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Orlando Magic guard Terrence Ross (31) passes as he is defended by Atlanta Hawks forward DeAndre' Bembry (95) and center Alex Len (25) in the second half of an NBA basketball game on Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Todd Kirkland)
January 21, 2019 - 6:42 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Though only 11th in the Eastern Conference standings, the Orlando Magic are talking about their playoff hopes. One spot back in 12th, the Atlanta Hawks have not shown the consistency needed to join that discussion. Evan Fournier and Nikola Vucevic scored 29 points apiece to lead the...
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January 21, 2019 - 9:09 am
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC says its ethics commission ended an investigation into Olympic official Alex Gilady after cases of alleged sexual harassment were settled in Israel. The International Olympic Committee says its ethics panel closed the file after all parties "accepted their...
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New York Knicks head coach David Fizdale gestures during an NBA basketball game between New York Knicks and Washington Wizards at the O2 Arena, in London, Thursday, Jan.17, 2019. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 21, 2019 - 4:07 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Durant cherishes the opportunity to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by playing basketball on the holiday that celebrates the civil rights leader. "What MLK meant to the nation and just his message around the world. Still to this day his message has touched so many...
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Satish Udpa waves after being named interim president of Michigan State University, Thursday morning, Jan. 17, 2019, during a Board of Trustees meeting at the Hannah Administration Building at MSU in Lansing, Mich. The board acted Thursday, a day after John Engler said he'd step down next week . Engler's resignation comes amid fallout from remarks he made about some victims of former sports doctor and convicted sexual abuser Larry Nassar. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP)
January 17, 2019 - 6:40 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University ousted its interim president on Thursday, a week ahead of his scheduled departure, as the school stepped up efforts to finally move beyond the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. Its new temporary leader, Satish Udpa, is a high-ranking but low-...
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January 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Hardy's eyes popped as he saw his name in bold print on the oversized placard that identified him as a UFC fighter. "That's dope! It's got my Twitter thing on it," Hardy said with a laugh. Yes, his Twitter handle @greghardyjr was printed underneath his name to let fans know how...
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January 17, 2019 - 1:12 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two lawsuits alleging Ohio State University ignored or failed to stop sexual misconduct decades ago by a team doctor are headed toward mediation. Federal Judge Michael Watson on Thursday told attorneys involved to recommend potential mediators for the lawsuits brought by...
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January 17, 2019 - 8:17 am
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University accelerates resignation of interim president John Engler, says it's effective immediately.
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FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2018 file photo, Michigan State University interim President John Engler listens as he runs his first Michigan State University Board of Trustees meeting on campus in East Lansing, Mich. Engler will resign as interim president of Michigan State University amid public backlash over his comments about women and girls sexually assaulted by now-imprisoned campus sports doctor Larry Nassar, a member of the school's Board of Trustees said Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. (Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal via AP, File)
January 16, 2019 - 9:33 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The former governor brought in to help Michigan State University recover from the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal resigned Wednesday as the school's interim president amid backlash over his comments about some of the ex-sports doctor's victims. John Engler, who had resisted...
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January 16, 2019 - 6:34 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State University's interim President John Engler says in 11-page resignation letter than he'll quit in a week.
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January 16, 2019 - 5:10 pm
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Trustee says John Engler will resign as Michigan State's interim president amid backlash over sex assault victim remarks.
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