Higher education

FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2002, file photo, New England Patriots cornerback Ty Law (24) celebrates his interception for a touchdown against St. Louis in the second quarter of Super Bowl XXXVI, with teammate Lawyer Milloy (36) at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans. Law will be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on Aug. 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
August 01, 2019 - 12:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ty Law was a wide-eyed youngster with big dreams when he started making summer visits to his Uncle Tony's home in Texas. They fueled his passion for football. And, they guided his journey to greatness. Tony Dorsett was forging his own path to the Pro Football Hall of Fame long...
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Jeffrey Bizzack, left, arrives at federal court with a member of his defense team, Wednesday July 24, 2019, in Boston where he is expected to plead guilty to charges for allegedly paying to get his son into the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit. (AP Photo/Josh Reynolds)
July 24, 2019 - 1:11 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A California entrepreneur pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying $250,000 to get his son into to the University of Southern California as a fake volleyball recruit. Jeffrey Bizzack, of Solana Beach, California, was the 51st person to be charged in a sweeping scheme that involved rigging...
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July 24, 2019 - 12:52 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More former football players and other ex-athletes are suing Ohio State over allegations that they were sexual assaulted by a university doctor during exams decades ago. Like at least six other pending federal lawsuits , the case filed Monday says school officials knew about...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018 file photo, former Michigan State President Lou Anna Simon testifies before a Senate subcommittee in Washington. A judge may not rule for months on whether Simon, a former Michigan State University president stands trial for allegedly lying about her knowledge of allegations against Larry Nassar. A state prosecutor and an attorney for Lou Anna Simon gave closing statements in her preliminary exam Tuesday, July 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
July 23, 2019 - 6:32 pm
CHARLOTTE, Mich. (AP) — A judge may not rule for months on whether a former Michigan State University president stands trial for allegedly lying about her knowledge of allegations against Larry Nassar. A state prosecutor and an attorney for Lou Anna Simon gave closing statements in her preliminary...
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July 23, 2019 - 5:17 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Former University of Texas at Arlington golf coach Stuart Deane was found responsible for sexual harassment through inappropriate comments to some of his female athletes, according to a Title IX investigation. Deane resigned as the university's golf director before the...
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Claire Hofstra plays "Heroes of the Storm," at Hathaway Brown School, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Shaker Heights, Ohio. Hathaway Brown launched the country's first varsity esports program at an all-girls school. Coach J Collins hopes to encourage more girls to stick with video games through their teenage years, something that might have a ripple effect across an industry grappling with gender disparity. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 23, 2019 - 2:50 am
As a liaison at the U.S. Department of Education, J Collins watched as colleges by the dozen rolled out varsity esports programs, complete with scholarships, coaches and even some arenas. Collins had a gnawing concern: Gaming was beginning to have an impact on education, and at least anecdotally,...
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In this photo made available by shows the 2019 graduation class of the FIFA Master course run by the International Centre for Sports Studies (CIES) at the University of Neuchatel, Switzerland, in on July 12, 2019. It’s the Swiss finishing school that has prepared hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports. Graduates have later headed campaigns to host soccer’s World Cup, run Olympic sports federations, and prosecuted landmark cases in international sports law. (CIES via AP)
July 19, 2019 - 1:40 am
NEUCHATEL, Switzerland (AP) — It's the Swiss finishing school that has prepared hundreds of post-graduate students to lead, manage and litigate world sports. Graduates have later headed campaigns to host soccer's World Cup, run Olympic sports federations, and prosecuted landmark cases in...
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FILE - In this June 17, 2019 file photo John Elway, general manager of the Denver Broncos, speaks during a news conference at the NFL team's headquarters in Englewood, Colo. The Broncos are the first team in the NFL to kick off training camp Thursday, July 18, 2019 and they’ll do it with Emmanuel Sanders on hand and also Drew Lock. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, file)
July 17, 2019 - 7:01 pm
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The Denver Broncos are the first team in the NFL to kick off training camp Thursday, and they'll do it with Emmanuel Sanders on hand and also Drew Lock . Sanders won't be full-go as he continues his comeback from a torn Achilles tendon last December, but "Emmanuel looks good...
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Syracuse's Tommy DeVito speaks during the Atlantic Coast Conference NCAA college football media day in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
July 17, 2019 - 4:41 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on ACC media days (all times local): 4:35 p.m. First-year coach Scott Satterfield says he won't measure Louisville's success this season in terms of wins and losses, but rather by if players are demonstrating the right attitude and giving their best effort on a...
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FILE -- In this March 20, 2019 file photo a home that once belonged to Peter Brand sits among trees, in Needham, Mass. Harvard University has fired Brand, its longtime fencing coach, over the sale of his suburban Boston home to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. (Suzanne Kreiter/The Boston Globe via AP, File)
July 09, 2019 - 5:24 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University has fired a fencing coach over the sale of his home for nearly double its assessed value to a wealthy businessman whose teenage son was later admitted to the school and joined the team. Athletic Director Bob Scalise said in an emailed statement Tuesday...
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