

Ivy Renfroe struck out six in Tennessee's 9-0 run-rule win over Arizona.

Defending champion Washington was to face Georgia in the late game.

Cycling

Lance Armstrong was third overall after two days of the Tour of Luxembour. Giovanni Visconti of Italy won the first stage, while Armstrong stayed up front in the main pack to finish 50th in the 111.8-mile ride from Luxembourg to Hesperange. Armstrong, whose season has been hampered by illness and last month's crash on the Tour of California, is using the Tour of Luxembourg as part of his preparations for the Tour de France.

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