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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Kent State wide receiver Antwan Dixon (89) dives but cannot make the catch during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi, in Oxford, Miss. Kent State receiver Antwan Dixon, Dartmouth defensive lineman Seth Simmer and Carson-Newman running back Antonio Wimbush are the first recipients of the Mayo Clinic college football Comeback Player of the Year Award. The new award recognizes college football players from FBS, FCS and lower divisions who overcome injury, illness or other challenges to return to the field. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
December 18, 2018 - 1:58 pm
Kent State receiver Antwan Dixon, Dartmouth defensive lineman Seth Simmer and Carson-Newman running back Antonio Wimbush are the first recipients of the Mayo Clinic college football Comeback Player of the Year Award. The new award recognizes college football players from FBS, FCS and lower...
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FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2017, file photo, Larry Nassar, a sports doctor accused of molesting girls while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University appears in court in Lansing, Mich., where he pleaded guilty to multiple charges of sexual assault. USA Gymnastics has filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, as it attempts to reach settlements in the dozens of sex-abuse lawsuits it faces and to forestall its potential demise at the hands of the U.S. Olympic Committee. USA Gymnastics faces 100 lawsuits representing 350 athletes in various courts across the country who blame the group for failing to supervise Larry Nassar, a team doctor accused of molesting them. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
December 05, 2018 - 4:24 pm
USA Gymnastics' bankruptcy filing on Wednesday in Indianapolis is the latest fallout from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Numerous people have been criminally charged, fired or forced out of their jobs during the investigations into the once-...
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Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry (7) drives between Denver Nuggets centre Nikola Jokic (15) and Nuggets forward Juan Hernangomez (41) during first half NBA basketball action in Toronto on Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 03, 2018 - 11:12 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Nikola Jokic got his second triple-double of the season to help the injury-riddled Denver Nuggets overcome another key absence. Jokic capped a big night with three free throws in the final seven seconds, Kyle Lowry missed a 3-pointer at the buzzer and the Nuggets survived the loss of...
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Riot police advance with their shotguns at the ready as they confront Argentina River Plate fans outside the Antonio Vespucio Liberti stadium prior the final soccer match of the Copa Libertadores between River Plate and Boca Juniors, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Nov. 24, 2018. The match has been rescheduled after the bus carrying the Boca Juniors players was attacked by River Plate fans, injuring several players. The match will be played on Sunday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Pani)
November 24, 2018 - 9:11 pm
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentines expected the final of the century between their country's biggest clubs and eternal rivals. Instead, the world witnessed one of the biggest embarrassments in South American soccer history. The Copa Libertadores final was postponed to Sunday after Boca...
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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. Simon has been charged with lying to police conducting an investigation of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse. Simon, who stepped down earlier this year over the scandal, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, with two felonies and two misdemeanors. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 20, 2018 - 6:09 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ex-Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon was charged Tuesday with lying to police during an investigation of the handling of serial sexual abuser Larry Nassar — the third current or former campus official other than Nassar to face criminal charges in the scandal...
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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. Simon has been charged with lying to police conducting an investigation of Larry Nassar's sexual abuse. Simon, who stepped down earlier this year over the scandal, was charged Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, with two felonies and two misdemeanors. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
November 20, 2018 - 5:06 pm
The charging by the Michigan attorney general's office of former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon with lying to police is the latest fallout from the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Numerous other people have been criminally charged,...
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FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2014, file photo, then-Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Daniel Carcillo talks with linesman Bryan Pancich, left, during the second period of a preseason NHL hockey game against the Minnesota Wild, in St. Paul, Minn. The NHL and attorneys for retired players have reached a tentative settlement worth roughly $19 million in the biggest lawsuit brought against the league over concussions and other head injuries. Carcillo, who played nine NHL seasons and joined the lawsuit in June, posted several messages of displeasure with the settlement on his verified Twitter account. (AP Photo/Ann Heisenfelt, FIle)
November 12, 2018 - 7:32 pm
The National Hockey League announced a tentative $18.9 million settlement Monday with more than 300 retired players who sued the league and accused it of failing to protect them from head injuries or warning them of the risks involved with playing. The lawsuit, consolidated in federal court in...
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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2016, file photo, McDonogh high school football lineman Jordan McNair watches from the sideline during a game in McDonogh, Md. Maryland has fired two trainers that were involved in the treatment of Jordan McNair after he collapsed on the field and subsequently died of heatstroke. Maryland has not formally announced the decision and has never named the trainers, but The Associated Press reported in August Wes Robinson and Steve Nordwall had been placed on leave. (Barbara Haddock Taylor/The Baltimore Sun via AP, File)/The Baltimore Sun via AP)
November 07, 2018 - 4:22 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — The fallout at the University of Maryland following the death of Jordan McNair continued with the dismissal of two trainers involved in the player's treatment after he collapsed on the practice field in late May. Head coach DJ Durkin was fired last week after being...
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FILE - In this June 5, 2018 file photo, former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny invokes his right under the Fifth Amendment during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Penny has pleaded not guilty to a charge in Texas of tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Penny entered his plea during a court appearance in Huntsville, Texas, on Monday Oct. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
October 29, 2018 - 7:22 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The former president of USA Gymnastics pleaded not guilty in a Texas courtroom Monday to a charge of tampering with evidence in the sexual assault investigation of now-imprisoned sports doctor Larry Nassar. Prosecutors accuse Steve Penny of destroying or hiding documents related to...
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New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees, right, speaks with Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco after an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
October 21, 2018 - 7:32 pm
The Latest on the NFL's Week 7 (all times EDT): 7:05 p.m. Baltimore's Justin Tucker picked the worst possible time for the first missed extra point of his career. The seventh-year kicker was wide right on an extra point that would have tied the Ravens' game against New Orleans with 24 seconds...
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