Louisville to ACC...Hoosiers pound Tar Heels...Long putters an endangered species

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Associated Press

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 11:07 AM

UNDATED (AP) — The Atlantic Coast Conference's presidents and chancellors have voted unanimously to add Louisville as the replacement for Maryland, a person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press. The Terrapins announced last week that they were leaving for the Big Ten. It's unclear exactly when the Cardinals will leave the Big East and join the ACC.

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — Two of college basketball's bluebloods hooked up in Bloomington, where top-ranked Indiana overwhelmed No. 14 North Carolina 83-59. It's the Hoosiers' seventh win in as many games this season. The Tar Heels fall to 5-2.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Belly putters and long putters pressed against the body appear to be on the way out of the game of golf. The sport's ruling bodies announced today a proposal that would make it illegal to anchor the club while making a stroke. The rule, which applies at all levels of the game, would take effect in 2016.

NEW YORK (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies will play their first 25 games of the 2013 season without their All-Star catcher in uniform. That's how many games Carlos Ruiz has been suspended following a positive test for an amphetamine.

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2013 ballot for baseball's Hall of Fame will be released later today. Drug-tainted sluggers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa are expected to be on it for the first time.

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