Officials at La Roche College in Pittsburgh said
, the head coach of the school's men's basketball team, died after collapsing at practice Friday night and being rushed to a hospital.
Lang, who was in his early 40s, had coached at the Division III school for 18 years, and been head coach of the men's basketball team for 14 years. He had 150 wins, the most for a coach in school history.
A document detailing the 13 original rules of basketball, written by James Naismith 119 years ago, was sold for $4.3 million on Friday. The proceeds will benefit the Naismith International Basketball Foundation, which provides services to underprivileged children.
The document was bought by David and Suzanne Booth, who hope to bring it to the University of Kansas.
Naismith penned the 13 rules on Dec. 21, 1891, for the YMCA training school in Springfield, Mass. His boss had given him two weeks to come up with a new indoor activity for his gym class, and he wrote down the rules on the eve of that deadline.
COLLEGES: The University of Hawaii is joining the Mountain West Conference for football and the Big West in other sports, abandoning the Western Athletic Conference after 32 years.
Kentucky receiver Randall Cobb, Stanford fullback/linebacker Owen Marecic, and Texas Christian receiver Jeremy Kerley are finalists for the inaugural Paul Hornung Award, given to the most versatile player in college football on Jan. 25.
made four birdies en route to a 3-under 69 and
shot a 68 to share the third-round lead at the Dubai Ladies Masters in the United Arab Emirates.
Jessica Korda, a 17-year-old amateur, shot a 6-under 66 to move within a stroke of leader Libby Smith after the third round of the LPGA Final Qualifying Tournament in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Steve Stricker and Jerry Kelly, the defending champions, and Dustin Johnson and Ian Poulter put up matching 9-under 63s in the modified alternate-shot form to take the lead at the Shark Shootout in Naples, Fla.
SOCCER: Louisville's Aaron Horton scored a last-minute goal to help the top-seeded Cardinals beat North Carolina, 2-1, in the NCAA College Cup semifinals in Santa Barbara, Calif.
A first half-goal from Mbeza Bedi put African champion TP Mazembe into the semifinals of the Club World Cup with a 1-0 win over Pachuca of Mexico in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
won the men's 10-kilometer sprint at the World Cup in Hochfilzen, Austria.
of Slovakia won the women's 7.5-kilometer sprint.
The Colorado Mammoth announced that Downingtown native
, a rookie defenseman, will miss the 2011 National Lacrosse League season with a knee injury.
- Staff and wire reports