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A scoreboard touts the accomplishments of the Parkview High School baseball team as they warm up before a baseball game in Lilburn, Ga., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Across the U.S., perhaps nowhere is student-on-student sexual assault as dismissed or as camouflaged as in boys' sports, an Associated Press investigation found. Older Parkview players in 2015 were disciplined for sexual battery, in part, after attacking younger teammates, but the district called it "inappropriate physical contact" and "misbehavior." (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 08, 2017 - 8:46 pm
The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for "misbehavior" and "inappropriate physical contact." What it didn't reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district...
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Flags hang over the court at a varsity basketball game at Flower Mound High School in Flower Mound, Texas, on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. In 2011, Charles Freet lost his job as boys basketball coach at the school, and now works at a Dallas-area private school. After a Flower Mound High School teacher reported that players were putting their fingers in teammates' bottoms, he told administrators investigating the allegations that the acts were merely a joke and not hazing. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 08, 2017 - 1:28 pm
The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for "misbehavior" and "inappropriate physical contact." What it didn't reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district...
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High school basketball coach Charles Freet stands on the sidelines during a junior varsity basketball game in Argyle, Texas, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Freet is working at a Dallas-area private school after he lost his job as boys basketball coach at Flower Mound High School in 2011. After a Flower Mound High School teacher reported that players were putting their fingers in teammates' bottoms, he told administrators investigating the allegations that the acts were merely a joke and not hazing. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
May 08, 2017 - 12:46 pm
The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for "misbehavior" and "inappropriate physical contact." What it didn't reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district...
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Plaques mark the accomplishments of the Parkview High School baseball team as they warm up before a baseball game in Lilburn, Ga., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Across the U.S., perhaps nowhere is student-on-student sexual assault as dismissed or as camouflaged as in boys' sports, an Associated Press investigation found. Older Parkview players in 2015 were disciplined for sexual battery, in part, after attacking younger teammates, but the district called it "inappropriate physical contact" and "misbehavior." (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 08, 2017 - 10:06 am
The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for "misbehavior" and "inappropriate physical contact." What it didn't reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district...
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Plaques mark the accomplishments of the Parkview High School baseball team as they warm up before a baseball game in Lilburn, Ga., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Across the U.S., perhaps nowhere is student-on-student sexual assault as dismissed or as camouflaged as in boys' sports, an Associated Press investigation found. Older Parkview players in 2015 were disciplined for sexual battery, in part, after attacking younger teammates, but the district called it "inappropriate physical contact" and "misbehavior." (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 08, 2017 - 6:40 am
The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for "misbehavior" and "inappropriate physical contact." What it didn't reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district...
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Plaques mark the accomplishments of the Parkview High School baseball team as they warm up before a baseball game in Lilburn, Ga., on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. Across the U.S., perhaps nowhere is student-on-student sexual assault as dismissed or as camouflaged as in boys' sports, an Associated Press investigation found. Older Parkview players in 2015 were disciplined for sexual battery, in part, after attacking younger teammates, but the district called it "inappropriate physical contact" and "misbehavior." (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
May 08, 2017 - 3:48 am
The Georgia school district said it was investigating the baseball players for "misbehavior" and "inappropriate physical contact." What it didn't reveal was that a younger teammate had reported being sexually assaulted. Even after players were later disciplined for sexual battery, the district...
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Jane Meyer, former senior associate athletic director at the University of Iowa, gets a hug from her partner Tracey Griesbaum, right, following a news conference, Thursday, May 4, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. A jury on Thursday awarded more than $1.4 million to Meyer ruling that the university had discriminated against her because of her gender and sexual orientation. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
May 05, 2017 - 6:46 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa announced plans Friday to hire an outside firm to review its employment practices after a jury ruled that it discriminated against a high-ranking gay female athletic administrator. President Bruce Harreld said the review would begin in the athletic...
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FILE - In this Jan. 26, 2012, file photo, Jay Paterno, son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, speaks during a memorial service for Joe Paterno in State College, Pa. Jay Paterno, son of the late Nittany Lions head coach, has been elected to Penn State's board of trustees, saying in a statement Friday, May 5, 2017, that he sees the post as a "call to service." (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
May 05, 2017 - 6:15 pm
A son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno and staunch defender of his father's legacy has been elected to the university's board of trustees. Jay Paterno received the most votes in the alumni elections for trustee. "Being elected to Penn State's board of trustees is and should always be...
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May 05, 2017 - 4:10 pm
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — A son of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has been elected to the university's board of trustees. Jay Paterno received the most votes in the alumni elections for trustee. There are 38 trustees and alumni vote for nine seats; three are on the ballot each year...
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May 05, 2017 - 3:49 pm
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa will hire an outside firm to review its employment practices after a jury ruled that it discriminated and retaliated against a high-ranking gay female athletic administrator. President Bruce Harreld announced Friday the independent review would begin...
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