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November 15, 2018 - 4:43 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A law firm hired by Ohio State University to investigate a former team doctor accused of sexual misconduct against athletes and students hopes to wrap up its fact finding by the end of the year. The investigators told the university's governing board Thursday about 150 former...
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FILE – This undated file photo shows a photo of Dr. Richard Strauss, an Ohio State University team doctor employed by the school from 1978 until his 1998 retirement. Twenty-nine more plaintiffs have joined one of the two lawsuits filed against Ohio State University by alumni who say they were victims of sexual misconduct by Strauss during the two decades he worked there. Counting the allegations added Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, the lawsuits allege more than 20 school officials and employees, including athletic directors, knew concerns about Dr. Richard Strauss but didn't stop him. .(Ohio State University via AP, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:04 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alumni who say they're victims of sexual misconduct by an Ohio State University team doctor allege more than 20 school officials and staff, including two athletic directors, knew of concerns about how the physician treated young men but didn't stop him. The list of such...
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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2018, file photo, Cameron Champ gestures as he watches his tee drive on the second hole during the third day of the Sanderson Farms Championship golf tournament in Jackson, Miss. Champ won the tournament and goes into the final PGA Tour event of the year as one of the top attractions at Sea Island. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
November 14, 2018 - 10:04 am
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Cameron Champ was a freshman in high school and a graduate of The First Tee program, missing only the means to travel the country to play junior golf tournaments with hopes of getting noticed outside Northern California. One phone call made a difference as big as some...
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Rutgers head coach C. Vivian Stringer poses in front of a banner that will hang from the rafters after Rutgers defeated Central Connecticut for Stringer's 1,000th career NCAA college basketball game win, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Piscataway, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
November 13, 2018 - 11:03 pm
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — As the red and white confetti rained down on the court to celebrate C. Vivian Stringer's 1,000th career victory, the Hall of Fame coach took a moment to soak it all in. She was surrounded by family, friends, former players and coaches from all three schools where she coached...
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In this Aug. 19, 2018, photo, former UAA Seawolves runner Marko Cheseto competes in the Skinny Raven Half Marathon during the Anchorage RunFest in Anchorage, Alaska. Cheseto, a former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011, ran his first marathon Sunday, Nov. 4, and became an American citizen two days later. (Bill Roth/Anchorage Daily News via AP)
November 13, 2018 - 4:58 pm
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A former University of Alaska Anchorage runner who lost both of his feet to frostbite in 2011 ran his first marathon and became an American citizen last week. Marko Cheseto, 35, finished 613th overall out of nearly 53,000 runners at the New York City Marathon, the Anchorage...
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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2015, file photo, former Detroit Lions defensive back Lem Barney acknowledges the crowd after receiving a Pro Football Hall of Fame ring during halftime of an NFL football game in Detroit. Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service. The lawsuit filed in Detroit's federal court Monday, Nov. 12, 2018, says Lem and Jacqueline Barney went to Happy's Pizza in Commerce Township Nov. 2. The lawsuit says that when they tried to order, the manager told them to go to Happy's Southfield location because "they would be more at home there." The Barneys are black. Southfield has a majority black population and Commerce Township is mostly white. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
November 12, 2018 - 4:11 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Former Detroit Lions Hall of Famer Lem Barney and his wife are suing a Detroit-area pizza chain for racial discrimination after being refused service. The lawsuit filed in federal court Monday says Lem and Jacqueline Barney went to Happy's Pizza in Commerce Township Nov. 2. The...
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FILE - In this Feb. 21, 2014 file photo women's slalom gold medal winner Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States poses for photographers with the U.S. flag at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. The organizations in charge of Olympic sports in the U.S. face complicated demands from everyone from elite athletes down to grassroots volunteers. They have limited resources and staffs that often can’t handle many challenges. It’s no wonder, then, that turnover is rampant in some of the highest-profile jobs. (AP Photo/Gero Breloer, file)
November 12, 2018 - 10:35 am
Soon after he accepted the thankless task of trying to rebuild the sprawling, fractured operation at USA Track and Field, Doug Logan received a one-line text from the NBA commissioner at the time, David Stern: "You only take the easy ones." Logan laughed. Deep down, the former commissioner of Major...
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University of Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra speaks to the media during a news conference in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Tyra announced the termination of head football coach Bobby Petrino, along with three of his assistants. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 11, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's seven-game skid was bad enough. Worse were the large margins of defeat and opponents' apparent ease in lighting up the scoreboard. That combination spelled the end of coach Bobby Petrino's second chapter with the Cardinals. Louisville fired Petrino on Sunday...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates his touchdown run with teammates during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Boston College, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
November 11, 2018 - 1:06 am
BOSTON (AP) — At the site of Dabo Swinney's first victory as the head coach of Clemson 10 years ago, the Tigers earned a milestone victory that shows what a superpower they have become. Trevor Lawrence threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and No. 2 Clemson knocked Boston College quarterback...
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November 10, 2018 - 1:59 pm
WEST HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Police say a coach bus carrying Princeton University students heading to a football game at Yale has crashed into a building in Connecticut, sending four of them to the hospital with minor injuries. Police say the bus driver was also injured in Saturday's crash in West...
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